Employment Opportunity


Crime Scene Analyst I

North Las Vegas, Nevada, North Las Vegas, Nevada

Salary: Not stated

Final Filing Date: September 20, 2019

This is the entry level class in the Crime Scene Analyst series. Incumbents in the Crime Scene Analyst I class learn and perform a variety of technical investigative duties. This class is used as a training class and is alternately staffed with Crime Scene Analyst II and Senior Crime Scene Analyst. It is expected that the employee will promote to the Crime Scene Analyst II within two years of appointment as a Crime Scene Analyst I, after successfully gaining experience, demonstrating proficiency, obtaining professional certifications and meeting the minimum requirements for the Crime Scene Analyst II.

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Duties:

  • Learns and performs all the essential functions listed below under Crime Scene Analyst II.
  • Responds to crime scenes and performs a variety of investigative tasks to document the crime including taking photographs, recovering evidence and processing latent, patent and visible fingerprints; and to perform a variety of tasks relative to assigned areas of responsibility.

Requirements:

Education and Experience:
  • Associates degree from an accredited college or university with the major course work in criminal justice, police science, forensic science, or a closely related field.
  • OR
  • Two years of paid full time progressively responsible continuous, uninterrupted experience conducting crime scene investigations and performing field crime scene processing/analysis of evidence for an investigative municipal police agency, county sheriffs office, or governmental agency but not limited to a county coroner’s office or medical examiner’s office within the last 3 years.
Licenses and Certifications:
  • Must be a US citizen
  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.
  • Must possess a valid state driver's license and maintain satisfactory motor vehicle record and ability to obtain appropriate Nevada state driver’s license within required time frame.
  • Must pass a pre-employment physical and psychological exam.
  • Must satisfactorily complete the North Las Vegas Police Department Crime Scene Investigators Field Training Program within the allotted time frame for the program.
  • Must be able to obtain certification from the American Institute of Applied Science (AIAS) correspondence course in Forensic Science or equivalent within one year from the date of hire.
  • Must exhibit the ability to obtain certification as a Crime Scene Technician (level 1) from the International Association for Identification (IAI) to move to the Crime Scene Analyst II level.
  • Must attend and graduate from a Crime Scene Investigation Academy, if previously not accomplished.
Knowledge of:
  • Basic police investigation principles and techniques.
  • Evidence collection and preservation procedures.
  • Theory and principles of forensic science.
  • Principles of photography.
  • Basic drawing and sketching techniques.
Skills:
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively interact with internal staff, citizens and other City officials and staff in order to give and extricate information in a courteous and friendly manner.
  • Photography.
  • Drawing and sketching.

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Posted: August 28, 2019


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