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Author Topic: Job Announcement - Senior Forensic Scientist, Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office  (Read 11958 times)

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Senior Forensic Scientist (Firearms Tool Marks Unit), Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, Examines and classifies firearms, ammunition, fired ammunition components, tools and tool mark related evidence submitted by PBSO and local law enforcement officers; compares and identifies bullets, cartridge cases and other ammunition components, tools and tool mark related evidence using a full range of techniques; determines the make, model and serial number of firearms; testifies in federal and state courts as an expert witness; assists with trajectory reconstruction at crime scenes when needed; conducts experimental research into specialized areas of firearms and tool mark identification. Performs all related duties as assigned. Requires: Bachelor’s Degree, supplemented by experience in firearms examination.  Knowledge of principles, theories, practices and methodology related to firearms and tool mark evidence. Knowledge of state laws and regulations governing firearms. Knowledge of and experience with calibrating and operating laboratory instruments, i.e., comparison microscope, electronic and mechanical balances, measuring projector and other related firearms testing devices. Testimony in criminal proceedings such as depositions or trials is required. This position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills. PREFERENCES: Minimum of three (3) years of experience in a Crime Laboratory. Hiring range of $4,378 - $4,782 per month, plus an excellent benefits package.

HOW TO APPLY:  Logon to, Human Resources, to apply.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. 

Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Veterans’ Preference to be requested at time application is submitted

Applicants with a disability who require accommodation within the application/interview process should direct a request in advance to Human Resources.

Jay Mullins

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This a clarification of the information posted yesterday  posting for the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.

The hiring range of $4,378 - $4,782 monthly is a starting salary, not the salary range.

We have a ten step salary range and presently the top salary is
$6,231 monthly or $74,772 yearly.

We are slated to get a 5% COLA for 07/08 yr and 4% COLA for 08/09.

Anyone having questions regarding the bennefit package or anything relating to this vacancy please free to call me.

Jay Mullins, Manager
PBSO Crime Lab
Firearms / Tool Marks Unit

Jay Mullins

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This job posting is closed.  The interviews are completed.

Thanks for your interest in this position.

Jay Mullins
Firearms / Tool Marks
Crime Laboratory
Palm Beach Sheriff's Office
West Palm Bch, Fl.


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