Police Evidence and Records Technician Job Opening

This is a professional staff (non-sworn) position in the UC Santa Cruz Police Department. A high level of awareness, diplomacy and sensitivity is critical with this position. The ability to positively interact with Police Department employees, University officials, staff, faculty, students, community members, visitors, and professionals from other government agencies is required to develop, maintain, and successfully perform in this position. This position plays a critical function in the criminal justice system, and is a very critical position within the UC Santa Cruz Police Department. 


Under the general supervision of the Police Records and Communications Manager, the Police Records Technician provides a wide variety of law enforcement support duties, and is solely responsible for the management of inventory to include the security, lawful handling, processing and maintenance, controls, audits and inventories, data maintenance, evidence/property organization, disposition and purging, and final disposal of all items of evidence, lost and found property, and contraband received by the police department. This position also provides customer service and clerical support including a variety of administrative duties such as receptionist duties, cashiering, data entry and word processing, record keeping, filing, preparing reports, and providing information to community members. 


The Police Records Technician is also required to know laws and regulations pertaining to the processing, retention, release, and disposition of police department records, and UC Santa Cruz's complex parking rules and regulations. This position requires sound problem solving skills, analytical acumen, computer skills, the application of state and federal law as it pertains to records and evidence, and the ability to quickly learn and apply University of California regulations. 


Departmental, state and federal laws, POST standards, rules and guidelines must be adhered to, but the ability to adapt and adhere to policy and protocols specific to the UC Santa Cruz Police Department is required.  



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To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (http://jobs.ucsc.edu) on or before the initial review date. For further information or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009.  Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922.  The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.