(828) 452-6768 
(828) 452-6666 
1620 Brown Avenue 
Waynesville NC 28786

Employment- Haywood County Sheriff's Office


Job Description

Title:                           Part-time Property and Evidence Specialist

Division(s):                Criminal Investigations

Reports to:                CID Lieutenant

Hours/ Pay:               24 hours a week, pay will depend on experience/ skills

App. Close Date:      June 6, 2018


Please fill out application at Haywood County Sheriff’s Office located at 1620 Brown Avenue Waynesville, NC 28786 or print one off using link below, fill it out and bring to the Haywood County Sheriff’s Office front desk.


Job summary:

Candidates must have the ability to maintain a perpetual inventory control system; ability to maintain accurate records for chain of custody; ability to develop and implement efficient procedures and operations pertaining to the receipt, storage, accounting, retrieval, control and disposition of all seized property including associated records, forms, reports and related statistical information. Must have considerable knowledge of state and federal laws regarding the care and disposition of evidence and property, knowledge of court procedures pertaining to chain of custody testimony.  General knowledge of weapon and firearm safety and handling; ability to operate a computer and other office equipment, Ability to understand and execute difficult/complicated oral and written instructions, directives, and orders. Ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines; ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision.  Candidate will need to use good judgment, tact, and courtesy and be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality with regard to information obtained, must be able to lift large and heavy objects.

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires High school diploma or equivalent.  Two years experience in a position that involved maintenance of records and maintenance of storage facility or warehouse.

Preferred Qualifications:

Completion of IAPE Certified Property and Evidence Specialist program.  Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Office Management, Management Information Systems, or related field.  Certified as a Division of Criminal Information (DCI) terminal operator or if not must obtain certification during the probationary period (six months).  Prior law enforcement experience preferred.

Requirements Include: 

Valid North Carolina Class C Driver’s License, with a good driving record.  Must be able to meet state standards for accessing criminal history information as determined by a comprehensive background check, pre-employment physical examination and drug screening.  Must be willing to work various hours including nights, weekends and holidays.  Must obtain Property and Evidence Management Training within one (1) year of hire or assignment.




Printable Employment Application (PDF format)

Printable Employment Application (MS Word Format, completable online, but return by mail, fax or in person)

Printable NC PD 107 Employment Application (use only when specified)

NC PD 107A Continuation Form

Human Resources Staff Directory

Haywood County Personnel Policy Manual (Adopted Dec 2013)

EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: 1-800-454-1477 (Free & Confidential Counseling for Family, Marital, Substance Abuse, Stress and other difficulties for employees and their immediate family members.)

Kathi McClure PHR, SHRM-CP
Human Resource Director
kmcclure @haywoodnc.net
215 N. Main Street
Waynesville, NC 28786
Phone: 828-452-6764
Fax: 828-452-6636

Please visit Haywood County Human Resources for more information.


PLEASE NOTE: Haywood County Participates in E-Verify for all new hires as required by North Carolina state law. Furthermore, Federal Law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. 

For more information on E-Verify, click on this link: http://www.uscis.gov/USCIS/Controlled%20Vocabulary/Native%20Documents/E-Verify/E-Verify_Poster_V08-08_Standard_English.pdf or Para más información sobre E-Verify en español: https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterSpanish.pdf

E-Verify also requires that information be posted regarding legal right to work. For more information, follow this link: http://www.uscis.gov/USCIS/Verification/E-Verify/E-Verify_Native_Documents/Right_to_Work_Poster_English.pdfE-Verify también exige que la información se publicará con respecto el derecho legalmente para trabajar. Para más información, siga este enlace: http://www.uscis.gov/USCIS/Verification/E-Verify/E-Verify_Native_Documents/Right_to_Work_Poster_Spanish.pdf