Employment Opportunity

Crime Scene Technician

Davie Police Department, Davie, Florida

Salary: $43,243.20 - $61,089.60 Annually

Final Filing Date: December 10, 2017

This is responsible work of more than average difficulty performing technical duties requiring specialized knowledge, training and work experience in crime scene investigation.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


Employees in this classification are responsible for identifying, collecting, classifying, preserving, and transporting of physical and trace evidence such as latent prints, blood and body fluids, projectiles, hairs, fibers, clothing, bedding, weapons, casts of impressions and any objects deemed to have evidentiary value. Major crime scenes include, but are not limited to suicides, suspicious deaths, aggravated assaults/battery, arsons, armed robberies, auto thefts, burglaries, child abuse, elderly abuse, traffic fatalities, and sexual batteries. Work involves photography, sketching, plaster cast construction, latent fingerprint detection and processing, maintenance of evidence continuity, and testifying in courtroom prosecution. Duties require the use of technical skills and judgment in recognizing materials that can significantly assist in solving crimes and prosecuting offenders. Employees in this classification occasionally work with contaminated, corrosive or explosive materials. Employees in this class may be required to work on shifts with variable hours or of an extended duration. Work will require 24 hour call-out availability based upon the size and scope of a crime scene.

Work assignments are normally received in general outlines. Employees develop work sequences within established methods and procedures, and exercise considerable initiative and independent judgment in performing work. Work is reviewed and evaluated by a law enforcement supervisor for conformance with departmental directives and policies, through direct observation, in conferences with the employee, and through work records and reports.


Minimum Training and Experience
  • Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university and graduation from a crime scene technology program; supplemented by one (1) year of investigative experience;
  • OR
  • An equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.
  • Bachelor's Degree is Preferred.
Special Requirements
  • Candidate must have passed an approved Basic Crime Scene processing course or equivalent AND the basic FBI Fingerprint Classification Course within six (6) months of employment.
  • Possess a valid Florida Driver's License.
Supplemental Information - All applicants must:
  • Not have any felony convictions;
  • Not have any driver's license suspensions within five (5) years of the date of this application;
  • Not have steroid usage within five (5) years of the date of this application;
  • Not have a DUI arrest and/or conviction in the last five (5) years;
  • Not have visible tattoos;
  • Not have used any illegal controlled substances within three (3) years of the date of this application.
  • Not have used any tobacco products within six (6) months of the date of this application.

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

How to apply: Apply online

Posted: December 5, 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.