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Broward Sheriff's Office - Criminalist II
« on: November 10, 2016, 09:12:58 AM »

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Detailed information on the job that you specified is provided below.

NOTE: Upon submitting an application for employment, ALL sections, including your experience and education, must be completed and clearly documented in order to be considered for any BSO position. To submit a resume, transcripts, cover letter, driving history, etc. to accompany your application, fax them to 954.321.4815, email to , or mail within five business days to BSO Human Resources - Selection and Assessment, 2601 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312.


Criminalist II (Firearms and Toolmarks Examination)




$56,518 - $92,943




Days, Mon - Fri


Under administrative direction, the purpose of the position is to prepare and analyze chemical and evidentiary samples in criminal identification and investigations in the Crime Laboratory of the Broward Sheriff's Office. As an ASCLD/LAB-International accredited laboratory, employees must adhere to accreditation standards encompassing extensive case documentation, validation of procedures, technical and administrative review of reports and case notes, etc. In addition, employees are required to participate in external proficiency testing, courtroom testimony monitoring, continued technical training, quality audits, and accreditation inspections by the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors - Laboratory Accreditation Board. Employees function in a journey level status performing moderately complex casework under the supervision of the Technical Leader/Unit Manager. Position is responsible for the formal reporting of and testifying to the findings of such analysis. Performs related work as directed. Tasks involve the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation. Tasks are performed in a laboratory/forensics analysis environment where proper provisions are in place in terms of employee security and protection. Due to the nature and location of the work environment, tasks include potential for intermittent exposure to disagreeable elements consistent with routine conditions in a laboratory/forensics analysis environment.


1. Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in the natural or physical sciences, forensic science, criminalistics, criminology, or closely related field; Master's degree preferred.

2. Successful completion of coursework in natural/physical science per the Scientific Workgroup on Firearms and Toolmarks (SWGGUN) to include General Chemistry.

3. A minimum of two (2) years journey level experience in Firearms and Toolmarks Examination.

4. An equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered. Such experience must be clearly documented for consideration.


Crime Laboratory
201 S.E. 6th Street
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

If no date is present, this recruitment is open until filled.

12/2/2016 4:30:00 PM
Erica Lawton
Mobile Regional Lab
Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences


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