Title: Forensic Scientist 1 – Firearms & Toolmarks

Description: Summary:

This is an entry-level classification working under general supervision. Positions in this class are expected to independently perform recurring, well-precedented projects using standard methods and techniques. Incumbents establish and maintain quality control, and ensure proper preservation and documentation of evidence. Employees receive instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise, and are expected to become fully aware of methods, protocols, procedures, applicable regulations, and of methods for the analysis of data and results.

Essential Job Functions:

Uploads into and reviews data from NIBIN, the National Integrated ballistic Information Network; prepares findings and issues reports based on the results of the examination. Cleans and maintains worksite and laboratory equipment; transfers and maintains evidence in storage. Testifies in court as an expert witness; communicates with attorneys and law enforcement personnel; attends meetings.

Minimum Requirements:

Associates degree in natural/physical science and six (6) months of laboratory experience performing firearm/toolmark evidence analysis; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Additional Requirements: Competency and annual proficiency testing required.

Closing Date for position: 10/24/2021

Location of Position:, OH

Additional Information: PDF Description of Opportunity

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