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Latent Print Examiner

Onondaga County y Forensic Laboratories, Syracuse, New York

Salary: s $58,315 to $76,174 per year

Final Filing Date: November 30, 2021

The Onondaga County Forensic Laboratories is a full-service ANAB accredited forensic laboratory outfitted with state-of-the-art equipment and technology. The Forensic Laboratories provide high quality scientific laboratory services in support of the administration of justice and public safety programs for the citizens of Onondaga County. The office is located in the Wallie Howard Jr. Center for Forensic Sciences facility that also houses the county's Medical Examiner's office.

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Duties:

JOB DUTIES
  • The work involves responsibility for processing items of physical evidence for the purposes of developing latent print friction ridge detail (fingerprints, footprints, palmprints) using various physical and chemical methods. These latent prints are permanently recorded through the use of digital photography. An employee in this class determines the best technique to develop each specific print and may, if appropriate, conduct comparisons of latent or patent prints to known prints. In addition, the work involves explaining analysis to a jury and providing demonstrations/visual displays. General supervision is received from the Senior Latent Print Examiner. Does related work as required.
  • All work is performed in accordance with Federal and State accreditation requirements and departmental procedure manuals and guidelines.

Requirements:

Level I:
  • Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees within the last ten (10) years with a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in a natural science, forensic science, criminalistics or closely related field and successful completion of an internship with a minimum of 100 hours in a Forensic Laboratory,
  • OR
  • Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Bachelor's Degree or higher in a natural science, forensic science, criminalistics or closely related field and employment in a technical position in a Forensic Laboratory for six (6) months within the last five(5) years.
Level II:
  • Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in a natural science, forensic science, criminalistics or a closely related field and two (2) years of full time paid work experience, or its part-time equivalent, performing work equivalent to a Latent Print Examiner.
Level III:
  • Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in a natural science, forensic science, criminalistics or a closely related field and five (5) years of full time paid work experience, or its part-time equivalent, performing work equivalent to a Latent Print Examiner. (Education may be substituted for experience as follows: A Master’s Degree or a Doctorate Degree (PhD) in a natural science, forensic science, criminalistics or a closely related field can be substituted for one (1) year of the required work experience for level III only.

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How to apply: Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and transcript(s)to: Debbie Mickle, Director of Operations at DebbieMickle@ongov.net

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Posted: October 21, 2021

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