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Author Topic: Firearm & Toolmark Examiner - Kansas Bureau of Investigation  (Read 7877 times)

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Offline David Wright

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Firearm & Toolmark Examiner - Kansas Bureau of Investigation
« on: November 03, 2011, 10:13:14 AM »
We have an opening for a Forensic Scientist I, II, or III position within the Firearm & Toolmark Section of the KBI Laboratory.  Please see the attached document for the full announcement or follow the link below for application instructions.  Applications accepted through November 15, 2011.

http://da.ks.gov/ps/pub/reqinfo.asp?id=169904

If we can answer any questions you might have, please feel free to contact T.L. Price (785) 296-8309, Zak Carr (785) 296-8310, or David Wright (913) 288-0081


The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is accepting applications to fill a Forensic Scientist position in the Firearm and Toolmark Section.  This position will be filled based on the successful candidateís level of experience in one of the following:

Forensic Scientist I: Duties of this position include, but are not limited to: training in the area of firearm and toolmark identification by means of an intensive two-year training program for the evaluation, classification and identification of firearm and toolmark related evidence using chemical and instrumental methods.

Hourly Compensation Rate: $20.13

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree relevant to the field of work.  Experience may be substituted for education as determined relevant by the agency.

Preferred Requirements: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in Forensic Science.  Participation in an internship or as a technician within a firearm and toolmark section of a forensic science laboratory.  Prior experience in the safe handling of firearms.

Forensic Scientist II: Duties of this position include, but are not limited to: performing microscopic comparisons of fired bullets and cartridge cases to suspect firearms, toolmarks on a wide variety of evidence, chemical analysis of evidence items for distance determination, serial number restoration and crime scene processing for bullet trajectory analysis. Testifies in court as an expert witness.

Hourly Compensation Rate: $24.48

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree relevant to the field of work and six (6) months relevant work experience.  Experience may be substituted for education as determined relevant by the agency.

Preferred Requirements: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in Forensic Science.  One (1) year of experience performing independent casework; examining, evaluating and reporting out results in Firearm and Toolmark cases.  Prior experience in the safe handling of firearms.  Membership in the Association of Firearm and Toolmark Examiner (AFTE).

Forensic Scientist III: Duties of this position include, but are not limited to: performing microscopic comparisons of fired bullets and cartridge cases to suspect firearms, toolmarks on a wide variety of evidence, chemical analysis of evidence items for distance determination, serial number restoration and crime scene processing for bullet trajectory analysis. Reviews technical procedures and provides assistance with audits. Testifies in court as an expert witness.

Hourly Compensation Rate: $25.68

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree relevant to the field of work and three years relevant work experience. Experience may be substituted for education as determined relevant by the agency.

Preferred Requirements: Masterís degree (MS) in Forensic Science.  Three (3) years of experience performing independent casework; examining, evaluating and reporting out results in Firearm and Toolmark cases.  Experience in testifying in a court of law as a Firearm and Toolmark Examiner. Prior experience in the safe handling of firearms.  Membership in the Association of Firearm and Toolmark Examiner (AFTE).
« Last Edit: November 03, 2011, 10:18:14 AM by David Wright »
David Wright
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Johnson County Sheriff's Office Criminalistics Laboratory
David.Wright@jocogov.org

Offline TL Price

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Re: Firearm & Toolmark Examiner - Kansas Bureau of Investigation
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2011, 04:58:19 PM »
The application deadline for this position has been extended until December 1, 2011.  If you or anyone you know is interested, please apply. Thanks.

 

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