Employment Opportunity

Property & Evidence Disposition Specialist

Aurora Police Department, Aurora, Colorado

Salary: Hiring range for this position $25.05 - $31.31/Hour Based on education and experience.

Final Filing Date: Continuous

The VHBE (Variable Hour Benefit Eligible) Property & Evidence Disposition Specialist requires attention to detail and the ability to research cases for disposal. Familiarization with makes and models of firearms is necessary. Previous background in data entry and investigations is preferred.

This is classified as VHBE (Variable Hour Benefit Eligible), where the selected candidate will work an average of 40 hours per week. The selected candidate will be eligible to elect Medical Benefits as well as accrue paid time off and receive 10 paid holidays.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


  • Assist the Crime lab in NIBIN coordination.
  • Perform E-Trace submission for gun owner identification.
  • Review CBI background clearances and investigate case information prior to gun releases to owners.
  • Coordination of firearm disposal and follow up tasks of the gun disposal process.
  • Case investigation on all firearm disposition prior to disposal.
  • Ensure firearms entered in to Property, which are unable to be made secure, are examined by Range personnel and rendered safe.
  • Return recovered Firearms back to the appropriate agency or citizen.
  • Verify serial numbers for firearms for property clearances and entry into NCIC CCIC.
  • Investigate cases with unit detective for disposition of property and evidence on inactive felonies.
  • Assist with any other duties found necessary.

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  • An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that demonstrates required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered.
  • High School Diploma or GED. The selected candidate will be required to submit proof, in the form of an official transcript of the highest level of education completed as indicated on their application and/or resume.
  • Three (3) years customer service and data entry, property and evidence, and or professional experience with firearms.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior law enforcement experience, especially detective assignment.
  • Knowledge of firearms and firearm laws and regulations as well as firearm identification and tracing.
  • Background in multiple computer systems and data entry.
  • Knowledge of law enforcement and legal terminology
  • Police inventory system
  • Strong interpersonal and managerial skills
  • Investigative skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Skill in customer relations, crisis communications management, public speaking and media relations
  • Skill in checking information for accuracy and completeness
  • Knowledge and familiarization of various makes of firearms and location of serial numbers on firearm makes/models
  • Knowledge of Colorado Revised Statues and firearms crimes
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, all levels of management including executive staff, citizens, and elected officials
  • Handle sensitive situations with tact and diplomacy
  • Effectively communicate both orally and in writing
  • Creative problem solving, negotiate and handle stressful situations in a positive manner
Licenses and Certifications Required:
  • Colorado Crime Information Center (CCIC) and National Crime Information Center (NCIC) Certification
  • Firearms armorer or gunsmith


Essential Personnel:
  • When a local announcement of emergency or disaster is declared by the City, all City of Aurora employees may be required to work as essential personnel.
Physical Demands:
  • Frequent Standing/Walking - Occurs 2.6 hours to 5.5 hours per shift
  • Medium work that involves moving no more than 50 pounds at a time, with or without assistance
  • Ability to remove and place property items up to 14' off the ground with the use of a ladder, step stool, or scissor lift
  • Constant bending, lifting and climbing ladders
  • Memory to retain updated processes, highly technical tasks and complete tasks which are important but infrequent
  • Critical thinking to navigate technical tasks; use resources when unsure and Supervisor is not available
  • Judgment to ensure confidential information remains protected
Work Environment:
  • Exposure to cold climates
  • Exposure to strong smells at times
  • Exposure to dusty and noisy warehouse environment
  • Flexible schedule working evenings, weekends, holidays, swing shift and/or mandatory overtime
  • Personal Protective Equipment is available for the occasions when Property & Evidence Disposition Specialist may be working near, handling, or destroying packaging or contents that possibly contain biohazardous substances
Equipment Used:
  • Use of standard office equipment that includes a computer system

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Posted: March 7, 2022

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