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Author Topic: Firearm/Toolmark Examiner - Johnson Co. Sheriff's Office, KS.  (Read 9379 times)

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Offline wahamm

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Firearm/Toolmark Examiner - Johnson Co. Sheriff's Office, KS.
« on: October 06, 2010, 02:51:51 PM »
Johnson County Sheriff's Office
Criminalistics Laboratory
6000 Lamar
Mission, KS 66202

An ASCLD/LAB Accredited Laboratory (Since 1999)


Position: Firearm/Toolmark Examiner, Civil Service (non-sworn) Civilian

Starting Salary Range: $24.96 to $32.31 per hour. (Commensurate with experience)    
Location: Mission, Kansas (Kansas City metro area)

The Johnson County Crime Laboratory, a Division of the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, is seeking a qualified applicant for a position in the Firearm/Toolmark Section. The major duties include examining firearms for proper function; microscopic comparison of bullets and cartridge cases; serial number restoration; GSR examination of clothing associated with firearms cases; NIBIN; and toolmark examinations.  Other duties may be assigned based upon the qualifications of the successful applicant.

Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology, criminalistics/forensic science, natural science or any other closely related field with laboratory science coursework. At least three years of experience in Forensic Firearms/Toolmarks casework is required. Must have experience and work history as a proficiency tested casework examiner in an ASCLD/LAB accredited lab. Must have the minimum of one year pursuing knowledge of the principles of criminal investigation and the legal issues concerning rules of evidence and search and seizure and experience testifying as an expert witness. The applicant will be required to successfully complete a laboratory training program and a Firearm/Toolmark competency test before beginning independent casework responsibilities.

Applications/Additional Information:
Applications information can be obtained by contacting the Sheriff’s Office Personnel Division at the following address.
Johnson County Sheriff’s Office
Personnel Division
27747 West 159th Street, New Century, KS 66031
Phone: (913) 791-5511 or Toll Free: 866-262-3744

Or via the Johnson County Web application Link:

Additional Information about this position can be obtained from Assistant Director Hamm at the Crime Laboratory by calling (913) 826-3209.   


The Civil Rights Act of 1964 amended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972 and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 prohibit discrimination in employment practices because of race, color, national origin, sex, handicap, religion or age.

The Johnson County Sheriff’s Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disabled status in employment or the provision of programs and services.

« Last Edit: November 09, 2010, 01:52:52 PM by wahamm »


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