Employment Opportunity

Forensic Specialist I (Crime Scene)

Montgomery County Police Department, Gaithersburg, Maryland

Salary: $50,299 - $83,100 per year

Final Filing Date: November 16, 2017

Employee will be responsible for work involving the detection, collection, handling, testing and preservation of crime scene physical evidence and latent prints from crime scenes.

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Duties include responding to crime scenes, collecting, processing and preserving physical evidence, measuring and diagramming crime scenes, photographing crime and accident scenes, writing reports concerning actions taken and maintaining accurate notes and records. Employee will be required to work rotating shifts and weekends and will be subject to on-call status.


  • One (1) year of full time experience involving the detection, collection, testing/analysis, and maintenance of the chain of custody and security of crime scene physical evidence and latent prints.
  • Possession of a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, or a related field from an accredited college or university.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
Preferred Criteria
  • Experience collecting and processing crime scene evidence.
  • Experience collecting and processing latent prints.
  • Experience photographing crime scenes.

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How to apply: Apply online

Posted: November 3, 2017

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