Southwestern Association of Forensic Scientists
Southwestern Association of Forensic Scientists Southwestern Association of Forensic Scientists
 
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Position Job Description/ Contact Date Posted
Forensic Supervisor City of Irvine’s Public Safety Department seeks to hire an individual to supervise, train and schedule non-sworn Crime Scene Investigation personnel. The Forensic Supervisor will oversee daily operations, assist administrative, purchasing and budgeting functions and perform service calls for the City of Irvine Crime Scene Investigation unit. These service calls involve identification, collection and preservation of evidence.
 
The Forensic Supervisor supervises staff, delegate’s assignments, implements field staff work schedules, assists in recruitment/ testing/ hiring activities, evaluates employees, oversees and provides forensic training to Officers and staff.
 
This position is also responsible for documenting crime scenes with photographs, video recordings, diagrams and reports. Knowledge of computer forensics is highly desired. Experience with a wide range of computer hardware and software is preferred to assist in the collection of evidence from various types of computer systems. Knowledge of Encase forensic software is also highly desired.
 
The ideal candidate for this position must have effective verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to interact with law enforcement personnel, city staff, the general public, and attorneys. Candidate must have a High School diploma supplemented with specialized training courses in Crime Scene Investigation, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities. At least ten (10) years of experience as a Crime Scene Investigator or Forensic Specialist. Requires a valid California driver license.
 
Posted: 12/23/2016
Criminalist II (Firearms and Tool Marks Examination) Criminalist II (Firearms and Tool Marks Examination)
Broward County Sheriff's Office

Under administrative direction, the purpose of the position is to prepare and analyze chemical and evidentiary samples in criminal identification and investigations in the Crime Laboratory of the Broward Sheriff's Office. As an American Society of Crime Lab Directors - Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD/LAB - International) accredited laboratory, employees in this position must adhere to accreditation standards encompassing extensive case documentation, validation of procedures, technical and administrative review of reports and case notes, etc. In addition, employees are required to participate in external proficiency testing, courtroom testimony monitoring, continued technical training, quality audits, and accreditation inspections by ASCLD/LAB - International. Employees function in a journey level status performing moderately complex casework under the supervision of the Technical Leader / Unit Manager. Position is responsible for the formal reporting of and testifying to the findings of such analysis. Performs related work as directed.
 
Posted: 03/23/2017
Crime Lab Quality Assurance Specialist Crime Lab Quality Assurance Specialist
Broward County Sheriff's Office

Under administrative direction, the purpose of the position is to assist the Quality Assurance Manager (QAM) in the documentation and maintenance of records applicable to the Crime Laboratory of the Broward Sheriff's Office. As an American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors - Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD/LAB-International) accredited laboratory, position must assist in ensuring adherence to accreditation standards encompassing extensive case documentation, validation of procedures, technical and administrative review of reports and case notes. Employees are required to participate in proficiency testing, courtroom testimony monitoring, continued technical training, quality audits, and accreditation inspections by ASCLD/LAB, or other accrediting bodies. Position requires computer skills, planning skills, and a working knowledge of ISO 17025 standards and FBI QAS/DNA audit document to assist in ensuring compliance with these accreditation standards, laboratory standard operating procedures, various scientific working group (SWG) guidelines and governmental mandates; under the supervision of the Crime Lab Quality Assurance Manager. Performs related work as directed.
 
Posted: 05/05/2017
Forensic Scientist I - Controlled Substances Forensic Scientist I - Controlled Substances
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

Forensic Scientist I and II - Controlled Substances job announcements are open simultaneously. As an applicant, you may only apply for one position - either FOrensic Scientist I or Forensic Scientist II (not both). Based on the minimum qualifications previously stated, if you have three or more years of full-time forensic scientist professional experience in seized drug analysis, please apply only for level II. If you have less than three years and more than one year of full-time forensic scientist professional experience in seized drug analysis, please apply for level I. If you apply for both positions, you will be contacted to choose whichever ONE testing process matches your experience.

Incumbents perform a variety of scientific laboratory examinations and analyses on physical evidence in controlled substances, interpret test results, formulate conclusions, and prepare reports. Incumbents also provide scientific assistance to external parties in court as an expert witness.
 
Posted: 05/05/2017
Forensic Scientist II - Controlled Substances Forensic Scientist II - Controlled Substances
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

Forensic Scientist I and II - Controlled Substances job announcements are open simultaneously. As an applicant, you may only apply for one position - either FOrensic Scientist I or Forensic Scientist II (not both). Based on the minimum qualifications previously stated, if you have three or more years of full-time forensic scientist professional experience in seized drug analysis, please apply only for level II. If you have less than three years and more than one year of full-time forensic scientist professional experience in seized drug analysis, please apply for level I. If you apply for both positions, you will be contacted to choose whichever ONE testing process matches your experience.

Incumbents perform a variety of scientific laboratory examinations and analyses on physical evidence in controlled substances, interpret test results, formulate conclusions, and prepare reports. Incumbents also provide scientific assistance to external parties in court as an expert witness.
 
Posted: 05/05/2017
Production Scientist 2/3 - Genetic Identity Production Scientist 2/3 - Genetic Identity
Promega

As a Production Scientist on our Genetic Identity Bulk Production Team, you will be manufacturing reagents for distribution to our customers. Individuals in this position are responsible for maintaining reagent inventory of both legacy and new products and participating in various process improvement and technical support projects.
 
Posted: 05/21/2017
Criminalist III Criminalist III
San Francisco Police Department.
Salary Range $126,334.00 - $153,556.00/year.
Application Deadline: 06/02/2017.

Under direction, the Criminalist III supervises, trains and evaluates criminalists engaged in the scientific examination and evaluation of physical evidence associated with controlled substances in criminal investigations, directs and supports the forensic breath alcohol program (must be a certified Forensic Alcohol Analyst per the California Department of Health or obtain certification within 12 months of hire), establishes and maintains operating procedures, serves as a technical expert in one or more of the specialty areas, and must be also be able to provide impairment testimony. For full details, and to apply please visit: https://www.jobaps.com/SF/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=PBT&R2=8262&R3=064202
 
Posted: 05/21/2017