Exhibit Control Officer
Exhibit Control Officer
No. of Staff Required
Corporate & Protective Services
Job Summary/Basic Function
The Exhibit Control Officer is responsible for the security and safekeeping of all property seized by or surrendered to the RCMP. This position is accountable to the Criminal Justice System and the RCMP with respect to maintaining evidentiary continuity and the lawful disposal of seized articles.
1. Security and safekeeping:
- Logs, records and transfers all exhibits into storage and monitors all movements in accordance with policy and procedure.
- Maintains records suitable for continuity in court and testify as required.
- Ensures seized firearms are registered and tracked with the Canada Firearms Centre as per the requirements of the Canada Firearms Act.
- Safe handling and disposal of explosives, bio hazard, corrosive and flammable material.
2. Quality Assurance:
- Remains current in applicable laws and statutes and all related RCMP directives and policies.
- Conducts routine audits of all inventories.
- Ensures storage sites and exhibits are properly maintained to avoid contamination.
- Evaluates internal procedures and identify short comings and offer solutions or corrective action.
3. Exhibit disposal:
- Corresponds with Health and Welfare Canada for authority for destruction of illegal drugs.
- Responsible for quality assurance of detention and forfeiture applications and compliance as directed by courts.
- Researches all available data base systems to identify lawful owner/insurance companies for return of property.
- Forwards cash deposits to the Receiver General of Canada and liaise with Federal, Provincial and Municipal property management agencies for conveyance of property.
4. Storage and Cost Efficiency:
- Researches avenues to minimize the cost of complying with destruction orders and storage of exhibits.
- Audits and assesses storage facilities to maximize the use of space.
- Creates and maintains training packages for RCMP cadets/coordinate exhibit training days for cadets.
- Conducts presentations at RCMP Regular Member training days on exhibit policies, procedures and use of Police Records Information Management Environment (PRIME) Property Module.
- Provides continued training and guidance as needed.
- Identifies inappropriate application of search and seizure and provide direction to Members and their Supervisors.
You have a Law enforcement background and/or 3-5 years experience in a policing environment.
You possess a sound knowledge of the Criminal Code of Canada, Federal and Provincial Statues, RCMP policy and directives, PRIME (Police Records Information Management Environment), Police Information Retrieval System (PIRS), Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) and Evidence Manager.
You have completed the Canada Firearms Safety Course (non-restricted and restricted) or are prepared to successfully complete.
You will be required to successfully complete the Canada Firearms Centre Public Appointment and you must be able to obtain and maintain a RCMP security clearance.
Special Instructions to Applicants
We offer progressive employment practices and a great work environment. This is an exempt position that offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
$63,000 to $70,000
Days of Work
Monday to Friday
Hours of Work
7 am to 3 pm / 8 am to 4 pm / 9 am to 5 pm
POLICE SERVICES BUILDING
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $63,000.00-$70,000.00 per year
Work Location: Multiple Locations