Under supervision, process crime scenes, lifts and examines latent print, performs latent print comparisons, prepare reports and provide testimony in court. Also performs related responsibilities as required.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
General supervision provided by a Sergeant or other designated manager.
|DUTIES may include, but are not necessarily limited to:|
Process crime scenes for physical evidence, including collection and preservation of evidence.
Assumes responsibility for integrity of the crime scene in absence of a supervisor.
Manual comparison of latent print impressions with known finger and palm prints.
Evaluates latent print impressions collected as evidence.
Testifies as an expert witness in fingerprint identification.
Provides technical photography of crime scenes and autopsies.
Assists investigators in preparing photographic line ups.
Provides training in evidence processing for Sheriff Personnel.
Process property for physical evidence.
Provides expert court testimony as lab tests are performed or comparisons made on evidence.
Assists in criminal case investigations.
Photograph and diagram crime scenes.
May be subject to call-out, or be placed on stand-by.
Perform related duties as assigned. (Reasonable accommodation will be made when requested and determined by the County to be appropriate under applicable law.)
| Employment Standards:|
Crime scene evidence, processing and preservation, principles and techniques of collection.
Basic photography techniques.
Techniques of fingerprinting and latent print processing.
Interpret laws, ordinances, policies and procedures.
Compose and write clear and accurate reports for evaluation and criminal prosecution.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, other agencies, and the general public.
Operate radio equipment, emergency vehicles and video equipment.
Operate computer terminal, utilizing word processing and other software programs.
Education and Experience:
Any combination of education and experience that could likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be:
Education: Associate's degree or completion of 60 college units in criminal justice or closely related field from an accredited college or university;
LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE
Possession of an International Association for Identification (IAI) or equivalent certification in Shoe tracks and Fingerprints.
Applicant should possess a valid California Driver's License by time of appointment.
Location/Region: Visalia, CA (US - 93291)