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Author Topic: Job Announcement - Aurora, Colorado  (Read 7844 times)

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Offline DebraDewey

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Job Announcement - Aurora, Colorado
« on: April 26, 2007, 04:32:23 PM »
CRIMINALIST III-FIREARMS/TOOLMARK
(POLICE/CRIME LAB)


Job Category: PROF/TECH
Pay Grade 67: $48,960 $80,784

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs analysis of forensic evidence through a variety of methods related to firearms and toolmarks as needed to support the criminal investigation functions of the Police Department.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Examines & compares for identification, forensic evidence related to firearms and toolmarks by employing physical, microscopic, chemical, photographic & instrumental techniques. Analyses include mechanical function checks of firearms, fired bullet & cartridge case identifications, gunshot/bullet residue examinations, muzzle-to-target distance determinations, projectile velocity analysis, tool & toolmark identifications, physical match comparisons, serial number restoration and other specialized identification problems; may also assist in the processing/analysis of crime scenes as required; prepares reports on analysis and crime scene investigations; may assist and advise investigators and prosecuting attorneys regarding cases, results, and expected testimony; and performs additional duties as assigned.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Physical Demands: Light to moderate physical work requiring ability to lift a maximum of 50 pounds; regular lifting and carrying of 10 to 20 pounds of equipment and/or evidence; regular standing and walking to investigate crime scene; hand/eye coordination to operate computer, laboratory instruments, and other testing instruments, and video equipment; foot/eye coordination to operate motor vehicle; visual acuity correctable to 20/40 with no color impairment to interpret data; speech communication, hearing, and listening to maintain communications with other employees and citizens.
Equipment Used: Computer, camera, laboratory instruments, and video equipment.
Work Environment: Works primarily in an office/laboratory environment with some work outdoors at crime scenes; possible exposure to biohazard contamination, chemicals, odors, and noise.

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in criminalistics, chemistry, biology, physics or directly related field and 1 year of specialized training in firearms/toolmark examination.
Experience: At least 2 years experience conducting firearms/toolmark examination, including at least 1 year experience in conducting independent firearm/toolmark examinations and testimony as an expert. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
Knowledge: Knowledge of appropriate scientific procedures and equipment used in firearm/toolmark examination; investigative methods and techniques; rules of evidence and court testimony.
Abilities: Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and citizens; handle stressful situations with tact and diplomacy; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; organize and prioritize work; properly use and maintain scientific equipment; prepare accurate reports; testify effectively on scientific matters and work in any weather condition and under adverse physical circumstances.
Skills: Skill in firearm/toolmark examination and crime scene investigation.

LICENSES OR CERTIFICATES REQUIRED: Colorado Driver's License with a good driving record.


For more information, contact:

Debra Dewey
City of Aurora
15151 E Alameda Parkway, 3rd floor
Aurora, CO 80012
303-739-7229
ddewey@auroragov.org

 

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