City and County of Denver Denver, Colorado, United States
Sep 13, 2019Full Time
About Our Job Posting will close on September 30, 2019. The City and County of Denver is currently seeking a Crime Scene Technician to work within the Denver Police Department Crime Laboratory. The Denver Police Crime Laboratory Crime Scene Unit investigates criminal cases from property crimes to sexual assault, homicide and other major crimes within the City and County of Denver. Each year the unit responds to over three thousand crime scenes. *The position may be subject to working nights, weekends and holidays* Job Duties: Receives comprehensive instruction to identify, collect, preserve, package, and document biological evidence, friction ridge evidence, impression evidence, and other physical evidence on property crime cases. Assist Crime Scene Investigators with processing crimes against persons cases. May attend autopsies to assist a Crime Scene Investigator with photographing injuries and collecting additional evidence. Analyzes evidence to determine suitability for submission. Packages evidence and maintains chain of custody to preserve/prevent contamination to physical evidence. Prepares routine technical departmental reports. Assists with documenting evidence for submission to the Property Evidence Section for storage. Testifies in court as a witness to their involvement with crime scene processing. Performs other related duties as assigned. Any one position may not include all the duties listed. However, the allocation of positions will be determined by the amount of time spent in performing the essential duties listed above. About You Our ideal candidate will have: A team attitude and ability to be a team player A strong scientific acumen Analytical skills Ability to perform well under pressure The ability to be effective at managing a large and dynamic call load Excellent communication Strong attention to detail Ability to be flexible We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications: Education Requirement: Associates Degree in criminal justice, video production, computer science or a related field. Experience Requirement: None Education and Experience Equivalency: One (1) year of the appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for each required year of post-high school education. Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements. License/Certification Requirement: Valid Driver's License at the time of application. By position, ability to obtain IAI Certified Crime Scene Investigator, Level 1 certification within two years of employment. It is a condition of employment that the Denver Police Forensics & Evidence Division Form for Consent for Collection of a DNA Sample be completed at the time of hire. Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment. About Everything Else Job Profile CE3183 Crime Scene Technician To view the full job profile including position specifications, physical demands, and probationary period, click here . Position Type Unlimited Position Salary Range $22.56 - $32.94 Starting Pay Agency Denver Police Department The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law. For information about right to work, click here for English or here for Spanish.