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
CHIEF FORENSIC LABORATORIES CHIEF FORENSIC LABORATORIES
COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES
Opens 03/15/16, Continuous

The one position allocable to this class reports to the Chief Medical Examiner-Coroner and is responsible for providing technical and administrative direction, through subordinate supervisors, to personnel in the Forensic Science Laboratory engaged in receiving, processing, analyzing, and interpreting of evidence. The incumbent of this position must exercise knowledge of supervisory, organizational, and administrative principles, operations, forecasting and planning, budget development and administration, and personnel and employee relations principles in order to plan, organize, and direct the operations of the division. This position also requires that the incumbent be thoroughly familiar with sections of the Government Code pertaining to the Coroner's responsibilities and those provisions of the California Penal Code and the laws governing the rules of evidence sufficient to provide technical direction to subordinates.
 
Posted: 02/27/2017
Criminalist Criminalist
County of Los Angeles

Positions allocable to this entry level class typically report to a Supervising Criminalist and work under close supervision and guidance in each section of a forensic science or criminalistics laboratory, receiving work of a progressively responsible nature and of broadening scope as capability develops and complete familiarity with all phases of laboratory analysis is gained. Incumbents in this class are characterized by their participation in an extensive, mandatory in-service training program designed to teach the techniques and procedures used in forensic science or criminalistic laboratories and through on-the-job training, prepare incumbents for higher level criminalistic positions. Incumbents are required to respond to crime scenes at any time during their assigned shift, as well as during off duty hours, and will be required to testify in court regarding their analyses.
 
Posted: 03/13/2017
Crime Scene Analyst Crime Scene Analyst
Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

Under general supervision, employee is responsible for processing, investigating and reconstructing events at crime scenes; including the documentation, collection and preservation of evidence. Work involves scene and laboratory examination of physical evidence, frequent interactions with investigators, providing a variety of reports and statistics, preparing court exhibits, and providing expert testimony. Responsible for instructing and facilitating training of law enforcement personnel and community groups in crime scene and forensic related work. Performs laboratory examination of evidence which may include but not limited to: photography (digital image and section maintenance), forensic biology, bloodstain pattern, trace evidence collection, video analysis, and cell phone examination. This position is scheduled as oncall, up to 2 weeks/month. Reports to a Jefferson County Regional Crime Laboratory Supervisor.
 
Posted: 03/15/2017
CRIMINALIST I, II, OR III - TOXICOLOGY CRIMINALIST I, II, OR III - TOXICOLOGY
MIISSOURII STATE HIIGHWAY PATROL

A Criminalist I, II, or III position now exists in the Toxicology Section within the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Crime Laboratory Division. The official domicile for this position is Jefferson City, Missouri. This position is classified as non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

This is an entry-level position where the employee performs technical work in the scientific analysis of biological fluids and alcoholic beverages. An employee in this position participates in a formal and on-the-job training program. Work is performed under immediate supervision.
 
Posted: 03/16/2017
Criminalist II (DNA) - Grant Criminalist II (DNA) - Grant
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: 03/20/2017
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