Employment Opportunity

Evidence Technician I

Anchorage Police Department, Anchorage, Alaska

Salary: $50,772.80 - $69,763.20 Annually

Final Filing Date: September 25, 2017

Open to the general public and any current Municipal Employee. 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.

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  • Accesses secured lockers in evidence warehouse environment and responds to scenes of active criminal investigations to retrieve evidence. Ensures property and evidence is accompanied with accurate report including chain-of-custody.
  • Accesses, researches and interprets case intake disposition forms, judicial orders, court judgments, state, juvenile and Municipal prosecution databases, Police reports and other disposition records. Purges disposable property following proper policies and procedures. Testifies in court as necessary and required.
  • Safely stands, stoops, lifts, climbs, crawls, and operates a forklift to locate, access, sort, stage, retrieve and safely transport property and evidence; including hazardous, toxic, regulated, materials including biological items of a strong or offensive odor.
  • Utilizes Federal OSHA requirements, US Fire Codes, Federal firearm and machine gun laws, live ordinance storage requirements, federal toxic, hazardous materials and compressed gas regulations. Remains current and trained on driving, forklift operation, firearms, hazardous materials, dangerous goods, proper lifting, blood borne pathogens, first aid, CPR/AED, personal protection equipment, various laws, policies and procedures.
  • Other related duties as assigned or required.


  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by date of hire
  • Must be a citizen of the USA or resident alien eligible for employment in the USA
  • Must possess a valid State of Alaska Driver's License by time of hire
  • Must possess a Forklift Operator Certificate within 180 days of hire
  • Must possess a Hazmat Materials Endorsement (HME)Certificate within 180 days of hire
  • Must possess the ability to obtain APSIN/NCIC Operator clearance and access within 30 days of hire
  • Preference for applicants who possess experience safely handling hazardous, toxic or regulated material such as biological items.
  • Preference for applicants who possess the ability to type at a minimum net speed of 35+ WPM.
  • Note: Documented typing speed ability must be attached to the application to be considered for preference. The documentation or certification must contain the applicant's name and be current within the past one (1) year.

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Posted: September 12, 2017

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