$17.50-$28.35 Hourly / $36,400.00-$58,968.00 Yearly
Salary Grade: 917
Occasionally directs helpers, assistants, seasonal employees, interns, volunteers or temporary employees and may temporarily act in a higher capacity.
Conducts examination of evidence utilizing a combination of technical skills and procedures, as detailed below, and/or as appropriate in the Crime Laboratory.
Conducts examination of evidence for latent print comparison using highly technical and sequential evidence development procedures.
Utilizes forensic light sources, visual and chemical processes to determine latent print evidence suitable for further evaluation.
Conducts examination and evaluation of biological evidence by performing visual examination, as well as chemical tests and procedures, to identify the presence of biological fluids, including subsequent collection and sampling of items for DNA analysis.
Conducts microscopic examination of hairs to determine suitability and subsequent sampling for DNA analysis. Documents and photographs evidence using advances macro photography, complex lighting techniques and detailed note taking.
Reports results of their examination, conducts technical and administrative reviews, and provides courtroom testimony.
Performs quality assurance and quality control checks of critical equipment and reagents, to include ordering and preparation of the reagents for evidence processing and examination in the Crime Laboratory.
Participates in the crime laboratory proficiency testing program.
Coordinated and provides training to staff.
Assists with procedural changes, validations of new and novel methods and updates to the standard operating procedures and manuals.
Minimum Education Level & Type: Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Experience Qualifications:
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Occupational Group Code: 34
Occupation Group Description: Police
EEO Job Category Code: C
EEO Job Category Description: Technicians
Organizational Level: First Level Employee
Bargaining Unit: CWA
The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.
Driving Level: Incidental
License Type: Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver
CDL Endorsements: None
Safety Sensitive: Yes