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Police Property and Evidence Technician
Town of Gilbert    Gilbert, AZ 85295
     

Police Property and Evidence Technician

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Police Property and Evidence Technician

Salary

$19.33 - $27.06 Hourly

Location

Property & Evidence 2750 E Williams Field Rd., AZ

Job Type

Full Time

Department

POLICE DEPARTMENT

Job Number

21-0195

Closing

6/6/2021 11:59 PM Arizona

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+ Benefits

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We Are Team Gilbert

Gilbert, AZ is one of the fastest growing communities in the United States. Gilbert is one of the largest cities in Arizona with a population of over 260,000 people and has been named the Most Prosperous City in the Country, Best Place to Live, Work and Play, Arizona’s Most Admired Companies to Work For, and more. (https://www.gilbertaz.gov/about-us/team-gilbert/awards-accolades)

Gilbert is on a mission to be the City of the Future. We choose to “Anticipate. Create. Help people.” With 100 years of history and growth, our focus is on keeping the thriving community that Gilbert is today well into the future, while continuing to be one of the top communities in the country.

What sets Gilbert apart is a combination of a sense of community, a unique and enjoyable environment for residents and businesses and a commitment to innovation. Gilbert is a diverse community that celebrates its rich heritage and character, but we’re working diligently to shape our best possible future. We all play a role in the design of tomorrow.

In Gilbert, we are shaping a new tomorrow, today.

We hire people who share our aspiration to be driven, kind, bold, and humble. Join Team Gilbert, and help us shape a new tomorrow, today: https://youtu.be/ftB0lKDltvc

We Are Seeking

Gilbert has an exciting opportunity for a Police Property and Evidence Technician. The primary function of this position is to receive, store and maintain security of a wide variety of confiscated property, evidence and vehicles in a warehouse environment. In addition, this position is responsible for the maintaining the integrity of all evidence with the proper chain of custody methods in accordance with federal and state laws, ordinances and department policies and procedures.

Some of the essential duties and responsibilities include:

+ Observes and inspects submitted property & evidence to determine compliance with prescribed packaging and submission standards. Verifies, tags, marks, packages, documents chain of custody utilizing electronic database systems and stores each property and evidence item received from sworn personnel.

+ Determines that all in-coming impounded items have been properly packaged, marked, cataloged into records management system and labeled with all necessary information prior to formally accepting it into Property & Evidence Section.

+ Reviews lab analysis request forms submitted by sworn personnel for evidence items. Verifies forms for accurate information. Prepares forms for indexing into the electronic document management system then emails request forms to the appropriate external laboratories. Prepares and verifies evidence for transport to the crime laboratory. Verifies and processes returned evidence from laboratories and repackages it for secured storage.

+ Receives, analyzes and processes media evidence duplication requests for distribution to the public, other law enforcement and government agencies, Town Prosecutors Office and sworn/civilian police personnel.

+ Receives, analyzes and processes disposal authorization forms documenting evidence items to be returned to the property owner, destroyed, auctioned, turned over to town or retained in accordance with state retention laws.

+ Communicates verbally and in writing with internal police personnel, prosecutors, other law enforcement agencies, insurance companies and citizens regarding the status of property and evidence being held.

+ Performs on-call duties and responsibilities for after-hours response as needed.

+ Other duties as assigned.

About You

You actively participate as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals and produce quality outcomes. You are committed to our safety philosophy, and you take great pride in proactively managing time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently while accomplishing objectives and achieving goals beyond what is required.

At Team Gilbert, we hire outcome-oriented problem-solvers who love what they do! Here are some position requirements:

+ High school diploma or GED.

+ 3 years of relevant experience working supporting role in a law enforcement agency.

+ Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.

+ Bilingual English/Spanish is desirable.

Licensing/Certifications:

+ Obtain within 12 months of hire and maintain Level A Terminal Operator Certification through the AZ Department of Public Safety.

+ Obtain within 12 months of hire and maintain Forklift Operator Certification.

+ Valid Arizona driver's license.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. This position also requires climbing, balancing, stooping, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

This position is an At-Will position and is FLSA Non-Exempt – eligible for overtime compensation.

Up For the Challenge

In addition to a competitive salary, Gilbert offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes self-funded medical and dental plans, life insurance, disability, pension, tuition reimbursement and more.

Join Team Gilbert and make an income while making an impact! If you are looking for an opportunity to make a visible contribution to our community, and get excited about doing interesting work that matters, then why not click that "Apply" button at the top there? We can't think of a better place to put your talents to work.

Let's get this adventure started!

Gilbert provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Town of Gilbert offers a comprehensive benefit package for full time and some part time positions. For more information on additional benefits, please Click Here (https://www.gilbertaz.gov/departments/human-resources/benefits) .

01

In the questions that follow, you will be asked for information about your work history, to include things such as dates of employment, names of employers and specific details of the work you did. In answer to questions asking you to describe your work experience, if you do not have that type of experience, enter "N/A". Answers provided in this supplemental questionnaire must be substantiated and verifiable in the employment history section of your application. Be aware that submitting a resume in lieu of completing the employment history section of the application and failing to provide all of the information requested in these supplemental questions will disqualify you from further consideration, so be thorough in answering the questions. Please indicate whether or not you accept these terms by checking the appropriate response below.

+ Yes

+ No

02

The Police Department is a 24/7 operation. Are you able to work rotating shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays on a rotating basis?

+ Yes

+ No

03

Are you willing to be On Call a week at a time, rotating weeks with other Technicians?

+ Yes

+ No

04

If offered employment by the Town of Gilbert, you would be required to pass an extensive police background investigation, to include the following: a polygraph examination; personal and business reference checking; a credit report; investigation into traffic, civil and criminal offenses and drug usage. If offered employment, would you submit to a police background investigation?

+ Yes

+ No

05

The Town of Gilbert Police Property and Evidence personnel are subject to random drug tests at least twice a year. Are you willing to submit to a drug test if offered employment and during the course of employment if offered the position?

+ Yes

+ No

06

Please indicate the areas in which you have experience (Check all that apply):

+ Organizing and Maintaining Records

+ Working with Confidential Records

+ Working with Records in Secure Locations

07

If you indicated you do have work experience as outlined in the previous question, please describe it in the space below. If not, please enter N/A.

08

Please describe your level of proficiency with Microsoft Office (MS Outlook, Word, Excel).

+ No Experience

+ Beginner

+ Intermediate

+ Advanced

09

If you indicated you do have work experience as outlined in the previous question, please describe it in the space below. If not, please enter N/A.

10

How many years of clerical/administrative experience do you have?

+ No Experience

+ Less Than 1 Year

+ 1 - 2 Years

+ 2 - 3 Years

+ 3 + Years

11

If you indicated you do have work experience as outlined in the previous question, please describe it in the space below. If not, please enter N/A.

12

How many years of experience do you have working in a fast-paced customer service, data entry, or clerical work environment?

+ No experience

+ Less Than 1 Year

+ 0 - 1 Years

+ 1 - 3 Years

+ 3 + Years

13

If you indicated you do have work experience as outlined in the previous question, please describe it in the space below. If not, please enter N/A.

14

How many years of experience do you have entering, maintaining, updating and researching data and information from within a police records management system (RMS), other than as a sworn officer or deputy, by selecting the appropriate item below:

+ No Experience

+ Less Than 1 Year

+ 1 - 2 Years

+ 2 - 3 Years

+ 3 + Years

15

If you indicated you do have work experience as outlined in the previous question, please describe it in the space below. If not, please enter N/A.

16

How many years of experience you have serving as an evidence technician in a law enforcement, criminal justice, legal or related environment?

+ No Experience

+ Less Than 1 Year

+ 1 - 2 Years

+ 2 - 3 Years

+ 3 + Years

17

If you indicated you do have work experience as outlined in the previous question, please describe it in the space below. If not, please enter N/A.

18

How many years of experience do you have scanning and imaging documents within an automated document management system (DMS) such as OnBase or a similar supplication?

+ No Experience

+ Less Than 1 Year

+ 1 - 2 Years

+ 2 - 3 Years

+ 3 + Years

19

If you indicated you do have work experience as outlined in the previous question, please describe it in the space below. If not, please enter N/A.

20

Do you currently possess or have the ability to obtain forklift training and certification during your first 12 months of employment, and maintain the certification during your employment in the Property and Evidence section?

+ Yes

+ No

21

Do you currently possess or have the ability to obtain a Terminal Operator's Certificate (TOC) during your first year of employment and maintain the certificate during your employment in the Property and Evidence section?

+ Yes

+ No

22

Items 22 - 32 reference general requirements for candidates for all civilian positions in the Gilbert Police Department. Please answer all questions truthfully and completely. Are you at least eighteen (18) years of age?

+ Yes

+ No

23

Do you have a high school diploma or GED?

+ Yes

+ No

24

Have you been convicted of a felony or any offense that would be a felony if committed in Arizona?

+ Yes

+ No

25

Were you dishonorably discharged from the United States Armed Forces?

+ Yes

+ No

26

Are you currently under investigation for violations of internal policy, procedure, or other administrative guidelines?

+ Yes

+ No

27

Have you ever been convicted of a crime related to domestic violence?

+ Yes

+ No

28

Have you personally possessed, used, sold, produced, or cultivated marijuana within the past one (1) year, or at any point while employed with a law enforcement agency? - It is not a disqualifier if those activities occurred while employed for a licensed dispensary and in the scope of employment duties. - This includes products derived from marijuana if they contain more than 0.3% tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). - This does not include Cannabidiol (CBD) products containing less than 0.3% tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).

+ Yes

+ No

29

Have you illegally used any steroids within the past one (1) year, or at any point while employed with a law enforcement agency?

+ Yes

+ No

30

Have you illegally used Adderall within the past one (1) year, or at any point while employed with a law enforcement agency?

+ Yes

+ No

31

Have you ever illegally sold, produced, cultivated, or transported any dangerous drugs, narcotics, hallucinogens, or prescription drugs?

+ Yes

+ No

32

Have you illegally used any dangerous drugs, narcotics, hallucinogens, or prescription drugs within the past five (5) years, or at any point while employed with a law enforcement agency?

+ Yes

+ No

33

The following question is strictly confidential and will not be made part of your application for employment. Preference Status per Arizona Revised Statute 38-492 (select all that apply):

+ Veteran

+ Disabled Veteran

+ Veteran's Spouse/Surviving Spouse

+ Disabled Person

Required Question

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Employment Type

Full Time