Employment Opportunity

Forensic Digital Evidence Specialist

Leesburg Police Department, Leesburg, Florida

Salary: $19.28 - $26.69 per hour

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


  • The purpose of the class is to review, process and manage property and evidence, including both digital and physical evidence in accordance with Florida statute, established evidence rules and procedures, and Florida public records laws.
  • The class is responsible also for performing routine office tasks for the assigned area of responsibility.
  • The class works according to set procedures under direct supervision.


  • Requires a high school diploma or GED.
  • Requires two (2) years of responsible experience in the field of evidence/property management within a law enforcement agency or two (2) years as a law enforcement officer with experience handling, processing, and submitting evidence including digital evidence.
  • Two (2) additional years of responsible experience in areas with auditing and reconciliation processes such as stock control, loss prevention, shipping and receiving, or accounting preferred.
  • Position also requires intermediate to advanced computer skills with the ability to learn to search databases and records management systems.
  • Experience retrieving, copying, redacting digital video and audio evidence or experience managing and editing multimedia files is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is a must.
  • Position requires strict confidentiality of exempt criminal investigative or victim information.
  • High school diploma or GED. Must pass an intensive police background check, to include prior criminal incidents, driving history, and previous work history.
  • Emphasis is placed on integrity and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Requires a valid State of Florida driver license and satisfactory driving record as a condition of initial and continued employment.
  • Must qualify for CJIS access and obtain NCIC/FCIC limited access certification within 90 days of employment. In-house and online training is provided.
  • Must be able to obtain certifications from the Property and Evidence Association of Florida (PEAF) and the International Association for Property and Evidence (IAPE) within twenty-four (24) months of hire.
  • Must maintain the IAPE certification every five (5) years.

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Posted: October 14, 2021

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