Police Property Management Technician (D)

  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Mar 08, 2024
Full Time Human Resources and Personnel Public Safety

Job Description

Police Property Management Technician

Position posted until filled

Salary range: $36,056

General Description and Classification Standards

The Police Property Management Technician is responsible for providing inventory control of police property, impounded and/or evidence property, or vehicles, in the assigned department's possession for which it is accountable. Duties at this level include, but are not limited to: assisting in inventory control functions; taking and auditing inventories; maintaining master inventory lists and cards; serving as liaison for the Atlanta Police Department (APD) and Bureau of Motor Transport Services; ensuring all property, evidence and impounded vehicles are preserved, accounted for, released and/or disposed of properly; assisting the public and departmental personnel in matters relating to property; compiling reports, and maintaining and updating records for proper documentation. This is the entry level for this job family. Individuals entering this level must already possess the basic knowledge of the work and the required motor skills and physical capabilities to carry out basic tasks. Typically performs the simplest pertinent tasks, assists higher level workers in more complex jobs, or prepares or puts away tools. Supervision Received Works under general supervision. May work independently or with other skilled or semi-skilled workers with responsibility for completion of assigned tasks.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. May perform other duties as assigned.
  • Determines efficiency of operations and use of space; conducts physical inventories of police property; assists in unit's inventory audit reporting findings to supervisor.
  • Receives bar-codes and issues incoming equipment; attaches City identifying decals; adds new equipment to computer and updates database periodically. Requisitions, maintains and issues supplies, or vehicles for the department. Receives processes, identifies and stores property or evidence.
  • Ensures all property, evidence and impounded vehicles are preserved, accounted for, released and/or disposed of properly in accordance with departmental procedures.
  • Assists with sending articles required by law to be destroyed, such as unclaimed and illegal weapons for official destruction upon receipt of authorization; disposes of alcoholic beverages in accordance with regulations.
  • Maintains status of vehicles including accident damage, location, maintenance and repairs, tags and titles of new fleet vehicles, lost/stolen tags, identifying decals, inventory, etc.
  • Organizes and prioritizes work assignments to meet set deadlines; works to meet goals and objectives of the department.
  • Inventories supplies and equipment for current and future issues; orders and maintains sufficient amount to ensure adequate units are available to perform daily tasks.
  • Contacts vendors and sales representative to detail departmental supply and equipment needs; may negotiate initial blanket orders and/or contracts for services to be forwarded to appropriate department for finalization.
  • Contacts wrecker services or police zone and vehicle body shops regarding transporting disabled police vehicles for repair.
  • Discusses release of evidence/property, or vehicle damage, with attorneys and court personnel, insurance executives, citizens, etc.
  • Maintains current field and code manuals, policy and procedures, employee handbooks, various maps, etc. for reference and/or review.
  • Attends shift meetings, seminars and training sessions as required to remain knowledgeable of departmental and city operations, to promote improved job performance and to stay current with changing state/municipal policies, procedures, codes and criminal/civil case law.

Decision Making

Follows standardized procedures and written instructions to accomplish assigned tasks.

Leadership Provided

May provide guidance and training as required to lower level, interns, temporary employees, etc.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

This is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job successfully. It is not an exhaustive list.
  • Knowledge of: local ordinances and law enforcement, property management and administrative practices, policies and procedures as necessary in the completion of daily responsibilities; how to follow operations and staff plans and objectives for the expedience and effectiveness of specific duties of the City; how to keep abreast of any changes in policy, methods, operations, equipment needs, etc. as they pertain to departmental operations and local law enforcement activities; terminology, principles and methods utilized within the department; warehouse management and safety principles, policies and procedures.
  • Skill in: listening and communicating exceptionally to effectively convey information verbally and in writing; assembling information and making written reports and documents in a concise, clear and effective manner; operating computers with extensive software proficiency, covering a wide variety of applications; being a flexible team player who thrives in environments requiring ability to effectively prioritize and juggle multiple concurrent projects.
  • Ability to: physically operate a variety of job related machines and/or office equipment including a manual pallet jack, forklift and hand truck; compare and/or judge the readily observable functional, technical, structural, compositional or identifiable characteristics of data, people or things; read a variety of professional, technical and administrative documentation, directions, instructions, methods and procedures; produce reports with proper format, spelling and grammar; interact with people (i.e. staff, supervisors, general public and elected officials) beyond the receiving instructions; be adaptable to performing under minimal stress when confronted with an emergency.

Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience

High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED). 6 months clerical experience in property and records management in a similar law enforcement environment required; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities for this job.

Preferred Education & Experience

Associate's degree or vocational training and 1-3 years' of clerical experience in property and records management in a similar law enforcement environment (equivalent professional experience may be considered for substitution for the required degree on an exception basis) is preferred.

Licensures and Certifications

Position would be expected to have licensure or professional certifications appropriate to the position.


Valid Georgia driver's license

Georgia Crime Information Center (GCIC) training certification (desired)

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment

Required physical, lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental conditions associated with job.

Job Address

Atlanta, Georgia United States View Map