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City of Columbus, Ohio - Police Evidence Technician

invites applications for the position of:
Police Evidence Technician - EXAM

JOB TYPE: Full-time
SALARY: $22.09 - $29.74
OPENING DATE: 03/15/19
CLOSING DATE: 03/25/19 11:59

Under general supervision, is responsible for identifying, preserving, and processing physical evidence and related items collected or obtained from crime scenes; performs related duties as required. The current opening is for a position as a NIBIN technician in the Firearms Section of the Columbus Police Crime Laboratory.

(Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the examples cover all of the duties that may be performed.)
 Locates, collects, photographs, preserves, and processes fingerprints, palm prints, and other physical evidence from the crime scenes in compliance with Division of Police standards;
 Handles evidentiary and test-fired specimens from confiscated and recovered firearms;
 Captures images of markings on suitable NIBIN specimens utilizing current technology;
 Enters images into a computerized database; compares images in national database to determine possible matches, and refers matches to a criminalist for confirmation;
 Testifies and presents physical evidence in a court of law;
 Confers with individuals who may provide information that could be helpful in processing a crime scene or ballistic evidence from a crime scene;
 Prepares summaries, reports, and other documentation related to processing a crime scene or ballistic evidence from a crime scene;
 Provides periodic training regarding the collection, preservation, and processing of physical evidence;
 Screens burglary and theft reports daily, and creates a prioritized list of crime scenes to be processed;
 Operates motor vehicle to transport equipment to crime scenes;
 Restocks supplies and maintains equipment;
 Operates Division-supplied communication devices, computers, or other electronic equipment.


Two (2) years of experience in a law enforcement agency in a technical or similar support capacity sufficient to gain a basic familiarity with law enforcement functions and operations. Substitution(s): An associate degree in law enforcement or related field may be substituted for the required experience. If you meet the minimum qualifications by using education, you MUST attach official documentation of your degree or coursework to your application. If you do not attach appropriate documentation, your application will be rejected. Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
General knowledge of basic criminal law; general knowledge of the law of search and seizure; some knowledge of firearms; some knowledge of microscopy; some knowledge of digital cameras; ability to identify, collect, preserve and process physical evidence according to Division procedures; ability to climb stairs and ladders and lift moderately heavy objects; ability to work independently of direct supervision; ability to prepare technical reports; ability to communicate, both verbally and in writing; ability to operate personal computer and utilize relevant software applications; ability to operate. Division-supplied communication devices; ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with Division personnel and the general public.

The names of the applicants passing this administration of this exam will be used to create a NEW, OPEN COMPETITIVE, eligible list for this classification. If you are interested in having your name included on the new eligible list, you will need to apply for this exam within the filing period indicated below and successfully complete all phases of the testing process. Questions regarding this process can be directed to the Applicant and Employees Services Unit at (614) 645-8369. The examination process will consist of a multiple-choice exam weighted 100% covering Information
Ordering, Problem Identification, Logic and Reasoning, and Memorization. The exam is expected to be administered in late April 2019. Approved applicants will be notified by mail/email of their scheduled test date and time. All applicants must complete all phases of the testing process in order to receive a final score. The names of all candidates who pass this examination will remain on the eligible list for two years, unless the eligible list is replaced prior to or extended beyond the two years. If a candidate's name is certified and the candidate is to be considered for employment, the hiring process will include one or more interviews, a criminal background check, and a pre-employment drug test. For any position within the Division of Police, the hiring process will also include the completion of an extensive personal history questionnaire and a polygraph examination. The certification process will be: Ten Point Fixed Band. The City of Columbus is an Equal Opportunity Employer

77 N. Front Street, Suite 330
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 645-8369

Position #19-3029-C1


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Wisconsin Department of Justice-Madison Crime Lab - Justice Supervisor

Justice Supervisor 
Job Announcement Code: 1900759

Classification Title(s)/JAC:
  Job Working Title(s): 
  Justice Supervisor
Type of Employment:
Full Time (40 hrs/week)
This position is in pay schedule and range 81-04 with pay between $47,840 and $61,609 annually, plus excellent benefits. A twelve month probationary period may be required. Pay for current or former state employees will follow the provisions provided in the current State of Wisconsin Compensation Plan.
Donna Marchese, Human Resources Specialist, Senior, 608-266-0619, marchesedp@doj.state.wi.us
Bargaining Unit:
Area of Competition:
Deadline to Apply:

The Wisconsin Department of Justice is searching for a talented leader to serve as the Justice Supervisor for the Evidence and Administrative Support Unit within the Madison Crime Laboratory. The Unit is responsible for intake, distribution, and disposition of evidence for the lab, performed in accordance with state statutes, submission guidelines, and accreditation requirements. They interact with law enforcement personnel, District Attorneys, and Crime Laboratory staff on a daily basis.

DOJ provides legal advice and representation, criminal investigations, and various law enforcement and victim services for the State of Wisconsin. Learn more about the agency on our website. 

As a state employee, you will have access to health insurance, retirement plan, ample vacation days, sick leave, and nine paid holidays. If you would like more information on our benefits package, click here.

Position Summary:   This Justice Supervisor position supervises Laboratory Technicians and Office Associates in the Evidence and Administrative Support Unit. Staff in this Unit are a primary line of contact for the lab, communicating with customers on a daily basis. The supervisory position is responsible for quality control compliance, updating written materials, and providing consistency throughout the unit, and will also assist in the training and mentoring of staff, as well as providing guidance to local law enforcement. Additionally the position will assist the Laboratory Manager with certain administrative needs and oversee a broad range of responsibilities relating to office/business management in the areas of purchasing, telecommunications, and fleet. In addition, the incumbent will maintain compliance with ISO/IEC 17025, ANAB requirements for Accreditation of Forensic Science Testing Laboratories, and Crime Laboratory Bureau Policies and Procedures. This position works closely with law enforcement personnel, District Attorneys and their office personnel, and Crime Laboratory analysts.

We are seeking a highly motivated professional who can interface with a wide variety of personalities in a fast paced environment. An interested candidate should be organized, detail oriented, and able to apply critical thinking to daily tasks. Applicants should also be comfortable handling multiple tasks simultaneously, knowledgeable about managing projects, and leading staff to excel.

Special Notes:   The Department of Justice does not sponsor work visas. All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United Stated and complete the required Employment Eligibility Form I-9. An extensive background check will be conducted on applicants prior to selection due to the nature of the job duties. Upon appointment, the selected candidate will be fingerprinted prior to first day of work.


Applicants must have the following education, training and/or experience: 

1) Within an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001 accredited organization OR an organization with criminal justice administration practices. 

2) Practical, hands-on skills associated with a laboratory setting, such as sample submission, sample inventory management, chain of custody, etc.

3) In an assigned leadership role managing projects or initiatives and/or team. Such as consultation; training; guidance; assigning work activities; leading committees. 

In addition to the above qualifications, well-qualified applicants will have a combination of the following: 

1) Office or business management, such as purchasing, budget tracking, telecommunications, and fleet. 

2) Supervisory experience in a forensic laboratory setting. 

3) Utilizing Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS), such as BEAST, JusticeTrax, LabWare; or extensive experience in databases or similar IT applications. 

4) With application of state statutes applicable to the submission guidelines of forensic evidence and accreditation requirements.

How To Apply:   Apply online! Click the “Login to Apply” button at the top of this announcement. You will be required to submit an experience/job narrative addressing the qualifications listed above, along with a resume. Your experience/job narrative and resume are critical parts of the application and will be reviewed as part of the assessment process. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the process. 

If you do not currently have a wisc.jobs account, you will need to create one. For instructions on how to create an account, click here. Application materials will not be accepted if received in an e-mail, fax or as a hard copy. Questions regarding this position can be directed to Donna Marchese at (608) 266-0619 or marchesedp@doj.state.wi.us.


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West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center - Medicolegal Death Investigator


HIRING RATE: $21.58-26.25/hourly

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.

• 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

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.

• 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

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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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.

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/, which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report. Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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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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Monroe County Crime Lab (NY) - Forensic Chemist


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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West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center - Chief Medical Examiner

Chief Medical Examiner-Forensic Center - 18000000BP 



Hiring Range: $250,000.00 - $265,000.00 annually


The Chief Medical Examiner will perform death investigations, establish cause and manner of death, formulate conclusions, opinions or testimony in judicial proceedings, and to be available for consultations as necessary.

  1. Responsible for directing the overall operation of the West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center by performing highly responsible and complex administrative work in planning, coordinating, directing, implementing and controlling the statutory functions as defined by the Tennessee Post-Mortem Examination Act; and to do related work as required. 
  1. Provide direct or indirect services to District Attorneys, the Courts, the Attorney General, funeral homes, families of decedents, hospitals and major medical academic centers, insurance companies, organ procurement organizations, local and state police investigators, fire departments, a variety of state agencies, and various Federal programs and agencies. 
  1. Coordinate activities of the West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center with the Shelby County Department of Health. 
  1. Responsible for directing the overall operation of the Medical Examiner's Office which carries out medicolegal death investigations for the County, and provides autopsy services for up to 15 other counties in the north, central and eastern portions of the state. 
  1. Perform the responsibilities of a forensic pathologist (i.e. doing autopsies) and responsible for reviewing the forensic pathology functions done in the setting. 
  1. Counsels’ families in person or thru the telephone on increasing their level of understanding regarding the cause and manner of the death of the person involved as well as the psychological and physiologic aspects of the case. 
  1. In certain circumstances, the Chief Medical Examiner may be obligated to be a witness in the courts of law to aid in investigation of cases.






EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited medical school and board certification in Forensic Pathology by the American Board of Pathology (TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED)


EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 8-10 years of experience in a responsible position involving practice in the field of Forensic Pathology, prior management experience is required. OR, any combination of education and experience that shall be substantially equivalent to the above education and experience


LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Must possess licensure to practice medicine and certification by the American Board of Pathology in the field of Anatomic Pathology and Forensic Pathology at the time of appointment, and must maintain such licensure and certification as a condition of employment. (COPY OF LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED)        



  Medical Professional 

Primary Location



  Forensic Center 
Campus/Institute  Memphis 





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West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center - Forensic Pathologist

Forensic Pathologist-Forensic Center - 17000001JF 



Pay Grade: 47

Hiring Range: $170,000.00 – $200,000.00/ Annually



The Forensic Pathologist perform functions of a medicolegal pathologist, performing post mortem examinations and associated work duties.



  • Performs primary functions of a forensic pathologist in accordance with industry standards to determine manner and cause of death in medical examiner cases.
  • Maintains all required licenses and accreditations consistent with the industry standards.
  • Maintains individual continuing medical education and assures compliance with licensing and certification requirements.
  • Assists in the training of new forensic pathologists, residents, and assists with the educational programs with participating agencies.
  • Reports to scenes of investigation when requested and leads investigators in the management of the investigation.
  • Works closely with consultants when needed for forensic pathology services such as odontology, toxicology, histology, etc.
  • Provides expert testimony in criminal and civil court as requested.
  • Must be able to provide reports and data in a comprehensive format.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 




MD or DO degree; Completion of a residency in anatomic and clinical pathology (preferred) or anatomic pathology and a fellowship in forensic pathology; Board certification in forensic pathology must be completed within 2 years of hiring; Must become licensed in the state of Tennessee prior to starting work.

  • Knowledge of the rules and regulations affecting the operation of the medical examiner’s office.
  • Knowledge of agency policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of professional standards in forensic pathology.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of employee development sufficient to ensure organizational productivity.
  • Skills in exercising a high degree of initiative, judgment, discretion and decision making to achieve organizational goals.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with employees.
  • Faculty appointment in the Department of Pathology with opportunities for collaborative research
  • Funding for conferences travel and continuing medical education
  • 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



  Medical Professional 

Primary Location



  Forensic Center 
Campus/Institute  Memphis 





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City of St. Louis - Fingerprint Examiner


GOV Mayor Lyda Krewson 

Applying To: Latent Fingerprint Examiner Salary • 

Minimum: $41,730.00 • 
Maximum: $65,234.00 
Normal entry salary is $41,730. 

Nature of Work: Incumbents in this position prepare and identify latent fingerprint evidence of subjects. Duties include processing evidence for possible latent fingerprints; testifying in court and maintaining latent fingerprint files. For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Latent Fingerprint Examiner Minimum Qualifications An Associate’s degree in Physical Science or Criminal Justice; plus two years of experience in Latent Fingerprint Technology. OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Certification: Must obtain AFIS Certification by the Missouri Highway Patrol within 24 months of date of hire; become REJIS and MULES certified; and obtain IAI Latent Certification. All certifications must be maintained while employed by the City of St. Louis. License: Must possess and maintain a valid Missouri driver’s license while employed by the City of St. Louis. Must possess a valid driver’s license at the time of filing application and be able to present license at the Oral Interview. Please note type of license, number, class and expiration date on the Employment Application. Applicants who do not possess a Missouri driver's license will be required to present a "Driving Record Check" from their State's Department of Motor Vehicles. Documentation of academic credentials must be submitted with the Employment Application or at the time of Oral Interview. Latent Fingerprint Examiner 

 A limited number of applicants may be scheduled for the Oral Interview based on an evaluation of their qualifying education, training and experience as listed on the Employment Application. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application. Include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered. MEDICAL: The pre-employment medical exam will include a drug screen and “DNA buccal swab” VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS: To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of his/her DD 214 Certificate of Release or discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or at the time of the Oral Interview. The Director of Personnel may, in his discretion, accept alternate documentation. LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATION: Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancies. Please submit application as soon as possible. 

Applications can be submitted on the Internet. Visit the City web site at http://stlouis-mo.gov/jobs 

Examination Components and Their Weights • Experience and Training: Pass/Fail • Oral Interview: 100% • Character Investigation: Pass/Fail • Medical Examination: Pass/Fail 

No waiver of the Residency Requirement will be granted. 


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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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City of St. Louis - Fingerprint Technician Supervisor


  • Minimum: $41,730.00
  • Maximum: $65,234.00

Normal entry salary is $41,730.

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position are responsible for the daily operation of the Police Division's Fingerprint Technician Unit. Examples of duties include: supervising the work of Fingerprint Technicians and ensuring all assignments are completed to approved standards and preparing monthly work schedules and activity reports.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Fingerprint Technician Supervisor

Minimum Qualifications

A high school diploma or General Educational Development (G.E.D.); plus three years of experience as a Fingerprint Technician.  OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Certification: Must have AFIS Certification by the Missouri Highway Patrol, REJIS and MULES criminal history files and arrest records certification.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:  At least one year of previous supervisory experience is preferred.

A limited number of applicants may be scheduled for the Oral Interview based on an evaluation of their qualifying education, training and experience as listed on the Employment Application.  Complete the Employment History and Educational/Training History sections of the Employment Application even if you submit a resume.  Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application.  When completing the Employment History section of the application, include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment.  Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.

MEDICAL:  Candidates will be required to pass a "Drug Screen" and submit to a "DNA buccal swab" as part of the medical examination.

VETERANS PREFERENCE POINTS:  To be eligible for veterans preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of his/her DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or at the time of the Oral Interview.  The Director of Personnel may, in his discretion, accept alternate documentation.

LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATION:  Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancies.  Please submit application as soon as possible.  Applications can be submitted on the Internet.  Visit the City web site at http://stlouis-mo.gov/jobs

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: Pass/Fail
  • Oral Interview: 100%
  • Character Investigation: Pass/Fail
  • Medical Examination: Pass/Fail

No waiver of the Residency Requirement will be granted.

O.C. 2870
November 16, 2018


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Iowa Department of Public Safety - Forensic Science Technician

Forensic Science Technician


$39,395.20 - $58,385.60 Annually


Ankeny - 50023 - Polk County, IA

Job Type



595 Iowa Department of Public Safety

Job Number



11/25/2018 11:59 PM Central

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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.


State of Iowa


595 Iowa Department of Public Safety


215 E 7th St

Des Moines, Iowa, 50319




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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Ohio State Highway Patrol (Columbus) - Criminalist


Criminalist (180004TI) https://dasstateoh.taleo.net/careersection/oh_ext/jobdetail.ftl?job=180004TI&tz=GMT-05%3A00
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.

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: 


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.


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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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



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




Montgomery County is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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