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202107003 PROPERTY CUSTODIAN / EVIDENCE TECHNICIAN IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Lenora Murphy

Sheriff's Office

NATURE OF WORK:
 
Under close supervision, performs technical work of moderate difficulty in processing crime scenes, and law enforcement evidence and property custodianship; performs related duties as required or assigned.

 

TYPICAL DUTIES:
 
Collects, examines and preserves physical evidence at crime scene; photographs and records crime scenes and autopsies; conducts tests for presence of body fluids; takes custody of property and evidence; fingerprints applicants, suspects, and fatal victims; locates, collects, processes, classifies and identifies latent fingerprints; testifies in court; maintains property disposal logs, files and reports; releases property in accordance with laws and court direction.  Fill in Transport Officer of inmates as required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
 
Working Knowledge of:
·         Fingerprint ID procedures;

·         Techniques used to collect and preserve evidence;

·         Inventory control methods and techniques;

·         Biohazard safety practices;

·         Trace evidence identification and collection;

·         Bullet trajectory determination;

·         Processing crime scenes and evidence of varying nature for latent print evidence;

·         Safe handling of firearms, ammunition and hazardous materials.

Skill in:
·         Use of photographic equipment;

·         Taking precise fingerprints and latent fingerprint comparison;

Abilities to:
·         Draw or letter charts, graphs, time lines, maps or similar objects;

·         Measure distances using a tape measurer and/or calibrated instruments;

·         Comprehend or make inferences from written material;

·         Bend or stoop repeatedly or continually over time;

·         Walk over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces;

·         Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the public;

·         Follow written and verbal instructions;

·         Communicate orally and by telephone with public and employees in a face to face setting;

·         Respond to call out 24 hours a day as needed;

·         Operate a motor vehicle requiring a standard driver’s license;

·         Move heavy objects (50 pounds or more) short distances (20 feet or less);

·         Dig up ground using a pick, shovel, spade or other tools;

·         Work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to the elements;

·         Produce written documents with clearly organized thoughts using proper sentence construction, punctuation and grammar;

·         Mix and work with cleaning fluids, chemicals, pesticides, insecticides or similar solutions using normal protective equipment;

·         Determine and evaluate the value of evidence.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
 
High School Diploma or GED equivalent.  Successful completion of an FBI recognized advanced latent fingerprint comparison course; valid Arizona Driver’s License, any combination of education, training and/or experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.

(Positions is in classified service and is FLSA non-exempt)

This position pays $16.12 per hour

ALL POSITIONS MUST HAVE AN APACHE COUNTY EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION FOR CONSIDERATION.

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To apply for this job email your details to employment@co.apache.az.us