Open to the general public and any current Municipal employee.
This position is represented by the Anchorage Police Department Employees Association (APDEA) and is subject to the provisions of the current contract between the Municipality of Anchorage and the APDEA. If the person selected is not affiliated with the APDEA union, he or she must become a member in good standing within 31 days of beginning work.
DEPARTMENT: Anchorage Police Department
HOURS OF WORK : M-F, 5/9's
LOCATION OF WORK : 4501 Elmore Road, Anchorage, AK
Example of Duties:
Access secured lockers in evidence warehouse environment. Respond to scenes of active criminal investigations to retrieve evidence. Ensure property and evidence is accompanied with proper reports including chain of custody. Access, research, and verify case intake disposition forms, judicial orders, court judgments, state juvenile and Municipal prosecution databases, and police reports. Purge disposable property. Testify in court as needed. Operate a fork lift to locate, access, sort, retrieve, and safely transport property and evidence, including hazardous, toxic, regulated materials such as biological items of strong and offensive odors. Utilize knowledge of Federal OSHA requirements, US Fire Codes, Federal firearms and machine gun laws, live ordinance storage requirements, federal toxic, hazardous materials and compressed gas regulations.
Frequent bending, twisting, kneeling, climbing and repetitive motion or grasping/gripping of hands/fingers. Frequent lifting/carrying up to 50 lbs unassisted, or over 50 lbs with assistance and/or appropriate tools.
Work environments include exposure to: weather, dust, chemicals, fumes, exhaust, infection, germs, contagious diseases, blood, bodily fluids, needles, and sharp implements.
Minimum Qualifications / Substitutions / Special Qualifications:
Must possess or obtain within six (6) months of hire:
- High school graduation or equivalent
- Must be a U.S. Citizen or a resident alien eligible for employment in the United States
- Must be 21 years of age at the time of initial testing
- Must possess a valid State of Alaska Driver's License by time of hire
- Must possess the ability to type a minimum of 35 WPM
- APSIN/NCIC Operator clearance and access
- Hazardous Materials Endorsement (HME)
- Forklift Operator Certificate
Preference will be given to Anchorage Police Department (APD) employees. APD employees who are successful in the screening process will be forwarded to the department for consideration prior to any non-APD applicants.
Successful applicants will be invited to test. Testing will include satisfactory passing of: Nelson/Denny Comprehension Exam, Oral Board, and a physical ability test.
Passing results of the Nelson/Denny Reading Comprehension exam are valid for one year from the date of the tests. The test scores/results may be used when applying for other positions within APD. Current APD employees are exempt from the Nelson/Denny Reading Comprehension exam.
If selected for hire, appointment to this position will be conditional based upon satisfactory passing an extensive background and financial check, a written psychological assessment and interview to determine job suitability, and a drug screen.
If selected for hire, appointment in this position requires Alaska Public Safety Information Network (APSIN) security clearance and access, and also FBI National Crime Information Center (NCIC) security clearance and access within six (6) months of hire. If the individual selected for this position fails to obtain these clearances and accesses within six (6) months of hire, he/she will be terminated.
If selected for hire, appointment in this position will be conditional based upon the submission of a current copy of the applicants Alaska Driver's License and a current (dated within 30 days from date requested) copy of his/her Department of Motor Vehicle driving record, including a driving record from previous states if the Alaska Driver's License was first issued within one year prior to application, documenting an acceptable driving history. The processing fee(s) are the responsibility of the selected applicant.
As a condition of employment, the person selected must successfully complete the Anchorage Police Department Property and Evidence Evaluated Training Program.
All required licenses or certifications must remain current for the duration of employment.
Veterans who wish to be considered for interview preference as allowed in the Personnel Rules 3.30/031 D must attach a copy of their DD Form 214 to the application. The DD Form 214 must show an honorable discharge. Minimum Qualifications of the position must be met for preference consideration.
The MOA is an EO and AA employer and complies with Title I of the ADA.
632 W. 6th Avenue Anchorage, Alaska