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Employment Opportunity


Forensic Scientist 2 - Latent Fingerprints Analyst

New Mexico Department of Public Safety, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Salary: $44,782.40 - $77,916.80 Annually

Final Filing Date: June 9, 2017

Duties and Requirements Click to read more

Duties:

As a Forensic Scientist 2, the incumbent will perform analysis of latent print evidence; the incumbent will be responsible for independently collecting, classifying, identifying and analyzing latent fingerprint evidence related to criminal investigations. In addition, the position will be responsible for:
  • Producing formal reports that accurately identify and analyze physical evidence to determine their significance to the investigation;
  • Presenting the results, conclusions and expert opinion in the scientific analysis of the latent print evidence;
  • Providing expert witness testimony regarding their findings in courts of law throughout the State of New Mexico;
  • Performing QA/QC to assure quality analysis, evidence integrity, and maintain accreditation standards.

Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED and eight (8) years of experience working in a forensics laboratory performing scientific analysis of forensic evidence including one (1) year of independent case work analysis.
  • Associate's Degree in any field and six (6) years of experience working in a forensics laboratory performing scientific analysis of forensic evidence including one (1) year of independent case work analysis;
  • Bachelor's Degree in any field and four (4) years of experience working in a forensics laboratory performing scientific analysis of forensic evidence including one (1) year of independent case work analysis;
  • Master's Degree in any field and two (2) years of experience working in a forensics laboratory performing scientific analysis of forensic evidence including one (1) year of independent case work analysis;
  • PHD in any field and one (1) year of independent case work analysis;
Employment Requirements:
  • Must possess and maintain a valid New Mexico Driver's License. Employment is subject to a pre-employment background investigation and is conditional pending results. This position is designated as safety sensitive. Employment will be subject to pre-employment drug testing and random employment drug testing.

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Posted: May 15, 2017



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