State Of Arkansas Little Rock , AR 72215
Posted 2 months ago
Position Number: 22090739
Posting End Date: 11/08/2022
Anticipated Starting Salary: 34905
The Department of Public Safety's mission is to enhance the safety and security of all Arkansans through ethical, character-driven behavior that promotes professionalism, clear communication, and accountability while serving as the state's premier public safety agency.
Authorities & Responsibilities
Specific responsibilities are as follows:
Analyze, collect, preserve, and compare latent prints and other physical evidence in the laboratory, as well as under potentially adverse conditions at major crime scenes.
Locate, develop, recover and preserve latent impressions on a wide variety of materials and surfaces using physical, chemical, electronic, and optical techniques.
Photograph latent impressions using digital imaging equipment.
Write detailed reports concerning results of analysis.
The recovery and possible identification of fingerprints and palm prints from deceased and decomposed bodies, victims and suspects of crime.
Provide training to law enforcement personnel concerning the proper collection and preservation of physical evidence or other informative information.
Testify in criminal legal proceedings as needed concerning methods of analysis and results.
A high school diploma (or equivalent) is required.
Class Code: B094C
FLSA Status: NON-EXEMPT
Salary Range: $32,405.00 - $46,987.00
The Forensic Technician is responsible for the daily activities of a forensic laboratory section. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.
Performs laboratory activities in one of the following sections: Evidence Receiving, Field Investigation, or Histology and Autopsy Services.
Implements section specific policies and procedures. Maintains files, chain of evidence, and inventory control of tissues and bio specimens. Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of section practices and techniques.
Knowledge of proper evidence handling techniques.
Knowledge of appropriate equipment/instruments. Ability to use appropriate equipment/instruments. Ability to maintain accurate case records. Ability to prepare technical reports.
The formal education equivalent of a high school education, with science coursework and/or appropriate licenses, certificates or experience. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.
Nearest Major Market: Little Rock
State Of Arkansas