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Author Topic: Firearm / Tool Mark Examiner North Carolina  (Read 8376 times)

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Offline Shane Greene

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Firearm / Tool Mark Examiner North Carolina
« on: June 09, 2008, 09:42:06 PM »
We (North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation) have an opening in our main laboratory located in Raleigh, North Carolina.  See below for details.  Feel free to email (sgreene(at)ncdoj.gov) or PM with any questions.

We will have another position posting within a couple weeks located in our Western Regional Laboratory located in Asheville, NC with the possibility of a couple new positions in each lab in the next few months.

Click below for application information.

http://osp.its.state.nc.us/deptsearchresults3a.asp?departmentname=DEPARTMENT%20OF%20JUSTICE



DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE



Website: www.ncdoj.com
 
 
Position: FORENSIC FIREARM ANLYS I
Vacancy Number: 3613-0000-0002-098
Salary Grade: 72
Salary Range: $40071 - $65566
Department: DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Division: STATE BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
Type of Appointment: Perm Full-Time
Location: WAKE
Posting Date: 06/04/2008
Closing Date: 06/17/2008
Number of Positions: 1
 
 Description of Work
THIS IS A NON-SWORN POSITION LOCATED IN THE FIREARMS SECTION OF THE STATE BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION. THE FORENSIC FIREARMS ANALYST WILL DETERMINE IF A PARTICULAR FIRED AMMUNITION COMPONENT WAS FIRED IN OR FROM A SPECIFIC WEAPON, MUZZLE-TO-TARGET DISTANCE, AMMUNITION COMPONENT RECOGNITION, FIREARM FUNCTION, RESTORE OBLITERATED SERIAL NUMBERS; DETERMINE IF EVIDENCE TOOL MARKS WERE MADE BY A SPECIFIC TOOL AND GIVE EXPERT TESTIMONY ABOUT THE FINDINGS. REGULAR WORK HOURS ARE NORMALLY 8:00 AM TO 5:00 PM. COURT AND SPECIAL ASSIGNMENTS CAN CAUSE ANALYST'S TO WORK IRREGULAR HOURS. ANALYSTS MAY BE REQUIRED TO WORK MANDATORY OVERTIME IN ADDITION; THEY WILL BE REQUIRED TO BE ON-CALL ON A ROTATION
BASIS.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

CONSIDERABLE KNOWLEDGE OF THE PRINCIPLES, CONCEPTS, THEORIES, REFERENCE SOURCES AND LABORATORY PRACTICES INVOLVED IN THE FORENSIC EXAMINATION AND ANALYSIS OF FIREARMS AND TOOL-MARKS. CONSIDERABLE KNOWLEDGE OF FIREARMS AMMUNITION AND OF THE RELATED MECHANICS.
WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF TOOLS, LABORATORY SAFETY PRACTICES CRIMINAL LAWS AND OF THE RULES AND REGULATIONS REGARDING EVIDENCE GATHERING AND HANDLING.  ABILITY TO ANALYZE RESULTS INTERPRET AND DEVELOP METHODOLOGY, AND TO UNDERSTAND AND SOLVE THEORETICAL PROBLEMS.  ABILITY TO BREAK DOWN, REPAIR AND ASSEMBLE FIREARMS, TAKE PRECISE MEASUREMENTS AND TO MICROSCOPICALLY COMPARE VERY MINUTE DIFFERENCES. ABILITY TO EXPRESS TECHNICAL INFORMATION CLEARLY BOTH ORALLY AND IN WRITING TO PERCEIVE COLORS NORMALLY AND TO ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN EFFECTIVE WORKING RELATIONSHIPS.


Training and Experience Requirements

GRADUATION FROM A FOUR-YEAR COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY WITH A MAJOR IN FORENSIC SCIENCE, FORENSIC STUDIES, PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY OR MECHANICAL TECHNOLOGY AND A MINIMUM OF TWO YEARS PROGRESSIVE EXPERIENCE IN FORENSIC FIREARMS AND TOOLMARKS EXAMAINATION AND ANALYSIS; OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF TRAINING AND DIRECTLY RELATED EXPERIENCE.

***MANAGEMENT PREFERENCE: MANAGEMENT PREFERS A CANDIDATE WHO HAS FORENSIC LABORATORY EXPERIENCE IN THE EXAMINATION OF FIREARMS AND TOOL MARKS.

***TRAINEE: A TRAINEE APPOINTMENT WILL BE CONSIDERED AT A LESSER SALARY FOR AN APPLICANT NOT MEETING THE MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE FOR THE FULL CLASSIFICATION.


How to Apply:

The Department of Justice uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with highly qualified individuals. The Department of Justice is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All applicants must complete and submit a State Application for Employment (PD-107). Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a State Application for Employment (PD-107). A SEPARATE STATE APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT (PD-107) MUST BE SUBMITTED FOR EACH INDIVIDUAL POSITION AND LOCATION FOR WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING. BE SURE TO INDICATE ONLY ONE POSITION NUMBER IN THE SECTION "Jobs Applied For", AS WELL AS THE JOB TITLE FOR WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING. SINGLE APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED FOR MULTIPLE POSITIONS WILL ONLY BE CONSIDERED FOR THE FIRST CHOICE LISTED ON THE APPLICATION. APPLICATIONS WITH NO CHOICE LISTED WILL BE CONSIDERED INVALID.

Applicants seeking Veteranís Preference for first-time employment with State Government should submit either Form DD-214 or discharge orders. Applicants should make sure all applications are received and date-stamped in the Personnel Section no later than 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Salary depends upon training, experience, equity and budgetary considerations.


Contact Person: NATILEE HINTON-BROOKS
Contact Agency:  JUSTICE
Contact Address:  114 WEST EDENTON STREET
   
RALEIGH, NC  27603-0000
Contact Phone:  919-716-6490 Ext: 00000
   
Contact Fax:  919-716-6710
   



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The vacancy system is provided by the Office of State Personnel.
Individual vacancy information is provided by each agency/university.

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Shane Greene
Special Agent Shane D Greene
Western Regional Laboratory
Firearm and Toolmark Section
NC State Bureau of Investigation
sgreene@ncdoj.gov
(828) 654-0525

 

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