Employment Opportunity

Crime Scene Investigator

West Palm Beach Police Department, West Palm Beach, Florida

Salary: $19.65 per hour

Final Filing Date: March 24, 2017

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


  • Under limited direction, processes and collects evidence at crime scenes; testifies in court regarding evidence collected.
  • Obtains inked fingerprints from adults, juveniles, and applicants.
  • Prepares detailed reports and documentation regarding crime scene analysis and evidence collection.
  • Utilizes chemicals, powders and physical methods for detection and visualization of latent prints.
  • Compares latent prints with suspect's known inked prints to determine probable match.
  • Performs other general office duties.


  • High School diploma from an institution recognized by Florida Department of Education or GED and two (2) years related experience in a law enforcement environment, or any equivalent combination of training and experience in Forensic Science, Crime Scene Technology or Crime Scene Investigation.
  • A valid driver’s license from any state (equivalent to a State of Florida Class E) may be utilized upon application; with the ability to obtain the State of Florida driver’s license within 30 days from date of employment.
Special Requirements:
  • Never been convicted of a felony; or a misdemeanor involving perjury, false statement, moral turpitude, or domestic violence

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Posted: March 20, 2017

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