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Crime Laboratory Analyst - Friction Ridge / Latents

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

Salary: $50,948.00

Final Filing Date: June 30, 2021

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is currently accepting applications for the Crime Laboratory Analyst Pool.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more

Duties:

  • Analyze diverse items of physical evidence for the detection, comparison and preservation of latent prints. This includes the utilization of highly technical processes for detecting and preserving latent prints; including chemical, mechanical, and photographic
  • Compare latent prints with known fingerprint and palm prints standards and making a critical determination of whether or not the latent prints and standards are from the same source; and
  • Search unidentified latent prints in automated fingerprint and palm print identification databases.

Requirements:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A bachelor’s or advanced degree in physical, biological or forensic science from an accredited college or university with completion of at least 20 credit hours in physical or biological science-related coursework graded at a “C” or better; or
  • A non-science degree with 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 the Friction Ridge discipline in an accredited forensic laboratory or an accredited law enforcement agency.
  • International Association for Identification (IAI) certification may substitute for the required college education.
  • Professional experience in the Friction Ridge discipline in either an accredited forensic laboratory or an accredited law enforcement agency may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
  • Knowledge of the terminology, principles and analytical techniques used in the analysis of physical evidence as it applies to the forensic laboratory;
  • Knowledge of the procedure for packaging, handling and preserving evidence;
  • Skill in the use of scientific laboratory equipment;
  • Ability to analyze results, formulate conclusions and present findings verbally and in writing;
  • Ability to give sworn testimony as an expert witness in court; and
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

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Posted: March 3, 2021

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