Salary: $42,876.00 - $57,696.00 Annually
Final Filing Date: Continuous
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 senior level class are assigned to an appropriate Sheriff's facility and typically report to a Supervising Evidence and Property Custodian, Sheriff, a Lieutenant, or his/her designee. As a lead worker, incumbents provide technical direction to less experienced Evidence and Property Custodians. Incumbents are responsible for ensuring that physical evidence and other property seized or found by the Sheriff's Department 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 senior or lead person and be responsible for providing technical direction 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 in order 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, statutes, and the Sheriff's Manual of Policy and Procedures 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 are distinguished from positions of 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, or lead worker responsibility.
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Posted: October 28, 2016
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