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06-May-2019

Scottsdale PD (AZ) - DNA Analyst

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23-Apr-2019

West Virginia State Police - Firearms Examiner (FS4)





The West Virginia State Police Forensic Laboratory is accepting applicants for:

Position: FORENSIC SCIENTIST 4 (Firearms Examiner)

Location: Troop 0 – Headquarters – So. Charleston

Pay Grade: Commensurate with Experience (Base salary is currently $49,367, but with across the-board pay raises going into effect July 1st, the base is expected to go up to $51,737.)

Description: This is a responsible professional position requiring specific scientific and technical skills. This position is authorized to work independently on casework with minimal supervision. Forensic Scientist 4 is authorized to issue forensic reports at the conclusion of testing, perform technical review in their area of expertise, perform testing on complex cases, serves a lead worker, provides technical assistance to lower-level scientist, and render expert testimony when needed. Performs related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications: Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year college or university with a major in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, forensic sciences, natural sciences, or related field. Discipline specific educational requirements as specified. Experience: Five (5) years of training and experience directly related to the forensic discipline assigned. Special Requirements: A successful background check and polygraph examination (if not previously attained). A valid driver’s license.

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29-Mar-2019

Oakland County (MI) - Forensic Biologist

SALARY:

$61,001.72 - $80,010.58 Annually

OPENING DATE:

03/18/19

CLOSING DATE:

Continuous

ANNOUNCEMENT INFORMATION:

All applications must clearly indicate how the Minimum Qualifications, if applicable, are met. Provide as much detail as possible under employment history along with the hours worked per week at each job.


PURPOSE
The purpose of this examination is to establish an eligible list from which to fill present or possible future vacancies in this classification. For each vacancy, a Department Director/Division Manager has the choice of the applicants in the top group. This list will remain in effect for six months, unless exhausted, superseded by a new eligible list or extended for another six months by the Human Resources Committee.
 
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE TEST
The examination will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's responses on the official employment application form that includes supplemental questions regarding the applicant's training and experience.  Your responses will be scored and there are no test retakes.  You will be notified of your results by email.
 
The exam content as described above may be modified depending upon the number of applicants or other factors that influence the practicality or usefulness of this selection process.  Where minor differences in actual test scores do not reflect meaningful differences in ability, those scores will be statistically grouped resulting in a tie among those applicants.

CLOSING WITHOUT A DATE
This is a continuous examination, and applications will be accepted until such time as there are sufficient applicants to meet the County's current recruitment needs.  As such, interested persons should make application promptly.  Applicants will be tested in groups as they apply.  Successful applicants, regardless of their testing date, will be ranked on the eligible list based on their final examination scores.  The original rank of persons on the eligible list may change as later applicants are tested and added to the list.  Notice of the last date to apply for this examination will be posted in the Human Resources Department and on this posting one week prior to the application deadline.  Applications will not be accepted after the posted closing date.

TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED
All applicants for this classification must upload a copy of their college transcript under the attachment section. This section is used for transcripts only. Do not upload any other documents such as reference, cover letter, resume, etc. NOTE: If a job offer is made, an official transcript will be required.

JOB SUMMARY:

Under direction, the work of the Forensic Biologist will involve the scientific examination, testing and analysis of genetic material on forensic evidence by employing scientifically validated methods for body fluid identification and DNA analysis.  The Forensic Biologist also will evaluate and analyze results, prepare written reports, and testify as an expert witness in a court of law.  Utilizes current Countywide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED
All applicants for this classification must upload a copy of their college transcript under the attachment section. This section is used for transcripts only. Do not upload any other documents such as reference, cover letter, resume, etc. NOTE: If a job offer is made, an official transcript will be required.

At the time of application, applicants must:

1.  Possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Biology, Chemistry, Forensic Science or closely related area; AND
 
2.  Have successfully completed one course in statistics and/or population genetics; AND

3.  Have successfully completed at least one course, with a minimum of nine (9) cumulative semester hours, in each of the required subject areas:

  • Biochemistry
  • Genetics
  • Molecular Biology


4.  Have at least six (6) months of full-time forensic human DNA laboratory experience obtained at a laboratory where forensic DNA testing was conducted for the identification and evaluation of biological evidence in criminal matters.

5.  Have not been convicted of a violation of criminal law.  (Criminal law generally includes all offenses except traffic law, conservation law and liquor law.)
 
6.  Possess a valid United States motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license.  Out of Country driver's license holders will be required to obtain the appropriate valid State of Michigan driver's license before the hire date.
 
7.  Pass the total examination, including the employment medical established for this classification.
 
8.  Satisfactorily complete the six month probationary period.
 
 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

1.  Must maintain a valid United States motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license.
 
2.  A field investigation will be conducted covering an evaluation of employment, school, home, criminal, military, or other personal records.Any conviction or convictions for moving traffic violations, accidents, non-moving traffic violations, or violations of other laws will be reviewed by the Sheriff Department before an applicant can be appointed. Information obtained during the background investigation will be considered in the hiring decision.Convictions of the Domestic Violence Statute will be a disqualifying factor.

 



APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.oakgov.com

2100 Pontiac Lake Road
Waterford, MI 48328
248-858-0530

ocijobs@oakgov.com

Position #2019-88
FORENSIC BIOLOGIST
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Forensic Biologist Supplemental Questionnaire

 

 

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The next set of questions begins the Training & Experience Questionnaire. THIS SET OF QUESTIONS WILL BE SCORED AS A TEST. Only those scoring in the top group will be sent to the hiring department for final consideration and placement on an eligible list of candidates. You will be notified of your results by email. Following these instructions are questions related to important job tasks performed by this classification. Be sure to respond to all questions. I have read and understand these instructions.


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Do you have experience maintaining the integrity of evidence and following a chain of custody?


YesYes    NoNo

 

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Do you have experience conducting forensic biology/DNA analysis using validated methods and preparing technical reports entailing the results?


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Do you have experience conducting peer/technical and administrative reviews of Biology/DNA reports to ensure conformance to approved standards and the adequacy of the results for forensic purposes?


YesYes    NoNo

 

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Do you have experience appearing in court, rendering expert testimony regarding scientifically valid procedures, results, and conclusions?


YesYes    NoNo

 

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Do you have experience with the following software (select all that apply):


Checkbox JusticeTrax
Checkbox STACS CW
Checkbox STRmix
Checkbox GMID-X
Checkbox None of the above

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Do you have experience with the following instrumentation (select all that apply):


Checkbox Automate Express
Checkbox Tecan liquid handler
Checkbox Applied Biosystems GeneAmp PCR System 9700
Checkbox Applied Biosystems 7500 Real-Time PCR System
Checkbox Applied Biosystems 3500 Genetic Analyzer
Checkbox None of the above

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Do you have experience with the following technologies (select all that apply):


Checkbox Short Tandem Repeats (STRs)
Checkbox Y-STRs
Checkbox None of the above

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Do you have a valid Driver's License? Please provide the DL number below:


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12-Mar-2019

West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center - Medicolegal Death Investigator

PAY GRADE: 38


HIRING RATE: $21.58-26.25/hourly

JOB SUMMARY/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
The Medicolegal Death Investigator assists the investigation of deaths reported to the West Tennessee
Regional Forensic Center, Office of the Medical Examiner, particularly as regards the seeking, gathering, and
documentation of pertinent circumstantial, historical, and other medicolegal data. This position aids the Medical Examiner with identification of the decedent, determination of cause and manner of death, preservation of evidence, and anticipated future questions.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Receives and responds to the initial report of a death or request for cremation
• Creates an office record with the preliminary information
• Seeks and gathers facts and additional data necessary to establish the Medical Examiner’s jurisdiction
• Communicates and coordinates with the Medical Examiner, family members, employers, witnesses, and personnel from law enforcement, hospital, medical, civil, mortuary, insurance, and other fields
• Responds as appropriate to the death or injury scene or body location; Inspects and documents by means of notes, diagrams, sketches, and photography the appearance and condition of the locale, body, and other pertinent objects on or near or associated with the body
• Makes preliminary external examination of the body as appropriate with reference to identification of findings and factors related to time, place, manner, and cause of injury, disease, or death, and with reference to routine physical characteristic documentation and identity
• Obtains pertinent past and present medical, social, family, and other history from persons and sources associated with the decedent, including family, physicians, hospitals, co-workers, employers, and law enforcement agencies
• Prepares for collection and removal the body and
any pertinent valuables or evidentiary materials,
and removes or transports the body or materials to
the appropriate location or facility
• Ensures the preservation and storage of evidentiary
items and materials, available records, the body, and
any associated clothing, valuables, or personal effects
• Performs related duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s degree; Master’s Degree preferred. Two years acceptable and proven experience in death investigation; law enforcement; and/or Licensed Paramedic/EMT OR a combination of education and work experience to equal ten years of related experience. This position requires knowledge of laws and standards of medico legal investigation, anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, and forensic pathology. Must be able to work in a fast paced, team-oriented environment. Must be available to work rotating shift, days and holidays. Certification from the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators is required within one year of hire date. Work is generally performed in a clinical setting or exam room. Position will occasionally be exposed to environmental elements such as; heat, rain, or cold when conducting on-site crime scene investigations. Position will also be exposed to biohazards and chemicals necessary for the autopsy procedures during the pre and post-mortem process.

BENEFITS:
• Health or Health Savings CDHP (with/without wellness)
• Dental
• Vision
• Life Insurance: Basic and Optional Term
• Long-term Disability
• Short-term Disability
• Optional Accidental Death Insurance
• Flexible Spending Accounts
• Retirement: 401k, 403b, and 457b
• Educational Assistance: Employee, Eligible Spouse, and Dependent
• Annual Leave, Sick Leave, Longevity Pay,
and Paid Holidays

TO APPLY:
Follow the job link at uthsc.edu/forensic-center.
The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA/V
institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services.


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13-Feb-2019

Pennsylvania State University - Assistant Teaching Professor

Assistant Teaching Professor, Forensic Science


The Forensic Science Program under the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in the Eberly College of Science at The Pennsylvania State University, located at University Park, PA invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor position. The Forensic Science Program (http://www.forensics.psu.edu) offers both undergraduate and graduate (MPS) degrees, is home to a broad range of resident instruction and distance learning offerings and conducts extramurally funded research. The Program seeks a dynamic and innovative
individual to instruct and develop courses for undergraduate and graduate students. The position requires excellent oral and written communication skills and a willingness to develop collaborations and networks of support within the University, with programs at other institutions, and with law enforcement and crime laboratory professionals. Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D., but must have at least an M.S. in Forensic Science, Criminalistics, or other physical/natural science, and a demonstrated capacity for teaching. The ideal applicant should have experience working in a criminalistics/forensic science laboratory (private or government) with a strong foundation in the holistic approach to forensic science.

Applications must be submitted electronically at http://psu.jobs/job/ and include a cover letter highlighting prior professional experience, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy statement, and a list of three to five references. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Jack Hietpas at jzh333@psu.edu. Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. This position is a fixed term, 36-week appointment funded for three years from date of hire.


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29-Jan-2019

BGSU - Forensic Biology Instructor

Bowling Green, OHIO

 

Faculty POSITION Vacancy Announcement

College of Arts & Sciences

Forensic Science Program &

Department of Biological Sciences

 

Bowling Green State University is a tier-one, public university serving 19,000 students on two campuses in northwest Ohio. The University has nationally recognized programs and research in the natural and social sciences, education, arts, business, health and wellness, humanities and applied technologies. BGSU seeks talented individuals to join our community in Bowling Green, Ohio, recognized as one of the “Best College Towns of America.”

 

Position Summary

 

Instructor, Forensic Biology. The Forensic Science Program and the Department of Biological Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences at Bowling Green State University is seeking to fill an Instructor position in Forensic Biology. The successful candidate will have forensic science bench experience, testimony experience, and a primary interest area in forensic DNA analysis. This is a fiscal year appointment.

 

Primary Responsibilities

 

- Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in forensic biology and related fields; supervising master’s students; securing and sponsoring internships

- Engaging in research that leads to publications in peer-reviewed journals;

- Participating in service at the Department, College, and University level.

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

- Doctorate degree in molecular biology or a field related to forensic science (e.g., toxicology)

- Demonstrated record of research in forensic science (e.g., publications in peer-reviewed journals)

- Documented experience providing expert testimony and conducting casework.

 

Preferred Qualification

-    College level teaching experience.

 

Salary & Benefits

 

Competitive and commensurate with peer institution levels for rank and position in keeping with candidate’s experience and credentials. Full benefits package available.

 

 

Expected Start Date

 

July 1, 2019.

 

Credentials Required for Application

 

- Cover letter, detailing forensic science, teaching, and research experiences

- Curriculum vitae

- A statement of teaching and research interests

- One or more pdf files of publications within the last 3 years

- Names and contact information of three individuals who will be asked to provide current (dated within the past year) letters of references

- A statement of contributions and commitment to diversity in higher education

- Transcripts showing highest degree earned  

 

Application Process

 

For a complete job description & instructions on how to apply for this position visit https://bgsu.hiretouch.com/. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421.

 

Application deadline is February 20, 2019.

 

Additional Information

The forensic science program at BGSU is unique in that there is an Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) crime laboratory and investigation facility on the BGSU campus, as well as a partnership between BCI and BGSU in the form of the Center for the Future of Forensic Science. This partnership enables BGSU to create and provide the precise curricula and hands-on experience today’s forensic science and criminal investigation employers expect of prospective job candidates. In fact, BCI forensic scientists were consulted in the development of the academic degree programs and helped identify the major’s Ability Based Outcomes (those abilities considered essential for graduates entering the profession).

 

The Center for the Future of Forensic Science supports research that will lead to new methods for processing and analyzing evidence, generate new understanding of the neurochemistry and toxicities associated with substances of abuse and so much more. These efforts in teaching and research place the State of Ohio at the forefront of forensic science. The Center is dedicated to assisting BGSU and BCI in obtaining its mission to foster innovative forensic scientific research and to create training opportunities for forensic science professionals and students in forensic science-related fields.

 

For further information about the position or the program, contact Dr. Jon E. Sprague, jesprag@bgsu.edu; (419) 372-0224.

 

BGSU policy requires finalists to authorize and pass a background check prior to receiving an offer of employment. An official transcript showing the terminal degree is also required.

 

Bowling Green State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities regardless of age, gender identity, genetic information, religion, or sexual orientation.

 

 

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22-Jan-2019

Monroe County Crime Lab (NY) - Forensic Chemist

TITLE FORENSIC CHEMIST II – CONTROL SUBSTANCE


SALARY: $46,575 - $61,455 annually

LOCATION: Monroe County Department of Public Safety Crime Lab

JOB SUMMARY: This is a technical position in the Department of Public Safety, County Crime Laboratory responsible for conducting laboratory tests and procedures for the examination and analysis of controlled substances or chemicals gathered as evidence. Duties include preparing and presenting findings in written reports and serving as an expert witness in court. Work involves the use and maintenance of sophisticated modern laboratory instruments. All work is performed in accordance with Federal and State accreditation requirements and departmental procedure manuals and guidelines. This position differs from Forensic Chemist III – Controlled Substances in that it handles more complex examinations and cases, and has increased independence. The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of, a Forensic Chemist I – Controlled Substances, or other higher level staff member. Does related work as required.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: : EITHER: (A) Graduation from a New York State registered or regionally accredited college or university with a Master’s degree in a natural science, a forensic science, an engineering science, or criminalistics including or supplemented by at least twelve (12) semester credit hours or its equivalent in chemistry at the graduate or undergraduate level, plus one (1) year of full-time or its part-time equivalent experience in a forensic laboratory conducting chemical analysis; OR
(B) Graduation from a New York State registered or regionally accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in a natural science, a forensic science, an engineering science, or criminalistics including or supplemented by at least twelve (12) semester credit hours or its equivalent in chemistry, plus two (2) years of full-time or its part-time equivalent experience in a forensic laboratory conducting chemical analysis; OR
(C) An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B) above.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Candidates for employment with Monroe County Government will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test, along with a background investigation. Failure to meet the standards may result in disqualification. If you are appointed, you will be required to possess a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State or otherwise demonstrate your capacity to meet the transportation needs of the position.


RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT: Applicant must be a resident of Monroe County at the time of appointment. Send Civil Service Application to: Monroe County Department of Public Safety Crime Lab
85 West Broad Street Rochester, New York 14614
210 County Office Building, 39 West Main Street, Rochester, NY 14614-1471


PHONE: (585) 753-1700 TTY: (585) 753-1091 WEB SITE: http://www.monroecounty.gov Monroe County government prohibits discrimination in employment, program activities, procurement and contracting against any person due to such
person’s age, marital status, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, race, color, creed, sexual orientation or national origin.
An Equal Opportunity Employer

Posting Date: 1/14/2019
Posting Deadline: until filled

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26-Nov-2018

ORAU - Multiple Openings

Oak Ridge Associated Universities has many openings recently posted, including:

Latent Print Examiner
Basic Latent Print Technician
Senior Latent Print Technician
Next Generation ID Technician
Biologist Technician
Forensic Examiner - DNA
Forensic Examiner - Latent Print

To apply or for more information, please visit ORAU.

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05-Nov-2018

Iowa Department of Public Safety - Forensic Science Technician

Forensic Science Technician

Salary 

$39,395.20 - $58,385.60 Annually

Location 

Ankeny - 50023 - Polk County, IA

Job Type

Full-time

Agency

595 Iowa Department of Public Safety

Job Number

19-01023

Closing

11/25/2018 11:59 PM Central

LinkedIn Tag

#LI-DNP

Point of Contact

Paul Bush at bush@dps.state.ia.us

Job Description

This position will encompass several duties as described. Performs a variety of routine standardized tests and analysis in direct support of forensic laboratory examinations under close supervision. Responsible for providing technical support to the laboratory by the preparation of reagents, sampling and preparation of items for further forensic examination, chemical and biological waste management, supply ordering and inventory control, safety program duties and case related data entry using the applicable computer database. Responsible for the care, custody and maintenance of evidence submitted by law enforcement agencies. Performs screening tests on sampled items and documents results.

Operates analytical laboratory instrumentation under supervision and assembles resulting data. Triages evidence coming into the laboratory, and performs sample accessioning, data entry and conversion of paper files into electronically formatted files. Provides testimony in court on work performed as requested. Ability to pass a thorough background check performed by the Iowa Department of Public Safety.

Applicants are encouraged to upload cover letter and resume to NEO GOV. 

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Applicants must possess an associate's degree with an emphasis in laboratory technology, chemistry, biology, physics, or a related field to qualify for positions in this job classification.

For additional information, please click on the link in NEO GOV (State of Iowa Department of Administrative Services website for job openings) to view the job description for Forensic Science Technician.

Agency

State of Iowa

Agency

595 Iowa Department of Public Safety

Address

215 E 7th St

Des Moines, Iowa, 50319

Website

http://www.dps.state.ia.us/index.shtml

 

To apply go to this website:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/iowa  on the NEO GOV system underneath job vacancy #19-01023

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10-Oct-2018

Ohio State Highway Patrol (Columbus) - Criminalist





 


Criminalist (180004TI) https://dasstateoh.taleo.net/careersection/oh_ext/jobdetail.ftl?job=180004TI&tz=GMT-05%3A00
 
Description
 
Ohio Department of Public Safety - Ohio State Highway Patrol

Report in Location:  1583 Alum Creek Drive, Columbus, OH 43209

Work Hours:   8:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. (Subject to Call)


Performs analytical testing on crime-related evidence provided by law enforcement officers. Performs analysis on drugs, urine, blood, physical evidence, etc. Evaluates data & develops opinions based on knowledge, skills & sound analytical processes. 


Provides court testimony as an expert witness; provides court support for law enforcement officers; assists & trains officers in crime laboratory techniques & analytical methods. Maintains & orders necessary chemicals, containers & supplies used in the crime laboratory. 


Prepares laboratory reports for use by law enforcement officers & appropriate courts of law. Researches & interprets current literature concerning trends & changes in laws as applied to crime laboratory analytical methods. Prepares management reports concerning crime laboratory operations & results. Performs other related duties as required.

 
Qualifications
 
Completion of undergraduate core program in forensic science, biology or chemistry with coursework to include forensic science, analytical chemistry & law enforcement; 1 yr. pertinent laboratory experience commensurate with job duties to be performed as outlined per approved position description on file; valid driver's license.
-Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications for Employment noted above.
 
Major Worker Characteristics: 
 
Knowledge of:  Safety practices (i.e., laboratory safety practices); Agency policies & procedures (e.g., standard operating procedures, guidelines & standard methods applicable to Highway Patrol Crime Laboratory*); Natural sciences (i.e., chemistry, chemical analyses, biology & physics); Employee training development*; Government structure & process; Law (federal); Inventory control; Employee Training*.
 
Skill in:  Equipment operations (e.g., use & operation of laboratory equipment such as gas chromatograph, mass spectrometer, infrared spectrometer, computer keyboard with video display terminal microscope techniques & all other laboratory equipment.
 
Ability to:  Understand abstract field of study; Add, subtract, multiply & divide whole numbers; Prepare meaningful, concise & accurate reports; Gather, collate, & classify information; Handle sensitive inquiries from & contacts with officials & general public; Demonstrate manual dexterity; Works alone on tasks.
 
(*) Developed after employment.
 
Supplemental Information: 


TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT REQUIRED TO REMAIN IN THE CLASSIFICATION AFTER EMPLOYMENT: 

For positions in Ohio State Highway Patrol – Toxicology section only, must obtain Ohio Department of Health licensure & certification per OAC 3701-53-07 within twelve (12) months of employment, when required. Failure to obtain &/or maintain licensure & certification, when required is cause for removal.

UNUSUAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

Exposed to hazardous chemicals; may be exposed to human body parts; may be exposed to explosives; may be exposed to bio-hazardous materials (e.g., blood, urine); requires travel; may be on-call 24 hours/day, 7 days a week.

•This position may be filled by a layoff or certification eligibility list.


•This position will be filled in accordance with the bargaining agreement if applicable.


 
Background Check Information
 
•A BCI and FBI fingerprint check, a background check, including a polygraph examination, may be required on all selected applicants. 
•A comparative analysis and/or drug-test may be a requirement of the hiring process.


 
Primary Location: United States of America-OHIO-Franklin County
Work Locations: HP Alum Creek Facility 1583 Alum Creek Dr  Columbus 43209
Organization: Public Safety
Classified Indicator: Classified
Bargaining Unit / Exempt: Bargaining Unit
Schedule: Full-time
Work Hours: Work hours listed above
Compensation: $26.42 per hour
Unposting Date: Oct 18, 2018, 10:59:00 PM
Job Function: Laboratory

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10-Oct-2018

Miami Valley Regional Crime Lab (OH) - Firearms Examiner

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual for the position of Firearms Examiner with the Miami Valley Regional Crime Laboratory in Dayton, Ohio.  This is not an entry level position; previous casework is essential.  This is a civilian position assisting in law enforcement investigations.  The laboratory performs case work for numerous agencies throughout Southwestern Ohio. 

 

Position Description

 

Perform examination and comparison on firearm cases such as homicides, assaults, weapon offenses, and burglaries.  This includes, but is not limited to, function test on weapons, comparison of fired and unfired ammunition components, and serial number restoration.

 

Provide submitting agencies with a report of findings and provide expert testimony in court when required.  Maintain a good working relationship with our customers.  May be required to assist law enforcement agencies at crime scenes

 

Maintain a good working environment which includes:  keeping updated logs for casework, reagents, QC, instrumentation and equipment; assuring that methods and procedures are current; routinely decontaminating work surfaces and equipment; maintaining equipment and instrumentation; preparing reagents; stocking chemicals and supplies.

 

Must stay abreast of developments in the areas of firearms by reading current scientific literature and by attending lectures, meetings, seminars, and training sessions.

 

Provide training to area law enforcement and medical personnel on the proper collection and handling of firearm related evidence

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Five years of experience as a fully trained firearms examiner with an accredited laboratory
  • Possess good communication skills

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Three years of experience in a forensic laboratory

 

 

Conditions of Employment

 

  • Candidates must undergo a criminal background check
  • Candidates may be drug tested during their employment
  • Candidates must provide a copy of their college transcripts and their degree at their interview
  • The hired individual must successfully complete a training period and competency tests
  • The hired individual is considered a probationary employee for one year from their start date

 

 

Salary Range

 

$75,000 - $100,000

 

How to Apply

 

Applications can be filled out and printed at

http://www.mcohio.org/MVRCL_Application.pdf

 

Please send a completed application and a C.V. to:

 

     Heather Antonides - Laboratory Supervisor

     Miami Valley Regional Crime Laboratory

     361 West Third St.

     Dayton,  OH  45402

antonidesh@mcohio.org

937-225-5058

 

Montgomery County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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