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Forensic Scientist II (Impression Evidence)

Henderson Police Department, Henderson, Nevada

Salary: $32.47 - $51.37 Hourly

Final Filing Date: March 1, 2021

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In this role, under general supervision, you will perform a variety of scientific laboratory examinations and analyses on physical evidence in the discipline of Latent Print Examination and Footwear/Tire Track Examination; interpret test results, formulate conclusions, and prepare reports; provide scientific assistance to external parties and testify in court as an expert witness; and performs related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with science courses
  • Six (6) years of full-time professional work experience related to the particular laboratory discipline, as a forensic scientist or equivalent, in a forensic laboratory conducting scientific laboratory analyses
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Nevada or “border state” driver’s license, as defined by NRS 483
  • Must pass a nationwide fingerprint-based record check, and a wants/warrants check.
  • Must complete Security Awareness and National Crime Information Center (NCIC)/Nevada Criminal Justice Information System (NCJIS) certification within six months of hire/transfer and be recertified every two years. Must maintain certifications in NCIC/NCJIS as a condition of continued employment
  • Latent Print/Footwear Discipline: Must possess the Latent Print Examiner certification or Footwear Examiner certification through the International Association for Identification (IAI) prior to the end of the third year of employment or promotion to this position. Current certification is highly desired. If not currently proficient in both latent prints and footwear disciplines, applicant must be willing to cross-train towards competency and certification. Other certification organizations recognized by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Commission on Forensic Science may also be considered
  • Desirable: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a natural or physical science or a forensic science-related field

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Posted: February 17, 2021

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