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Employment Opportunity


Client Services (Evidence Handling) Specialist

Houston Forensic Science Center, Houston, Texas

Salary: Not stated

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

The Case Management Specialist performs tasks related to the handling of evidence and implementation of policies, procedures and practices in the Client Services and Case Management Division of Houston Forensic Science Center.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more

Duties:

Specific duties may include, but are not limited to, performing the following:
  • Receives, catalogs, tags, transports and secures property and evidence, maintaining the chain of custody
  • Receives and releases evidence from/to law enforcement officers, DA investigators and Lab Technicians from court or for inventory purposes
  • Stores evidence in designated areas.
  • Responds to callers and visitors in a courteous manner, providing a correct and timely response if possible or routing to the appropriate source for a timely and accurate response.
  • Communicates with prosecutors, defense attorneys, and HFSC’s legal counsel as necessary to help ensure HFSC’s responses are consistent with applicable law.
  • Researches, updates, and modifies database information as requested.
  • Maintains, prepares, and revises division policies, procedures and other pertinent reference information.

Requirements:

MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor's degree in a field of Science or related field is required. Relevant experience in lieu of degree may be considered.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • Minimum of one year of experience in a forensic setting or law enforcement agency working with evidence handling and/or administrative duties, and/or experience in a law office, or legal department is preferred.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with both internal and external customers.
  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically, troubleshoot effectively, and make timely decisions.
  • Extremely proficient in Microsoft Office suite of products (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.)
  • A valid Texas driver’s license is also required.
Benefits
  • Houston Forensic Science Center offers a competitive salary and benefit package.

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How to apply: Apply online

Posted: May 9, 2017



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