Employment Opportunity

Crime Scene Specialist II

San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, San Bernardino, California

Salary: $51,646.40 - $71,011.20 Annually

Final Filing Date: Continuous

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  • The Scientific Investigations Division of San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department is recruiting for Sheriff's Crime Scene Specialists II, who are responsible for collecting, documenting, and preserving physical evidence at crime scenes, while learning to process evidence including; fingerprints, photographs, and crime scene reconstruction. Sheriff's Crime Scene Specialist II also learn to process Advanced Crime Scene, Gunshot Trajectory, and Bloodstain Pattern Analysis.
  • This is the second trainee level in the series; incumbents work under general supervision, and respond to lower level crime scenes for which they have been qualified, collect evidence from crime scenes and perform a variety of duties, including fingerprinting, photography, crime scene reconstruction, and other technical duties while receiving training in advanced crime scene techniques including bloodstain pattern analysis and gunshot trajectory reconstruction.
  • Employees must qualify for promotion to Sheriff's Crime Scene Specialist III within 36 months or be terminated. This is the second trainee level in the series, incumbents do not attain regular status at this level.


  • Option A - Experience: Two (2) years of full-time work experience with a law enforcement organization as a field specialist in either crime scene photography or evidence collection and documentation.
  • -- OR --
  • Option B - Education: Thirty (30) semester (45 quarter) units of completed college coursework in criminalistics, forensic or police science, or a related physical or natural science, which includes at least 9 semester (12 quarter) units from courses in crime scene investigation, evidence collection, and college-level mathematics (trigonometry is preferred). A list of coursework must be submitted and transcripts must be attached with the application.
  • -- OR --
  • Fifteen (15) months (trainee period) of full-time work experience as a Sheriff's Crime Scene Specialist I with the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department.
Desired Qualifications - Ideal candidate will have demonstrated ability in:
  • Advanced Crime Scene
  • Gunshot Trajectory
  • Bloodstain Pattern Analysis

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Posted: January 14, 2018

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