• Evidence Technician

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    Hiring Pay/Range
    $20.52 - $24.62
    Closing Date
  • Overview

    One Agency. One Mission: Public Safety.


    An Evidence Technician (digital) assists in digital evidence storage, retention, and disposal. Receives, stores, and maintains accountability for digital evidence and returns or disposes all property, evidence, and found property according to policy and procedure.


    The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office is seeking a candidate with a conscientious work history and the ability to work in a dynamic environment while paying close attention to detail to join our team as an evidence technician. The ideal candidate will have experience managing inventory and working with digital media, as well as some experience working in law enforcement or a similar setting.




    The following statements are illustrative of the duties and responsibilities of the job. The organization retains the right to modify or change the duties and responsibilities of the job at any time.


    Specifically, Evidence Technicians (Digital):

    • Receives direct guidance from the Evidence Specialist.
    • Maintains accurate records of digital evidence storage and movement.
    • Disposes, destroys, converts, and returns digital evidence as directed by proper authority.
    • Aids the Patrol and Investigations staff when submitting or managing digital evidence.
    • Monitors disposition cases; researches and prepares documents.
    • Delivers evidence and/or testifies in court.

    Click here to view the complete job description and full salary range for an Evidence Technician. The Evidence Technician (digital) will be primarily responsible for digital evidence, and will also cross train as a physical evidence technician.


    Sheriff Justin Smith encourages forward thinking, servant leadership, and a sense of family among all Sheriff's Office members. Headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado, the Sheriff's Office is an agency of 405 family-oriented employees, dealing with a range of responsibilities including support services, patrol, jail, wildland fire, search and rescue, and investigation duties.  If you are seeking a career, have a desire to serve your community, and want to work alongside others with the same mindset, the Larimer County Sheriff's Office is a great place to call home. 


    Larimer County is in the heart of North Central Colorado, extending west to the Continental Divide, north to the Wyoming border, and is home to Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park. Over 300 days of sunshine each year provide Larimer County residents and visitors the opportunity to enjoy a wide spectrum of recreational opportunities such as hiking, fishing, and camping.


    An hour north of Denver, Fort Collins is home to Colorado State University and offers a diverse culture of education, breweries, historic charm, a thriving economy, and is a bike friendly community. Throughout the year, live music and entertainment, as well as great local dining, can be found in the historic downtown area. Fort Collins offers the convenience of a small town with all the amenities of a larger city. 


    The City’s long list of acknowledgements includes:

    • #10 in "Healthiest Places to Live" - Niche.com 2017
    • #17 in Forbes Best Places for Business and Careers, 2018
    • #14 in Top 100 Best Places to Live” - Livability.com, 2018
    • Bicycle friendly -- Earned Platinum Award from League of American Bicyclists, 2017


    • Experience with handling digital media, digital forensics preferred.
    • Previous experience in a law enforcement agency setting preferred.
    • Experience in inventory management preferred.
    • High School diploma or GED required. Completion of additional education or training in investigative techniques or digital evidence handling preferred.
    • NCIC/CCIC certification within three (3) months of hire required.
    • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Driver's License required.
    • Must be 21 years of age by date of hire
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
    • Cannot have a felony conviction
    • No convictions involving domestic violence
    • No use of illegal drugs within the past five years
    • No use of marijuana in any form within the past two years


    This Process may require the following steps:

    • Pass integrity questionnaire
    • Pass a written examination
    • Pass oral board interview
    • Pass an in-depth background investigation including criminal history and financial status
    • Pass polygraph examination
    • Pass a Captain's interview and receive conditional offer
    • Pass psychological evaluation
    • Pass medical examination
    • Pass drug testing



    Employee Benefits

    Click here to view information on Larimer County's Benefits.  Temporary employees may qualify for medical benefits if eligibility requirements are met.



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