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Police Investigation Tech #2402-318300-01

Covert Ops/Vice & Narcotics

Date Opened
Wednesday, February 07, 2024 8:00 AM
Close Date
Wednesday, February 21, 2024 11:59 PM
  • $43,400 - $45,659/a year
Employment Type
  • Full Time


The City of Charlotte is the largest municipality in North Carolina and the 15th largest city in the United States, with a total population of more than 897,000 citizens. A major commerce center, Charlotte hosts several of the nation’s largest banks and technology companies.

Also known as the Queen City, Charlotte is home to the Carolina Panthers, the Charlotte Hornets and the NASCAR Hall of Fame. We work hard to ensure that the community will be a winning city for everyone – a truly remarkable place to live, work, learn and play. Join us in helping to keep our City thriving, ensuring upward mobility and advancement in the workplace.


The Police Investigation Tech position is primary responsible for responding to the public, Defense Attorneys, District Attorney's Office, Officers and Detectives from within CMPD and other agencies. Completing reports, gathering supplemental information for existing reports, and assisting the Asset Forfeiture Detectives.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Handling phone calls and responding to questions from the public, Defense Attorneys, District Attorney's Office, Officers and Detectives from within CMPD and other agencies. 
Assisting Asset Forfeiture Detectives with organizing property sheets and finding seizures of narcotics, U.S. Currency, vehicles, and other property that has been recently submitted. 
Documenting amounts of seizures by each Division for statistical purposes. 
Creating and processing paperwork related to Unauthorized Substances Tax cases. 
Archiving files when appropriate. 
Creating letters, spread sheets and related documents for various initiatives, cases and purposes related to seizures. 
Working closely with the North Carolina Department of Revenue and the Revenue Agent assigned to our jurisdiction.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Principles and processes for customer needs assessment/meeting quality standards for services/evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Administrative and clerical procedures/systems such as: word processing, call reporting, using multiple computer systems, other office procedures and terminology.
Problem-solving techniques.
Research/compile/prepare: reports, manuals, correspondence, other information required by management or governmental agencies.
Pass required tests for certification within 6 months of hire.
Deliver clear and concise communications.
Manage multiple tasks and prioritize as needed.
Cross-trained to perform in a variety of assignments including testifying in court.

ADA and Other Requirements
Positions in this class typically require: grasping, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.

Physical Requirements:
Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting, standing, climbing, or walking extended periods of time.
Light to moderate lifting and carrying; some crouching, stooping, squatting, crawling, reaching, pushing, and pulling when performing tasks.
Adequate vision, hearing, and speech required.

Sensory Requirements:
Concentrated and attentive use of one or more senses (visual, audio, and other sensory modalities) for proofreading, data entry, tabulating data.
Ability to operate in an environment with frequent interruptions from people and or noises, which in return could result in some level of stress, fatigue, or strain.
Comprehensive of written information in work related documents.
Ability to hear, understand and distinguish speech.

Working Conditions:
Work is performed in an indoor office environment with moderate exposure to atmospheric conditions; moderate exposure to environmental conditions (such as officers, community members, victims, etc.); and frequent exposure to computer screens, files and phone.

Preferred Qualification

High School degree or equivalent and one year experience.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent 

Conditions of Employment

The City’s Background Check Policy requires background checks to be conducted on final internal or external candidate(s) applying for any position with the City of Charlotte. The type of information that will be collected as part of a background check includes, but is not limited to: reference checks, social security verification, education verification, criminal conviction record check, and, if applicable, a credit history check, sex offender registry and motor vehicle records check.

Background checks must be in compliance with all federal and state statutes, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The checks must be consistent with the guidelines set forth by these laws requiring organizations to obtain a candidate’s written authorization before obtaining a criminal background report, motor vehicle records check or credit report; and to properly store and dispose of information derived from such reports.

Final candidates must pass a pre-employment drug-screening test and physical examination. During the selection process, candidates may be asked to take a skills test, and/or participate in other assessments.

The City of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How To Apply

Apply online.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job.

You are welcome to visit the City of Charlotte Human Resources Department lobby where we have workstations available. Our office is located at 700 East 4th Street, Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28202. Our hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST), excluding official City holidays.

Anyone seeking an accommodation to apply for a job may call (704) 336-2285 for assistance or you may email questions to


The City of Charlotte provides a comprehensive benefits package to all employees.

Click here to learn more about the City of Charlotte’s benefits.

The City of Charlotte is a drug and alcohol-free workplace.

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