Employment Opportunity

Crime Scene Technician

Miramar Police Department, Miramar, Florida

Salary: $42,037.51 - $62,225.98 Annually

Final Filing Date: July 20, 2017

This entry level position reports to the Crime Scene Supervisor and conducts thorough crime scene investigations and properly maintains evidence collected.

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  • Conducts thorough crime scene investigations, including searching for, locating, collecting, identifying, processing, documenting and preserving physical evidence.
  • Obtains casts or impressions of footprints, tire impressions and tool marks.
  • Photographs/diagrams crime scenes, evidence and victims as necessary.
  • Properly logs, stores, maintains and handles all evidence taken into custody.
  • Transports evidence to other agencies as required; checks property out for court sessions.
  • Disposes of evidence or lost/found property by returning to owner, destruction or auction, upon case clearance, in accordance with state and departmental rules and regulations.
  • Processes and maintains documents related to auctions and narcotic disposals, and assists with same.
  • Distributes latent reports, laboratory analysis reports, property receipts, etc., to appropriate personnel.
  • Attends depositions; provides court testimony as required.
  • Fingerprints the general public, applicants for City positions, candidates, etc.; prepares identification cards.
  • Prepares photo line-ups.
  • Processes prisoner fingerprint cards. Maintains photograph and latent files.
  • Works on a rotating on-call schedule for after-hours duties.
  • Receives, reviews, prepares and/or processes a variety of documents, including property receipts, latent reports, fingerprint cards, crime scene documentation, laboratory transmittal, etc.
  • Operates a vehicle, two-way radio, cameras, fingerprint kit, crime scene processing equipment, and other police-issued equipment, as well as a variety of other equipment including a computer, telephone, calculator, copier, two-way radio, typewriter, laminating machine, etc. Exercises care and safety in the use of equipment required to complete assigned tasks.
  • Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the immediate supervisor, other department supervisors and employees, attorneys, City personnel, court personnel, and the general public.
  • Labels evidence bags, fingerprint cards, etc.
  • Performs a wide variety of routine office tasks, including but not limited to answering the telephone, preparing reports and correspondence, copying and filing documents, entering computer data, etc.
  • Photographs city events as requested.
  • Performs related duties as required.


  • Requires a crime scene technician certificate, associate degree, or bachelor degree and one year of practical experience in crime scene processing and analysis of evidence.
  • Must complete training in crime scene procedures as deemed necessary by the Department.
  • Must possess a valid state driver's license.

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Posted: July 5, 2017

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