Salary: $6,186.27 - $7,900.53 Monthly
Final Filing Date: July 2, 2019
The Torrance Police Department is recruiting for a motivated professional to join the Forensic Crime Scene Investigation Unit. The team is comprised of six (6) Forensic professionals and a supervisor. The laboratory has state of the art laboratory equipment and digital imaging systems. This position performs the full range of complex and technical crime scene investigations, latent print examinations, provides expert witness testimony, and performs other related work as required.
This position operates on a 4/10 schedule and will be required to work weekends, evenings, holidays, and on a rotating, on-call schedule. Incumbents will be working the field in all weather conditions, laboratory, and general office settings. Physical demands of the performed duties include climbing, bending, lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing up to 60lbs., exposure to blood-borne, air-borne pathogens, bodily fluids, various hazardous chemicals used to develop latent print impressions, occasionally crawling in small confined spaces, possible prolonged use of computers. and tolerating adverse conditions such as fingerprinting and photographing deceased persons.
This is the full journey-level class within the job series. Employees within this class are distinguished from the Forensic Identification Specialist by being a fingerprint expert and the performance of the full range of duties, as assigned. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise, and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit. This level is fully qualified to work in the field, independent of supervision, even on the most complex cases and is expected to give expert testimony in court. Work is judged primarily on overall results with great latitude in determining work methods and assignment requirements. Work may require the development of recommendations consistent with directives, policies and regulations.
Receives direction from the Forensics Supervisor or Police Lieutenant. Provides technical direction to Forensic Identification Specialists.
Requirements:QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES - Any combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills would be:
Do you have the Education Required? See available on-line and campus-based degree programs now!
How to apply: Apply online
Posted: June 10, 2019
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.