Employment Opportunity

Property Clerk

Saint Paul Police Department, Saint Paul, Minnesota

Salary: $36,649.60 - $50,044.80 Annually

Final Filing Date: March 5, 2018

Performs intermediate-level clerical and manual work involving the receipt, disposition, and storage of evidence or property. Receives, logs, categorizes, and stores property and evidence impounded by police personnel. Releases property and evidence to properly-identified claimants and maintains security of the work area. Collects fees, issues receipts and change, and maintains records of these financial transactions. Takes and resolves complaints involved in the storage of evidence and property or refers the matter to higher-level personnel. Performs related duties as required.

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  • Receives and electronically logs property and evidence impounded by police personnel due to parking violations, arrests, criminal activity, improper registration, health hazards, accidents, and recovered, stolen, lost, and abandoned property. Prepares documents accurately describing the evidence or property.
  • Reviews and verifies the accuracy of property or evidence reports.
  • Stores and categorizes property or evidence in bins, vaults, parking lot, and on floors and shelves. Ensures security of property and evidence.
  • Searches files and records to determine ownership; notifies owner where property is located, and/or releases property to rightful owner.
  • Releases property and evidence to properly identified claimants, court officers or police personnel. Maintains records on released property/evidence.
  • Collects fees and issues change and receipts from charges for towing, storage, and administrative costs. Maintains records of these financial transactions.
  • Receives various complaints, such as claims of unjustified confiscation of property, missing property, or damage incurred from towing. Obtains details to clarify the issue and handles the complaint or refers to higher level personnel.
  • Maintains perpetual inventory of property or evidence; prepares periodic inventories when required.
  • Maintains security of work area by close observation of individuals admitted to the area and/or through the use of a sound system and television monitor cameras.
  • Assists in determining whether property or evidence is to be destroyed or auctioned. Assists in scheduling and organizing articles to be auctioned.
  • Responds to inquiries from the general public, investigative units, and other law enforcement agencies.


  • A High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) Certificate.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Minnesota Class D Driver's License, or equivalent out-of-state driver's license. The driver's license must have no suspensions or revocations for driving-related offenses within the two year period prior to the date of appointment. Suspensions for parking-related offenses are excluded.
Preferred Qualification:
  • Ability to speak another language(s).

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Posted: February 13, 2018

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