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Author Topic: City of Atlanta, Police Criminalist Manager  (Read 7026 times)

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City of Atlanta, Police Criminalist Manager
« on: March 05, 2014, 03:11:08 PM »
  • Position: Criminalist Manager
  • Salary Range: $58,800.00 - $98,000.00 Annually
  • Posting closes 3/31/14
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     This employee performs forensic analysis activities, primarily in the area of firearms/ballistics. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, examining, testing, and analyzing evidence; confirming ballistics evidence matches; test firing firearms and examining fired ammunition recovered from crime scenes, preparing reports or presentations of findings, testifying in court as an expert witness; and  supervision and training of Crime Lab personnel.

 Supervision Received General supervision. Receives assignments and determines method and procedure.       
  • Examples of Essential Duties
  • Examines, identifies and evaluates suspected ballistic evidence, Prepares technical written reports in order to document scientific analyses and results.   
  • Attends pre-trial conferences, prepares exhibits for courtroom use, and provides expert testimony in courts throughout the state.   
  • Discusses test results and evidence collection with officers and attorneys.   
  • Remains current on scientific advancements in the ballistics field through technical publication presentations and training in order to apply appropriate methodologies. 
Decision Making Uses independent judgment in routine and non-routine situations. May interpret organizational policies and recommend exceptions.
 Leadership Provided Has managerial authority over Crime Lab personnel.         
  • Typical Qualifications
  • Previous supervisory or management experience, court testimony experience and laboratory experience all required.
  • Bachelorís degree in biology, chemistry, physics, forensic science or related field is required. 
  • AFTE Certification is required
  • 1-3 years' of experience in firearms identification required, and 3-5 years experience preferred.
  • Prior knowledge and experience using JusticeTrax Software is preferred.
   SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION Skill in operating laboratory instruments, equipment and computer systems related to areas of responsibility. 
The City of Atlanta is an equal opportunity employer


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