|CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATOR|
|Organization: Hillsborough County|
Hillsborough County Government is looking for new members to join our team who are aligned with our core values of commitment to excellence; stellar customer service; and embracing diversity, transparency, and accountability. Our employees enjoy careers that are professionally and personally rewarding and that provide fair and reliable compensation.
Hillsborough County Government consists of many independent agencies with over 9,000 combined employees. We provide a wide range of municipal services to the citizens of Hillsborough County, including law enforcement, detention, fire, street construction and maintenance, courts, library, parks and recreation, planning and zoning, property appraisal, tax collection, water, sewer, and solid waste collection services. In addition, we also employ professionals, paraprofessionals, and clerical staff in a wide range of service support functions, including management, finance, information technology, human resources, facilities, communications, etc.
Performs duties conducting major crime scene investigations to locate, identify, preserve, photograph and prepare evidence for submission to crime laboratories for analysis.
Note:The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.
- Conducts crime scene investigations to locate, identify, preserve, photograph and prepare collected evidence to establish and maintain chain of custody and for submission to crime laboratories for analysis.
- Photographs and videotapes major crime scenes using 35mm cameras, video cameras and digital imagery.
- Prepares cast impressions of footwear, tool, and tire impressions, for later analysis and comparison.
- Locates, develops, preserves and collects latent prints at crime scenes using fuming techniques, powders, chemicals, photographic techniques, and alternate light sources.
- Prepares crime scene sketches by hand or by utilizing computer aided drafting (CAD) to record all evidence location and reference points.
- Attends autopsies to photograph, collect, document and package evidence obtained from decedent such as hair, fibers, clothing, finger, foot or palm prints, fingernails, and body fluids.
- Testifies in depositions and court proceedings on the methods and procedures utilized at crime scene investigations and evidence obtained during investigative process.
- Prepares crime scene investigation reports to document findings and involvement.
- Performs other related duties as required.
- Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices, methods and procedures used in crime scene investigation.
- Working knowledge of federal, state and county criminal laws and ordinances pertaining to the collection and use of physical evidence.
- Working knowledge of the principles, practices, methods and procedures used in fingerprint identification and preservation.
- Working knowledge of the functions, services, procedures and regulations of the division to which assigned.
- Working knowledge of photography practices and techniques.
- Working knowledge of court proceedings and testimony.
- Skill in collecting and preserving physical evidence for laboratory analysis.
- Skill in operating photographic and fingerprint development and collection equipment.
- Ability and willingness to conduct crime scene processing and investigations, including performing tasks involving cadavers in various states of decomposition.
- Ability to prioritize work.
- Ability to follow established procedures.
- Ability to work effectively with others.
- Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
- Ability to collect, organize and evaluate data and develop logical conclusions.
- Ability and willingness to work with minute details over extended time periods.
- Ability to use a computer and related software.
- Ability to handle confidential information.
- Ability to prepare records and maintain reports.
- Ability to read a road map.
- Ability to work under stressful conditions.
- Ability to climb, bend, stoop, kneel or crouch at ground level.
- Ability to carry up to 60 pounds.
- Ability and willingness to work outside in a subtropical climate under adverse weather conditions.
- Ability to traverse uneven terrain, wooden and marshy areas.
- Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays.
- Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
Note: Minimum Qualifications MUST be attained before the recruitment ending date.
Associate's or higher degree with a major in Crime Scene Technology; and Possession of a valid Driver License.
Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and Successful completion of a Crime Scene Technology Certification Course from an accredited institution; and Possession of a valid Driver License.
Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and Three years of experience conducting crime scene investigations with a law enforcement agency; and Possession of a valid Driver License.
Associate's or higher degree; and Two years of experience conducting crime scene investigations with a law enforcement agency; and Possession of a valid Driver License.
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You may contact us by phone at (813) 272-5625 or send us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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County Center - 17th Floor|
601 E. Kennedy Blvd.
Country: UNITED STATES
| Mid to Senior Level|
$43,700.00 to $66,788.00 Annually
|Apply By Date:|
|March 1, 2013|