Employment Opportunity

Police Property Clerk

Grove City Police Department, Grove City, Ohio

Salary: $16.67 per hour

Final Filing Date: April 2, 2017

Position is part-time, maximum of 28 hours per week. The Property Room Clerk position is responsible for maintaining the Division's property room. The Property Room Clerk is under the direct supervision of the Detective Sergeant or designee.

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  • Performs a variety of tasks associated with maintaining accurate records in the property room; retrieves evidence and property for police staff and citizens as necessary; maintains the property room locked storage areas for property classified as firearms, narcotics or dangerous drugs, currency, precious metals, jewelry, gemstones, art, antiques, and other valuable items; maintains a log of entry into the property room noting the date, time, and reason for entry into the property room, by anyone other than the property clerk; weighs and photographs all narcotics and dangerous drugs.
  • Conducts annual inventory of the property room to insure all entered property can be accounted for; properly disposes of property having no evidentiary value or abandoned; transports evidence that needs to be analyzed to and from the appropriate laboratory facility; keeps room clean and in an orderly manner.
  • Maintains documentation according to established procedures; enters all submitted property into the agency CAD System for tracking; maintains a chain of evidence for all property submitted into the property room.
  • Releases property to authorized officers to be used in court cases; releases property to owners as required.
  • Maintains required licensures and certification, if any.
  • Meets all job safety requirements and all applicable OSHA safety standards that pertain to essential functions.
  • Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


An example of acceptable qualifications:
  • Completion of secondary education or equivalent; or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must be able to pass a police background investigation for employment and obtain clearance as practitioner for the Ohio Law Enforcement Automated Data System.
Minimum Acceptable Characteristics, Licensure and/or Certification:
  • Knowledge of: City ordinances and applicable regulations; records management; property room procedures; *City/division goals and objectives; *City/division policies and procedures; *workplace safety practices and procedures; *personnel rules and regulations; public relations; criminal procedure; safety and storage; rules of evidence.
  • Skill in: typing; word processing; use of scale; use of camera; computer operation; calculator operation; use of modern office equipment; use of phone.
  • Ability to: carry out instructions in basic written, oral, or picture form; interpret a variety of instructions in basic written, oral, picture, or schedule form; deal with problems involving several variables within a familiar context; read, copy, and record figures accurately; add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers; complete routine forms; prepare routine correspondence; prepare accurate documentation; compile and prepare reports; respond to routine inquiries from public and/or officials; communicate effectively; instruct others; understand a variety of written and/or verbal communications; arrange items in numerical or alphabetical order; sort items into categories according to established methods; *maintain records according to established procedures; work alone on most tasks; answer routine telephone inquiries; develop and maintain effective working relationships; travel to and gain access to work site.

  • (*indicates developed after employment).

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Posted: March 20, 2017

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