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Author Topic: Forensic Firearms/Toolmark Examiner Vacancy  (Read 10396 times)

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Offline Sandy Burke

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Forensic Firearms/Toolmark Examiner Vacancy
« on: March 20, 2012, 09:36:00 AM »
Forensic Firearm/Toolmark Examiner -  $54,054 - $89,596
Montgomery County Department of Police, Rockville, Maryland

The employee is responsible for the examination of firearms, toolmarks, and fracture identification associated with police investigations involving firearms and ballistic evidence. Duties include conducting forensic examination of firearms and firearms-related evidence. Also prepares comprehensive investigative reports, test-fires and photographs firearms, performs chemical-electrolytic etching or magnetic processes for serial number restoration, conducts forensic examinations to determine muzzle proximity, trajectory analysis, and testifies in court as an expert witness.

Experience: Two (2) years of full-time experience conducting examinations of firearms, bullets, and related evidence as a firearms examiner Court-qualified as an expert witness.
Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Physics, or a related field from an accredited college or university.
Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

Resumes should include information specific to the preferred criteria listed below.
1. Experience performing standard ballistics tests in an ASCLD-LAB accredited crime laboratory.
2. Experience photographing firearms and related evidence.
3. Experience operating specialized equipment such as comparison and stereo microscopes.
4. Experience performing chemical testing for forensic analysis (i.e. Grief’s and Sodium Rhodizonate testing, Infrared imaging, etc.
5. Experience preparing clear and concise reports and related court testimony.

To view the entire job announcement and apply online, visit  Click on "Careers" and iRecruitment Visitor Homepage; Search for Forensic Firearm/Toolmark Examiner, IRC6830.  Only on-line applications are accepted.  Position closes April 17, 2012.
« Last Edit: March 21, 2012, 11:55:22 AM by Sandy Burke »


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