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Author Topic: Job Posting- Bagdad, Iraq  (Read 8866 times)

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Offline Scott Doyle

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Job Posting- Bagdad, Iraq
« on: September 04, 2006, 01:02:51 PM »
Firearms Examiner

A private company seeks a firearms examiner for employment as a civilian contractor supporting US military activity on-base in Iraq. Firearms Examiners trained to competency in a state or federal ASCLD/LAB accredited laboratory, are regular or distinguished members of AFTE (certified by AFTE in Firearms evidence examination and identification a plus) with recent full time firearms examination employment experience are preferred.

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Evaluating, examining, processing, recovering, comparing, researching, and providing information regarding submitted firearms and related evidence in accordance with the rules and regulations governing an ASCLD-LAB accredited forensic firearms laboratory;
  • Utilizing various computer programs, especially NIBIN and IBIS systems;
  • Providing training to US Forces in the areas of evidence recognition, documentation, collection, packaging, and submission to the laboratory;
  • Communicating in a concise and effective manner, both orally and in writing; communicating scientific information to a lay person in an understandable manner; working cooperatively with others; establishing work priorities; and working with minimal supervision; plus
  • Performing related duties benefiting the evidence collection and preservation for the mission.

Requirements:

  • Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in criminalistics, forensics, or related field and three (3) to five (5) years of experience in a work unit engaged in firearms identification (a journey-level firearms examiner from ASCLD/LAB accredited laboratory) required. Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute additional experience as indicated on a year for year basis with thirty (30) semester hour credits being equal to one (1) year of experience (120 hours=Bachelorís degree).
  • Certification: Applicants must obtain, within six months of employment with the company, certification from AFTE in the area of Firearms evidence examination and identification.
  • Ability to Obtain/Maintain Clearance: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet and maintain eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
  • Proficiency Testing: Candidates must be able to successfully pass proficiency testing prior to and periodically during employment with the company as directed by the company and/or by the NCIS Laboratory Director.
  • Pre-deployment Training: general pre-deployment training of all contract employees is required by the Department of Defense in preparation for working overseas on a US base.

Duty rotation is a minimum of two 4-month tours in Iraq with 30-60 days rest and recreation back in the US between tours.  This is a good opportunity for a retiree seeking to supplement his or her income and is a temporary position with an estimated time frame of six months to two years.
Salary for well-qualified applicants is $108,000 to $158,400 annually, depending on the number of contract months. Free food, lodging, and transportation are included.

If interested, email your resume and contact information to careers@idealinnovations.com. Please note the job title on all submissions.

EOE

Offline Scott Doyle

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Updated Job Posting- Bagdad, Iraq
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2007, 10:19:56 AM »
Firearms Examiner

A private company seeks firearms examiners for employment as civilian contractors supporting US military activity on-base in Iraq. Firearms Examiners trained to competency in a state or federal ASCLD/LAB accredited laboratory, are regular or distinguished members of AFTE (certified by AFTE in Firearms evidence examination and identification a plus) with recent full time firearms examination employment experience are preferred.

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Evaluating, examining, processing, recovering, comparing, researching, and providing information regarding submitted firearms and related evidence in accordance with the rules and regulations governing an ASCLD-LAB accredited forensic firearms laboratory;
  • Utilizing various computer programs, especially NIBIN and IBIS systems;
  • Providing training to US Forces in the areas of evidence recognition, documentation, collection, packaging, and submission to the laboratory;
  • Communicating in a concise and effective manner, both orally and in writing; communicating scientific information to a lay person in an understandable manner; working cooperatively with others; establishing work priorities; and working with minimal supervision; plus
  • Performing related duties benefiting the evidence collection and preservation for the mission.

Requirements:

  • Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in criminalistics, forensics, or related field and three (3) to five (5) years of experience in a work unit engaged in firearms identification (a journey-level firearms examiner from ASCLD/LAB accredited laboratory) required. Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute additional experience as indicated on a year for year basis with thirty (30) semester hour credits being equal to one (1) year of experience (120 hours=Bachelorís degree).
  • Ability to Obtain/Maintain Clearance: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet and maintain eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
  • Proficiency Testing: Candidates must be able to successfully pass proficiency testing prior to and periodically during employment with the company as directed by the company and/or by the government Laboratory Director.
  • Pre-deployment Training: general pre-deployment training of all contract employees is required by the Department of Defense in preparation for working overseas on a US base.

Duty rotation is a minimum of two 4-month tours in Iraq with 30-60 days rest and recreation back in the US between tours.  Please note that a regular work week consists of six 12 hour days. This is a good opportunity for a retiree seeking to supplement his or her income and is a temporary position with an estimated time frame of one year.

Salary for well-qualified applicants is approximately $108,000 to $158,400 annually, depending on the number of contract months. Free food, lodging, and transportation are included.

Please go to idealinnovations.com to the Careers section to view our competitive benefits package.

If interested, email your resume and contact information to careers@idealinnovations.com. Please note the job title on all submissions. EOE

 

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