Employment Opportunity

Evidence Technician I

Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office, Milton, Florida

Salary: $27,227.20 Annually

Final Filing Date: February 17, 2019

This vacancy will not be filled until April 2019.

Responsible for the safety and protection of evidence and property coming to Sheriff for presentation of court cases.

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  • Receives, records, maintains and disposes of evidence in Sheriff's control;
  • Provide receipts to persons making delivery of evidence and determine proper processing;
  • Ensures delivery of evidence to persons or agencies qualified to perform processing;
  • Notifies officer submitting evidence of processing or examination of evidence in a timely manner;
  • Keeps and maintains comprehensive records of evidence submitted including removal, destruction, chain of custody and other pertinent records according to applicable statutes;
  • Responsible for care and custody of evidence;
  • Prepare court orders and performs related clerical duties;
  • Safely handle bio-hazard material, firearms, and large amounts of money;
  • Performs related duties as required.


  • Graduation from high school or GED.
  • Three years experience in inventory control; one year of clerical experience including record keeping or accounting.
  • Applicants selected for this position must pass a CVSA, background investigation, and a physical/drug screening as a condition of hiring.
  • Applicant must have a valid Driver's License at the date of hire and maintain said license while employed in this position.
  • Operate data entry equipment; sit for extended periods; communicate using speech, hearing and vision skills. Stoop, bend, climb and lift moderate weight.
  • Primarily inside office.
  • Some outdoor work associated with inventory and evidence disposal.
  • Some exposure of extreme cold in freezer.
  • Exposure to bio-hazard material and narcotics fumes.
  • Department and State regulations relating to property and evidence used in court cases; forms used in processing, examining and releasing property and evidence.
  • Obtain and control custody of evidence; inventory and compare with records for any discrepancies; analyze and prepare complete and comprehensive accounting reports; establish and maintain working relationship with officials and employees; supervise subordinates; make routine decisions; make necessary changes in policy and procedure.
  • Operate computer data entry equipment.
  • Working knowledge of firearms to insure safe, unloaded condition.

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Posted: January 2, 2019

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