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Evidence Supervisor

Arvada Police Department - Arvada, Colorado

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$3,995.00 monthly
Top Pay:
$5,463.00 monthly

Job Description

ALL JOB POSTINGS CLOSE AT 12:00PM NOON ON THE APPLICATION DEADLINE DATE POSITION PURPOSE: Supervises staff and daily evidence operations ensuring criminal justice activities are recorded/stored/released accurately, currently and in compliance with rules, procedures, local ordinances and state statues. JOB KNOWLEDGE - Essential Functions, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 1. Daily Operations Management a. Manages evidence operations. b. Provides assistance in answering public and internal inquiries. c. Engage in front line work and covers shift shortages. d. Tracks expenses, and oversees accounting of cash receipts for reports currency conversion. e. Excellent customer service skills. f. Ability to exercise initiative and judgment as well as make decisions within the scope of assigned authority. g. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate and interact with all levels of personnel within the city and the general public in a positive and cooperative manner. 2. Technical Applications a. Thorough working knowledge and application of CCIC/NCIC, I-Leads. b. In-depth knowledge of evidence laws, DNA laws, state statutes, municipal city code, court operations, and warrant processes. c. Working knowledge of basic computer software like Excel, Word, Access and office equipment. d. Thorough working knowledge of evidence management and best practices. 3. Leadership a. Maintains confidentiality regarding information consistent with federal, state and agency rules. b. Provides problem solving and conflict resolution. c. Updates evidence procedures to promote best practices and meet accreditation standards. 4. Evidence Management a. Acts as custodian of evidence and oversees the accurate entry of police data. c. Administers requests for release of evidence. d. Coordinates with city clerk’s office and finance department for retention, disposing and archiving of evidence. 4. Essential Supervisory Duties a. Develops and/or participates in the development of staff work plans, measures and tracks progress towards goals, prepares and conducts timely and constructive performance appraisals. b. Schedules staff, assigns and supervises work, prioritizes programs and projects and effectively uses available resources to accomplish objectives. c. Makes decisions or recommendations for hiring, promotions, transfers, disciplinary action, and other personnel actions as necessary. d. Coaches, counsels and supports staff to maximize efficiency and effectiveness. Consistently educates and advises staff on organizational rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Supports creative thinking and problem solving and encourages participatory decision making when appropriate. e. Provides training and job enrichment opportunities and encourages professional growth and development. OTHER FUNCTIONS: 1. Shares on-call responsibilities for emergencies 24/7. 2. Represent evidence interests on new and changing technology. 3. Acts as a project manager on complex projects ensuring deadlines and tasks are met. 4. Other duties as assigned. SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Directly supervises evidence technicians, temporary employees and volunteers. Responsible for training, planning assigning and directing work of staff and volunteers. Recommends employment offers, salary adjustments, disciplinary actions and terminations. Job Requirements MINIMUM EDUCATION OR FORMAL TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: High school diploma and five (5) years’ experience with evidence applications and two (2) years progressive supervisory experience required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. An eligibility list for the position may be created after the selection process is completed. Candidates who possess the minimum qualifications

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21 years or older
  • Education: high school diploma
  • Experience: 5 years exp. with evidence, 2 years supervisory experience

Contact Informaton

Patrick Mccloskey

Arvada Police Department
8101 Ralston Road
Arvada, Colorado 80002
phone: (720) 898-6671

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