Employment Opportunity

Latent Print Examiner

Collier County Sheriff's Office, Naples, Florida

Salary: Starting hourly salary $19.87

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

The Collier County Sheriff's Office is looking for positive, proactive, energetic, enthusiastic individuals that support our core principle of community, safety, service to fill the position of a Latent Print Examiner.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


  • Evaluate prints for comparative quality
  • Perform tasks in the AFIS (Automated Fingerprint Identification System) to include, but not limited to, database entries, comparisons, evaluations, quality control, verification and maintenance
  • Perform friction ridge comparisons
  • Provide latent print technical assistance to crime scene investigators
  • Prepare court exhibits
  • Assist detectives as needed
  • Provide expert testimony in depositions and open court
  • Enter data into computer system
  • Maintain electronic and paper files


Minimum Requirements:
  • Associate's Degree or equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Able to lift 30-50 lbs.
  • Must be available for on-call assignments
Position Requirements: Knowledge of print characteristics
  • Pass a pattern recognition test
  • Pass a visual acuity test
  • Ability to interpret law and ordinances of the State and County with particular reference to rules and evidence and courtroom demeanor.
  • Knowledge of techniques relevant to investigations, research, planning, organization, evaluation and problem recognition.
  • Proficiency in written and oral communication
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Ability to attend specialized training courses in friction ridge analysis

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How to apply: Apply online

Posted: October 25, 2019

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