Employment Opportunity


Forensic Technologist - Firearms, Latents, Impression Evidence

Florida Department of Law Enforcement

Salary: $29,344.38 per year

Final Filing Date: December 31, 2018

  • Latents sections are located in Ft. Myers, Jacksonville, Pensacola, Tallahassee, and Tampa.
  • Impression Evidence is located in Tampa only.
  • Firearms Sections are located in Jacksonville, Orlando, Tallahassee, and Tampa only

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Duties:

This is professional work conducting laboratory tests and experiments, gathering instrumental data and documenting results while assisting crime laboratory analysts in the examination and/or analysis of physical evidence in criminal investigations submitted to the crime laboratory, and evaluating analytical methods and procedures.

Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:
  • A bachelor's or advanced degree in physical, biological or forensic science from an accredited college or university or a non-science degree with completion of at least 12 credit hours in physical or biological science-related coursework graded at a "C" or better and a minimum of two (2) years professional experience in an accredited forensic laboratory.
  • Professional experience in either an accredited forensic laboratory or an accredited law enforcement agency in the specific discipline being advertised may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of laboratory terminology and techniques used in the analysis of physical evidence within a forensic laboratory;
  • Knowledge of scientific method and the ability to independently apply it in the analysis of samples and conducting experiments;
  • Knowledge of the correct procedures of handling and preserving physical evidence;
  • Skill in the use of a variety of scientific laboratory or field equipment;
  • Skill in communicating laboratory procedures to others;
  • Ability to conduct laboratory tests;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;
  • Ability to testify in court regarding the results of testing.

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Posted: September 17, 2018



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