Property and Evidence Technician

Pasadena, CA
Pasadena Police Department

The City of Pasadena is currently seeking a Property and Evidence Technician with strong ethical conduct, attention to detail, and the ability to work independently. This position performs difficult and highly responsible duties in the processing, storage and retrieval of digital media and other forms of evidence and property in the safekeeping of the Police Department.

$53,759.26 – $67,137.82 Annually

1/21/2021 11:59 PM Pacific


• Receives, tags, catalogs, processes and stores items of evidence (firearms, other weapons, money, jewelry, sex kits, blood, DNA, chemicals, toxic substances, computers and a wide variety of other items) into the Property and Evidence Room, following established procedures with a high degree of attention to detail.
• Processes discovery requests relating to body worn/in-car camera videos.
• Logs all property including identifying information such as model, serial and crime report numbers.
• Enters records into computer system for inventory control; performs inventory control through computerized records maintenance system.
• Enters, searches and retrieves data; writes police reports and memorandums; performs audits.
• Maintains a record of digital media evidence requests and responses to support the body worn camera program.
• Develops responses related to digital media evidence requests.
• Duplicates critical digital media evidence to secondary evidentiary storage.
• Prepares for transport and receives evidence sent to crime lab for analysis.
• May testify in court concerning evidence chain of custody.
• Performs related duties as assigned.


• Graduation from high school or GED equivalent.
• At least two years of progressively responsible experience in inventory control and warehouse operations.
• Experience in a public agency is preferred.
• Coursework in property and evidence management is highly desirable.

The selection process will consist of a training and experience evaluation, written test, and department-level interviews.

There is currently one vacancy in the Police Department. The resulting eligibility list from this recruitment may be used to fill this vacancy and similar vacancies in the future.

Candidates selected for this position are subject to a one year probationary work period.

Special Requirements
Successful completion of the state-mandated CLETS training program as required by the California State Department of Justice within six months of date of employment and ongoing maintenance of CLETS certification.

Must possess a valid California Class C driver's license and comply with the City's Motor Vehicle Safety Policy during the course of employment.

Physical strength and agility to lift up to 50 pounds unaided and 100 pounds with assistance.

This position requires the availability to work evenings and weekends.
Successful completion of a comprehensive background investigation is required which may include a review of employment history, criminal conviction record, credit history, use of intoxicants and/or other controlled substances, and polygraph test.