Employment Opportunity

Evidence Technician

College Station Police Department, College Station, Texas

Salary: $16.72 - $18.39 Hourly

Final Filing Date: November 30, 2022

Under general supervision of the Information Services Manager, the Evidence Technician is responsible for the processing, storage, maintenance, security and inventory of evidentiary and custodial property under the care of the Police Department.

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Principal Duties
  • Organize the storage space and receptacles in the evidence room.
  • Handle various articles of evidence, including weapons, substances, personal property, etc.
  • Remove, log and place evidence deposited into lockers by officers into the designated storage areas and maintain detailed data entry records of evidence inventory.
  • Ensure the integrity of each item of evidence by completing tracking forms and data entry functions for each check-in and check-out.
  • Prepare property and evidence for proper disposal in accordance with state, city, or departmental rules and regulations, after final disposition is reached on a case. Includes researching cases and filing court orders.
  • Prepare lab reports and send controlled substances to the Texas Department of Public Safety lab for analysis.
  • Contact owners of found property, if owners have been identified.
  • Provide testimony in criminal court cases.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Manager.

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  • High school diploma or GED equivalent and Valid Texas driver's license. Intermediate level computer skills in the use of word processing, data entry and spreadsheets. Ability to work after hours to handle evidence as required. Must not currently be or have been within the last ten (10) years on court-ordered community supervision or probation for any criminal offense of the grade of a Class B misdemeanor or above. May not have been convicted of an offense of the grade of a Class B misdemeanor or above within the last ten (10) years. May not have been, at any time, convicted of a felony offense or any family violence offense.
  • Knowledge of proper handling of various articles of evidence, including weapons, substances, etc. Inventory control experience.
  • Must be able to act with courtesy, tact, and diplomacy and strictly observe confidentiality rules. Must be detail-oriented and possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Must have the ability to maintain complex clerical records accurately and efficiently and prepare detailed reports. Must possess, or be able to quickly acquire, a working knowledge of the Texas Penal Code, Code of Criminal Procedure and other sources of criminal offenses, Texas Public Information Act, the Government Code and NCIC/TCIC entry procedures. Must be able to become proficient in various PC applications and to enter and retrieve data with speed and accuracy. Must be physically fit to pick up heavy boxes or other articles as necessary. May be required to appear in criminal court trials on matters relating to evidence.

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Posted: October 1, 2022

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