Employment Opportunity

Police Evidence Facility Employee

Spokane Police Department, Spokane, Washington

Salary: $13.50 Hourly

Final Filing Date: October 30, 2020

This is a part-time, temporary position working no more than 18 hours per week. Shift schedule is negotiable.

Performs entry-level clerical and custodial work for the Spokane Police Department (SPD) , managing property in a warehouse environment and maintaining the Chain of Custody. The ideal candidate is respectful, courteous, punctual and friendly to customers, other City employees, and City leadership; and gets along with co-workers and manager.

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  • Performs maintenance duties to keep warehouse storage areas neat and orderly. Assembles shelving and rearranges storage spaces as necessary. Maintains supplies and forms.
  • Assists Evidence Technician in performing quarterly random audits of items in the Property Facility. Assists in reviewing inventory records with an Internal Affairs Officer.
  • Assists Evidence Technician in receiving, storing, releasing, and maintaining the security of a wide variety of property and evidence items. Assists in logging property and evidence in and out of the Property Facility. Transports items as required. Establishes and/or assigns storage location for items to ensure integrity and chain-of-custody.
  • Assists in building security and access control to secure storage areas.
  • Operates various types of vehicles, forklifts, man lifts, material handling equipment, computers, and standard office equipment.
  • Performs related duties as required


  • A high school diploma or GED is required. Must be 18 years of age.
  • Prior experience in a law enforcement agency is preferred.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Applicants must submit to a polygraph examination, fingerprint, background investigation, labor physical, and drug testing prior to employment.

  • Work is medium in nature, is performed under a number of disagreeable and stressful conditions and requires concentrated attention to prevent errors.
  • Work is subject to checks and controls; but errors not detected could create a health hazard, embarrassment, and loss of time or money to the City.
  • Ability to see, with or without corrective lenses, well enough to detect subtle shades of color and read fine print on bottles.
  • Ability to hear, with or without a hearing aid, and speak well enough to converse on the telephone.
  • Enough body mobility to walk, stoop, stand and reach (high and low) for four hours with one fifteen-minute break Enough manual dexterity to operate office equipment.
  • Enough strength to lift and carry heavy and awkward objects up to 50 lbs. and ability to climb a ladder or stairs while carrying heavy objects.
  • Enough manual dexterity to use a computer, office machines and hold and grasp tools.
  • Pulmonary function adequate to use a respirator.
  • Tolerance to work under adverse conditions such as chemical or foul odors.

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Posted: October 15, 2020

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