Employment Opportunity

Forensic Scientist - Latent Print Examiner

DuPage County Forensic Science Center, Wheaton, Illinois

Starting Salary: Commensurate with experience ($43,719-$93,086)

Final Filing Date: September 22, 2017

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Performs the development (physical and chemical processing, digital photography), analysis, comparison, evaluation and verification of known and latent print evidence; makes conclusions and formulates opinions based on examinations performed and reports those findings; reviews the reports and examinations of other analysts; testifies in court as an expert witness; and other duties as assigned.


  • A bachelor’s of science degree from an accredited institution in forensic science,chemistry, biology or other natural science or related program.
  • A minimum of three years’ full-time work experience conducting latent print processing, latent print comparisons and use of AFIS/NGI.
  • Working knowledge of computer software: Microsoft Office suite and Adobe PDF.
  • Must not be impaired from qualifying as an expert witness and testifying credibly in courts of law.
  • Experience testifying as an expert witness in federal and/or state courts.
  • Latent Print Certification through the International Association for Identification(IAI).
  • Working knowledge of applicable ASCLD/LAB-International or ANAB ANSI/ASQ accreditation standards.

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Posted: August 30, 2017

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