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Author Topic: Job Announcement: Firearms/Toolmark Examiner - CBI Montrose/Grand Junction CO  (Read 11039 times)

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Offline Dale Higashi

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STATE OF COLORADO
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

OPEN COMPETITIVE

RESIDENCY WAIVER HAS BEEN APPROVED
OUT OF STATE APPLICANTS MAY APPLY

NOTE:  This position is being announced at the Criminal Investigator I and Criminal Investigator II levels because of the limited number of applicants expected to meet the full qualifications of bachelor’s degree and two full years of professional firearms examiners experience.  The level at which the position will be filled shall be based on the number of qualified applicants received at each class level for example:  After a review of the applications, qualified applicants at each class level shall be identified.  The eligible list for the position shall include all applicants who successfully complete all examination/selection requirements at the class level for which that applicant is qualified either Criminal Investigator I or Criminal Investigator II.

TITLE:      CRIMINAL INVESTIGATOR I OR II

WORKING TITLE:   FIREARMS AND TOOL MARK EXAMINER I OR II

CLASS:      CRIMINAL INVESTIGATOR I - A2A2TX
CRIMINAL INVESTIGATOR II - A2A3XX

POSITION:      10339

SALARY RANGE:   CRIMINAL INVESTIGATOR I  - $4467 - $6349
CRIMINAL INVESTIGATOR II - $5426 - $7718

LOCATION:                     COLORADO BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION     
         Grand Junction, CO (New lab will be completed 4/08)
                          
DUTIES:  The Colorado Bureau of Investigation is seeking a Firearm/Tool Mark Examiner in the Forensic Laboratory.  This is a sworn position within the Colorado Bureau of Investigation Pueblo Regional Laboratory.  This person will be responsible for comparing and evaluating a wide variety of items such as firearms, unfired ammunition, fired bullets and casings, clothing, tools, and objects bearing tool marks.  The person will also be responsible for shell casing/bullet entry into the NIBIN database.  This person may also be responsible for crime scene response, as well as other duties as assigned.  The candidate will eventually provide court testimony as a firearms and tool mark expert.

REQUIREMENTS:
Criminal Investigator I:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in criminalistics, chemistry, biology, physics or a field related to the work assignment and ONE YEAR of forensic laboratory experience in firearms and tool mark experience using techniques specifically followed in forensic laboratories. 

Criminal Investigator II:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in criminalistics, chemistry, biology, physics or a field related to the work assignment and TWO YEARS of forensic laboratory experience in firearms and tool mark experience using techniques followed in forensic laboratories.

SUBSTITUTIONS:   Applicant’s work experience in forensic laboratory firearms and tool mark comparison which provided the same kind, amount and level of knowledge acquired in the required education may be substituted for the education requirement on a year for year basis.

NOTE:  If the position is entitled to overtime pay, the applicant must be willing to accept compensatory time in lieu of overtime pay.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  Applicants must be willing to be fingerprinted, successfully pass a polygraph and an extensive background investigation.  If you have used any illegal drugs in the past three years, been convicted of a felony or domestic violence, you will be disqualified and will not be hired. 

PLEASE APPLY ON LINE ON THE INTERNET.  FAXED APPLICATIONS AND RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.  ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS CAN BE SENT BY E-MAIL TO:  rhonda.johnson@cdps.state.co.us

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:  Applications are a part of the selection process and will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum requirements for the position.  Be sure your application specifically addresses the requirements as listed in the minimum requirements section.  Address your specialized experience, work products, and accomplishments as they relate to the position duties and minimum requirements.  Attach additional pages if necessary to fully explain your experience and accomplishments.  If documents (transcripts, licenses, certificates, etc.) are required make sure you include them in your application packet.  Failure to include the required information and/or documents by the application deadline will result in your application not being considered for the position.  Resumes, when required, should be included in the application packet but will not take the place of the Official State Application Form.

HOW TO ACQUIRE AN APPLICATION:  STATE OF COLORADO APPLICATIONS FOR ANNOUNCED VACANCY and the DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION FORM can be located from the State of Colorado Job Announcement Site: http://Http://www.gssa.state.co.us/announce/Job+Announcements.nsf/Web+Pages/WelcomeAppl?OpenDocument

APPEAL RIGHTS:  Your application will be reviewed by a qualified Human Resource Specialist to determine if you meet the minimum position requirements.  If your application does not demonstrate that you meet the minimum requirements, you will not be considered for the vacancy.   You will be notified of the results of the application review.   If there are questions related to your qualifications meeting the minimum requirements, your application will be reviewed by a different qualified Human Resource Specialist.   If your application is rejected you may contact this office to attempt to resolve any questions you may have concerning your qualifications.  You must contact this office within 5 days from the date of notice of rejection of your application. 

If you still do not agree with our decision concerning your qualifications, you have the right to have your application rejection reviewed by the State Personnel Director.  Your request for Director’s review must be received in the State Personnel Board’s office within ten (10) days from receipt of the notice.  To request this review you must use the Colorado State Personnel Consolidated Appeal/Dispute Form at the following website:
http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/dhr/pubs/dispute_forms.htm.  You must include: 1) Job Title; 2) Agency involved; 3) Name of agency representative spoken to during informal resolution attempts; 4) Date(s) of the conversation; 5) specific issue; and 6) reason(s) you believe the decision is arbitrary, capricious, or contrary to rule or law.  The request for review should be directed to State Personnel Board and Personnel Director, Attention: Dispute Resolution Process, 1313 Sherman Street, First Floor, Denver, CO  80203. 


ANNOUNCEMENT:   PS-08-05

RELEASED:      JANUARY 4, 2008

APPLY BY:      JANUARY 31, 2008


APPLICATION AND RESUME MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN 5:00 P.M., JANUARY 31, 2008.
« Last Edit: January 08, 2008, 05:34:18 PM by Dale Higashi »
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