Employment Opportunity

Evidence Technician

Utah Department of Public Safety, Salt Lake County, Utah

Salary: $16.05 - $24.11 Hourly

Final Filing Date: January 21, 2020

The Department of Public Safety, State Bureau of Investigation is looking for an Evidence Technician to perform all aspects of evidence management.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


  • Maintain integrity of evidence by following policy and protocol of evidence collection, storage location and required entries into reporting system.
  • Arranges to return property to rightful owner when appropriate to do so. Follows proper procedure to document and follow state law pertaining to release of property and evidence.
  • Writes report into FatPot system documenting entry and movement status.
  • Help with annual statewide audit.
  • Prepare and/or process documents; review for accuracy and completeness; update information and/or evaluate against policy.
  • Writes or drafts correspondence, reports, documents and/or other written materials.
  • Retrieves data found in databases to generate requested reports.
  • Acts as a resource to provide information or determine the most effective way of meeting the needs of management, staff, clients or customers.
  • Verifies data entry by comparing the source document against input data, utilizing automated verification system, using dual entry or other verification technique.
  • Maintains and/or creates files or record keeping systems. Sorts, labels, files and retrieves documents, or other materials.
  • Reviews cases, applications, files, records, etc., to determine action.


The Ideal Candidate:
  • Has professional customer service skills
  • Is self-motivated
  • Has great communication skills
  • Has computer skills with Word, Excel, etc.
  • Knows how to deal with people in a manner which shows sensitivity, tact and professionalism
  • Has sound decision making skills
  • Preference will be given to current employees of the Utah Department of Public Safety
Supplemental Information:
  • Must pass a through Level II background investigation
  • DHRM rules for transfers and promotions apply to current state employees
  • Risks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.
  • Moderate Risk involved in handling specific types of evidence, some moderately heavy lifting (less than 50 lbs).

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How to apply: Apply online

Posted: January 14, 2020

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