Fleet Management/Property Evidence Technician

Boulder, CO
Aug 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Do you want to join a team dedicated to providing the highest quality police services in order to enhance community safety, protect life and property, and reduce crime and the fear of crime? The University of Colorado Police Department is accepting applications for a Fleet Manager/Property and Evidence Technician.

This position is responsible for day-to-day operations of the Property and Evidence Unit within CUPD. A critical function within the organization, this position is directly responsible for ensuring efficient and compliant operations within established laws, codes, rules, regulations, policies and procedures of various Federal, State, Local and Campus laws and rules. Primary functions include assistance in maintaining an evidence room, in-take of evidence/property, determining property case dispositions, acting as department liaison for campus surplus property, provide investigative support, and fleet management.

We are looking for someone who is an independent problem solver, who possesses excellent confidentiality and attention to detail skills.

Who we are:

The members of the University of Colorado Boulder Police Department (CUPD) are dedicated to providing the highest quality police services in order to enhance community safety, protect life and property, and reduce crime and the fear of crime. To do this, we pledge to develop a partnership with the community, to lead a community commitment to resolve problems, and to improve the safety and quality of life for all CU affiliates.

The CUPD is a full-service police agency providing community-based public safety services to a diverse community of 36,000 affiliates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, all year long. Every year the department responds to approximately 20,000 calls for service.

The Property and Evidence unit provides technical and operational support to CUPD through the operation of an evidence room, crime lab, crime scene processing, maintenance of building access, tracking of the department's capital property and disposal of surplus property.

What your key responsibilities will be:

Property & Evidence Management and Processing
  • Performs property intake, determines property and case dispositions, crime scene provisions, and maintains property and evidence.
  • Releases property/evidence as directed by policy and internal protocols, including communicating with the public by telephone and in person.

Fleet Management
  • Plans, organizes, and directs activities related to the procurement, servicing, operation, maintenance and repair of all CUPD vehicles.
  • Establishes and maintains priorities and timelines associated with the vehicle procurement process, ensuring vehicle-related functions comply with the needs and operations of the department by collaborating with other department divisions (i.e., Police Operations, Support Services, Events, etc.).
  • Researches and evaluates new vehicles and associated equipment and selling or disposal of used CUPD vehicles.
  • Acts as the liaison between Campus Transportation and outside vendors, ensuring all repairs and maintenance of vehicles are timely and compliant.
  • Participates in the development of policies, procedures, and programs addressing vehicle and fleet maintenance.

Building Access Management
  • Ensures adherence to building access processes and procedures, including maintaining the integrity of controlled operational areas within all departments of CUPD.

Property and Equipment Management
  • Tracks and maintains equipment owned by CUPD using a limited quartermaster program. Issues items not purchased directly through the officer's uniform allowance system, including riot gear, crime scene kits, shoulder and jacket patches, hats, radio earpieces and badges.

What you should know:
  • This position requires a valid Colorado Driver's license.
  • This position will be subject to call-out as needed for crime scene processing or property/evidence in-take.

What we can offer:

The anticipated starting salary range for this position is $$43,000- $45,168.

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

Be engaged. Be professional. Be collaborative. Be Boulder.


What we require:
  • Must be a current Colorado resident in order to apply.
  • Three years of work experience providing technical support in criminal justice or forensic science OR (SUBSTITUTION): a bachelor's degree from an accredited college in Criminal Justice, Forensic Science, Natural Science or a related field, OR (SUBSTITUTION): any combination of education or experience in a related field, totaling at least three years.
  • In order to gain access to the Colorado Crime Information Center (CCIC) and the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) security clearance, this position is subject to a comprehensive pre-placement background check, including: criminal history, financial, motor vehicle, and a polygraph exam.

_As part of the background check process, finalists will be requested to complete a personal history questionnaire._

What you will need:
  • Confidentiality and trustworthiness.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision on a continual basis.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to follow established procedures.
  • Ability to maintain evidence records and reports.
  • Ability to preserve confidential information.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

What we'd like you to have:
  • Previous experience working with highly confidential information.
  • Prior law enforcement or medical records experience.
  • Working knowledge of evidence rules and procedures.
  • Working knowledge of County, State, and Federal Statutes and regulations pertaining to the receipt, accountability and disposition of criminal evidence and impounded, lost and abandoned property.
  • Prior fleet or property management experience.
  • Prior evidence processing experience.
  • Prior law enforcement experience.

Preferred qualifications may be used to further reduce the pool of applicants to those who are most highly qualified.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Please apply by August 23, 2017.

If you have technical difficulties submitting application information, please contact the CU Careers help desk at cucareershelp@cu.edu. All other job related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact for this posting.

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Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV

Application Materials Instructions:To apply, please submit the following materials to this posting at www.cu.edu/cu-careers:

1. A current resume.
2. A cover letter that specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. Must include date ranges and whether full time or part time work.
3. DD-214 for veteran applicants.

4. If using the educational substitution for experience: proof of degree or transcripts.

Please combine materials into one document and upload as titled: Last-First-10586.
Please do not upload references at this time. Special instructions and information for Classified Staff positions: www.cu.edu/cu-careers:

Job Category: Professional Support Services

Primary Location: Boulder

Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10539 - CU Police Department

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Aug 9, 2017

Closing Date: Aug 23, 2017

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email: HRESmail@colorado.edu

Position Number: 00691899