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Author Topic: Firearm & Tool mark Examiner Position, in Austin Texas, Announcement  (Read 8148 times)

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Offline Greg Karim

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Austin Police Department
Community Policing Support Bureau
Forensic Science Division

The Austin, Texas Police Department is seeking a qualified applicant,  beginning October 1, 2005,  for a position in our Firearms and Tool Mark Section .Under minimal direction this position is responsible for the documentation, collection, preservation, processing and/or handling of firearm related evidence at specified crime scenes, conduct firearm and tool mark analysis, perform distance determination analysis, conduct serial number restoration analysis and perform all the duties associated with NIBIN operations.  Write comprehensive reports on work performed and testify in court as an expert witness on functions performed.

Minimum Qualifications
·   Bachelor’s degree in Physical Science, Criminal Justice, Industrial Technology, or related field.
·   Prior experience performing the duties of a Firearms Examiner is desired but not required.
·   Valid Class “C” Texas Drivers License

Salary Range
Beginning salary range is between $43,700 and $51,000 depending on experience.

Inquiries can be forwarded to Bill Gibbens, Forensic Science Services Manager at (512) 974-5118 or 

Application Process
Information about our city and application forms can be obtained at the City of Austin web page at
Resumes or applications can be forwarded for consideration to:
City of Austin – Employment Section
Two Commodore Plaza Building – First Floor
PO Box 1088
Austin, Texas 78767
Phone: (512) 499-3210 or (800) 526-9159
Fax: (512) 499-3321

Closing Date
Open until filled


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