Salary: $37,727.66 - $41,500.43 Annually
Final Filing Date: Continuous
This is a professional non-sworn position within the Evidence Section. A Crime Scene Investigator assists police officers assigned to the investigation of criminal cases. The employee in this position is responsible for executing competent forensic processing during calls for service. Often these calls develop into complex investigations involving high profile matters and sensitive information. The open position is primarily a 2nd shift position, but will require flexibility based on the need of the unit during critical incidents. This position also requires to be a part of an on call schedule.
An employee in this class is responsible for assessing scene conditions to determine the scope of the investigation as well as crime scene processing actions needed. They gather physical evidence and ensure the integrity of the evidence, prepare detailed investigative and supplemental case reports and communicate with follow-up investigators regarding observations and processing actions. The Crime Scene Investigator provides court presentations and testimony as an expert witness on crime scene investigations. Work involves thorough documentation of the scene and actions taken, collection and preservation of physical evidence found at crime scenes and examination and analysis of this evidence. This employee must be able to work without constant/direct supervision and communicate professionally both verbally and in writing. This individual must be willing to work in all types of weather conditions, heights, different terrain, and work with bloodborne pathogens as well as hazardous materials. This employee works under the immediate supervision of the Police Evidence Section Supervisor and is evaluated for proper handling of evidence and proper processing and documentation of crime scenes. This work can involve public contact, which requires tact, firmness, and decisiveness and is performed in accordance with department policy and state and federal law. Work is checked by observation of work, follow-up of work, and final results of work. This employee must have a valid North Carolina driver’s license at the time of employment, and maintain a reliable means of contact (i.e., home or cellular telephone). This classification is considered non-exempt in compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
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Posted: October 9, 2023
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