Salary: $16.55 – $20.69 per hour
Final Filing Date: May 18, 2021
The Evidence Control Specialist position is a position within the Forensic Bureau. Evidence Specialist are responsible for the care, custody and control of all evidence and seized property collected by the Austin Police Department. Evidence Specialist collect evidence/property in person and from unmanned evidence submission points around Austin. Each item is inventoried, packaged and properly documented in electronic tracking as well as hand written chains of custody. Specialist are also responsible for the proper storage of items, inventorying of items in long term storage as well at the transfer of custody of items being released for investigative purposes, court or laboratory analysis. Specialist provide court room testimony, response to request for service in the field, photograph property as needed and provide “on call” after hours support on a rotating basis. Evidence Specialist are also responsible for research of found/safekeeping property, providing customer service to internal/external customers in person, by phone and email as well as the final disposition of property including the release to owners, transfer to auction or destruction. The Evidence Section receives approximately 100,000 new items per year and currently maintains approximately a 900,000 item inventory.
Duties:Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.
Requirements:Education and/or Equivalent Experience:
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How to apply: Apply online
Posted: May 3, 2021
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