This critical position involves work relative to a variety of technical duties, to include documenting investigations,recovering physical evidence, photographing crime scenes, attending autopsies, transporting forensic evidence to various laboratories, and testifying in court. The employee receives supervision from, and reports directly to, the Supervisor, Forensic Science Unit.
Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice, Forensics, or a natural science. Experience as a criminal investigator from previous sworn law enforcement work, or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Experience and training will be considered for candidates not currently holding a Bachelor’s Degree. Knowledge of techniques for recovering and preserving physical evidence to include understanding the proper collection, processing and preservation procedures for touch DNA evidence. Ability to document investigations with notes, sketches, and photographs. Ability to successfully complete and maintain certification for Operation Test Shot weapons functionality training. Must successfully complete NIBIN acquisition training upon hire (National Integrated Ballistic Information Network). Ability to safely lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Must be available for call outs after normal work hours. May be required to work days, evenings, and midnights to include weekends. Ability to utilize a high level of discretion, good judgment, and confidentiality. Possess a valid driver’s license. Ability to pass a comprehensive background investigation. Ability to pass random drug testing.
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