Examples Of Duties
The City of Fairfax Police Department is looking for a temporary contract person to fill the position of Property Officer. This position does not have benefits, cannot exceed 1559 hours in a 12 month period and requires a 30 day break in service every 12 months. The Property Officer is responsible for all property management and evidence storage for the Police Department. Property management includes maintaining, purchasing and stocking all department issued uniform and equipment. Evidence storage includes all property in the custody of the department or that which is acquired by the department as found, recovered, or evidentiary property. The Property Officer ensures compliance with all State and local laws regarding the storage and disposition of property and evidence.
Graduation from high school, plus three years of related experience. Experience with evidence collection procedures; purchasing procedures and bidding; inventory procedures; modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Knowledge of State law(s) governing property; the principles and practices of work safety; basic techniques and practices of chain of custody rules used in law enforcement property and evidence processing, storage, and disposition. Must be able to work with frequent interruptions; lift up to 60 pounds; maintain effective relationships with vendors; provide accurate inventory records; utilize the Records Management System and bar code equipment; preserve confidentiality of sensitive materials; and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. . Dispose of or destroy evidence/property in accordance with applicable law and department procedures to include hazardous materials such as medical/biological waste, illegal drugs, computers or pharmaceuticals. Prepare Court Affidavits for destruction of drugs/weapons and process through the Courts. Prior property management and evidence experience is desired.
Successful completion of a criminal background investigation and polygraph exam required.
Hours: Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.