Employment Opportunity


Evidence Technician

Page Police Department, Page, Arizona

Salary: Not stated

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

The primary duty of the Evidence Technician is to log, classify, store, dispense, destroy, and release property/evidence to its rightful owner, for court presentation and/or for destruction or auction.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more

Duties:

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Maintains a clean and orderly property room.
  • Receive, document, store, release, and destroy evidence and property.
  • Manages and distributes evidence for court introduction.
  • Stays abreast of local, state, and federal law involving property and evidence handling, storage and disposition and regularly inspects inventory and procedure to ensure compliance.
  • Maintains security of property room.
  • Prepares property listing of abandoned items for auctions: Attempt to locate owners of property and return property to owner.
  • Assists in collecting, processing and logging at scenes, as assigned.
  • Searches, transports and processes prisoners as necessary.
  • Utilizes computer system to research police reports and other databases for case dispositions and tracking property for owners and ensures appropriate legal notifications are processed, prepared and sent out.
  • Assists with traffic/crowd control at accident scenes and special events, as needed.
  • Practices positive interaction and effective communications with the public, co-workers, supervisors, and other agencies.
  • Completes all required paperwork and reports.
  • Assists in other divisions when needed.
  • Conducts juvenile and Title 36 transports.
  • Coordinates disposal and/or release of evidence and property.
  • Recommends and facilitates appropriate changes.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


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Requirements:

Education and Experience:
  • High School Diploma or GED; and
  • Additional specialized police operations course work is helpful.
Licenses or Certifications:
  • None.
Special Requirements:
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have no felony convictions in Arizona or conviction in any other state which would be a felony in Arizona.
  • Must not have engaged in conduct or a pattern of conduct that would jeopardize public trust and be of good moral character.
  • Must successfully complete the testing and background process.
  • Must be able to work any hours, including occasionally weekends and holidays.
  • Must be able to travel on a limited basis.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of City, County, and State laws governing traffic enforcement.
  • Knowledge of general police procedures
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply local, State and Federal rules, policies, and procedures related to the retention and disposal of property and evidence.
  • Knowledge of procedures and techniques for dealing with the public in a tactful but firm manner.
  • Skill in using computers.
  • Ability to learn and apply criminal law and procedures.
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written directions in an independent manner.
  • Ability to organize a large inventory
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to prepare written reports and maintain efficient record keeping systems.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and those contacted in the course of work.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee must exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The following physical abilities are required: crouching, handling, grasping, hearing, kneeling, lifting, mental and visual acuity, pulling, reaching, repetitive motion, and speaking.
WORK ENVIRONMENT
  • The work requires decision making that could lead to major community or organizational consequences if this position fails to make the appropriate decision at the time.

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