Salary: $30.00 - $33.00 Hourly
Final Filing Date: June 7, 2023
A Crime Scene Investigator is directly responsible for the difficult and skilled specialized work of identifying, documenting, collecting, and preserving evidence at investigations in support of law enforcement activities. A Crime Scene Investigator performs the following duties: photographs crime scenes including burglaries, robberies, deaths, thefts, search and seizure warrants, and assaults to record the appearance of evidence using highly-skilled photographic and evidence-gathering techniques; identifies, collects, and secures physical evidence such as: blood, body fluids, hair and fibers, firearms, and narcotics for laboratory testing and use as evidence in criminal prosecutions; searches for and develops fingerprints at crime scenes and participates in laboratory processing; prepares presentations of evidence and testifies in court proceedings. A Crime Scene Investigator may also provide evidentiary analysis and digital evidence to law enforcement personnel and authorized agencies. An important aspect of the position is to establish and maintain records to ensure proper chain of custody of physical evidence, which is critical to the successful prosecution of a case.
The Crime Scene Investigator is a civilian position assigned to the Special Services Bureau in the Police Department. This employee participates in trainings as part of their regularly scheduled duties. Work requires the exercise of initiative and independent judgment in implementing established work methods and procedures. Functional supervision may be received from a sworn police supervisor, command officer, or other unit members on a crime scene. The work requires exposure to dangerous chemicals and evidence that may be bio-hazardous and carcinogenic. A Crime Scene Investigator is required to use a respirator when these elements may be present. The Crime Scene Investigator position requires shift work and is subject to emergency call-out. A Crime Scene Investigator must reside within the departmental radius for on call vehicles and must be able to comply with departmental call-in response times.
DutiesESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Earn a Degree in Crime Scene Investigation, Forensic Science, Computer Forensics or Forensic Psychology
RequirementsREQUIRED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
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Posted: May 23, 2023
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