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Author Topic: Firearm Examiner-Prince Georges County Police MD  (Read 11314 times)

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Offline Terry Eaton

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Firearm Examiner-Prince Georges County Police MD
« on: July 15, 2008, 09:15:08 AM »
 
PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY GOVERNMENT
Department of Human Resources
1400 McCormick Drive, Suite 351
Largo, MD 20774

http://www.goprincegeorgescounty.com/Employment/index.asp   
INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF: 
FIREARMS EXAMINER - 08-037-50-LP 

An Equal Opportunity Employer 
SALARY
   $51,118.00 - $99,281.00 Annually 

OPENING DATE: 07/11/08

CLOSING DATE: 07/25/08

THE POSITION

The Prince George’s County Police Department Forensic Services Division, Firearms Examination Unit, is seeking a highly qualified and experienced firearms examiner, grade P24, for its Firearms Examination Unit.

The Firearms Examination Unit is a medium size state-of-the-art facility with modern equipment, Forensic (digital) Imaging and Information System (FiiS), NIBIN/IBIS station, an indoor firearms range, water recovery system, and an extensive firearms collection totaling 1300 firearms from all over the world.

EXAMPLES OF WORK

The position of Firearms Examiner is a professional and technical position involving forensic examinations in the areas of firearms, toolmark, serial number restoration, and gunshot residue analysis; must have computer skills to operate FiiS-LIMS system and preferably the NIBIN system. The applicant must have extensive courtroom experience and be able to assist other sections and jurisdictions with examination requests.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Graduation from high school or G.E.D., plus certification as a qualified firearms and toolmark examiner as stipulated by the Association of Firearms and Toolmark Examiners (AFTE). Documentation verifying completion of training must be submitted with the employment application.



ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: College degree from an accredited institution in the physical sciences and appropriate experience in the forensic firearms field. Effective 2007, a degree is required for all new Firearms Examiners in order to take the AFTE (Association of Firearms and Toolmark Examiners) certification examination.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Must pass a police background investigation.
Maintain certification as a firearms and toolmark examiner.
BENEFITS:
• Paid leave – annual, sick, holiday, personal, and military
• Medical benefits
• Paid life insurance
• Educational and training seminar assistance
• Deferred compensation program
• Supplemental retirement
• Physical fitness facility – free to all employees

DURATION OF ELIGIBILITY: Candidates will be selected from a temporary register of eligibles which will become effective approximately four (4) weeks after the closing date. Once a selection has been made, the register will expire.

ELIGIBILITY TO WORK: Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, an employer is required to hire only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. Applicants who are selected for employment will be required to show and verify authorization to work in the United States.

CLOSING DATE: All completed applications (walk-in, postal mail, and courier mail) MUST be received in the Office of Human Resources Management by 5:00 p.m., on July 25, 2008. Forward completed applications to:


THE PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY GOVERNMENT
OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
1400 McCormick Drive, Suite 159, Largo, MD 20774
Internet Address: www.princegeorgescountymd.gov

Applications can be obtained at the Office of Human Resources Management
or any branch of the Prince George's County Memorial Library System
or downloaded from the County’s web site

UNSIGNED APPLICATIONS THAT ARE MAILED OR HAND DELIVERED APPLICATIONS
WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

Prince George's County Government is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Committed to Diversity in the Workplace
APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.goprincegeorgescounty.com/Employment/index.asp
OR
1400 McCormick Drive, Suite 351,
Largo, MD 20774  EXAM #08-037-50-LP
FIREARMS EXAMINER - 08-037-50-LP
LP
 


FIREARMS EXAMINER - 08-037-50-LP Supplemental Questionnaire
 
* 1. Do you possess a high school diploma or GED?
  Yes    No 
 
* 2. If you selected YES, indicate the issuing agency and year received.
 
* 3. Do you possess a firearms and tookmarks certification.
   Yes
  No
 
Terry Eaton

 

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