Employment Opportunity


Forensic Scientist - Digital & Multimedia Evidence

Johnson County Sheriff, Olathe, Kansas

Salary: $26.70 - $40.00 per hour

Final Filing Date: First review of applications will begin on November 15, 2019

The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office Criminalistics Laboratory is seeking a qualified applicant for a Forensic Scientist position in our Digital & Multimedia Evidence Section. This position will be hired as a Forensic Scientist or Senior Forensic Scientist based upon prior experience. This position is approved for a start date of 1/1/2020. The 2020 salary ranges, minimum Forensic Scientist to maximum Senior Forensic Scientist, are $26.70 - $43.80 ($55,544 – 91,104 annualized). First review of applications will begin on November 15, 2019.

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Duties:

The major duties of this position include but are not limited to,
  • Evidence collection, processing, preservation, and the analysis of computers and mobile devices using forensic tools and investigative methods to find specific electronic data, internet history, documents, images, and other files.
  • The incumbent interprets test results and forms conclusions in prepared opinions for defense in a court of law; uses computerized instrumentation and information technology systems.

Requirements:

Educational requirements:
  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a Natural Science, Forensic Science with laboratory coursework, or other relevant field.
Experience requirements for Forensic Scientist:
  • Two (2) years of forensic experience and successful completion of a Forensic Digital Evidence training program, or a portion thereof, and demonstrated competency.
  • Salary range: $26.70 - 40.00 ($55,544 - $83,191 annualized).
Experience requirements for Senior Forensic Scientist:
  • Five (5) years of independent forensic casework in the discipline of Digital Evidence, successful completion of a Forensic Digital Evidence training program, and demonstrated competency.
  • Salary range: $29.20 – 43.80 ($60,736 - $91,104 annualized).

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Posted: October 29, 2019

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