Forensic Fingerprint Expert City Of Dallas, Tx Dallas
Forensic Fingerprint Expert City Of Dallas, Tx Dallas
Job Title :
Forensic Fingerprint Expert
9 May 2021
City Of Dallas, TX
City Of Dallas, TX Hiring 2021 - City Of Dallas, TX is seeking an applicant to apply Forensic Fingerprint Expert that will be placed in Dallas.
City Of Dallas, TX Job Vacancies 2021
Detail of : Forensic Fingerprint Expert Job Opening in Dallas
Performs the most difficult and responsible types of forensic fingerprint duties in the Police Department. Trains and mentors lower level employees and provides technical oversight of all fingerprinting functions.
1. Performs and develops difficult and complex laboratory tests in forensic fingerprinting. 2. Instructs, assists or trains lower level staff and, law enforcement personnel on new or unusual fingerprint sciences, processes, and procedures. 3. Provides scientific assistance to attorneys, state law makers and regulatory agencies. 4. Determines evidentiary value of submitted and developed prints; conducts difficult and complex examinations and comparisons of latent prints and known prints; utilizes specialized photographic and digital imaging techniques to assist the analysis and comparison of latent prints to known prints. 5. Determines proper testing techniques, including the proper sequence of latent print development techniques for items of evidence; processes items of evidence for latent prints; uses appropriate documentation and recovery techniques (photography, lifts, etc.) to preserve those latent prints sufficient for recovery. 6. Encodes latent prints into Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS); ensures use of proper methods of coding. 7. Stays current in new trends and innovations in the field of forensic science; conducts research and evaluate new procedures and methods; recommends new procedures and updates existing procedures. 8. Acts as technical leader as established in The Quality Assurance Standards for Forensic Fingerprinting. 9. Troubleshoots, performs and supervises repairs on laboratory instruments and equipment. 10. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. 11. Testifies as an expert witness in difficult and complicated court cases. 12. Regular, reliable and punctual attendance is an essential function of the job.
Bachelor's degree in a criminalistics, forensics, natural sciences (chemistry, biology, physics) or social science field.
Three (3) years of professional level experience with a municipal, county, state or federal regulatory agency in any of the following areas:
Latent print comparison
Advanced ridgeology techniques
High school diploma or GED, plus eight (8) years of the required experience will meet the education and experience requirements.
An associate's degree in any field plus six (6) years of the required experience will meet the education and experience requirements.
A bachelor's degree or higher in a non-specified field plus six (6) years of the required experience will meet the education and experience requirements.
A master's degree or higher in a specified field plus two (2) years of the required experience will meet the education and experience requirements.
A current Latent Print Certification from the International Association for identification (I.A.I), will meet the education and experience requirements.
LICENSE(S) and/or CERTIFICATION(S):
Valid driver's license with good driving record.
Must pass intensive background check required (No Felony or Class A Misdemeanor convictions).
Must be able to detect, investigate, and give expert court testimony.
Must have or obtain certification as a Latent Print Examiner by the International Association for Identification (I.A.I.) within six 6) month probationary period.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
MS Word/Excel or similar software skills
Ability to lift up to fifty (50) pounds
Latent print examination or utilizing Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems (AFIS) in a recognized criminal/crime scene laboratory actively engaged in forensic sciences.
The salary listed on the job posting is the starting salary range; amount offered will depend upon qualifications. For information related to Essential Functions, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required to Perform Work, and Working Conditions & Hazards of this position, click here. Locate and click on the position title to view the job classification specification. For evaluation purposes, acceptable qualifying experience for all positions must have been in a paid capacity unless noted otherwise in the minimum qualifications for the posted position. Additionally, 30+ hours per week will be counted as full-time employment and will receive full credit for the amount of time employed. A minimum of 15 through 29 work hours per week will be counted as part-time employment and will receive half credit for the amount of time employed. Vacancies currently available in the following department(s): Dallas Police DepartmentCivilian
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