Employment Opportunity

Latent Print Examiner/Crime Scene Technician

Citrus County Sheriff's Office, Inverness, Florida

Salary: $15.15 - $23.62 per hour

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

Regular full time position working day or evening shift, with flexibility for odd shifts as necessitated by position requirements, as well as on-call. Position involves a working knowledge of examination of latent prints (Bench/Casework) and ability to complete crime scene training.

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  • The employee conducts latent print comparison analysis, ensuring positive identification and prepares, submits accurate reports for latent comparison.
  • Examiner evaluates latent prints for comparative quality and determines if latent prints meet criteria for AFIS comparison.
  • The employee responds to crime scenes and performs a broad range of investigative tasks to document the crime scene including taking photographs, recovering and processing evidence and performs related duties as assigned.
  • Essential functions include pre-trial conferences, depositions and testify in courts as expert witness.
  • Position also includes High Risk Retirement through the Florida Retirement System.
  • A demonstration of skills may be required.


  • Must have a IAI Latent Print Examiner Certification or must obtain within one year.
  • Must satisfactorily complete a Crime Scene Field Training program.
  • Must possess initiative and be able to prioritize duties to meet deadlines.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or resident alien.
  • Must not have any felony convictions.
  • Must successfully complete a background investigation including drug testing.
  • Tobacco Free - Applicants may not have used tobacco products for a minimum of six months prior to the date of hire and will not be permitted to use tobacco products at any time, whether on or off duty.
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have a valid Florida driver’s license.

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How to apply: On-line employment applications are available at

Send applications to the following address:
    Human Resource Division
    Citrus County Sheriff’s Office
    1 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.
    Inverness, FL 34450
    Contact (352) 341-7429 or (352) 341-7452 for more information

Posted: February 6, 2017

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