Employment Opportunity

Crime Scene Technician

Bartow Police Department, Bartow, Florida

Salary: $35,418.24 per year

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

Performs responsible clerical and technical work controlling, processing and ensuring the security of evidence; processes and evaluates crime scene and may be required to testify in court; does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision. This position reports directly to the detective sergeant. May be required to work shift work, availability for after-hours calls.

This is moderate work requiring the exertion of up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for depth perception, color perception, night vision, peripheral vision, preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme heat, hazards, and atmospheric conditions. The worker may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment. Work entails exposure to graphic crime scenes, including death, homicide and suicides scenes. Worker may be exposed to chemical processing including Ninhydrin and Cyanoacrylates which requires the use of protective equipment.

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  • Receiving, processing and storing evidence and property; controlling evidence; preparing and maintaining files and records; performing crime scene analysis, research and evidence work; maintaining detailed files, evidence and records.
  • Maintains evidence in a secure manner;
  • Maintains computerized and manual records systems on evidence and property;
  • Provides citizen services such as lost and found, stolen and recovered property and fingerprinting;
  • Testifies in court with regard to security and custody of evidence, crime scene investigations;
  • Processes crime scenes for evidence; identifies, processes and preserves evidence;
  • Photographs crime scenes;
  • Assists Police Officer/Technicians when required;
  • Locates and lifts latent fingerprints;
  • Operates Crime Scene vehicles, maintains assigned department equipment;
  • Prepares and maintains a variety of records, notifies various parties regarding evidence and property;
  • Attends autopsy and processes death scenes;
  • Performs related tasks as required.
  • General knowledge of the laws and practices governing the storage and control of evidence; general knowledge of standard office procedures and practices; general knowledge of the rules and regulations of the department; general knowledge of standards and practices related to crime scene processing; General knowledge and skills related to photography and use of digital photograph equipment; ability to follow detailed oral and written instructions; ability to prepare and maintain complex records and prepare reports; ability to establish effective working relationships with associates; ability to deal courteously with the public; ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form.

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  • A combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and some crime scene processing experience.
  • Possession of an appropriate driver's license valid in the State of Florida.

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Posted: February 15, 2023

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