Salary: $35,568.00 - $52,790.40 per year
Final Filing Date: March 24, 2019
The Police Department’s Forensic Services Unit (FSU) provides crime scene response and latent fingerprint examination services to the citizens of Virginia Beach who have become victims of crime. The Latent Fingerprint section began in 1987 and is the largest remote Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) site in the state of Virginia, averaging approximately 1000-1250 latent print criminal cases per year. The unit is staffed by a supervisor, three latent fingerprint examiners and a public safety data services assistant.
Forensic Services Technician is the entry level position. Starting salary will be factored from the lower end of the salary range, commensurate with experience and qualifications. Applicants selected for the Forensic Services Technician position will be eligible for career progression to the Forensic Specialist I position classification (10% pay increase) upon demonstrating competency and proficiency in processing latent fingerprints independently (typically in about two years). There is an additional career progression opportunity to Forensic Specialist II for those employees who continue their study and training in latent fingerprint examination and are recognized by the court as an expert witness in that discipline.
Duties:This position will be responsible for the following:
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Posted: March 13, 2019
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