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14-Nov-2017

Florida Department of Law Enforcement - Questioned Documents (Pensacola)





FDLE-CRIME LABORATORY ANALYST - QUESTIONED DOCUMENTS

Date: Nov 14, 2017 
Location: PENSACOLA, FL, US, 32501 
Requisition No: 24356 
Agency: Department of Law Enforcement
Working Title: FDLE-CRIME LABORATORY ANALYST - QUESTIONED DOCUMENTS
Position Number: 71002222 
Salary:  $50,948.00 
Posting Closing Date: 11/22/2017 

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT
CRIME LABORATORY ANALYST
QUESTIONED DOCUMENTS


DEADLINE FOR APPLYING IS NOVEMBER 22, 2017


To be considered as a potential applicant, you must meet the minimum qualifications listed below. Degrees must be from an accredited college or university as recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. An applicant will be considered a trainee unless they have relevant forensic experience and an assessment by FDLE is satisfactorily completed. The Questioned Documents Section is located at the Pensacola Regional Operations Center in Pensacola, Florida.


Apply for the position on the People First State of Florida HR website at https://peoplefirst.myflorida.com.Your application will be processed after all materials are received. Please notify us if your last name has changed from what is on the transcript. Transcripts must state that the degree has been awarded, official, sealed transcripts from all universities attended must be provided before application will be considered.  Transcripts should be mailed to: Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Attention: Connie Brown, Office of Human Resources-Questioned Documents, P.O. Box 1489, Tallahassee FL 32302-1489.


Annual Salary:  $50,948.00


Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor's or advanced degree in physical, biological or forensic science from an accredited college or university with completion of at least 20 credit hours in physical or biological science-related coursework graded at a “C” or better; or a non-science degree with the completion of at least 12 credit hours in physical or biological science-related coursework graded at a “C” or better and a minimum of two (2) years professional experience in an accredited forensic laboratory or an accredited law enforcement agency in a forensic discipline. American Society of Questioned Documents Examiners (ASQDE) membership or American Board of Forensic Documents Examiners (ABFDE) certification or professional experience in an accredited forensic laboratory or institution in the Questioned Documents discipline may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.


Duties:  Analysts in the Questioned Documents Section conduct independent, complex and detailed analyses of evidence regarding the:
  • Examination and comparison of handwriting, hand printing and signatures
  • Examination and comparison of a document as genuine or non-genuine
  • Examination, comparison and classification of typewriters, check writers, photocopy and facsimile machines
  • Detection of alterations, additions, deletions, or substitutions
  • Decipherment of obliterations and erasures
  • Recovery and preservation of indented writing
  • Examination and comparison of inks and the type of writing instrument
  • Examination and comparison of rubberstamp impressions
  • Examination and comparison of paper
  • Recovery and preservation of damaged documents
  • Examination, comparison and classification of printed material
  • Presentation of expert testimony in courts of law


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA’s): Analysts in the Questioned Documents Section should have the following KSA’s to perform the duties in the section: 
  • Knowledge of the terminology, principles and analytical techniques used in the analysis of physical evidence as it applies to the forensic laboratory
  • Knowledge of the correct procedures for providing expert testimony in court
  • Knowledge of the procedures for packaging, handling and preserving evidence
  • Knowledge of what constitutes physical evidence
  • Knowledge of the scientific method of conducting research
  • Skill in the use of scientific laboratory equipment
  • Skill in calibrating and maintaining laboratory equipment
  • Ability to conduct forensic science experiments, analyze results, formulate conclusions and present findings verbally and in writing
  • Ability to give sworn testimony as an expert witness in court
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
  • Ability to successfully pass color perception and form discrimination tests

Notes: Applicants being considered for employment with FDLE will be required to submit to drug testing and a background investigation, which includes a financial credit check. Responses to qualifying questions will be credited only if verifiable by skills and/or experience listed on the employment application. The elements of the selection process may include a work sample and/or oral interview. Applicants may be notified by email to participate in a selection process. Failure to reply within a designated time frame may exclude the applicant from further consideration. Starting salary will be at the minimum of the class pay range unless otherwise dictated by FDLE's pay policy guidelines. Trainees will be required to sign an FDLE employment agreement and commit to employment with FDLE during training and for three (3) years after completing training. A financial penalty may be imposed for failure to complete the employment agreement. This position is classified as Special Risk retirement, which provides members a greater retirement credit accrual rate and requires fewer years of service to reach full retirement benefits than is required for non-Special Risk members.


Reminders: 


1. Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov.


2. If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended, or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.


The State of Florida hires only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers.


The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.


Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.


The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


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09-Nov-2017

United States Postal Service - FORENSIC PHOTOGRAPHER SR (IS)

United States Postal Service

External Publication for Job Posting 10148622

If this job requires qualification on an examination, the number of applicants who will be invited to take or retake the examination may be limited.

Branch

Headquarters

Job Posting Period

11/08/2017 - 11/22/2017

Job Title

FORENSIC PHOTOGRAPHER SR (IS)

Facility Location

F & TSD LABORATORY 22433 RANDOLPH DR DULLES, VA 20104-9998

Position Information

TITLE: FORENSIC PHOTOGRAPHER SR (IS) GRADE: W2 - 03 FLSA DESIGNATION: Non-Exempt OCCUPATION CODE: 1060-0013 NON-SCHEDULED DAYS: HOURS: SALARY RANGE: 80,774.00 - 103,912.00 USD Annually FINANCE NUMBER: 512755 BENEFIT INFORMATION: The salary will be based on previous experience, salary history, and current postal pay policies. We offer excellent benefits including health and life insurance, retirement plan, savings/investment plan with employer contribution, flexible spending, flextime scheduling of core work hours, annual and sick leave.

Functional Purpose

Processes and prepares photographs and digital images of physical evidence and crime scenes to support forensic analyses and expert testimony in criminal and administrative investigations.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Operates cameras, specialized light sources, filters and related equipment to image physical evidence and crime scenes in support of criminal and administrative investigations. 2. Captures and processes images using a variety of specialized photographic equipment. Uses advanced techniques to enhance images to achieve optimal clarity and detail for forensic analyses. 3. Uses specialized imaging instrumentation to enhance and print, images, charts, and illustrations of evidentiary materials including those used for court testimony. Prepares other presentation materials as needed. 4. Serves as a subject matter expert and technical advisor in matters relating to the proper collection, preservation, packaging, and submission of criminal evidence; oversees and serves as a team leader for crime scene and evidence

collection activities during major field investigations. 5. Writes reports to record and document the methodology utilized in the implementation of forensic photography techniques. Maintains documentation and related records for cases; performs quality assurance reviews of the technical work of other photographers. 6. Provides expert testimony concerning crime scene or laboratory images. 7. Monitors, maintains and ensures the proper care of photographic equipment and related supplies; provides technical guidance on appropriate laboratory and equipment safety standards; serves as an advisor on procurement matters related to photographic imaging and archiving equipment. 8. Plans coordinates and conducts training in laboratory services, evidence collection, crime scene processing and field photography.

SUPERVISION

Assistant Laboratory Director

The United States Postal Service has the following excellent and challenging employment opportunity for highly motivated and innovative individuals. Successful candidates must demonstrate through a combination of education, training, and experience the following requirements:

Requirements

1. Knowledge of forensic science techniques, laboratory protocols, scientific methodologies, and forensic examination procedures sufficient to collect process and prepare images of evidence in compliance with accepted practices and standards. 2. Ability to use specialized image-processing techniques and applications to process and enhance images. 3. Skill in the use, maintenance, and operation of state-of-the-art photographic equipment, supplies, and associated items to prepare forensic images and charts. 4. Ability to communicate orally and in writing in order to prepare reports of analysis methodology, examination results and conclusions, and provide testimony as an expert witness before state, federal or other judicial bodies. 5. Ability to plan, coordinate, and conduct training for investigators and field personnel regarding laboratory services, evidence collection, and forensic photography. 6. Knowledge of advanced forensic photography and imagery techniques including digital optics and alternate light sources sufficient to support the examination and analysis of evidential material used in criminal and administrative investigations.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Willingness to submit to a Tier 2 Moderate Background Investigation (MBI). This investigation requires, among other things, completion of a questionnaire and fingerprinting for a criminal records check. The investigation may require a drug test. The successful applicant will be required to meet and maintain the requirements of this level of background investigation while holding this position.

Qualified applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening to meet the U.S. Postal Service's requirement to be drug free. Applicants must also be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident alien status.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

Applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m., Central Time, of the posting's closing date. Applicants claiming veterans' preference must attach a copy of member copy 4 (only) of Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214) or other proof of eligibility if claiming 10-point veterans' preference. The United States Postal Service (USPS) is an equal opportunity employer. The USPS provides reasonable accommodation for any part of the application, interview, and/or selection process, please make your request to the examiner, selecting official or local manager of Human Resources. This request can also be made by someone on your behalf. Explain the nature of your limitations and the accommodation needed. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

SPECIAL NOTE: Current career Postal Service employees are ineligible to apply to this posting.


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03-Nov-2017

USPS - Latent Print Analyst

United States Postal Service

External Publication for Job Posting 10139493

If this job requires qualification on an examination, the number of applicants who will be invited to take or retake the
examination may be limited.

Branch
Criminal Investigation Service Center

Job Posting Period
10/05/2017 - 10/20/2017

Job Title
FORENSIC LATENT PRINT ANALYST

Facility Location
F & TSD LABORATORY
22433 RANDOLPH DR
DULLES, VA 20104-9998

Position Information
TITLE: FORENSIC LATENT PRINT ANALYST
GRADE: W2 - 02
FLSA DESIGNATION: Exempt
OCCUPATION CODE: 0072-0011
NON-SCHEDULED DAYS:
HOURS:
SALARY RANGE: 57,520.00 - 123,570.00 USD Annually
FINANCE NUMBER: 512755
BENEFIT INFORMATION: The salary will be based on previous experience, salary history, and current postal pay policies.
We offer excellent benefits including health and life insurance, retirement plan, savings/investment plan with employer
contribution, flexible spending, flextime scheduling of core work hours, annual and sick leave.

Functional Purpose

Conducts forensic analyses to develop and identify latent prints utilizing appropriate scientific methodologies, forensic
techniques, and quality assurance practices in support of criminal and administrative investigations.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Conducts forensic examinations of latent prints through the application of scientific practices for the recognition, collection,
analysis, and interpretation of physical evidence for criminal and civil law or regulatory purposes to include examination of
evidence using biological, chemical, and physical methods.
2. Examines and analyzes evidence and interprets scientific observations and data to render conclusions, form opinions and
produce reports.
3. Provides expert witness testimony; produces comprehensive reports and illustrative exhibits for federal, state, and local
judicial proceedings at a level sufficient to explain evidence interpretations and conclusions from forensic examinations and
scientific data to a lay audience.
4. Serves as a subject matter expert and technical advisor in matters relating to the proper collection, preservation,
packaging, and submission of criminal evidence; participates in crime scene evidence collection activities in major field
investigations; ensures evidence handling requirements are met.
5. Performs ongoing evaluation and validation of laboratory instrumentation and methods, operating protocols, and safety
practices under supervision; maintains awareness of safety procedures and identifies possible physical conditions and/or
laboratory procedures that may create unsafe conditions.
6.Delivers training in laboratory services, evidence collection, crime scene processing and field examination.
7. Conducts studies and research for improving forensic analyses, scientific methods, and criminal identification procedures.
8. Acts as liaison with postal management and federal, state, and local organizations on technical developments, forensic
methods, and investigative problems of common interest.

SUPERVISION

Assistant Laboratory Director

This is a two-step application process requiring you to create a profile and submit an application for the position you are
applying for.

You will receive two email confirmations:
1. An email confirming your profile is complete.
2. After submitting your application you will receive a second email confirming your application has been successfully
submitted.

For information, please contact Terri Richardson at Talent@usps.gov

The United States Postal Service has the following excellent and challenging employment opportunity for highly motivated
and innovative individuals. Successful candidates must demonstrate through a combination of education, training, and
experience the following requirements:

Requirements

1. Ability to communicate orally and in writing in order to prepare reports of examination results and conclusions, and provide
testimony as an expert witness before state, federal or other judicial bodies.
2. Ability to provide training related to laboratory services, evidence collection, and field examination.
3. Ability to conduct and document scientific research related to latent print examinations.
4. Skill in the use of magnifiers and digital / optical enhancement instrumentation.
5. Knowledge of forensic science techniques, laboratory protocols, scientific methodologies, quality assurance standards and
latent print examination procedures sufficient to conduct detailed and complex analyses and interpretation of the value of
evidentiary items.
6. Ability to render conclusions/opinions and make recommendations based on scientific practices of recognition, collection,
and interpretation of physical evidence related to latent print examinations.
7. Knowledge of evidence collection, preservation, packaging and shipment procedures sufficient to serve as a technical
advisor in such matters and to ensure evidence handling requirements are met.
8. EDUCATION/ CERTIFICATION: Applicants must possess the following degree and professional certification. 1. A
Bachelor's degree in forensic science, physical or biological sciences, life sciences, chemistry or a closely related field from a
college or university accredited by a national or regional accreditation organization recognized and sanctioned by the U.S.
Department of Education. 2. The International Association for Identification (IAI) Certified Latent Print Examiner certification.
NOTE: Employees in the Forensics Latent Print Analyst Sr position prior to April 4, 2015 are exempt from this requirement.

Qualified applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening to meet the U.S. Postal Service's requirement
to be drug free. Applicants must also be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident alien status.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

Applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m., Central Time, of the posting's closing date. Applicants claiming veterans'
preference must attach a copy of member copy 4 (only) of Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form
214) or other proof of eligibility if claiming 10-point veterans' preference. The United States Postal Service (USPS) is an
equal opportunity employer. The USPS provides reasonable accommodation for any part of the application, interview, and/or
selection process, please make your request to the examiner, selecting official or local manager of Human Resources. This
request can also be made by someone on your behalf. Explain the nature of your limitations and the accommodation
needed. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

SPECIAL NOTE: Current career Postal Service employees are ineligible to apply to this posting.

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27-Oct-2017

Defiance College - Computer Science Faculty Position

Computer Science Faculty Position


Defiance College invites applications and nominations for a full-time Computer Science faculty member who is interested in an exciting opportunity to develop a Computer Science companion program to our existing Digital Forensic Science Program. Responsibilities for this position include a 24-credit per year teaching load; academic advising; committee work; and service to the college and the wider community. Computer Science faculty will be teamed with experienced Digital Forensic Science faculty and the position will involve significant cross-training. Successful candidates should be versatile, adaptable, prepared to learn while teaching, and have a healthy curiosity about the Digital Forensic Science field as well as their own.


Preferred candidates will have a terminal degree in computer science or related field or ABD status; candidates with a master’s degree will be considered. Rank and tenure track consideration is commensurate with education and experience. Preference will be given to candidates with significant real-world software solution experience and higher education teaching experience.    


Located in Defiance, Ohio, Defiance College is recognized as a leader in using ever-changing student-centered classroom approaches to lifelong learning as well as for its dynamic service-learning experiences. The Defiance College community is dedicated to instilling within our students a search for truth, sensitivity to our world and diverse cultures within it, and the ability to lead in their chosen professions with a spirit of global service. Our vision creates an educational experience of engagement in civic, cultural, and learning dimensions for all students and is home to the McMaster School for Advancing Humanity, a unique program with broad opportunities for international academic research, student leadership, and action to improve the human condition.  As a United Church of Christ related college, we emphasize learning based on the four pillars of our educational philosophy: to know, to understand, to lead, and to serve. Immersed in this philosophy, our students have earned national recognition for their commitment to service, and Defiance College is among the top 20 schools in the nation for community service and engagement. The college was selected as a Presidential Award Finalist for the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, one of only four colleges and universities in the Midwest to receive the prestigious recognition. Founded in 1850 Defiance College is a private, co-educational college with over 40 major areas of study leading to bachelor’s degrees as well as master’s programs in education and business.


To apply, send a letter of application that addresses the requirements of the position, statement of teaching philosophy, cv, sampling of syllabi and student evaluations (if available), salary requirements, and contact information of four professional references to:


Office of Academic Affairs

Defiance College

701 N. Clinton St.

Defiance, OH 43512

or email:  mcall@defiance.edu


Additional information about Defiance College is available at www.defiance.edu. Position start date is anticipated for Fall 2018. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Defiance College is committed to the diversity of faculty, staff, and students. Applicants who will enrich the diversity of our campus and promote a spirit of inclusivity are especially encouraged to apply.


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27-Oct-2017

Nebraska State Patrol - Drug and Trace Analyst

NEBRASKA STATE GOVERNMENT
invites applications for the position of:

State Patrol Forensic Scientist


SALARY: $24.55 /Hour
OPENING DATE: 10/24/17
CLOSING DATE: 11/27/17 11:59 PM
JOB TYPE: PERM FULL TIME
LOCATION: Lincoln
DEPARTMENT: Nebraska State Patrol
DESCRIPTION:
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
This position will train to provide analysis in both the drug chemistry and trace chemistry sections of the crime laboratory. Duties will include; examine, analyze, and weigh suspected drugs to determine if they are controlled substances under State statutes, quantify drugs present and/or answer other questions related to drugs. Examine, analyze, and compare trace evidence materials such as explosives and flammable materials to ascertain source, determine identity of the item, and/or answer other questions related to trace evidence. Write reports, construct charts/data summaries of forensic examinations to document test procedures and results, and provide conclusions. Testify at grand jury hearings, preliminary hearings, depositions, or court trials to explain the examination process and to interpret and defend test results. Attend symposiums, workshops, in-service training programs, and staff meetings; reviews journals and books; consult with workers of other laboratories to learn new standards, procedures, and techniques in laboratory analysis. Conduct, as assigned, the orientation and training of new laboratory employees to introduce them to the laboratory and its procedures, policies, and methods and to develop their knowledge and expertise in the forensic science field. Perform other responsibilities, as assigned, such as recommending procedure changes, implementing quality assurance and safety procedures, assisting with laboratory audits, and giving general laboratory tours.

Hours: 8-5, Monday - Friday. 

Job location is 3977 Air Park Road
QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:
REQUIREMENTS:  Bachelors or post-baccalaureate degree in the fields of physical science, natural science, forensic science, criminalistics, or other fields, where specific scientific coursework in job related specialties have been completed. You must submit a resume and your transcripts with your application. Failure to complete all areas of your employment application may result in your application being disqualified from our selection process. 

PREFERRED: Bachelors of Chemistry or related discipline with courses and labs in general, organic, and analytical (instrumental) chemistry. Experience/knowledge of Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry and Infrared Spectroscopy. Experience with and/or knowledge of statistical data analysis. Familiarity with different types of microscopy to include polarized light microscopy. Computer skills to include use of Excel and Access programs. Analyst should possess skills in multi-tasking, organization, and be an independent individual who is self-motivated and needs minimal supervision.

OTHER: Valid driver's license is required or ability to provide independent authorized transportation. If selected for this position, you must meet the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services employment eligibility requirements by completing an EEV (I-9) Form. The agency does not sponsor H1-B Visa's. Regular and reliable attendance is expected. Applicants will be screened for a record of criminal activity and criminal history using a fingerprint-based check, before a final offer of employment is made. Applicants must be free of felony convictions. Applicants cannot maintain a continuous association or dealings with persons, groups, or organizations that they know, or should know are persons or groups or organizations under criminal investigation or indictment or who have a reputation for present, ongoing involvement in felonious or criminal behavior. Applicant must successfully complete an extensive background screening prior to being employed, which includes completion of a Personal History Questionnaire. Selection process will include an interview.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of: the principles of chemistry, biochemistry, toxicology, genetics, biology, physics, physical, natural and/or other sciences related to the work assigned; laboratory procedures, analysis methods, and material/substances used; the methods to illustrate information and support court testimony; the practices and protocols of the forensic science work assigned. Skill in: the selection, use, and care of laboratory equipment/instrumentation and material/chemicals used in conducting analyses of substances/items submitted as a part of the investigation of a criminal case. Ability to: follow laboratory procedures and conduct tests using laboratory equipment/instrumentation and material/chemicals to obtain results; observe and compare size, shape, quantity, color, small details, and reactions; interpret observations and record results of analysis of items/substances submitted for examination and arrive at conclusions; communicate technical explanations and information to others in person and by telephone, email and correspondence; comprehend and apply knowledge from scientific and technical journals and textbooks; relay knowledge gained to co-workers to recognize and solve problems; formulate legally valid interpretations and conclusions on the basis of tests made and testify and defend these in courts as an expert witness; pass moot court/proficiency tests in the assigned forensic science field.
 


State Patrol Forensic Scientist Supplemental Questionnaire
 
* 1. Have you ever been convicted of a felony?
Checkbox a. Yes
Checkbox b. No
* 2. Have you ever been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment in a penitentiary for a term of one year or more?
Checkbox a. Yes
Checkbox b. No
* 3. Have you been convicted of a DWI or DUI in the last two (2) years?
Checkbox a. Yes
Checkbox b. No
* 4. Have you ever been convicted of any crime involving the threat or actual use of physical violence that would constitute a Class I misdemeanor in this state?
Checkbox a. Yes
Checkbox b. No
* 5. Have you ever been convicted of any crime involving the threat of or actual sexual assault or abuse?
Checkbox a. Yes
Checkbox b. No
* 6. Have you ever been convicted of any crime of physical violence or sexual abuse against a child or children?
Checkbox a. Yes
Checkbox b. No
* 7. Have you ever illegally sold, produced, cultivated, or transported marijuana or other controlled substance for sale?
Checkbox a. Yes
Checkbox b. No
* 8. Have you used marijuana for any purpose in the last two (2) years?
Checkbox a. Yes
Checkbox b. No
* 9. Have you used illegal drugs or narcotics, other than marijuana, in the last five (5) years?
Checkbox a. Yes
Checkbox b. No
* Required Question

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03-Oct-2017

ORAU - Multiple Openings

Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) has several posted employment opportunities in the field of forensic science, as well as several similar fields.  For more information, please visit: http://www.orau.org/careers/default.aspx

New Positions:

Principal Chemist - Radiological/Nuclear
Staff Chemist - Radiological/Nuclear
Associate Chemist - Radiological/Nuclear
Senior Chemist
Senior Microbiologist
Principal Microbiologist
Staff Microbiologist
Associate Microbiologist

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14-Sep-2017

Hennepin County Sheriff's Office Crime Laboratory - Latent Fingerprint Examiner

HENNEPIN COUNTY
Department of Human Resources
Hennepin County Government Center
300 South Sixth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55487

http://hennepin.jobs

INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF:

Latent Fingerprint Examiner

An Equal Opportunity Employer

SALARY
$28.87 - $41.55 Hourly

OPENING DATE: 09/13/17

CLOSING DATE: 09/28/17  11:59 PM Central Time

JOB TYPE: Varies

LOCATION: Downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota

DEPARTMENT: Sheriff's Office

THE POSITION

The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) is currently seeking to fill two Latent Fingerprint Examiner positions. One position is full-time benefit earning and the second is a part-time benefit earning position.

The Sheriff's Crime Laboratory is an internationally accredited laboratory that provides forensic services to 35 law enforcement agencies, the Minnesota State Patrol and multiple federal law enforcement agencies.

The HCSO, based in Minneapolis, is one of Minnesota's premier law enforcement agencies. HCSO invites you to join them in the career challenges offered by our agency which seeks to reflect the diversity of the communities it serves.

The HCSO is dedicated to public safety and service as guardians in the community through leadership, integrity, and strong partnerships.

The primary duties and responsibilities of this position include:

  • Conduct examinations, evaluations, and comparisons of latent print evidence to establish identity or non-identity.
  • Process items of evidence for latent prints using appropriate methods and sequences.
  • Develop, validate, and implement new procedures and techniques as necessary.
  • Utilize specialized photographic techniques to document latent print evidence.
  • Prepare written reports, records, and charts of evidence examination and comparison results.
  • Utilize Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) equipment.
  • Prepare court exhibits; provide expert court testimony on latent print examinations.
  • Provide training to local law enforcement and other personnel on the proper handling and collection of latent print evidence.

Best Qualified Candidates will have:

  • One of the following:
    • A bachelor's degree or higher in forensic science, chemistry, toxicology, biology, microbiology, biochemistry or a field appropriate to the area of specialization.
    • Five years or more of experience as an examiner/scientist in an accredited forensic laboratory.
  • One year or more of professional level experience performing scientific laboratory analysis of latent print evidence gathered in law enforcement work in a forensic laboratory.
  • Current certification as a latent print examiner through the International Association for Identification.
  • Experience with criminal court procedures and practices with special reference to rules of evidence.
  • Knowledge of state, federal, and local criminal laws that apply to forensic evidence.
  • Experience in using digital laboratory equipment, computers and computer software to conduct, evaluate, compare and identify, and document finger print evidence.
  • Ability to testify as an expert witness in courts of law; present technical information and opinions to non-technical audiences in a clear, concise, and understandable manner.
  • Abide by the Sheriff's Office Personal Appearance Standards Policy.  You must read the entire policy and be able and willing to meet the requirements.

Invitations to interview will be based on an assessment of education and experience.
Applicants must have no felony convictions and must successfully complete a drug test and an extensive background investigation that includes criminal, employment and financial checks during the six-month probationary period.


Hennepin County envisions and organization where our commitment to diversity is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community.

 

If you need assistance to actively participate in the employment process, please email us at HR.ServiceCenter@hennepin.us or call us at 612.348.7855.

Hennepin County provides equal access to employment, programs and services without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex (except when sex is a Bona Fide Occupational Qualification), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, public assistance or national origin. If you believe you have been discriminated against, contact the Human Resources Department, A-400 Government Center, Minneapolis, MN 55487, 612.348.7855

APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT:
http://hennepin.jobs
OR
Hennepin County Government Center
300 South Sixth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55487

EXAM #17SHRF745LMS102
LATENT FINGERPRINT EXAMINER
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14-Sep-2017

DOUGLAS COUNTY (NE) - Quality Assurance Manager

DOUGLAS COUNTY (NE) Human Resources Department

1819 Farnam Street, Suite 505 Omaha, NE 68183

http://hr.douglascounty-ne.gov/employment

INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF: Quality Assurance Manager EOE/Drug Free Environment

Salary $4,990.67 - $7,488.08 Monthly $59,888.04 - $89,856.96 Annually

OPENING DATE: 09/07/17 CLOSING DATE: 10/19/17 04:30 PM Central Time POSTING TYPE: Open JOB TYPE: Full Time WORK LOCATION: 15345 West Maple Road, Omaha, NE DEPARTMENT: Sheriff

THE POSITION: Incumbent works under the direction of the Laboratory Director or designee, the incumbent implements, monitors, and reviews the quality activities within the Douglas County Sheriff's Office Forensic Services Division's Crime Laboratory.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Oversee and maintain the accreditation of the laboratory to ISO/IEC 17025 and 17020 international standards.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, supervisors, County employees, and the public.

Maintain and update the Quality Manual and other lab-wide manuals and documents.

Monitor continued compliance with in-house policies and procedures as well as accreditation standards.

Administer proficiency tests in compliance with accreditation standards and agency policies.

Maintain all records (e.g., manuals, reports, corrective actions, security/safety issues, proficiency testing, etc.) for all laboratory operations and staff.

Monitor court testimony of staff, including attending court sessions for observation.

Solicit customer feedback and perform analysis for service refinement.

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2 of 5 Train and inform staff of changes in laboratory protocols and procedures, accreditation standards, quality assurance/safety needs and internal auditing.

Assist with corrective and preventive actions.

Schedule, coordinate, and conduct onsite reviews/audits of laboratory facilities and practices on a regular basis to verify compliance with agency, professional, and accreditation standards.

Prepare the laboratory for assessments and audits.

Assist with the transfer of evidence to and from the laboratory.

Properly receive, handle, and store various types of physical evidence to prevent loss, damage, or deleterious change.Provide court testimony as necessary.

Maintain a current knowledge of the forensic field through technical publications and training.

Assist in the collection and presentation of statistical data essential for laboratory operations.

Safely operate a motor vehicle when required to travel on County business.

Report to work at assigned location with regular, predictable, and consistent attendance.

Perform other duties as directed and assigned.

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in the physical or natural laboratory sciences such as forensic science, chemistry, or biology required.

Four (4) years of experience with quality control, proficiency testing, reporting procedures, and equipment usage in a scientific laboratory required.

Three (3) years of experience working in an ISO/IEC 17025 or 17020 accredited laboratory required.

Experience in a forensic laboratory preferred.

Two (2) years of supervisory experience preferred.

Training as an internal auditor or assessor preferred.

Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license at the time of hire and throughout the course of employment.

* Approved, related work experience required may be substituted for educational requirements beyond high school on a year-for-year basis.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORKING CONDITIONS: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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3 of 5 Work is performed indoors in an office setting and occasionally onsite at company locations throughout the County. Noise level is usually moderate. Work is generally performed during standard day-shift hours; however hours will occasionally include varied days, hours and overtime as needed. Work may be stressful when dealing with multiple priorities and time constraints. Incumbents may encounter uncooperative or irate persons while performing duties. Work requires physical activity including extended periods of walking and standing with occasional climbing, reaching, carrying, balancing, kneeling, crouching and bending. An incumbent must have the ability to transport themselves to and from various locations throughout the County. An incumbent must have the ability to frequently lift and/or carry equipment, files, and other materials weighing up to 10 pounds and to occasionally up to 25 pounds.

Required sensory abilities include vision, hearing and touch. Visual abilities, correctable to normal ranges, include close, distance and color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Communication abilities include the ability to talk and hear within normal ranges. Incumbent must possess the hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate computers and other equipment.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:

Requisition # 7986 http://hr.douglascounty-ne.gov/employment

QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER - OR - Douglas County Civic Center 1819 Farnam Street, Suite 505 Omaha, NE 68183

Douglas County Health Center 4102 Woolworth Avenue, Room C-222 Omaha, NE 68105

Quality Assurance Manager Supplemental Questionnaire

* 1. What is the highest level of education you have completed?

Master's Degree * 2. Do you have a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in the physical or natural

laboratory sciences such as forensic science, chemistry or biology?

No

* 3. How many years of experience do you have working in an ISO/IEC 17025 or 17020 accredited

laboratory?

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1 year of college

2 years of college

3 or more years of college

Bachelor's Degree

Yes

Less than three years

Three years

Four years

Five years

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4 of 5 Seven years of more * 4. Do you have at least four (4) years of experience with quality control, proficiency testing, reporting

procedures and equipment usage in a scientific laboratory?

No

* 5. You must possess and maintain a valid driver's license at the time of hire and throughout the course of

employment. Do you understand this condition of employment?

No

* 6. How many years of supervisory experience do you have?

Five or more years * 7. Describe your experience working in a forensic laboratory.

* 8. Describe your experience training as an internal auditor or assessor.

* 9. Are you able to successfully perform the Essential Functions of the job with or without reasonable

accommodation?

No

* 10. Are you able to meet the Physical Requirements and Working Conditions of this position with or

without reasonable accommodation?

No

* 11. If you answer yes to claiming Veteran's Preference, you must attach to your application, before

submission, a copy of your DD 214 including page 4 which shows Character of Service (and IF you are a disabled veteran, verification of disability from the VA), OR if you are a spouse of a 100% disabled veteran, you must attach a copy of the veteran's DD 214 showing character of service, a copy of the veteran's disability verification from the Department of Veterans Affairs demonstrating a 100% permanent disability rating, and proof of marriage to the veteran. Any marriage claimed for veteran preference must be valid under Nebraska law. Contact Human Resources if you do not understand this requirement. I understand this requirement that documents must be attached.

I am not claiming Veteran's Preference * 12. If you are selected as a final candidate, YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED VIA EMAIL (email address on

application) TO COMPLETE A QUESTIONNAIRE regarding any and all convictions you have of any

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Yes

Yes

Less than one year

One year

Two years

Three years

Four years

Yes

Yes

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5 of 5 criminal statutes by a DEADLINE DATE (typically 3 days from the date of the email). It is your responsibility to check your email, as well as your SPAM FOLDER, and access your account utilizing your User Name and Password. (Please be advised that Douglas County Human Resources does not have access to your login information). IF YOU FAIL TO COMPLETE THE CONVICTION QUESTIONNAIRE WITHIN THE DEADLINE DATE, YOU WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FURTHER IN THE SELECTION PROCESS. Do you understand this requirement?

No

* 13. Are you able to work Monday through Friday Days?

No

* 14. The pay range salary for this position is $4990.67 to $7488.08 per month. Is this acceptable to you?

No

* Required Question

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29-Aug-2017

Washburn University - Program Coordinator - Forensic Investigations

Forensic Investigations Program Coordinator Faculty

(Recruitment #11230817)

 

Washburn University’s Criminal Justice and Legal Studies Department invites applications for one faculty position in Forensic Investigations.  This is a 12 month full-time appointment as the program coordinator of the newly developed Forensic Investigations program. Position begins January 1, 2018.   Appointment to a non-tenure or tenure track position will depend on qualifications, the criteria for Faculty Rank are posted in the Washburn University Faculty Handbook: http://www.washburn.edu/faculty-staff/faculty-resources/faculty-handbook/faculty-handbook-section-3.html#

 

The responsibilities of this position will include:  Coordination of the Forensic Investigations program; teach 4 undergraduate forensic investigations courses/criminal justice courses per semester, academic advising to students, holding on-campus office hours at least 3 days per week and service (professional, community, and university).    If the position is hired as a tenure-track Assistant Professor, responsibilities will also include scholarly activity. Salary competitive and commensurate with education/experience.  

 

Required Education/Experience:  1) a Master’s Degree in Forensic Science or Criminal Justice with a strong emphasis in forensics, or a closely related field 2) evidence of a commitment to excellence in teaching, with the ability to teach a variety of forensic courses at the undergraduate level, and 3) three years of experience in the field of crime scene investigations and teaching experience at the undergraduate level. 

 

Preferred qualifications for consideration of appointment as Assistant Professor:  1) a PhD in Forensic Science or Criminal Justice with a strong emphasis in forensics, or a closely related field. (ABD will be considered and the doctorate must be earned by June 30, 2019.), and 2) Applicants requesting consideration for a tenure-track appointment must provide evidence of research in the field of forensics. 

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of Applicants begins Sept. 21, 2017, and continues until the position is filled.  Send application letter noting a clear indication of which track they wish to be considered, vita, copies of transcripts and name/address/phone numbers of 3 references to: Ms. Beth Kuhn, Office of the Dean (BE 306), Washburn University, 1700 SW College Ave. Topeka, KS 66621 (DO NOT SEND ADDITIONAL MATERIALS UNLESS REQUESTED). The successful candidate will be required to submit to a background check prior to hire and to submit official transcripts. Washburn University is an EOE. To enrich education through diversity, candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. http://www.washburn.edu

 

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29-Aug-2017

ORAU - Multiple Openings

Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) has several posted employment opportunities in the field of forensic science.  For more information, please select the following links:

Laboratory Manager - Theater Liaison

Forensic Chemist

Forensic Examiner - Latent Print 1

Forensic Examiner - Latent Print 3

Forensic Examiner - DNA 1

Forensic Examiner - DNA 3

Forensic Examiner - Firearms and Tool Marks

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17-Aug-2017

Columbus Division of Police - Crime Laboratory Manager

The Columbus Division of Police is recruiting for a Crime Laboratory Manager:

The Columbus Division of Police is seeking a forward-thinking candidate that possesses a strong forensic science background and administrative skills to manage the overall operation of the agency’s crime laboratory. The Columbus Police Crime Laboratory is an ISO 17025 accredited laboratory that performs testing in the disciplines of DNA analysis, Drug Identification, Firearms, Latent Prints, and Questioned Documents. It is located in a new 35,000 sq. ft. facility and is the second largest local laboratory in Ohio.

Examples of work assigned to the Crime Laboratory Manager are:

  • Manages staff assigned to the Crime Lab, to include oversight of functions such as personnel evaluations, leave approvals/disapprovals, and the initiation of disciplinary action;
  • Explains and ensures adherence to work unit policies and procedures;
  • Conducts administrative project report reviews to ensure validity and completeness;
  • Assesses current operational, managerial, laboratory and forensic procedures in order to determine needed changes;
  • Meets and discusses with superiors and colleagues current trends in forensic science, operations, policies, and procedures, etc.;
  • Prepares administrative and technical reports regarding Crime Lab operations;
  • Determines budget needs for personnel, services, equipment and facilities for upcoming fiscal year;
  • Oversees the laboratory quality assurance program to ensure adherence to laboratory accreditation criteria;
  • Directs and monitors application to, and compliance with, crime laboratory accreditation program(s);
  • Approves personnel, services and equipment expenditures within the confines of the approved budget;
  • Applies for and manages grants utilized by the Crime Lab;
  • Negotiates agreement between Crime Lab and local law enforcement agencies seeking forensic services;
  • Provides technical advice to police officials, prosecutors, external sources, and new police recruits regarding forensic procedures and/or findings;
  • Reviews scientific journals and other literature to stay informed of current trends and progress made in the science;
  • May give media interviews and public presentations on lab operations;
  • May testify in grievance and arbitration hearings;
  • May testify in court as to the findings of analyses performed at the Crime Lab;
  • May examine and evaluate physical evidence.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Possession of a bachelor's degree with significant coursework (21 semester or 32 quarter hours) in forensic science, chemistry, biology, or closely related physical or natural science, and six (6) years of forensic laboratory experience, two (2) years of which are at a supervisory level. Substitution(s): A master’s degree in forensic science, chemistry, biology or closely related physical or natural science may be substituted for one (1) year of the required non-supervisory experience. A doctorate's degree in forensic science, chemistry, biology or closely related physical or natural science may be substituted for two (2) years of the required non-supervisory experience.

The salary range for this position is $82,306-$123,510 annually plus benefits. The salary hiring point will be based on education, certification, and experience. Selected applicants will be subjected to a background investigation and pre-employment drug screening. Please submit inquiries and resumes to Mike Rusetsky at MIRusetsky@columbuspolice.org    

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14-Aug-2017

North Dakota Office of Attorney General - Crime Lab Director

CRIME LABORATORY DIRECTOR

Position No.:   125-1955

Salary Range:  Commensurate with experience

Closing Date:   The position is open until filled; however, review of applications will begin immediately, so please submit as soon as possible.

Status:             Full-Time with State Benefit Package

Recruitment:   Internal/External

Location:         Bismarck, ND

Selecting Supervisor:  Troy Seibel, Chief Deputy Attorney General

 

Summary of Work

The North Dakota Office of Attorney General, Crime Laboratory Division, is recruiting for the position of Crime Laboratory Director.  The Crime Laboratory is an ASCLD/LAB-International (ISO 17025) accredited agency located in Bismarck, ND.  The laboratory supports criminal investigations for over 150 law enforcement agencies statewide.

 

The responsibilities of the Crime Laboratory Director include the following:

 

The overall function, performance and integrity of the state’s forensic science services, its quality assurance, management information systems, forensic science training (internal and external), and adherence to the agency’s forensic policies and procedures.

Oversee and coordinate the supervision of laboratory sections (e.g., the Crime Laboratory currently has 24 employees).  The laboratory processes cases which include the disciplines of fire debris analysis, blood/breath alcohol analysis, offender databasing, DNA casework, drug analysis, firearms examinations, latent fingerprint development and comparison, trace analysis, and toxicological analysis – drug screening.  The Crime Laboratory staff also holds training classes to assist law enforcement agencies in pursuit of their daily duties.

Quality assurance within every unit and/or discipline in the laboratory and the empowerment to transcend section supervisor authority in order to ensure the integrity of the work product or processes.

Participate in and develop major forensic policy decisions, forensic service delivery, human resource administration and management, and administration of the budget.

Act through technical leaders to ensure compliance with ASCLD/LAB-International (ISO 17025) and the FBI Quality Assurance Standards.

Co-author and approve policies and procedures to support laboratory examinations, quality assurance, evidence handling/retention/destruction and safety activities.

Secure federal grants and manage grant activities, including budget estimates, procurement, etc.

Provide guidance and support to law enforcement officers and assistant prosecutors on relevant forensic questions, procedures, analytical methods and updates to the laboratory system.

Manage daily operations, budgets, and make recommendations on personnel decisions.

Coordinate with purchasing for (a) hiring temporary forensic scientists, and (b) issuing contracts to vendors for professional services agreements, etc. on an as-needed basis.

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

Ideal candidates will possess the following experience:

 

A bachelor’s degree with a major in forensic science, toxicology, chemistry, microbiology, or a related natural science field is required, together with three years of comprehensive forensic science work experience that included lead work in conducting forensic examinations.

MS in forensic science or a related scientific field is highly desirable, but not required.

Minimum of 5-10 years in a supervisory capacity leading a group of forensic scientists in public or private criminalistics laboratory.

Prior forensic casework and testimony experience.

Practical experience with technical troubleshooting and root cause analysis.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Certification in forensic science discipline(s) is desirable, but not required.

Knowledge of forensic laboratory management and operations, ISO/IEC 17025 and other related ISO standards, both the ASCLD/LAB Legacy and International programs and requirements.

Knowledge of collection, detection, preparation, examination, preservation and documentation requirements of physical evidence in all types of environments.

Knowledge of the operation and maintenance needed on a variety of analytical instrumentation and other laboratory related equipment.

Knowledge of the terminology, principles and analytical techniques used in the analysis of physical evidence as it applies to the forensic laboratory.

Knowledge of budgeting, personnel, and other administrative practices.

Skills to effectively and positively deal with legislators, attorneys, law enforcement agencies, technical leaders, Crime Laboratory supervisors, proficiency test providers, vendors, and other investigative and forensic professionals in carrying out day-to-day responsibilities.

Ability to determine work priorities, assign work, and ensure proper completion of work assignments.

Ability to interpret forensic scientific experiments, results, formulate conclusions and present findings.

Ability to manage and coordinate laboratory safety inspections to include inventorying drug standards, collecting and disposing of biohazard and chemical waste generated in laboratory environments.  Knowledge of forensic crime laboratory safety requirements.

Ability to work well with other people, make effective oral presentations, prepare well-written reports, and maintain confidentiality in all quality, casework and accreditation matters.  Collect, evaluate, and analyze data to develop alternative recommendations, solve problems, document workflow and other activities relating to the improvement of forensic operations and practices.

 

Application Procedures

 

 

Applicants are screened based on qualifications, successful completion of the interview process and a background and criminal investigation.  Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  The Office of Attorney General does not provide sponsorships.

 

Application package must be received by 11:59 PM on the closing date listed on the opening.

 

Applications will only be accepted online at www.nd.gov/omb/public/state-jobs

 

Documents to be submitted:

 

Resume

Cover letter with a summary that clearly explains how the applicant's work experience is related to the summary of work and minimum/preferred qualifications

3 Professional References

College Transcripts (copies or unofficial versions are acceptable)

 

Applicants who are residents of ND and eligible to claim veteran's preference must attach Form DD214. Claims for disabled veteran's preference must include a current statement of disabled status from the Veteran's Affairs Office with the application for employment.

 

Anyone needing assistance or accommodations during any part of the application or interview process please contact Glenna, Office of Attorney General: E-mail: gellison@nd.gov; phone: (701) 328-1256, fax: (701) 328-2226 or TTY: 1-800-366-6888.

 

Learn more about Office of Attorney General at:  http://www.attorneygeneral.nd.gov

Learn more about Employment Benefits at: http://www.nd.gov/hrms/employees/benefits.aspx


Visit North Dakota State government: http://www.nd.gov

 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

 

The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.

 

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

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21-Jul-2017

Hamilton County Coroner’s Crime Laboratory - Trace Evidence Analyst

Position:  Experienced Trace Evidence Analyst


Salary:  Forensic Scientist I ($51,126) – Forensic Scientist II (61,984).    Hamilton County also offers an excellent retirement program and health benefits.


Location:  Cincinnati, Ohio


Applications are currently being accepted to fill an opening for an experienced Trace Evidence Examiner position.  The Hamilton County Coroner’s Crime Laboratory is a full service ANAB (ISO) accredited laboratory consisting of about 24 analysts.  The position requires the analyst to be trained in the analysis of hairs, fibers, paint, glass, ignitable liquids, explosives, footwear impressions, primer residue (GSR by SEM) as well as miscellaneous evidence materials.  The analyst should possess skills in organization, multi-tasking, and attention to detail, as well as abilities in writing, public speaking, and computer technology.  The analyst will join and be trained under another Trace Evidence Examiner.  The analyst will be required to comply with safety, quality control, and other administrative criteria of the ANAB accreditation program. Hamilton County is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  General information about the laboratory can be found at www.hamilton-co.org/coroner.


Qualifications:   Applicants must possess no less than a Bachelor’s degree in a natural science such as forensic science, chemistry, biology, or related science.  Experience and training in at least one if not multiple trace disciplines is required.  This training and experience could encompass but is not limited to: polarized light microscopy, comparison microscopy, scanning electron microscopy, digital imaging, gas chromatography/mass spectrometry, infrared spectroscopy, etc.  Applicants must possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license.


Applicants selected for an on-site interview will be required to travel to Cincinnati at their own expense.


To Apply:  Send cover letter, copy of transcript, and resume to:


                                                Michael A. Trimpe

                                                Senior Trace Evidence Examiner/Arson Analyst

                                                Hamilton County Coroner’s Laboratory

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                                                Cincinnati, Ohio  45219

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13-Jul-2017

Kansas Bureau of Investigation Forensic Scientist I, II, III - Biology Casework Unit

Job Title: Forensic Scientist I, II, III (to directly link to this job posting, copy this

link) County Shawnee Req. No: 187114

agency: Kansas Bureau of Investigation Posting Type: External

applications accepted through:

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Division: Forensic Science Laboratory- Biology Casework Unit

Position Type: Unclassified ( t-Will), Full-Time, Nonexempt, Benefits-Eligible

Position Location: Topeka, Kansas

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is accepting applications to fill multiple Forensic Scientist positions in the Biology Casework Unit.

Forensic Scientist I: Duties of this position include, but are not limited to: Training in the area of biology by means of an intensive training program to perform the identification and genetic classification of biological material using chemical and instrumental methods. Testifies in court as an expert witness in limited scope cases.

Hourly Compensation Rate: $22.16

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree (B /BS) in biology, chemistry, forensic science or a related field. Must have successfully completed college course work in molecular biology, biochemistry and genetics.

Forensic Scientist II: Duties of this position include, but are not limited to: Performs identification and genetic classification of biological material using chemical and instrumental methods. Testifies in court as an expert witness.

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Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree (B /BS) in biology, chemistry, forensic science or a related field. Must have successfully completed college course work in molecular biology, biochemistry and genetics.

Two (2) years’ experience performing identification of biological material, or one (1) year experience performing DN testing on evidence samples.

Forensic Scientist III: Duties of this position include, but are not limited to: Performs identification and genetic classification of biological material using chemical and instrumental methods. Testifies in court as an expert witness.

Hourly Compensation Rate: $32.78

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree (B /BS) in biology, chemistry, forensic science or a related field. Must have successfully completed college course work in molecular biology, biochemistry and genetics.

Five (5) years’ experience performing identification of biological material, or three (3) years’ experience performing DN testing on evidence samples.

TRAVEL

The Forensic Scientist in this position is expected to travel to the locations required to competently and diligently discharge the assigned duties. Occasional in-state and limited out-of-state travel may be required. valid driver's license is required when operating a state vehicle, a private vehicle, or a rental vehicle for the benefit of the State.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES

dditional duties and responsibilities may be added to the position description at any time. The position description does not state or imply that these are the only activities to be performed by the employee(s) holding this position. Employees are required to follow any other ob-related instructions and to perform any other ob-related responsibilities as requested by their supervisor.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

s a condition of employment, candidate(s) are sub ect to a pre-employment process to include a polygraph examination, fingerprint based records check, and comprehensive background investigation, including reference check of past and present employers. The pre-employment process will be waived for current KBI personnel who have previously completed the screening requirements

HOW TO APPLY The application process has 5 REQUIRED STEPS.

STEP 1: Register by completing the online Personal Data Form at https://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/sec-home/state- employment/register-personal-data (Skip this step if you already have an pplicant ID number or State ID.)

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Page Job Postings 3 of 4 STEP 2: Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas ob vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue website at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199.

Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. Tax Clearance expires every 90 days.

STEP 3: Complete the official State of Kansas Employment pplication form at https://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/sec-home/state-employment/apply

STEP 4: Submit your online application to Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI).

STEP 5: Submit resume, cover letter and Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate (required documents) via email to KBIEmployment@KBI.ST TE.KS.US or postal mail to:

Kansas Bureau of Investigation

TTN: Human Resources 1620 SW Tyler Topeka, KS 66612

Required Documents: State of Kansas Employment pplication form Resume, Cover Letter Current Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate

cademic transcripts are required to consider application complete

K NS S T X CLE R NCE CERTIFIC TE REQUIRED: Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas ob vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. ll applicants, including current state employees, are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004- 03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199.

Recruiter Contact Information: Name: Julie Kampsen Phone: 785-296-8200 Email: KBIEmployment@KBI.ST TE.KS.US Fax: 785-296-2011

What To Expect Next:

fter your application is evaluated and ranked, you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified of the outcome after the selection process is complete. You may call or email the recruiter contact listed to inquire about your application.

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accommodations are needed for any part of the application or hiring process.

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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