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Author Topic: Firearm Examiner NCSBI - Asheville, NC **Closes 07/02/2008**  (Read 10706 times)

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Offline Shane Greene

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We (North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation) have an opening in our Western Regional Laboratory located in Asheville, North Carolina.  See below for details.  Feel free to email (sgreene(at)ncdoj.gov) or PM with any questions.


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: 3613-0000-0004-119
Salary Grade: 72
Salary Range: $40071 - $65566
Department: DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Division: STATE BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
Type of Appointment: Perm Full-Time
Location: BUNCOMBE
Posting Date: 06/19/2008
Closing Date: 07/02/2008
Number of Positions: 1
   
Description of Work

THIS POSITION IS RESPONSIBLE FOR CONDUCTING FORENSIC ANALYSIS ON FIREARMS AND TOOL MARK RELATED EVIDENCE, SUCH AS DETERMINING IF A BULLET OR CARTRIDGE CASE WERE FIRED FROM A PARTICULAR FIREARM,TESTING FOR GUNSHOT RESIDUE ANAD CONDUCTING MUZZLE-TO-TARGET DETERMINATIONS. IN ADDITION, THE ANALYST WILL STUDY TOOL MARKS AND IMPRESSIONS TO DETERMINE IF THEY WERE MADE BY A PARTICULAR TOOL, AND WILL TESTIFY TO SCIENTIFIC FINDINGSAS AN EXPERT IN THE COURTS OF THE LAND. THIS IS A NON-SWORN POSITION LOCATED IN THE FIREARMS AND TOOL MARK SECTION OF THE STATE BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION. REGULAR WORK HOURS ARE NORMALLY 8:00 AM TO 5:00 PM. COURT AND SPECIAL ASSIGNMENTS CAN CAUSE EXAMINERS TO WORK IRREGULAR HOURS. THIS POSITION IS ALSO REQUIRED TO BE ON-CALL.

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 TOOLMARKS. CONSIDERABLE KNOWLEDGE OF FIREARMS, AMMUNITION AND OF THE RELATED MECHANICS. WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF TOOLS, LABORATORY SAFETY PRACTICES, CRIMINAL LAW, AND OF THE RULES AND REGULATIONS REGARDING EVIDENCE GATHERING AND HANDLING.  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 COLOR NORMALLY, AND TO ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN EFFECTIVE WORKING RELATIONSHIPS. ABILITY TO MENTALLY COMPARE VISUAL IMAGES.

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 INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE WORKED WITH OR IN CRIME LABORATORY FACILITIES WHICH HAVE FIREARM AND TOOL MARK DISCIPLINES AND ARE FAMILIAR WITH THEIR OPERATION. KNOWLEDGE OF THE ASCLD/LAB ACCREDITATION REQUIREMENTS IS ALSO PREFERRED. CURRENT MEMBERSHIP WITH THE ASSOCIATION OF FIREARMS AND TOOLMARK EXAMINERS (AFTE) IS DESIRED. MANAGEMENT WILL CONSIDER INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE AT LEAST A BACHELOR'S DEGREE AND PRIOR KNOWLEDGE/WORK EXPERIENCE WITH FIREARMS.

**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
    
________________________________________
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
« Last Edit: June 24, 2008, 01:32:57 PM by 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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