Evidence Technician Job at City of Calgary in Calgary, AB
As an Evidence Technician working in the Evidence & Property Unit (EPU) you will be involved with highly sensitive and confidential information and are responsible for maintaining property seized or recovered by police officers. Your primary duties include:
Receive, store, and monitor continuity of property and exhibits both physically and on the Evidence Management Application Database.
Liaise and notify investigative units and/or sworn members in relation to the status of exhibits or property
Release property and exhibits to sworn members and the public.
Respond to telephone, email and in person inquiries from sworn members and the public.
Liaise with external agencies and the criminal courts.
Prepare exhibit/property for proper disposal (i.e. auctions, destructions, deposits).
Complete and verify information on legal forms.
Working Conditions: Evidence Technicians may be exposed to graphic and hazardous materials such as lead, blood, fluids, moulds, odours, drugs, needles, etc. and are occasionally required to wear protective clothing/equipment as directed in the Unit’s Standard Operating Procedures.
A minimum of a High School Diploma or Equivalency (i.e. G.E.D.) and at least 1-year relevant experience.
Ability to lift 75 pounds and a valid Class 5 Drivers Licence (or provincial equivalent).
Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
Familiarity of systems including Sentry (Niche), Justice Online Information Network, Offender Records & Correctional Administration, and Alberta Motor Vehicles System is an asset.
Preference will be given to those with previous experience in law enforcement handling evidence.
Certification in Transporting Dangerous Goods (TDG), Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), First Aid, Forklift operation and order picker experience are considered assets.
You must have the following competencies: excellent communication skills; efficiency & thoroughness; focus on results; relationship building; service orientation; stress tolerance; team building & teamwork.
You must be eligible to obtain a Possession and Acquisition License from the Canadian Firearms Centre for both non-restricted and restricted firearms.
An enhanced security clearance and pre-employment polygraph is required.
Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.
Union: CUPE Local 38
Business Unit: Calgary Police Service
Position Type: (1) Permanent
Location: 5111 – 47 Street NE
Compensation: Pay Grade 7 $31.72 – 42.44 per hour
Days of Work: This position works a 5 day
work week with 1 day off in a 3 week cycle.
Hours of work: Standard 35 hour work week
Apply By: January 25, 2021
Job ID #: 303627
Company: City of Calgary
Company Location: Calgary, AB