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Forensic Technologist – Latents

Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Ft. Myers, Jacksonville, Pensacola, Tallahassee and Tampa, Florida

Salary: $29,344.38

Final Filing Date: December 31, 2020

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


  • Assisting in the analysis of diverse items of physical evidence which includes the utilization of highly technical processes for detecting and preserving latent prints; including chemical, mechanical, and photographic;
  • Preparing reagents;
  • Maintaining section equipment and logbooks; and
  • Performing various quality control checks.


  • A bachelor's or advanced degree in physical, biological or forensic science from an accredited college or university;
  • OR
  • A non-science degree with the completion of at least 12 credit hours in physical or biological science-related coursework graded at a “C” or better and a minimum of two years professional experience in an accredited forensic laboratory.
  • International Association for Identification (IAI) certification may substitute for the required college education.
  • Professional or technical experience in either an accredited forensic laboratory or an accredited law enforcement agency in the Friction Ridge discipline may substitute on a year-for- year basis for the required college education.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Knowledge of terminology and techniques used in the forensic laboratory.
  • Skill in the preparation of reagents and the use of scientific laboratory equipment.
  • Knowledge of the procedure for packaging, handling and preserving evidence.
  • Ability to give sworn testimony in court.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

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Posted: August 31, 2020

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