Recruitment #2302-6350-001


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 supervision from a Crime Scene Specialist Supervisor or general guidance from a Lead Crime Scene Specialist, 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.