Salary: $64,141.23 - $90,629.87 Annually
Final Filing Date: November 14, 2017
Under general direction, to supervise the forensic investigation and processing of crime scenes and related evidence, provide direct supervisory oversight of subordinate personnel, process and evaluate evidence, examine latent fingerprints, train and evaluate the performance of subordinate personnel and perform related duties and responsibilities in accordance with Police Department policies and procedures.DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This is the highest level of the Forensic Investigator series. A Supervising Forensic Investigator works under general direction and within the framework of established procedures, is expected to exercise first-line supervisory authority, independent judgment, and oversee, direct and perform a variety of advanced, complex and difficult duties in scene photography and videography, evidence evaluation, collection and processing, scene diagramming and latent fingerprint examination and identification without supervision or assistance. Adequate performance at this level requires independent decision making ability, the ability to supervise the activities of others, knowledge of departmental procedures and complex, advanced and accepted forensic practices and protocols, investigative skills, critical thinking and analysis and the ability to locate and examine latent fingerprints and identify and verify identifications. This level is distinguished from the lower level Lead Forensic Investigator in that the latter is the lead level of the series and the former is responsible for the direct supervision of a Unit of the Forensic Identification Section. This level is distinguished from the higher level Police Administrative Manager in that the latter is a second-line exempt management position responsible for the overall management of the Forensic Identification Section.SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
General direction is provided by the Police Administrative Manager. Incumbents of the Supervising Forensic Investigator class are expected to perform the full range of first-line supervisory responsibilities including direct supervision, training, oversight, work direction, administration of discipline and evaluation of the performance of subordinate personnel.
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Posted: October 25, 2017
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