Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office

Evidence Technician

US-FL-Tampa
Job ID
2016-1286

Salary Minimum

USD $33,883.20/Yr.

Salary Maximum

USD $55,361.59/Yr.

Overview

Perform duties related to the receipt, accountability, and disposition of criminal evidence and impounded, lost, and abandoned property.

 

 

Schedule

Non-standard hours including nights, holidays and weekends

Probation

Twelve-month initial probationary period

Location (Subject to Change)

Falkenburg Road area

Major Duties (Not Limited to the Following)

Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.

  • Receive and account for criminal evidence and impounded, lost, and abandoned property.
  • Receive, store, account, and dispose of criminal evidence and impounded, lost, and abandoned property.
  • Prepare and hand receipt evidence for use by law enforcement agencies in court proceedings.
  • Provide information to public and agencies on impounded property.
  • Prepare and maintain criminal evidence and impounded property records and reports.
  • Safeguard evidence gathering and case history confidentiality.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Working knowledge of evidence rules and procedures.
  • Working knowledge of County, State, and Federal Statutes and regulations pertaining to the receipt, accountability, and disposition of criminal evidence and impounded, lost, and abandoned property.
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle.
  • Ablity to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to follow established procedures.
  • Ability to maintain evidence records and reports.
  • Ability to preserve confidential information.

Minimum Qualifications

Note: Applicants must meet the following requirement(s) to be considered minimally qualified for the job.

 

Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Two years of experience in receiving and issuing equipment, supplies, or evidence; and
A passing score on pre-employment testing; and

20 net words per minute on a typing test; or 70 gross keystrokes per minute with 90% accuracy on a data entry test.
OR
Graduation from an accredited four-year degree granting college or university; and
A passing score on pre-employment testing; and

20 net words per minute on a typing test; or 70 gross keystrokes per minute with 90% accuracy on a data entry test.

 

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working in a warehouse environment.

Additional Requirements

  • Possession of a valid Florida driver's license at time of employment. Driving history will be thoroughly reviewed and may be grounds for disqualification.
  • No illegal drug sale within lifetime.
  • No illegal drug use within the past 36 months.
  • No illegal drug use after 30 years of age.
  • No felony convictions within lifetime.
  • No misdemeanor convictions involving perjury, false statement, or domestic violence within lifetime.
  • Prior military personnel must not have a dishonorable discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces, the United States Coast Guard, National Guard, or Reserve Forces.
  • Successful completion of a criminal background investigation or update including polygraph, reference/employment/neighborhood checks, and medical evaluation.

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