Evidence Technician (OA)

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1 vacancy in the following location:

  •  San Francisco, CA
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent

Opened Friday 7/8/2016(3 day(s) ago)

 Closes Thursday 7/14/2016(3 day(s) away)

  • Salary Range
    $47,525.00 to $61,783.00 / Per Year
  • Who May Apply
    United States Citizens
  • Job Announcement Number

Job Overview


TOUGH WORK. VITAL MISSION. Challenge yourself! You have the power to help combat drug trafficking. Be a part of DEA! It's tough work, but a vital mission. Whatever your background or expertise, your work at DEA will be tremendously rewarding because it will have a daily impact on national security and the quality of life of all Americans. 

Do your career "Justice" by working with DOJ, which has been ranked in the Top 10 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government. Come and join the nation's law enforcement agency, where our most important resource is our people. The Department leads the nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. Become a member of a team where you can achieve your career goals and apply your skills and talents to our important mission. All applicants for employment with DEA must possess and maintain the highest levels of character and conduct. DEA will evaluate applicants' qualifications based on these qualities. Once a conditional offer is made, DEA will conduct a continuous evaluation of information, as it is obtained, to ensure that the prospective employees with DEA meet the agency-specific qualifications in the areas of character and conduct. To this end, an unfavorable decision in any of the areas that follow will be deemed as disqualifying: Drug Policy Requirements (as specified in this announcement), Credit History, Candor and Honesty, Work History, History with the Law, and other qualities that would detract from the integrity and efficiency of the DEA.


Position will be filled subject to availability of funds.


This position is located in the San Francisco Field Division; San Francisco, CA.

The incumbent will perform the following duties:

·Initiates and maintains procedures for receipt, storage, and disposition of non-drug evidence and bulk marijuana.

·Serves as systems administrator for the Enhanced Non-Drug Evidence Database System (E-Neds).

·Creates and maintains automated records of evidence, vault inventory and procedures bar code labels on all items for custody tracking; Arranges for disposition, destruction, or return of evidence.

·Responsible for custody, processing, and final disposition of received monies and non-forfeitable property.

·May testify at trials regarding the chain of custody of evidence.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No
Job Requirements

Job Requirements

Key Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Background and/or Security Clearance
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Drug testing designated position


GS-07: Must have one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-06 Federal grade level performing duties such as initiating and maintaining Division procedures for receipt, storage, and disposition of non-drug/drug evidence. Creates and maintains automated records of evidence and vault inventory and produces all items for custody tracking. Controls release and return of evidence for trials and legal hearings. Responsible for evidence storage vaults. Arranges for disposition, destruction, and/or return of evidence for Division offices. Trains alternates on the use of Enhanced Non-Drug Evidence Database System (E-NEDS). 

PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENT: Applicant must be able to type 40 words per minute with 3 or fewer errors.

KNOWLEDGE,SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs)/Competencies:  Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

1. Knowledge of regulations, policy, and procedures for the control and custody of non-drug evidence.

2. Knowledge of basic inventory management and space utilization.

3. Ability to operate and maintain automated database systems.

4. Ability to maintain a filing system.

5. Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing.


Successful completion of a one-year probationary period is required (unless already completed).

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.  Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review in our office, in other Federal agency personnel offices, and on OPM's web site at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.

Security Clearance

Top Secret

Drug Enforcement Administration


Dale Watts
Phone: (202)307-4067


Drug Enforcement Administration

Contact: https://goo.gl/N8caYW


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