Latent Print Examiner

Website City of Gainesvillehttps://cityofgainesville.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Careers/job/Gainesville-Fl/GRUCom-Enterprise-Planning-and-Administration-Director_4298

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Job Description:

SUMMARY

This is technical work analyzing, comparing, and evaluating friction ridge impressions.

Positions allocated to this classification report to a designated supervisor and work under general supervision.  Work in this class is distinguished from other classes by its emphasis on skilled latent print processing and evaluating friction ridge evidence.

EXAMPLES OF WORK

This section of the job description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities of the position.  The omission of a specific job function does not absolve an employee from being required to perform additional tasks incidental to or inherent in the job.  Performance of lower level duties may be required.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Analyzes friction ridge impressions and determines value for comparison and/or makes entries into the Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) and Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System (IAFIS).

Compares friction ridge impressions with known impressions in accordance with established guidelines and accepted best forensic practices.

Evaluates the data and makes appropriate conclusions regarding findings.

Prepares reports and forwards results to appropriate personnel and/or agencies.

Provides expert witness testimony in both state and federal court proceedings.

Performs administrative work to include monthly statistics and other reports as necessary.

Stays abreast of trends and innovations in the field of friction ridge analysis and attends seminars, conferences and meetings related to forensic science.

Attends work on a continuous and regular basis.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

A Bachelor degree from an accredited  college or university with major course work in Biology, Criminal Justice, Forensic Science, or a closely related field; and one (1) year of experience analyzing and comparing latent print evidence within a law enforcement agency or forensic laboratory.

Or an Associate degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Biology, Criminal Justice, Forensic Science, or a closed related field; and three (3) years of progressively responsible experience analyzing and comparing latent print evidence within a law enforcement agency or forensic laboratory.

CERTIFICATIONS OR LICENSES

Licenses

Valid Florida Driver License at time of hire.

Certifications

Certification from the International Association for Identification (IAI) as a Certified Latent Print Examiner must be obtained within eighteen (18) months from date of appointment and maintained as a condition of employment.

Florida Crime Information (FCIC) and Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems (AFIS) certifications must be obtained within three (3) months from date of appointment and maintained as a condition of employment.

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