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Police Evidence & Property Technician

City of Salem
Salem, OR 97301
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  • Job Code
    132419813
Salary: $23.53 - $28.66 Hourly
Job Type: Regular (Full-Time)
Job Number: 21-0404-01
Location: Salem, OR
Department: Police Department

Job Summary
The City of Salem is hiring a Property & Evidence Technician in the Police Department! The Police Property & Evidence Technician performs a variety of complex, technical and specialized public safety support duties including the processing, storage, maintenance, and disposal of property or evidence that comes into the custody of the Salem Police Department; interacts with the public and other law enforcement agencies over the phone and in person to coordinate release of property; ensures compliance with State, Federal and local laws related to evidence and record keeping. Certain aspects of work assignments can result in significant legal ramifications if not performed properly, so the employee is expected to demonstrate a high degree of professional and moral integrity and use independent judgment to organize and implement duties according to established procedures.

The Evidence division values positive problem-solving skills and a strong focus on customer service. A successful employee of this division is detail-oriented, able to prioritize and multi-task with a high degree of accuracy, team-oriented, and able to communicate effectively and compassionately across a broad range of personalities and a diverse population. The ideal candidate is adept at explaining complex policies and procedures over the phone and can diffuse difficult conversations with empathy and firmness. Employees enjoy a professional and friendly service-based environment and work confidently and cooperatively with all divisions in the police department.

What are the minimum qualifications?
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana).
  • Must pass a pre-employment background check.
  • Must have an Oregon Class C driver's license and have a driving record that meets the City of Salem's driving standards.
  • High school diploma or GED with additional training in criminal justice or property and evidence management preferred, and one year of experience in property management, warehousing or computerized inventory management, preferably in a law enforcement environment, or any combination of experience and training that demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities as listed, and ability to perform the essential job functions.
Where can I find out more about the position?

Go to the menu option for Class Specifications and search for Police Evidence & Property Tech or view by clicking here.

How can I apply?

The City of Salem invites individuals of all diverse communities and backgrounds to apply for our available job opportunities as we strive to provide the best service to everyone. The City of Salem is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all and has a culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, we are better able to serve the community.

To apply, click on the green "Apply" button to complete your application. Make sure that you specify how you meet the qualifications outlined in the class specification and complete the application.

Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications as outlined above but not selected for this position may be placed on an eligibility list, and candidates may be hired from the list. Eligibility lists are valid for six months. The City will send email notifications to eligible candidates about potential hiring opportunities so please ensure your email settings accept our system generated email notifications.

You may subscribe for automatic notification of job openings at the City through the Job Interest Cards - sign up today!

For more information about employment at the City of Salem, please visit our website at www.cityofsalem.net/jobs .

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Posted: 2021-03-22 Expires: 2021-04-23

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