Employment Opportunity

Evidence Technician

Park City Police Department, Park City, Utah

Salary: $20.36 To 25.45 Hourly

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

Under the direct supervision of the Investigations Lieutenant, the Evidence Technician performs administrative and categorizing work related to the acceptance, preservation, safeguarding, and disposition of found, recovered, and evidentiary property in accordance with law and departmental policy and procedures.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


  • Collecting, documenting, preparing, and preserving the integrity of all evidence and/or other property and preparing it for further action
  • Working directly with laboratories by sealing, labeling, packaging, and sending evidence for testing
  • Managing the Safe Drug Disposal box in the department lobby
  • Monitor and maintain the Chain of Custody for all property items
  • Evaluates the worth of adjudicated evidence and unclaimed property in preparation for legal disposal and disbursement
  • Audits items against information available in multi-agency computer information systems for stolen, wanted or owner information
  • Reviews and submits reports of cases related to found property, lost property, toxicology laboratory results, destruction of property, and informational cases as assigned
  • Educating law enforcement personnel, the courts, and the general public on departmental procedures related to the storage and release of evidence and property
  • Serves in special assignments or duty assignments as determined by department goals and needs

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  • Highly organized and meticulous working habits
  • Functional expert on proper handling of evidentiary property
  • Understanding and adherence to the Chain of Custody
  • Deep understanding of investigative procedures, forensic laboratory procedures, and the criminal justice system
  • Working knowledge of department policies and practices
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, both verbally and in writing
  • Knowledge of police terminology and police practices
  • Seamless skills in documentation and communication
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws and ordinances relevant to property
  • Ability and willingness to work varying schedules as needed
    • Proficient computer literacy
    • Must possess a valid State Driver’s License
    • Ability to pass a background screening
    • Prior experience either working, interning or volunteering in the criminal justice field OR managing a warehouse
    • Be willing to become a Certified Property and Evidence Specialist (CPES)
    • Prior experience working directly with evidence in the criminal justice field
    • Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice or a related social science field
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, and lift heavy objects
  • The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or operate objects, controls, tools, and computers
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 35 lbs
  • Work is performed primarily in a dark, windowless office setting
  • Frequent exposure and handling of narcotics, firearms and/or other weapons, bio-hazards, and toxic or caustic chemicals.

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Posted: April 7, 2022

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