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Community Service Officer III – Evidence/Crime Scene

City of Twin Falls
Twin Falls, ID Full-time
Posted on August 9, 2018



DATE:                                            April 17, 2018  

DEPARTMENT:                     Police

POSITION:                          Community Service Officer III – Evidence/Crime Scene

EFFECTIVE DATE:                 June 18, 2018

EXPECTED STARTING BI-WEEKLY SALARY:   $1,528 - $1,834                 GRADE: 8

BENEFIT PACKAGE INCLUDES: Medical & Dental Insurance, Vacation & Sick Leave (accrued bi-weekly), Paid Holidays (10), Paid Long Term Disability and Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Wellness Program and Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho-P.E.R.S.I.

JOB DUTIES: Under the direction of the Criminal Investigation Division Lieutenant, this position    provides complex and highly responsible duties in evidence collection/processing/maintenance and crime scene investigation for the Police Department. An employee in this position responds to law enforcement calls for service and performs other administrative procedures in support of sworn officers.  Depending upon job assignment a C.S.O. may be required to interview victims, take, prepare and process crime reports and crime scene evidence; follow-up unsolved investigations, use NCIC and computerized records to research and update required information; collect fingerprints and take photographs when necessary; assist with the processing of evidence while working in the property room; respond to and assist with traffic incidents and traffic/crowd control situations; respond to law enforcement and crime information requests; testify in court as needed and all other job related duties as assigned. The primary duties of this position are performed in the evidence lab; however, this position also requires personnel perform duties in the field and are subject to outside weather conditions and stressful, emotional situations.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must be 19 years or older at the time of employment; have a high school diploma or G.E.D.; possess a valid driver's license; and have no felony convictions or disqualifying criminal history. Due to the nature of the work, accuracy, attention to detail, analytical skills and both verbal and written communication skills are necessary. Must have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interpret, apply and explain rules and regulations, interview, and work with a variety of individuals. At times the individual may be subject to stressful and emotional situations.

The applicant should possess an interest in or knowledge of general law enforcement operations. The position requires that the applicant be willing to work a varied work schedule, including days, nights, weekend and/or holiday shifts, and on-call. A complete and thorough background investigation is required, which includes a polygraph, financial and criminal records check.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Interested individuals should submit an online application using the following link: Community Service Officer III – Evidence/Crime Scene.    

For additional information, please call Human Resources at 208-735-7251 or email

First review of applications will begin May 14th, 2018.  Interviews will be held the week of May 21st, 2018. 


Human Resources Department

An Equal Opportunity Employer – Drug Free Workplace

Qualified veterans who provide required documentation will be given preference in accordance with Idaho state law.