Employment Opportunity

Property and Evidence Technician

Hemet Police Department, Hemet, California

Salary: $17.62 - $22.49 Hourly

Final Filing Date: May 17, 2017

Part time position. The purpose for this recruitment is to fill a vacancy and to establish an eligibility list for a one year period.

Under general supervision, maintains control of and preserves property and evidence collected by police officials; performs general clerical duties. Incumbent must have excellent verbal and written communication skills; be detail oriented, conscientious, fast and accurate in completing assignments. In order to excel in this position, the individual must be a proven team player and possess extremely good customer service skills. This is a non-sworn class responsible for performing non-emergency civilian law enforcement support duties.

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  • Receives, maintains, preserves, stores, and disposed of property and evidence collected in the course of police operations and investigations in accordance with specific laws, rules, regulations, and policies; takes photographs.
  • Prepares and maintains logs and records of property received, stored, or destroyed/sold; processes and/or transports property and blood/urine tests received in evidence to crime lab and identification unit for analysis.
  • Remains informed of laws, regulations, and policies relating to property and evidence preservation, storage, and disposal.
  • Coordinates and assists in annual auctions of disposable property, maintains security of property/evidence storage areas, orders evidence supplies, may give testimony in court as to preservation, storage, or disposal of property/evidence.
  • Performs clerical and record keeping duties as may be assigned; researches case information as necessary.
  • Provides temporary and vacation relief in similar occupational fields as necessary.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Working knowledge of laws, rules, policies, and procedures pertinent to property control, office procedures and equipment operation.
  • Ability to protect the integrity of evidence; collect, store, and dispose of a variety of property; prepare and maintain accurate records; operate office equipment; take photographs and fingerprints; conduct file/record searches and follow verbal and written directions; maintain confidentiality of police matters.
Education and/or Experience
  • Any combination of education and/or experience that has provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for satisfactory job performance. Example combinations include graduation from high school or equivalent, and some clerical experience in a law enforcement agency.
Special Requirement:
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver's license, and maintain a satisfactory driving record.
Physical Requirements:
  • This position requires the ability to operate a motor vehicle; lift and carry moderate weight up to 50 lbs; climb stairs and ladders; bend; stoop; move about on unimproved land; visually distinguish red, amber, and green as part of normal color vision; hear horns, warning devices, radio transmissions, and frequency changes in the normal audio range; coordinate visual and muscular dexterity to operate equipment; operate business machines; sit or stand for extended periods of time; use a keyboard; and reach above the head.

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How to apply: Apply online

Posted: May 2, 2018

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