Employment Opportunity

Forensic Services Division Assistant Supervisor

Winston-Salem Police Department, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Salary: $54,726.15 Annually

Final Filing Date: Continuous

Work is performed under general supervision. Performs professional, difficult administrative work in supervising the employees of the Forensic Services Division and its operation; does related work as required.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


  • Acts as the Division head in absence of the Forensic Services Division Supervisor;
  • Assists the Forensic Services Division Supervisor with administrative tasks regarding personnel assignments, staffing, scheduling, performance appraisals, etc.;
  • Interacts with City, Departmental, and external management regarding policy and procedural changes, training, etc.;
  • Attends conferences, meetings, and ceremonies;
  • Maintains personnel files;
  • Conducts administrative investigations and administers corrective actions;
  • Ensures Division compliance with Departmental accreditation standards and programs;
  • Ensures Division compliance with Federal,State, and Local Laws and regulations;
  • Ensures the Division is properly equipped to safely and efficiently deliver quality services;
  • Provides leadership and supervision to Division personnel;
  • On-call as needed basis.


Education And Experience:
  • Minimum of Associates Degree in forensic science, biology, chemistry, criminal justice, or closely related field from an accredited institution or a combination of high school graduate/GED and work experience in a closely related field.
  • Minimum of three years of experience in supervisory capacity in forensic services and/or investigative case work.
Knowledge, Skills And Abilities:
  • Ability to provide supervision and leadership to assigned personnel; advanced knowledge of methods and standards employed forensic science; advance knowledge of rules of evidence; advanced knowledge of photography; ability to maintain confidentiality; ability to follow complex oral and written directions; ability to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; ability to present clear and concise testimony in court; and ability to work independently in the absence of direct supervision.
Physical Demands:
  • Adequate physical agility and endurance to carry out duties to include climbing, standing, crawling, kneeling, lifting, siting, etc. for extended lengths of time.
Work Conditions:
  • Exposure to bloodborne pathogens; exposure to dust/dirt, fumes, smoke, adverse sights and smells, adverse weather conditions; extreme heights and environments; and confined spaces.
  • Possession of a valid North Carolina driver's license.
  • Successful completion of the City of Winston-Salem driver's license course and all related drivers training requirements;
  • Ability to obtain medical and departmental approval for respirator use

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Posted: June 18, 2019

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