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Author Topic: Firearms Examiner -- City of Los Angeles CA  (Read 10020 times)

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Firearms Examiner -- City of Los Angeles CA
« on: June 19, 2007, 05:11:13 PM »
Class Code: 2233
Salary: $77,402 - $96,152/ Annually


A Firearms Examiner is a civilian employee of the Police Department who examines and identifies firearms, weapons, cartridges, bullets, and similar evidence in criminal investigations; collects physical evidence at crime scenes; analyzes and reconstructs the events occurring at crime scenes; conducts complete scientific tests of firearms evidence using laboratory equipment; prepares documentation and reports on the results of the collection and analysis of evidence; testifies in court concerning the results of examinations; provides expert testimony on general firearms capability and examination methodology; and does related work.


  • Graduation from a recognized four-year college or university; AND
  • Four years of full-time paid experience in examining and identifying firearms, weapons, ammunition, and similar evidence, including court experience as an examiner of firearms evidence in a criminal proceeding; AND
  • Submission of a Firearms Examiner Supplemental Training and Experience Questionnaire and the City application at the time of filing.

A major in physical or natural science is desired, but not required.
A valid California driver's license may be required prior to appointment.
For administrative purposes, filing will close periodically and re-open the following workday. This examination will remain open until sufficient applications are received and may close without prior notice.


APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED ON THE CITY APPLICATION FORM. You may apply online on our website or you may download a paper application and the Training and Experience Questionnaire and send both in by mail. You will have to have Internet Explorer version 5.5 and Acrobat Reader 6.0 or better to view the above links.

Applications may also be obtained at the following locations and times:

Personnel Department Building
700 East Temple Street, Room 100,
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Monday through Friday
7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
(213) 473-9311
TDD (213) 473-9312

Van Nuys City Hall
14410 Sylvan Street, Room 105,
Van Nuys, CA 91401
Tuesdays only
8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Constituent Services Center
8475 South Vermont Avenue,
Los Angeles, CA 90044
Mondays, Wednesdays,
and Thursdays only
8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Cypress Park Community Center
929 Cypress Avenue,
Los Angeles, CA 90065
Wednesdays only
12:00 noon until 5:00 p.m.

Please see the official bulletin for additional information about the selection process.
« Last Edit: June 19, 2007, 05:13:32 PM by city of los angeles »


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