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Author Topic: Crime Scene Technician - Waterbury, CT  (Read 15028 times)

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Offline Joe Rainone

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Crime Scene Technician - Waterbury, CT
« on: June 29, 2007, 08:47:44 PM »
WATERBURY, CONNECTICUT Open Competitive Exam #1826


(New Hires Must Start at Beginning of Range)
FRINGE BENEFITS: Choose from available health insurance plans (employee contributions vary), Prescription Drug Rider,
Dental Plan; Group Life Insurance for Individual; Retirement Plan; paid Holidays; paid Vacation; paid Sick Leave; Personal

Last Day For Filing Application

Applications, which may be obtained at the Civil Service Office, or by visiting, must be on file at the
Civil Service Office, Chase Municipal Building, 236 Grand St., Waterbury, CT 06702 by 4:50 p.m. on:

JULY 20, 2007


1. Veterans -Veteranís points will be awarded in accordance with the Connecticut State Statute. Five (5) for non-disabled
veterans, ten (10) for disabled veterans. Proper documentation must be submitted to the Personnel Director before the date of
the examination.

2. Residents -Residency points shall be added in accordance with the amendment to the Civil Service Rules and Regulations.
Proper documentation (Civil Service Office Request for Residency Points) must be submitted with application of employment.
This position is not eligible for residency points
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Evaluates and physically secures crime scenes, using various types of equipment. Identifies,
collects and prepares physical evidence for scientific evaluation and comparison. Establishes a permanent record describing the
crime scene by writing detailed reports, preparing accurate sketches and diagrams, and by applying professional photographic
techniques. Gives expert testimony in criminal court cases, regarding the results of analysis and examination of physical
evidence. Maintains forensic field and laboratory supplies for the department.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to observe minute details of a crime scene as they relate
to the crime and their meaning in relation to the evidence, ability to write clear and concise reports, ability to provide expert
testimony in court, working knowledge of photography and fingerprinting techniques, knowledge of scientific / analytical
techniques for the handling, collection and testing of evidence, must be willing to take continuing education courses, must be
able to visually identify or describe persons, vehicles, and locations and describe or compare physical evidence and crime
scenes; ability to lift heavy objects and equipment weighing up to 100 pounds.

MENTAL AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must prioritize requests, manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines and display
professional detachment from sensitive situations. Works primarily in a laboratory with exposure to biological and chemical
hazards and firearms. Will occasionally carry photography and other equipment weighing up to 100 lbs. and will occasionally
work outdoors in inclement weather.


AS OF THE CLOSING DATE YOU HAVE THE FOLLOWING EXPERIENCE: Bachelorís degree in natural or forensic
science plus six (6) months experience in crime scene processing, forensic work, or related field. Internship experience is qualifying.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: In addition to a Monday through Friday schedule, must be available for rotating on-call
schedule. Must be able to arrive on-scene within 20 minutes of call. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and a criminal
background check, which will include a polygraph test.

APPEAL PROCESS: An applicant may appeal a notice of rejection of his/her application to the Civil Service Commission
within seven (7) days of receipt of such notice.
This position is covered under the written agreement between the City of Waterbury and the White Collar Union.

Posting is attached below. 


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