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Firearms & Property Coordinator (Temporary)

by London Police Service

Position Type: Temporary
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Sep 18, 2023
London Police Service

Job Description

Position:  Firearms & Property Coordinator (Temporary)

Status:  Temporary, Full Time (contract end date to be determined)

Application Deadline: Monday October 02, 2023 @ 11:59 PM

Salary (incremental increases through contract duration):
Start $47,358
6 Months $52,800
1 Year $58,245
2 Year $63,685
30 Months $69,128

Position Summary

The Firearms and Property Coordinator interacts with members of the public and staff as it relates to the handling and recording of incoming and outgoing property and firearms. The position ensures accurate tracking, appropriate storage, and identification of firearms to assist in tracing.

  • Coordinate the intake, processing, cataloguing, storage, and return of property (ammunition, firearms, money, bicycles, etc.) to members of the public.
  • Liaise with investigating officer to confirm property is eligible for return under procedure and handle the required paperwork for processing.
  • Respond to inquiries from the general public (victims of crime, accused, lawyers, etc.) through telephone, email, and in-person regarding status of property and use effective communication skills to explain if property cannot be released.
  • Schedule appointment with property owner and prepare the property for return.
  • Ensure safe storage and handling of firearms in compliance with procedures.
  • Verify Firearms as per training from the RCMP and enter all data into the Canadian Firearms Program computer system.
  • Complete firearms statistics charts to provide to Ministry of the Attorney General at year end.
  • Sign out property to investigators, complete the necessary paperwork and update on computer system.
  • Review property list authorized for disposal and confirm compliance with procedure.
  • Collect pertinent property and dispose of according to procedure.
  • Work with Sergeant to transport items to be disposed of to proper location (dump, donation centre, etc.) using a pickup truck with a lift.
  • Organize and maintain records of property slated for auction and periodically assist Sergeant with transporting items to auction location.
  • Ensure accuracy of information logged and the proper release of property according to procedure.
  • Other duties as assigned within the core competencies.
  • Secondary School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 6-12 months’ experience in office administration, customer service, or a related field.
  • Successful completion of Firearms Safety Course and Firearms Verifiers Course (provided on-the-job).
  • Strong problem-solving skills where problems, situations and responsibilities are covered by standards, precedents, and procedures.
  • Effective communication skills required for regular contact with persons inside and outside the organization to give, obtain and/or exchange routine information or decisions requiring general discussion and explanation to ensure understanding which may not be accepted by the recipient.
Working Conditions
  • Continuous exposure to disagreeable conditions including dirt, noise, odours, bodily fluids, mold, drugs, and firearms.

Temporary members receive ten percent (10%) of their hourly rate in lieu of benefits (after 120 calendar days) and are also eligible to join the OMERS Pension Plan upon their first day of hire.

Hours of Duty:

Monday to Friday; 0730-1530hrs and 0800-1600hrs

Application Process:

Please refer to the “How to Apply” page on our website for application instructions.  We thank all applicants for their interest in the London Police Service; however, only those selected will be contacted.
London Police Service is committed to creating and fostering a diverse and progressive workforce that is representative of the citizens that we serve. It is the LPS policy not to discriminate against any employee or applicant, in accordance with federal and provincial regulations and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements.
Applicants requiring accommodation for any stage of the application process, please contact our Human Resources Specialists at

The London Police Service is located in southwestern Ontario, Canada. We have over 800 members (officers and civilians) and we proudly serve over 400,000 residents in the City of London. Our mission is to ensure the safety and well-being of London’s communities and our goal is to have a membership that is representative of the diverse London community.