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Employment Opportunity


Jr. DNA Examiner

Ft. Gillem, Atlanta, Georgia

Salary: Not stated

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

InCadence Strategic Solutions is currently seeking a Jr. DNA Examiner to work on our client site in Atlanta, GA. The DNA Examiner will be based in Ft. Gillem, GA, however travel may be required OCONUS, as needed: Afghanistan, Kuwait, Bahrain, or Djibouti.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more

Duties:

  • Examine evidence in consultation with firearms and latent print analysts (as needed) to ensure proposed collection approach will not negatively impact collection of other forensic data from the evidence.
  • Collect potential DNA samples from evidence using approved procedures designed to minimize the possibility of sample contamination. All samples shall be properly packaged, marked and stored in preparation for extraction.
  • Generate STR DNA profiles from evidence and reference samples.
  • Analyze and interpret data from analysis which typically consists of complex mixtures and low level samples.
  • Use photographic equipment to capture still images of each evidence item and relevant key portions of the evidence item, or other exhibits, to support further analysis, conclusions, and documentation.
  • Annotate the case file documentation, detailing the processing techniques and the examination results.
  • Perform administrative and/or technical reviews of reports and worksheets.
  • Ensure proper chain of custody is maintained.
  • Perform instrument maintenance.

Requirements:

Required Qualifications:
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree coupled with 4+ years’ experience working in a forensic laboratory performing DNA analysis on criminal evidence. Experience must include the following:
    • Identification of blood and bloodstains, body fluids, and stains of body fluids, hair and other items requiring DNA or related analysis.
    • Performance of visual and microscopic examination of hairs.
    • Generation of STR DNA profiles.
    • Comparison of evidence from victims, scenes, or instruments of incidents to evidence from suspects.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a skills assessment.
  • Able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance required.
  • Physical ability and commitment to deploy globally as a team member.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Professional certification such as American Board of Criminalistics (ABC) is desired
  • An active DoD Secret Clearance is desired

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How to apply: Apply online

Posted: August 22, 2017



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