Evidence/Identification Manager - Kenosha, WI

Salary: $30.94 - $39.19 Hourly, $5,362.83 - $6,793.47 Monthly, $64,353.95 - $81,521.65 Annually

Job Requirements:

The Evidence/Identification Manager is responsible for the administration, management, and operation of the Kenosha Joint Services law enforcement evidence and identification functions. The manager plans, organizes, coordinates, performs, and directs the identification processes and evidence preservation functions for the Kenosha Police and Sheriff's Departments and other criminal justice agencies in Kenosha County. The manager generally works Monday through Friday but may be required to work other schedules and/or be on call to accommodate operational needs. Work is performed under the direction of the Joint Services Director and in harmony with the officials of those agencies for which services are provided. This position is subject to a background investigation process and you may or may not qualify for this position.

Associate or Bachelor's Degree in related field, preferably criminal justice, or any combination of training and experience which provides the required skills. Five years experience in the criminal justice field including three years in a supervisory capacity is required. The candidate should have an understanding of the science of fingerprint classifications and property and evidence functions.Additionally, training to obtain certification(s) may be provided. The successful candidate must be able to maintain appropriate certification(s).

Job Duties:

  • Supervise, plan, organize, coordinate and review the work of assigned personnel;
  • Assist in developing and implementing unit goals, objectives, procedures and priorities;
  • Evaluate needs and develop policies and procedures for the department;
  • Ability to develop and write policies and procedures in a clear and concise manner;
  • Plan and schedule the work and approve time-off of assigned staff to correspond with work
  • priorities and needs;
  • Monitor, evaluate and review the work of subordinates;
  • Develop and recommend annual operational and capital improvement budget requests;
  • Operate computers, cameras, evidence processing equipment and other equipment relevant to the work;
  • Take, classify and compare fingerprints and friction ridge impressions;
  • Take photographs;
  • Gather and process evidence;
  • Testify in court;
  • Evaluate training needs, develop training programs and direct training programs;
  • Determine and establish intradepartmental work priorities;
  • Recommend hiring, promoting, transfers, discipline or discharge of subordinates;
  • Solve difficult problems regarding the evidence and identification services;
  • Recommend and maintain staffing levels;
  • Ability to write using proper grammar and spelling;
  • Provide required written and verbal communications to the director.

Keep records; prepare periodic and special reports; purchase supplies; insure proper operation and maintenance of equipment; participate in meetings; and perform duties as required.

Shall include, but not limited to, the ability to read, write, and speak English fluently, knowledge of the science of fingerprint classification; knowledge of photography; knowledge of the methods of law enforcement evidence detection, processing, and storage; ability to direct, coordinate, and train the work of others in related functions; thorough knowledge of modern practices and procedures relating to personnel management, planning, budget preparation, specification writing, and general administration of the department; skill in preparing and presenting comprehensive charts, documents, and reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide range of executive, department, and public representatives.

Closing Date: 8/28/2020

Additional Instructions:

Please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/kccjs for full position details, including benefit information.
All applicants will apply online by completing and submitting an application and resume.

To Apply: 


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