Salary: $51,630.72 - $71,501.52 Annually
Final Filing Date: June 6, 2023
Takes custody of property, clothing, and physical evidence held for investigation at a Sheriff's facility and maintains the chain of evidence.
Positions allocable to this class are assigned to an appropriate Sheriff's facility and typically report to a Supervising Evidence and Property Custodian, Sheriff, Lieutenant, or his/her designee. Incumbents may function as a senior-level resource specialist and provide technical direction to less experienced Evidence and Property Custodians. Incumbents are responsible for ensuring that physical evidence and other property seized or found are protected from loss or damage and that the chain of evidence and property records are properly maintained. Incumbents are also responsible for the release, destruction, or disposal of seized or found items as required by law, court order, or Departmental policy and guidelines. Incumbents may function as a lead to a shift of Evidence and Property Custodians assigned to a custody facility. Incumbents must be capable of driving a pick-up truck and/or, on occasion, driving a larger truck to pick-up evidence or other property from various Sheriff's and inter-agency facilities or crime scenes for transport to an appropriate Sheriff's facility. Incumbents also operate and ensure maintenance of unit vehicles and equipment such as trucks and forklifts. Incumbents must exercise knowledge of Departmental policies and guidelines, applicable laws, and statutes, governing the storage, safekeeping, and releasing of criminal evidence and other property. Incumbents are required to exercise advanced computer data entry skills as well as an advanced working knowledge of automated accountability and property tracking systems. Positions allocable to Evidence and Property Custodian III, Sheriff classification are distinguished from positions of the Evidence and Property Custodian II, Sheriff by their continual responsibility for contact with large amounts of cash and contraband, such as narcotics, firearms, other booked property of extremely high value or sensitivity.
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Posted: May 17, 2023
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