|Date Opened||12/14/2018 12:00:00 AM|
|Close Date||1/13/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|HR Analyst||Rudy Monarrez|
|Salary||$16.79 - $27.31/hour - Salary in accordance with Administrative Directives|
|Job Type||Open to All Applicants (External, Internal)|
|HR Tech||Chalis Ruiz|
The Tucson Police Department invites applicants for the position of Crime Scene Specialist. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals with strong analytical, report-writing, photography, and investigative skill. Candidates must be flexible, team-oriented, methodical, objective, and work well in high stress situations. The crime scene investigation function is a critical element to the agency mission of protecting life and property, preventing crime and resolving problems.
Under general guidance from a Crime Scene Specialist Supervisor, the Crime Scene Specialist performs forensic examinations of various crime scenes utilizing digital photography and other specialized tools and equipment. Incumbents are responsible for the identification, analysis, collection, preservation, and transport of evidence related to crime scene investigations.
The working conditions and environmental demands of this function will result in exposure to biological hazards of varying degrees such as odors, decomposing bodies, and insects. In addition, incumbents may be exposed to emotionally challenging situations and traumatic crime scenes. Ability to practice self-care and adapt to potentially hostile situations while remaining calm is critical for success.
This is a fantastic opportunity to serve in a mission-critical position while serving the Tucson community. Be a part of this growing, innovative law enforcement agency!
The City of Tucson offers a robust total rewards package to include a comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, vision), retirement, paid-time off, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance programs, and professional development opportunities.
Are you ready to apply your investigative skills to make a difference?
Minimum Education Level & Type: Associates Degree
Minimum Experience and Qualifications: At least 1 year of experience in professional photography in a crime scene processing, law enforcement or a closely related field.
Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated on the education and work experience in their employment profile and their responses to the supplemental questionnaire. The highest scoring applicants will then be invited to participate in the examination process that will consist of the following:
Upon completion of all examination processes, the highest scoring applicants will be placed on the Civil Service Employment List that will be used to fill vacancies occurring within the next 6 months. Final selection will include a Department Selection Interview scheduled tentatively for Friday, February 1, 2019.
An applicant's ranking on the Civil Service list will be based on their final score which will be calculated as:
Candidates placed on the Employment List will be subject to the following:
Veterans, Native American, or Disability preference points will be added to the final score for those that are placed on the Civil Service Employment List.
If you qualify for preference points as outlined in the Employment Profile, you must upload your documentation as part of the application process or email it to Rudy.Monarrez@tucsonaz.gov. The DD 214 must be a copy that indicates characterization of service.
If you are in need of Americans with Disabilities Act-related accommodation during the testing process, please contact Rudy Monarrez at 520-837-7560 at least 48 hours prior to the evaluation.
CONTACTS: Communications throughout this process will be sent via email exclusively so please ensure your browser accepts emails from firstname.lastname@example.org and check your email account regularly. Failure to respond or follow instructions will result in disqualification. All email inquiries should be directed to Rudy Monarrez, 520.837.7560 or email: Rudy.Monarrez@tucsonaz.gov
To ensure accurate payroll information for tax purposes, the successful candidate will need to provide their original Social Security Card or original letter from the Social Security Administration with their social security number prior to beginning work with the City of Tucson.
The City of Tucson hires lawful workers only - US citizens or nationals and non-citizens with valid work authorization - without discrimination. Federal immigration laws require all employers to verify both the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. In its efforts to meet the law's requirements, the City of Tucson participates in the E-Verify program established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to aid employers in verifying the eligibility of workers.
Retired City of Tucson employees receiving benefits from the Tucson Supplemental Retirement System who are considering reemployment with the City should be aware that pursuant to Section 22-37(g) of the Tucson City Code, retirement benefits shall be suspended during the period of reemployment with the City of Tucson unless you have been separated at least twelve consecutive months before returning to work AND you return to a non-permanent employment classification. Creditable service does not accrue during any reemployment period.