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Author Topic: IBIS Laboratory Technician Support Opening-Atlanta,GA  (Read 7351 times)

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Offline Trinity Norwood

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IBIS Laboratory Technician Support Opening-Atlanta,GA
« on: July 13, 2017, 05:24:04 PM »
NLT Management Services has an immediate contractor position available to work in the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives Forensic Science Laboratory located in or around Atlanta, GA.  If you want to take your Forensic Science skills to the next level in an interesting, exciting, & rewarding career this is the job for you.

This Laboratory Technician uses the Integrated Ballistic Identification System (IBIS) or other ballistic imaging equipment to examine physical evidence associated with firearm investigations. The technician will receive formal instruction and on-the-job training assignments to develop knowledge and understanding of the applicable principles. Additional training will be provided so that the incumbent will be able to safely test fire a variety of firearms and identify ammunition components, records test results on standard forms, works under close technical guidance of the Section Chief, a senior Firearm and Toolmark Examiner or IBIS Specialist until the technician gains experience, responsible for independently planning and completing assigned work. Additional guidance is available for unusual or non-routine situations. The completed work is reviewed for accuracy and adherence to accepted policy and procedures.The incumbent must possess excellent oral and written communication skills; the ability to set priorities, manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines; and the ability to work both independently with minimal supervision and as a member of a team.

Technical responsibilities of Laboratory Technician (IBIS)
  a)      Examines physical evidence associated with firearms cases, using microscopy, measuring devices, photography and IBIS imaging techniques.
  b)      Assists firearms examiners in interpreting, analyzing and evaluating the results of IBIS and/or firearms examinations and preparing draft reports based on results.
  c)      Cleans and maintains firearms and examination related resources such as bullet recovery systems, range and tools.
  d)      Handles, operates and test fires a variety of firearms and ammunition following all safety procedures.
  e)      Assists firearms examiners with the inventory, preparation and examination of firearms evidence associated with complex cases.
   f)       Establishes and maintains outside sources for information concerning materials and items examined in IBIS casework. 
  g)      Assists in other areas of the Forensic Science Laboratory, such as evidence control, instrument maintenance and administrative duties.
  h)      Uses time and other available Bureau-provided resources in a reasonable and cost efficient manner.
   i)       Conducts and completes assigned tasks with a level of independence requiring some guidance but not repeated in same or similar circumstances.
   j)       Has knowledge of scientific and specialized terminology used in a laboratory. Must be able to recognize and use scientific terminology to deal with callers (such as equipment vendors, repair personnel, and customers) and in preparing scientific documentation and laboratory reports that are based on rough drafts or verbal instructions. Previous experience with firearms is desired.
Required Education
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study from an accredited university or college. Relevant fields of study include, but are not limited to, forensic science/criminalistics, biology, chemistry, engineering, and natural and physical sciences. Work experience may be substituted for educational requirements with prior approval from ATF.

Preferred Experience:  Prefer a minimum of two years’ experience in a relevant area. Relevant areas include but are not limited to forensic examination and analysis or work that provided experiential knowledge of the laboratory accreditation process.

General Knowledge/Skills The following knowledge and skills are not all inclusive, but are indicative of the requirements for the IBIS Technician Support position:

  ·         Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), experience is required in order to prepare documents, listings, tables, briefings, and worksheets.
  ·         Microsoft Office (Access, Project, Vizio) experience is desirable.
  ·         The capability to exercise administrative judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences, and results having an impact on people, costs, and/or quality of service within the functional area.
  ·         Ability to exchange non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate requiring good oral and written communication skills.
  ·         Ability to exercise independent judgment in resolution of administrative problems.

Other items
Candidates with a current TS or Secret clearance preferred but not required.
Condition of employment – Candidates MUST be a USA citizen and able to pass a very detailed security background.
NLT Management Services offers very competitive salary and benefits.
Interested candidates should send resumes and cover letter to SUBJECT: NIBIN - GA.
No phone calls will be accepted.
NLT Management Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer - EOE
« Last Edit: July 14, 2017, 08:58:03 AM by Jay Stuart »


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