Employment Opportunity

Property & Evidence Technician

Elmhurst Police Department, Elmhurst, Illinois

Salary: $27.19 to $40.78 per hour

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

Under general supervision, responsible for proper inventory, custody, security, storage and disposition of police evidence.

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Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Maintain all evidence, found, abandoned, and safekeeping property to ensure that individual items are secure from theft, loss, or contamination, and can be located in an efficient manner.
  • Maintain property inventory reports with property chain of custody and notations of any and all actions associated with the property.
  • Deliver, or arrange for delivery of, evidence to county, state, and federal labs for testing or analysis as appropriate.
  • Monitor status of evidence and property in custody, transferred temporarily for laboratory testing or analysis, and court presentation.
  • Ensure the timely and legally correct notification of owners and the release/disposal of property recovered, found, or seized by the department
  • Compile lists of property to be submitted to appropriate authority for an order of disposal.
  • Coordinate the disposal of unclaimed property and special disposal of narcotics, explosives, biological specimens, biohazard materials and firearms
  • Perform case disposition research and enter and retrieve data regarding the classification and disposition of property items.
  • Tender/Transfer evidence, video, and related documents to the corresponding State’s Attorney’s Office in compliance with discovery obligations
  • Monitor and replenish as necessary all property control supplies, packaging materials and biohazard personal protection equipment

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  • High School diploma or GED; previous experience in property control and working with evidence handling is desired OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience as determined by Human Resources.

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Posted: May 3, 2022

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