Employment Opportunity


Crime Scene Technician II

Aventura Police Department, Aventura, Florida

Salary: $44,000.00 - $58,000.00 Annually

Final Filing Date: March 22, 2019

Duties and Requirements Click to read more

Duties:

  • Assists in the operation of the property room that includes storage and maintenance of evidence and property and may manage the function in the absence of the Property Custodian.
  • Accepts, records and maintains a record system of all physical evidence and lost/found property taken into custody by the Police Department.
  • Disposes of evidence or lost/found property by returning it to the owner, destruction or auction, upon case clearance, in accordance with state and local rules and regulations regarding property disposition.
  • Conducts crime scene processing which includes recording, photographing, sketching, searching for trace evidence, latent print lifting, and collection of evidence.
  • Maintains crime scene supplies.
  • Fingerprints members of the public, when required, for various licenses or permits.
  • Acts as Departmental Photographer.
  • May be required to give testimony in court or attend depositions.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

Requirements:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Associates Degree in Crime Scene Investigation or a closely related field of study.
  • Minimum of two years of Crime Scene investigation experience.
GENERAL
  • Must be 21 years or older at the time of employment;
  • Must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid Florida driver's license without record of suspension or revocation in any state;
  • No felony convictions or disqualifying criminal histories within the past seven years;
  • Must be able to read and write the English language (Substitutes any local or state requirements for those listed here)
  • Certification in Crime Scene Investigation and/or a history of advanced training in related subjects.
  • Be of good moral character.
NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Knowledge of modern law enforcement principles, procedures, techniques and equipment; working knowledge of laboratory techniques; working knowledge of finger printing techniques and classification systems; considerable knowledge of evidence and lost/found property maintenance and disposition practices.
  • Skill in the operation of the tools and equipment listed below.
  • Ability to learn the applicable laws, ordinance and department rules and regulations; Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with peers and supervisors; Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
Supplemental Information
  • Works under the supervision of the Crime Scene/Property Supervisor.

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Posted: March 13, 2019


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