Property and Evidence Technician - Denver Police Department
Company: City of Denver
Posted on: June 25, 2022
About Our Job
This position will accept applications until Sunday April 17,
The Denver Police Department is a 24-hour operation. This position
will require you to work on one of three shift rotations during
training. Once training is completed you will be assigned to a
specific shift, though changes in schedules can occur. Based on the
needs of the Evidence and Property Section, you must be available
to work various shift schedules, which includes evenings,
overnights, weekends, and some holidays. Shift preferences are
voted by seniority, but the needs of the Evidence and Property
Section take priority.
The Denver Police Department is currently seeking candidates for
the position of Property and Evidence Technician. As a Property and
Evidence Technician, you will receive and verify evidence and
property from police officers, court employees and lab technicians
ensuring items are properly packaged, tagged and invoiced.
The Denver Police Department is the largest and most active Police
Department in the state. The Denver Police Evidence and Property
Section is a critical support unit providing 24 hour a day access
for police officers, district attorney investigators, and other
authorized persons, as well as service to the public during
designated hours. The Evidence and Property Section is responsible
for the preservation of all evidence coming into the possession of
the Denver Police Department.
Job responsibilities include:
* Receives, identifies, inventories, packages, tags and stores
evidence, found property and personal property for the Denver
* Documents information in computer database inventory systems to
establish and maintain the legal chain of custody, ensuring
evidence is admissible for future criminal and civil court
* Updates or deletes evidence/property information in computer
databases. Retrieves evidence when requested by authorized
personnel and monitors the viewing and handling of evidence to
ensure it is preserved in its original state.
* Checks firearms submitted as evidence or personal/found property
to ensure they are rendered safe and then secured to ensure the
safety of Evidence and Property Section employees. Documents the
release and disposal of property/evidence following departmental
and legal policies and procedures and composes correspondence to
inquiries from the public and police personnel.
Our ideal candidate will have experience in the following:
* Strong attention to detail.
* Solution oriented problem solving mentality.
* Ability to assist with manual labor such as reconfiguring shelves
& moving bins of property and evidentiary items
* Ability to safely drive a motor vehicle (movement of property and
* Willing/able to work different shifts - the Evidence and Property
Section is a 24-hour operation
* Understands and accepts the issue of seniority for Career Service
* Strong computer skills and experience with computers on a regular
* Effective office skills
* Eager to learn
* Respectful to others
* Strong customer service skills, and the ability to work in a high
* Accepting of constructive criticism
We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do
not have at least the following required minimum
Education Requirement: Graduation from high school or the
possession of a GED, HiSET or TASC Certificate.
Experience Requirement: One (1) year of work experience in evidence
handling or in the law enforcement field.
Education & Experience Equivalency: One year of college education
(equal to 24 semester hours) may be substituted for the one year of
work experience requirement.
Licensure & Certification: Requires a valid Driver's License at the
time of application. Licenses and certifications must be kept
current as a condition of employment.
Finalists will be subject to a comprehensive background
investigation conducted by the Denver Police Department which may
include a polygraph examination, credit history, criminal history
and pre-employment drug screening. In addition to other potential
hiring stipulations, no marijuana use or consumption in the 1 year
immediately preceding the date of application.
About Everything Else
CN1999 Property and Evidence Technician
To view the full job profile including position specifications,
physical demands, and probationary period, click here.
Position Salary Range
$20.47 - $30.71
Based on education and experience
Denver Police Department
The City and County of Denver provides equal employment
opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability,
genetic information, age, or any other status protected under
federal, state, and/or local law.
For information about right to work, click here for English or here
Keywords: City of Denver, Denver , Property and Evidence Technician - Denver Police Department, Engineering , Denver, Colorado
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!