Employment Opportunity

Property Control Officer

Ukiah Police Department, Ukiah, California

Salary: $50,615.52 - $64,637.88 Annually

Final Filing Date: September 6, 2023 (Recruitments posted as "Continuous" are subject to close at any time following an initial two-week posting period. Upon closing, the applications received will be screened and notices will be sent to the applicants regarding the status of their application.)

Under general supervision of the Chief of Police, to perform varied and routine non-sworn police work; to perform police services in the collection, care, custody, control, and destruction of items held for evidence, safekeeping, and found property; and related duties as required.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


These examples are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed in positions allocated to this class. The examples of work performed are neither restricted to nor all-encompassing of the duties to be performed under this job title.
  • Evidence processing, storage, and destruction.
  • Prepare court documents.
  • Maintain detailed inventory of departmental property, equipment, and evidence.
  • Conduct property audits.
  • Assist members of the public in recovering property.
  • Send and receive items of evidence to and from the Department of Justice (DOJ).
  • Perform traffic control.
  • Maintain contact with citizens regarding potential law enforcement problems and preserve good relationships with the general public.
  • Assist in crime scene investigations in regards to collection of evidence.
  • Testify in court.
  • Be available for call-outs when needed, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 Earn a Degree in Crime Scene Investigation, Forensic Science, Computer Forensics or Forensic Psychology


Knowledge and Skills:
  • Typing skills at a speed of 35 net words per minute.
  • Good written and verbal skills, using proper English grammar and diction.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including dealing politely and effectively with citizens who may be emotionally upset, excited, or distraught.
  • Good record keeping and clerical skills, using independent judgment and requiring speed and accuracy.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining harmonious working relations with department personnel, supervisors, other City employees, and the general public.
Ability to:
  • Learn, understand, and interpret laws and regulations.
  • Prepare accurate and grammatically correct written reports.
  • Learn standard broadcasting procedures of a police radio system.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Understand and carry out oral and written directions.
  • Meet standards of physical stature, endurance, and agility established by the City of Ukiah.
  • Work overtime as needed.
  • Handle stressful and possibly hazardous situations.
  • Operate a motor vehicle in a safe manner.
  • Make precise arm-hand positioning movements and maintain static arm-hand position.
  • Bend or stoop repeatedly and continuously.
  • Run, walk, and jump.
  • Sit for periods of up to 8-12 hours continuously.
  • Stand for extended periods of time.
  • Climb ladders, fences, or a wall, which requires lifting arms above shoulder level and working at heights greater than 10 feet.
  • Walk or run over rough, uneven, slippery, or rocky surfaces, and possibly walk for extended periods of time.
  • Smell hazardous chemicals and/or unusual odors.
  • See clearly in both eyes with full color perception.
  • Move heavy objects and lift at least 50 pounds for distances of up to 50 feet.
  • Work in extreme weather conditions.
Education and Experience:
  • High school diploma or equivalent, with classwork toward a degree in criminal justice.
  • A minimum one year of experience in an administrative or clerical role.
Necessary Special Requirements:
  • Possession of a valid Class C California Driver's License.
  • Not have been convicted of a felony in the State of California or any other state or federal jurisdiction.
  • Have normal hearing with not over 15% loss in either ear from 500 to 2000 cycles.
  • Have not less than 20/20 corrected vision in both eyes with full color perception.
  • As a condition of employment, any person hired in the Police Unit must be a non-user of tobacco products in any form and shall refrain from smoking tobacco or any other substances.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) abilities are highly desirable and will be given preference.
Residency Requirement:
  • All Community Service Officers shall be expected, within six months of hire, to establish residence allowing response to the station within 45 minutes of notification to report.

Do you have the Education Required? See available on-line and campus-based degree programs now!

How to apply: Apply online

“I would like to unsubscribe from the Job Alert Emails. I found a job as a Crime Scene Technician through crime-scene-investigator.net!” —Brittney Click to receive job posting alerts

Posted: August 25, 2023

NOTE: The crime-scene-investigator.net is not responsible for typographical errors or omissions in employment notices on this web site. Often, employers change final filing dates, change duties and/or requirements, or close employment openings without notice. If you are interested in a job posted on this site be sure to contact the employer to see if changes in the filing date or job announcement have been made. Employers can also provide more information about open positions that does not appear in the announcements on these pages.