Employment Opportunity

NIBIN Technician

Houston Forensic Science Center, Houston, Texas

Salary: Not stated

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

The primary job duties of the NIBIN Technician are to process firearms and firearms related evidence as part of the organization’s ballistic imaging program.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


  • Examination and test firing of firearms
  • Microscopic screening of fired cartridge cases for NIBIN entry
  • Entry into the organization’s NIBIN database
  • Conducting NIBIN correlation reviews
  • Notifying Firearms Examiners of potential hits
  • Issuing reports pertaining to work performed


  • The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Forensic Science, Natural Science, or Criminal Justice, or a from an accredited college or university.
  • Equivalent experience in a Forensic Laboratory environment preferably in Firearms may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • No prior experience is required, however, without experience, a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is mandatory (see above).
  • Demonstrated skill in oral and written communication
  • Demonstrated skill in using computers and related software applications
  • Demonstrated skills in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing work assignments
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively handle conflict and uncertain situations
  • Demonstrated ability to work with frequent interruptions and changing priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective communications and working relationships with fellow employees, internal customers, and external customers.

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Posted: August 25, 2017

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