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Property Room Officer

Pierce County
Tacoma, WA Full-time
Posted on July 8, 2018

Property Room Officer

 

SALARY:  $24.61- $29.78 Hourly 

 

OPENING DATE: 07/08/18

 

CLOSING DATE: 07/20/18 11:59 PM

 

 

DESCRIPTION:

GENERAL FUNCTION:

Property Room Officers are responsible for a variety of tasks relating to the storage and safekeeping of property and evidence. Job duties are technical in nature, and support the Pierce County Sheriff's Department. 

POSITION SUMMARY:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Retrieve, process, identify, record, store, secure and insure the safekeeping of property and evidence according to established procedures.
  • Preserve the chain of evidence upon receipt of such items into the department until released by the Case Agent, the County Prosecutor or the Courts.
  • Maintain confidentiality as it relates to the position.
  • Drive to various locations and work sites county-wide to pick up property and evidence.
  • Research cases in the computer to determine their status in the judicial system, as it relates to evidence and property.
  • Inventory property and evidence as it is initially placed into the property room and when it is signed out for court. 
  • Dispose of or purge evidence or property no longer needed by the courts through actual destruction, melting, burning or auctioning of items.   
  • Testify in court, as requested, regarding the chain of custody from receipt until admitted into court.
  • In person contact with the public and independently answer questions and resolve concerns regarding property and evidence.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with County officials, employees and the general public.
  • Maintain regular, predictable and punctual attendance during regularly scheduled work hours at assigned worksite.
  • Meet travel requirements of the position.
  • Perform the physical requirements of the position; work within the established working conditions of the position.
  • Work a flexible schedule, which may include evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime.

QUALIFICATIONS:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO APPLY:

  • High School diploma or G.E.D. certificate is required. 
  • Age twenty-one (21) at time of appointment.
  • United States citizenship or lawful permanent resident and the ability to read and write the English language as required by RCW 41.14.100. 
  • Ability to obtain and maintain required professional certifications is a condition of continued employment.
  • Valid Washington State driver's license is required at the time of appointment.
  • Ability to pass required Civil Service examination. 
  • Ability to successfully complete Pierce County Sheriff's Department background investigation, which will include a behavioral assessment, polygraph and medical examination. 

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

EXAMINATION PROCESS:

  • The written examination is scheduled for Thursday, August 9, 2018.  There are no alternate test dates.
  • After the closing date, applicants will receive an email invitation to the written examination which will include the time, location and important details. 
  • Individuals attaining a passing score of 70% or higher on the Property Room Officer written examination will be placed on the Civil Service register in order of final score. 
  • A Civil Service register will be established and ranked according to the written examination score.
  • VETERAN'S PREFERENCE / SCORING CRITERIA: Veteran's Scoring Criteria will be granted in accordance with RCW 41.04.  IF YOU ARE CLAIMING VETERAN'S SCORING CRITERIA, PLEASE ATTACH A COPY OF YOUR MILITARY "DD FORM 214 MEMBER- 4"* OR SEPARATION DOCUMENTS TO THE APPLICATION.