Employment Opportunity

Evidence Technician

North Carolina Department of Justice, Edneyville, North Carolina

Salary: $33,272.00 - $58,226.00 Annually

Final Filing Date: June 20, 2024

The primary purpose of the Evidence Control and Administrative Services Section is to receive evidence from law enforcement agencies; distribute the evidence to the assigned forensic analyst; and upon completion of the examination by the analyst, return the evidence to the submitting department. The Unit is responsible for the timely flow and tracking of each case ensuring integrity and accountability of each piece of evidence. Testimony to the chain of custody is rendered in court proceedings when needed.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
  • Working knowledge of the basic principles, concepts, theories and reference sources used in the laboratory application of chemistry and other related physical sciences.
  • Working knowledge of scientific methodology and of the hazards involved in laboratory procedures along with related safety practices.
  • Working knowledge of the rules, regulations and guidelines governing the transport, packaging and disposal of hazardous materials.
  • Ability to independently perform and record standardized and moderately complex laboratory tests and procedures.
  • Ability to express technical information clearly, both orally and in writing, when reporting results and explaining procedures to others.
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations, understand and follow oral and written technical instructions, to perceive colors normally and to make olfactory distinctions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

 Earn a Degree in Crime Scene Investigation, Forensic Science, Computer Forensics or Forensic Psychology


Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
  • High school or General Educational Development (GED) diploma and three years of experience in law enforcement support activities which includes evidence and handling protocols, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Management preferences:
  • 2 years of related experience

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Posted: June 10, 2024

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