ad728x90

Employment Opportunity


Crime Scene Specialist Supervisor

Albuquerque Police Department, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Salary: $45,593.60 - $54,288.00 Annually

Final Filing Date: September 22, 2017

Duties and Requirements Click to read more

Duties:

Supervise, assign, review, evaluate and participate in the work of staff responsible for identifying, documenting, collecting and preserving physical evidence of crime scene investigations; oversee and ensure the preservation of all items taken into evidence; testify in court regarding the chain of custody and integrity of evidence; ensure work quality and adherence to established policies and procedures and perform the more technical and complex tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility.

Requirements:

Related education and experience may be interchangeable on a year for year basis.
  • Bachelor's degree in criminal justice, social science, forensic science, chemistry, biology, physical science or a related field, plus four (4) years of crime scene investigation experience to include two (2) years direct supervisory experience in a management and/or administrative capacity.
  • WorkKeys assessment preferred: Applied Mathematics, Workplace Observation, and Business Writing. To learn more about WorkKeys Assessments and to schedule an appointment to take the preferred WorkKeys assessments, please Click Here.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must pass Drug Test, Criminal Records check and Background check.
  • Possession of a valid Driver's License or the ability to obtain by date of hire.
  • Possession of a City Operator's Permit (COP) within six (6) months from date of hire.
  • Possession of a valid National Crime Information Center (NCIC) certification within six (6) months from date of hire.
  • Must have successfully completed the Crime Scene Specialist (CSS) Training program or similar program and the CSS Supervisor OJT program.
  • Must successfully pass a physical agility test.
Preferred Knowledge
  • Operations, services, and activities of a crime scene investigation program
  • Principle of supervision, training and performance evaluation
  • Principles, practices, procedures, methods, and techniques used in evidence collection, protection, preservation, photography, and identification
  • Principles of chain of custody
  • Rules and procedures of providing expert testimony in court
  • Principles and procedures of record keeping and reporting
  • Office procedures, methods and equipment including computers
  • Occupational hazards and standard safety practices
  • Principles of business letter writing and basic report preparation
  • Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations
Preferred Skills & Abilities
  • Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise, review, evaluate and participate in the work of staff responsible for conducting crime scene investigations
  • Select, supervise, train and evaluate staff
  • Use a variety of specialized equipment and techniques to collect and analyze physical evidence
  • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Monitor, review and approve a variety of crime scene investigation reports
  • Participate in the development of policies and procedures and recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectives within assigned division
  • Operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet and database applications
  • Oversee and perform forensic evidence collection, identification, and applicable field analysis functions
  • Oversee, investigate, document and process evidence at crime scenes
  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ensures compliance and adherence to department rules and regulations and safe work practices and procedures governing the processing, collection and maintenance of physical evidence and property
  • Conduct informal and formal briefings related to crime scene investigations
  • Perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work

Do you have the Education Required? See available on-line and campus-based degree programs now!

How to apply: Apply online

Posted: September 12, 2017



NOTE: The crime-scene-investigator.net is not responsible for typographical errors or omissions in employment notices on this web site. Often, employers change final filing dates, change duties and/or requirements, or close employment openings without notice. If you are interested in a job posted on this site be sure to contact the employer to see if changes in the filing date or job announcement have been made. Employers can also provide more information about open positions that does not appear in the announcements on these pages.