Police Support Services Supervisor, Town of Cary (closes 10/15/20)

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Closing: 10/15/2020 11:59 PM Eastern
Salary Range:  $56,305 – $87,256 annually

Job Description:

The Town of Cary is recruiting for a collaborative, passionate and knowledgeable Police Support Services Supervisor to join our OneCary team and share in our goal of creating the Local Government That Doesn’t Exist.

The Cary PD is nationally recognized and accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) and partners with the community to provide exemplary policing to ensure that Cary remains one of the nation’s safest cities.  This critical position entails difficult, administrative work overseeing evidence, as well as taxi licenses and equipment and uniform procurement in the Police Department.

Work involves extensive public contact in dealing with the general public, other Town departments, and other law enforcement agencies, and the position is under the general supervision of a Police Captain.

Typical Tasks:

  • Assesses needs for police uniforms and equipment for staff;
  • Maintains accountability for equipment and property used by the department, monitors and coordinates fleet maintenance;
  • Maintains chain of custody for evidence and other property placed in the custody of the department;
  • Logs all evidence into the computer, disposes of evidence by court order or state law, destroys property as appropriate;
  • Plans and coordinates the auction sale for unclaimed property;
  • Processes applications for taxi permits; monitors and evaluates the taxi program, performs inspections on taxis;
  • Processes applications for solicitor’s permits;
  • Works on special assignments and projects as needed;
  • Performs other job-related tasks as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Thorough knowledge of the rules, regulations and procedures of the Police Department; thorough knowledge of the laws pertaining to evidence storage, destruction, and disposal; thorough knowledge of the department’s General Orders and Town ordinances related to taxi and wrecker services; thorough knowledge of local government purchasing laws related to equipment purchased; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; ability to work independently and manage time effectively; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to deal tactfully with other employees and the public.


Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from a two-year community college with an associate degree in criminal justice or related field and extensive experience working in the law enforcement field in records or other related area.