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Latent Print Specialist I 


This critical position examines and identifies latent prints and provides expert testimony in court proceedings. The employee performs work relative to the identification of latent prints within the Forensic Science Section and provides technical guidance to other personnel involving latent print development, collection, and identification activities. The employee receives supervision from, and reports directly to, the Deputy Director, Forensic Science Section.



*  Applicant must currently reside more than 50 miles outside of Charles County.
* Once hired, the employee must relocate to Charles County or within 25 miles of the county line.


Position Requirements

** Applicants must meet the following requirements in order to apply:     

Associate of Science or Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice, Forensic Science, a Natural Science, or equivalent law enforcement experience.

Must have at least five (5) years of experience as a ten-print examiner including a minimum of three (3) years of experience in the comparison of latent and inked fingerprints, or, any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Various Shifts  
Salary $60,004.12-$88,038.04  
Close Date 8/15/2024 11:00:00 PM  
About the Organization The Charles County Sheriff's Office is a full-service law enforcement agency responsible for preventing and investigating crime, operating the county detention center and performing the court-related functions of a traditional Sheriff's Office.

With more than 600 sworn, corrections and civilian employees, the CCSO is the largest full-service Sheriff's Office in Maryland and one of the largest employers in Charles County. The CCSO has been accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Law Enforcement since 2001 and earned the Commission's Flagship Status in 2011, designating it as one of the best among accredited agencies.

Under the Office of the Sheriff, the Agency is comprised of ten divisions including Patrol,Support Services Division, Special Operations, Criminal Investigations, Corrections, Information Technology, Special Services, Executive Services, Administrative Services and Training.

The men and women of the Charles County Sheriff's Office are dedicated to service through superior performance. We believe mutual respect, trust and pride in our organization, combined with traditional values and innovative techniques, will ensure the community's right to a safe environment.

All full-time employees are offered competitive salaries, health benefits, retirement plans and other benefits, as well as a challenging and rewarding career in law enforcement and in serving their community.

EOE Statement The Charles County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and accordingly monitors and reviews its hiring practices and policies with respect to non-discrimination in recruitment and selection. The information requested below on this form will not be considered in the selection process of the job position you are applying for. The information detailed below will be used to conform with Equal Employment Opportunity Commission guidelines concerning application statistics and is voluntary.  

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