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Author Topic: Job Opening Houston Police Department Crime Lab  (Read 13291 times)

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Job Opening Houston Police Department Crime Lab
« on: December 16, 2008, 10:43:15 AM »
Criminalist Firearms Examiner Position -

Receives, preserves, stores, secures and transfers items of evidence submitted to the Crime Laboratory. Maintains chain of custody of evidence. Performs routine to moderately complex analysis of firearms and physical evidence that may include hazardous biological and chemical substances. Interprets the data, writes reports on the results and may testify as an expert in a court of law. Performs routine to moderately complex analysis of evidence such as, firearms. Maintains reports pertaining to the chain of custody, location and final disposition of evidence. Prepares accurate and precise notes and technical reports. Maintains records, files and supply levels. Performs basic maintenance, calibration and quality control on scientific instruments. Provides technical assistance to police officers, District Attorney’s Office and other law enforcement personnel. Collects evidence from crime scenes. May testify as an expert witness regarding the scientific conclusions obtained from analysis. Keeps abreast of new developments in Forensic Science.

Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline.  Bachelor's Degree in Physical Science, Physics, Geology, or a closely related field.  Transcripts Required

Go to www.houstontx.gov/jobs to apply for this job.  Recommended applicant will be required to pass a background check and polygraph.

 

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