Employment Opportunity

Crime Scene Specialist

Citrus County Sheriff's Office, Inverness, Florida

Salary: $15.15 - $19.39 per hour

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

Regular, full-time position working day or evening shift, and on call.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


  • Investigate and process crimes scenes through observation, photography, documentation, fingerprint development, casting, or by other means as necessary;
  • Develop, collect, transport, and secure evidence or other property from criminal cases adhering to chain of custody and control measures;
  • Maintain records for proper storage and disposition of evidence;
  • Testify in court related proceedings;
  • Write reports;
  • Enter fingerprints into AFIS;
  • Heavy lifting is required at times.
  • Applicant must be willing to receive future training in fingerprint identification.


  • High school diploma or G.E.D.;
  • Valid FL driver's license required;
  • some typing skills required, as well as basic computer knowledge.
  • Previous crime scene and other forensics training and/or experience are preferred.


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or resident alien.
  • Must be a high school graduate or its equivalent.
  • Must have the ability to think and act quickly, calmly and appropriately in emergency situations.
  • Must not have tattoos on your hands, neck or face.
  • Must not have used, tried, experimented or possessed ANY illegal controlled substance in the past 12 months.
  • Must not have used, tried, experimented or possessed ANY illegal controlled substance classified as a schedule I or II substance (excluding marijuana) in the last 5 years.
  • Must successfully complete a background investigation including drug testing.

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Posted: December 12, 2019

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