Forensic Evidence Specialist (#MGBZ02)
A class incumbent is responsible for tagging and securing evidence while preserving the chain of custody for all evidence submitted to the Division of Forensic Science.
Nature and Scope
A class incumbent reports to a technical supervisor and is responsible for receiving, tagging and securing evidence while preserving the chain of custody for all evidence submitted to the Division of Forensic Science. In addition, the incumbent informs law enforcement officers of the appropriate chain of custody maintenance process. A class incumbent is responsible for maintaining records on these cases as well as testifying in court about the evidence submission process.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The intent of the listed knowledge, skills and abilities is to give a general indication of the core requirements for all positions in the class series; therefore, the KSA’s listed are not exhaustive or necessarily inclusive of the requirements of every position in the class.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Forensic Evidence Specialist