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Police Advisor/Mentor

Police Advisor/Mentor


  • Police Officer

  • Police Advisor/Mentor, Fredericksburg VA

  • 100k

  • 2011-03-10

  • 2011-09-11

  • 2011-04-15

All advisor applicants must have a combined total of eight (8) years work experience, at least five (5) years of which are in their respective field (i.e. for police advisors federal, state, municipal, and county law enforcement service; for corrections advisors correctional service; for justice advisors as an attorney, judge, or justice sector professional; for specialist advisors, professional experience directly related to their advisor skill set).

Advisor applicants must be employed in the respective area of expertise for which they are applying (i.e. police officer, prosecutor, etc), or have retired/separated within the last five (5) years.

Advisor applicants must have adequate English communication skills (Foreign Service Institute standard level 4 for writing, reading comprehension, speaking for U.S. citizens and level 3 for third country nationals).

Advisor applicants must possess a valid U.S. driver?s license and the ability to operate a standard transmission vehicle. Third country nationals must possess an International Driving Permit.

Advisor applicants must have an unblemished background.

Advisor applicants must be in excellent health and able to pass the requisite physical, medical and psychological tests appropriate to assigned mission/country

Advisor applicants must possess a valid U.S. passport (for non ? U.S. citizens, a valid passport from their country of citizenship).

Advisor applicants must possess excellent negotiating, interpersonal communication and leadership skills.

Advisor applicants must be able and willing to train other individuals in their area of expertise.

All advisor applicants must pass a nine-panel drug test for THC, Cocaine, PCP (Phencyclidine), Opiates, Methamphetamine, Methadone, Amphetamine, Barbiturates, and Benzodiazepines.

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Police Chief in Colorado

POLICE CHIEF – Full time

Salary range – $63,358 to $95,036 per yr., DOQ.

Full benefits, uniform allowance and command vehicle for official use only.

Cripple Creek Police Department in Colorado is accepting applications for the position of Police Chief. The Police Chief is responsible for planning, organizing, directing and coordinating activities of the municipal police department in accordance with law and codes. The Police Chief reports directly to the City Administrator. The department consists of 13 full-time sworn positions (including Chief), 1 animal control officer, and 2 civilian office personnel. Minimum requirements include having any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university in Police Science, Criminology, or a related field, and five years of progressively responsible police work as a certified officer, two of which should be at the Police Sergeant level or higher. Applicants must obtain POST provisional certification within 90 days and pass the written and skills testing and obtain POST certification within 6 months; and training in law enforcement administration and similar areas is desirable. Applicants must provide a resume with cover letter, a completed City of Cripple Creek application, personal and professional references, and copies of all certificates and degrees. Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test, physical, and MVR. Applicants will be subject to an extensive background check prior to beginning employment.

Application and job description available at the front desk at City Hall and may be picked up & returned in person, by mail, or by fax to:

Human Resources
City of Cripple Creek
337 E. Bennett Ave.
PO Box 430
Cripple Creek, Colorado 80813
Fax #719-689-2774
www.cripplecreekgov.com (job application)

The City of Cripple Creek is an EOE.

Closing Date: 6-3-11

Full-time Adjunct Instructor

Government Training Institute

Position Title: Full-time Adjunct Instructor
Position Type: Civilian


Closing Date: 8/31/2011


Job Description


The Government Training Institute (GTI) is a leading Law Enforcement and Military training company, that is committed to those responsible for our national security, the safety of our citizens and the future of our great nation. Through the most intense and realistic training, thorough and comprehensive research, honest and ethical consulting, we prepare our country’s military, law enforcement and first responders to face all challenges with knowledge and confidence.
Additional Information


RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: • As a full time adjunct instructor for the Government Training Institute, you must have the flexibility and the ability to devote to the Government Training Institute’s training calendar as needed. • Collaborates nationally with military and law enforcement organizations to ensure that training objectives are met for clients. • Travel up to 30 days at a time both in the continental United States and abroad. • This is a full-time adjunct position as needed. Qualified person(s) will be notified 30 days in advance of upcoming training.
Job Requirements


  • Age 21
  • Education High School Diploma
  • Experience See Below
  • Additional Requirement :
    The applicant must have 7+ years of experience with a Law Enforcement full time Tactical Team or Military Special Operations OR 10+ years of experience with a Law Enforcement part time Tactical Team OR 5+ years of experience in an organization specializing in Counter Terrorism Direct Action and Special Reconnaissance mission sets. The applicant must also have: • The ability to present training material and facilitate training sessions that meet course objectives. • Written and verbal communication skills which must reflect a high degree of professionalism. • Strong PC skills, including: Word, Power Point and Excel.
  • Salary Information


    Entry Level Salary: $1700   weekly
    Contact Information


    Dennis O’Connor
    dennis@gtitraining.org
    Government Training Institute
    1321 Technology Drive Ste 101
    Barnwell, South Carolina 29812
    ph: (803)793-0057

    Justice Dept. Atty-Overseas Prosecutorial Development

    Department of Justice Seal

    EXPERIENCED ATTORNEY, GS-905-14/15
    U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
    CRIMINAL DIVISION
    OFFICE OF OVERSEAS PROSECUTORIAL DEVELOPMENT,
    ASSISTANCE AND TRAINING
    RESIDENT LEGAL ADVISORS IN BOGOTA, COLOMBIA
    11-CRM-DET-003


    The Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance and Training (OPDAT), Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, seeks experienced Department of Justice (DOJ) trial attorneys or Assistant United States Attorneys or State Prosecutors to fill two (2) Resident Legal Advisor (RLA) positions in Bogota, Colombia, beginning in the spring of 2011. These assignments are for a period of one year with the possibility of an extension, contingent on additional funding. (These are reimbursable details.)

    About the Office: The mission of the Criminal Division’s Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance and Training (OPDAT) is to develop and administer technical and developmental assistance designed to enhance the capabilities of foreign justice sector institutions and their law enforcement personnel, so those institutions and their personnel can more effectively combat terrorism, organized crime, corruption, financial crimes, trafficking in persons and other types of crime, in a manner consistent with the rule of law, and can more effectively cooperate regionally and with the United States in combating such crime.

    Responsibilities and Opportunity Offered: The RLAs will join others assigned to the U.S. Embassy Bogota representing the Department through its Justice Sector Reform Program, a major U.S. law enforcement program developed to assist the Government of Colombia strengthen its criminal justice system. The RLAs focus on trial advocacy, the transition toward an accusatory system, implementation of a new criminal procedure code, advancing the justice and peace process, human rights, asset forfeiture, and narcotics. The RLAs work closely with Colombian law enforcement and government officials, particularly Colombian prosecutors, to design and implement technical assistance and development projects. These projects include technical advice to the Colombian Prosecutor General’s Office on the development of major task forces, including those dealing with human rights violations, narcotics, money laundering and asset forfeiture, corruption, kidnapping and terrorism. RLAs manage assistance projects, including developing curricula, selecting experts, evaluating results, and reporting. When appropriate, RLAs personally provide assistance. RLAs interact with other U.S. law enforcement agencies, including the FBI, DEA, Customs, ATF, Secret Service, IRS and U.S. Marshals Service. The assistance and development projects managed by RLAs are closely coordinated with those of ICITAP, the police assistance entity of the Criminal Division. RLAs also have financial management responsibilities. The RLA would work under the direct supervision of the JSRP Manager in the U.S. Embassy in Bogota.

    Required and preferred Qualifications: Required qualifications: Applicants must possess a J.D. degree, duly licensed and authorized to practice as an attorney under the laws of State, territory, or the District of Columbia and have at least three years of post-J.D. legal experience.

    The applicant must have excellent interpersonal skills; possess the ability to function effectively in a Latin American environment; be mature and able to deal with delicate legal and political issues; be able to efficiently initiate and manage work projects; be able to handle stressful and time sensitive situations and projects. The applicant must have extensive prosecution experience in violent crimes and homicides and/or narcotics and complex criminal prosecutions. Experience in task force settings is desirable. The applicant must be a fluent Spanish-speaker and proficient in reading and writing in Spanish. The position will require frequent travel within Colombia and occasional travel back to the United States

    Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are authorized.

    Salary Information: Current salary and years of litigation experience will determine the appropriate salary. Compensation will be at either the General Schedule (GS)-14 or GS-15 level. Exact amounts of salary within these GS levels vary depending on the individual’s home office. The Washington, D.C. salary ranges for these levels during 2010 are: GS-14: $105,211 – $136,771 per annum; GS-15: $123,758 – $155,500 per annum. Locality pay tables for all U.S. locations during 2010 can be found at: http://www.opm.gov/oca/10tables/indexGS.asp

    Application Process Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Carlos F. Acosta, Acting Deputy Regional Director, Latin America and the Caribbean or Martin Fleming, Program Analyst. Faxed or e-mailed submissions are acceptable. The fax number is (202) 616-6770. The e-mail addresses are: Carlos.Acosta@usdoj.gov or Martin.Fleming@usdoj.gov or mail to the attention of:

    U.S. Department of Justice
    Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance and Training, Criminal Division
    1331 F Street, NW, Suite 400,
    Washington, DC 20004
    ATTN: Martin Fleming, Program Analyst

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

    Internet Sites: For information about the Criminal Division, see www.usdoj.gov/criminal/index.html.

    For other attorney vacancy announcements, see www.usdoj.gov/oarm/attvacancies.html

    Department Policies: The U.S. Department of Justice is an Equal Opportunity/Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Except where otherwise provided by law, there will be no discrimination based on color, race, religion, national origin, politics, marital status, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, status as a parent, membership or nonmembership in an employee organization, or personal favoritism. The Department of Justice welcomes and encourages applications from persons with physical and mental disabilities. The Department is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within the Department of Justice. This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    It is the policy of the Department to achieve a drug-free workplace and persons selected for employment will be required to pass a drug test which screens for illegal drug use prior to final appointment. Employment is also contingent upon the completion and satisfactory adjudication of a background investigation. Only U.S. citizens are eligible for employment with the Executive Office for Immigration Review and the United States Attorneys’ Offices. Unless otherwise indicated in a particular job advertisement, non-U.S. citizens may apply for employment with other organizations, but should be advised that appointments of non-U.S. citizens are extremely rare; such appointments would be possible only if necessary to accomplish the Department’s mission and would be subject to strict security requirements. Applicants who hold dual citizenship in the U.S. and another country will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

    There is no formal rating system for applying veterans’ preference to attorney appointments in the excepted service; however, the Department of Justice considers veterans’ preference eligibility as a positive factor in attorney hiring. Applicants eligible for veterans’ preference must include that information in their cover letter or resume and attach supporting documentation (e.g., the DD 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty and other supporting documentation) to their submissions. Although the “point” system is not used, per se, applicants eligible to claim 10-point preference must submit Standard Form (SF) 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, and submit the supporting documentation required for the specific type of preference claimed (visit the OPM website, www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf for a copy of SF 15, which lists the types of 10-point preferences and the required supporting document(s). Applicants should note that SF 15 requires supporting documentation associated with service-connected disabilities or receipt of nonservice-connected disability pensions to be dated 1991 or later except in the case of service members submitting official statements or retirement orders from a branch of the Armed Forces showing that his or her retirement was due to a permanent service-connected disability or that he/she was transferred to the permanent disability retired list (the statement or retirement orders must indicate that the disability is 10% or more).

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    The Department of Justice cannot control further dissemination and/or posting of information contained in this vacancy announcement. Such posting and/or dissemination is not an endorsement by the Department of the organization or group disseminating and/or posting the information.

    Security Specialist

    Security Specialist

    About the Job

    ABOUT US:

    Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc.​ (BPMI) is a prime contractor for the U.​S.​ Navy’s Nuclear Propulsion Program.​  We provide design, manufacturing and procurement management for the fabrication, testing, delivery, installation, and field support of high quality nuclear power plant components.

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    The security specialist participates as a member of  integrated government/​contractor teams providing information assurance/​information systems security support to organizational activities.​  The specialist performs risk assessments and security testing as part of a security engineering team.​  The specialist analyzes system security on a variety of information systems, network devices (firewalls, routers, and switches), web server and database applications.​  The specialist supports the certification and accreditation process for IT systems and networks  including preparation of key documentation and planning and conducting security tests and evaluations, analytical and systems engineering for development of strategic plans and security architectures for government activities.​  The security specialist also develops and/​or analyzes information systems security requirements.

    EXPERIENCE:

    Two to five years general information assurance or information systems engineering experience.​  Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification and Department of Defense experience preferred.​  Knowledge of commercial and government information assurance automated tools (e.​g.​ Retina, ISS Scanner, DISA Gold Disk) preferred.​  Professional certifications such as CISA, SANS, GIAC, MCSE, and CCNA are a plus.

    JOB REQUIREMENTS:

    B.​ S.​ in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or other related scientific or technical discipline is required.

    Minimum GPA of 3.​0 is preferred.

    Must be a U.​S.​ citizen.​  Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified matter.

    LOCATION:

    Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc.​ is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

    BENEFITS INFORMATION:

    Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc.​ offers competitive benefits including 9/​80 work schedule option, 401(k), pension, health care, vacation, educational assistance and more.​  BPMI also offers a large range of employee social events, sports programs and career development opportunities.

    BPMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Apply online at www.​bpmionline. ​com

    Physical Security Specialist

    Physical Security Specialist

    Become an integral part of a diverse team that leads the world in Mission, Cyber, and Technology Solutions. At ManTech International Corporation, you will help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

    As the Physical Security specialist, you will provide support to the Industrial and Physical Security Division to perform physical and industrial security activities and operations, Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) accreditations, TEMPEST, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and Access Control to ensure all customer and contractor areas (CONUS and OCONUS) are in compliance with all DoD and IC policies, regulations and directives, such as DCID 6/9, NISPOM and NISPOM Supplement, DoD C-5200.19, and National Security Telecommunications and Information Systems Security Instruction (NSTISSI) 7003. Identify and collect trend analysis, metrics, and performance improvement information.

    Responsibilities include:

    * Ensure that all customer and contractor areas (CONUS and OCONUS) have met all DoD and IC standards for processing, handling and storing Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Collateral classified information prior to formal accreditation as a SCIF or secure area.

    * Provide recommendations and guidance for new facilities and those to be renovated.

    * Analyze complex physical security issues and provide cost-effective recommendations that meet policy requirements.

    * Perform and conduct site security surveys, including compliance of technology equipment supporting SCIFs and collateral areas (e.g., access control, intrusion detection systems, locks, destruction devices, secure phones, etc.,), prior to SCIF accreditation.

    * Review and, if required, prepare Fixed Facility Checklist and documentation supporting the accreditation process.

    * Investigate, and provide written impact statements or recommendations when deviations from standards are discovered and the resolution, for all SCIFs and collateral areas both government and contractor CONUS and OCONUS.

    * Perform staff assistance visits. Provide guidance on implementing security requirements.

    * Update and maintain appropriate records, accreditation packages, approvals, (e.g., database and hardcopy), Co-Utilization agreements, collateral areas, status remarks, expirations, and inspections (staff assistance visits), etc.

    Position Requirements:

    * Minimum of 3 years experience in the physical security discipline.

    * Ensures that physical security requirements are met.

    * Provide recommendations and guidance for new facilities and those to be renovated.

    * Analyze complex physical security issues and provide cost-effective recommendations that meet policy requirements.

    * Perform site security surveys to determine if facilities meet requirements for Facility (SCIF) accreditation.

    * Works with internal and external organizations for solutions for new and developing physical security programs.

    * Provide security guidance to customer, managers and external customers.

    * Serve as liaison between the customer and security elements and external customers.

    * Monitor security applications through review and analysis.

    * Provide recommendations for formal approval of all customer SCIF’s and collateral areas, both government and contractor, CONUS & OCONUS.

    * Ensures compliance with DCID 6/9, “Physical Security Standards for SCIF’s”, and DoD standards for collateral areas and is familiar with all related and supporting DCID’s, DoD policies, standards and Executive Orders.

    * Be familiar with security technology and equipment supporting SCIF’s and collateral areas.

    * Review and, as required, prepare the Fixed Facility Checklist and drawings supporting the accreditation process

    * Risk management – Conducts surveys and renders recommendations and, if necessary, impact statements when deviations to standards discovered. Recommends deviations, when appropriate and fully justified

    * Investigate and prepare impact statements, and make recommendations on security violations on SCIF or collateral matters

    * Provide guidance as required in implementing security requirements

    * Review and, as required, prepare the Fixed Facility Checklist and drawings supporting the accreditation process

    Security Requirements: U.S. Citizenship and an active TS/SCI clearance completed within the last 5 year and are willing to submit to an initial and random polygraph.

    Keywords: Physical security specialist

    Requires Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and five to seven years of related experience and ability to obtain a security clearance.

    At ManTech, we are about the mission. We provide advanced technology, cyber and security solutions, and technical services for the federal government and U.S. military. Our more than 9,000 people worldwide work to support our customers’ missions anywhere, anytime. As a ManTech employee, you will work on programs vital to the nation and the world, while developing your own skills and becoming part of dedicated and skilled team. Start your future today with ManTech. ManTech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We encourage M/F/V/D applicants to apply.
    To Apply for this position, please CLICK HERE

    Product Security Specialist

    Product Security Specialist 4
    Full Time, Employee Andover, MA 01810
    We simplify healthcare by focusing on the people in the care cycle – patients and care providers. Through combining human insights and clinical expertise, we aim to improve patient outcomes while lowering the burden on the healthcare system. Philips delivers advanced solutions for both health professionals, to meet the needs of patients, and empowered consumers for affordable healthcare whether in hospital or at home.

    Some product highlights: 256-slice Brilliance iCT scanner, Integrated cath lab, Avalon FM 20 & FM 30 fetal monitors, Ambient Experience MR and CT systems, Philips Lifeline’s personal emergency alert service.

    PCCI Reasearch and Development Department

    Job Description

    1. Security Program domain expert supporting the Business Unit-wide product security compliance to Philips Healthcare (PH) Policies while supporting customer security needs including:
    • Coordinate all activities and be the lead consultant in technical and process activities to support Product Security.
    • Implement and monitor product security policy and process compliance and provide guidance and reporting on implementation.
    • Execute security & privacy initiatives; oversee Product Security Risk Assessments and monitor follow-up risk management plans.
    • Collaborating with other security and privacy staff in resolving (a) policy and process issues and (b) product security events.
    2. Investigate emerging security requirements and analyze as input to policy and guidance with the Product Security Leadership Council and Director Product Security.
    3. Support the Business Unit’s (BU’s) interaction with appropriate Philips Healthcare-wide groups (e.g., the PMS Product Security Leadership Council).
    4. Monitor Security Landscape for all platforms in use by BU (ex: MS Alerts) and see to the production of customer-facing security status information. Lead BU aspects of Security Event Management.
    5. Represent & champion the importance of product security during the life cycle of products.
    • Remain up-to-date on technological developments in the field of software security
    • Champion of design and engineering standards specific for Security and Privacy
    • Supporting role for Security related questions within the design teams.
    • Responsible for bi-directional ( field-to-factory) follow-through on product handling of FPRs/ FCOs (for Security), including required documentation.
    6. Coordinate roll out of policies and processes that support or are part of the BU security policies and/or customer requirements (e.g., patch policies, vulnerability reporting to customers).
    7. Create training material and train on security and security-related topics

    Requirements

    Required
    1. Strong communication and influence skills across functional areas.
    2. Ability to manage and influence resources outside direct reports. Demonstrated experience in results oriented programs.
    3. Project management and planning skills.
    4. Demonstrated experience with information technology with familiarity with Microsoft technologies, software architecture, networking and security implementation.
    5. Familiarity with medical devices and the constraints of their safety and effectiveness regulation.
    6. B.S. degree required, M.S. degree preferred.
    Desired
    1. Candidate has or is working towards industry security certification (CISSP,SANS GNSA or GIAC).
    2. Experience in US Government security policies.
    3. Understanding of healthcare privacy and the relationship to security.
    4. Experience with quality and regulatory processes especially in medical devices.
    5. Familiarity with healthcare organizations and processes.
    6. Hospital IT experience.

    Philips is an equal opportunity employer.

    Job ID: 74715

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    Additional Information:

    • Travel Percentage: 10%


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    Forensic Scientist

    Forensic Scientist – Mesa, AZ
    Position Type Position Title
    Scene/Forensics/Scientific Forensic Scientist

    Requirements/Overview
    FORENSIC SCIENTIST I, II, III
    $47,424.00 to $90,979.20

    ABOUT US

    City of Mesa Mission
    We are dedicated to providing superior services to our customers in order to improve the quality of life for Mesa residents, businesses and visitors.

    Police Department Mission
    Your Police Department, dedicated to working with you, fighting crime, defending human rights, and protecting life and property, to make our community safe for all.

    The City of Mesa respects, values, and welcomes diversity in our workforce. To this end, we encourage all interested people to apply.

    ABOUT THE POSITION
    THE CURRENT VACANCY IS IN THE TOXICOLOGY UNIT. The first review of applications will be Thursday, February 3, 2011. You may be requested to submit your unofficial college transcripts during the interview process.

    A Forensic Scientist I at Pay Range 46 ($47,424.00 – $64,043.20 annually) is responsible for applying the physical sciences to the investigation of crimes by learning to perform laboratory examinations of physical evidence submitted to the Police Department Forensic Services Section. An employee in this class receives extensive training under direct supervision for the duties listed under the common duties section.

    A Forensic Scientist II at Pay Range 49 ($55,161.60 – $74,464.00 annually) performs specialized forensic evaluations utilizing chemical, microscopic, and chromatographic techniques and instrumentation to examine, identify, and evaluate physical evidence. A Forensic Scientist II is recognized as an expert in at least one area of forensic science, which may include blood alcohol analysis, controlled substance identification, toxicology, serology/DNA, arson, or trace evidence analyses. A Forensic Scientist II may conduct field investigations at crime scenes to search for, collect, and preserve evidence for laboratory analysis, and reconstruct situations and physical evidence of a crime in the demonstration of proof of the connection of persons, instruments or materials with the crime. This class is considered a journey-level position in the Police Department Forensic Services Section.

    Forensic Scientist III at Pay Range 53 ($67,371.20 – $90,979.20 annually) performs highly specialized forensic evaluations in connection with the identification and comparison of physical evidence submitted to the Forensic Services Section. The scientific analyses performed involve utilizing chemical, microscopic, and chromatographic techniques and instrumentations to examine, identify, and evaluate physical evidence. A Forensic Scientist III operates, maintains, programs, and interprets data from highly technical and/or computerized instrumentation such as an automated blood alcohol analysis system, a gas chromatograph/mass spectrometer, or DNA related equipment. Further responsibilities include preparing and conducting officer training; assisting with the development and monitoring of a quality assurance program; conducting field investigations at crime scenes; troubleshooting; maintenance and validation of instrumentation; method development and validation; consulting and coordinating with experts, police officers, and attorneys.

    Common duties for the three classifications include: utilizing chemical, microscopic, chromatographic and comparative techniques and instrumentation to examine, identify and evaluate physical evidence which may include: hair, fibers, fabrics, suspected drug-containing substances, fire debris, paint, glass, soil, blood, urine, other biological substances. Additional duties include: performing serological examinations in order to identify bloodstains according to origin; interpret comparative data from highly technical DNA examinations to determine the source of submitted specimens; perform immunoassay techniques for screening of blood or urine samples for presence of drugs and utilizing GC/MS and LC/MSMSMS for confirmation of detected drugs; entering data into the Combined DNA Index System (CODIS); preparing technical reports, preparing findings for court presentation, and testifying concerning scientific facts. A Forensic Scientist I may progress by noncompetitive promotion to the classification of Forensic Scientist II and, Forensic Scientist II may progress to Forensic Scientist III after successful completion of all requirements stipulated in the criteria-based promotion plan, which include four years of forensics experience for Forensic Scientist II and seven years of forensics experience for Forensic Scientist III. All classes are FLSA exempt-professional.

    ABOUT THE QUALIFICATIONS

    Minimum Qualification(s) Required. Forensic Scientist I – Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Biology/Biochemistry, Chemistry, Forensic Science, or a closely related natural science, and 24 semester hours of college coursework in chemistry and/or toxicology.

    Minimum Qualification(s) Required. Forensic Scientist II – Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Biology/Biochemistry, Chemistry, Forensic Science, or a closely related natural science, and 24 semester hours of college coursework in chemistry and/or toxicology. At least four years experience in a crime laboratory as a Forensic Scientist I or equivalent; and acceptance as an expert witness in court in at least one forensic discipline.

    Minimum Qualification(s) Required. Forensic Scientist III – Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology/Biochemistry, Chemistry, Forensic Science, or a closely related natural science, and 24 semester hours of college coursework in chemistry and toxicology. At least seven years experience as a Forensic Scientist in a recognized laboratory actively engaged in the forensic sciences; experience testifying in court as an expert witness; and state-of-the-art expertise in a specialized area of criminalistics.

    Special Requirement(s). Forensic Scientist I, Forensic Scientist II, and Forensic Scientist III – Because of the confidential, sensitive nature of information handled, successful completion of a background investigation and polygraph is required. Must possess a valid Arizona Driver’s License by hire date.

    Substance Abuse Testing. Forensic Scientist I, Forensic Scientist II, and Forensic Scientist III – Due to the safety and/or security sensitive nature of this classification, individuals shall be subject to pre-employment or pre-placement alcohol, drug and/or controlled substance testing as outlined in City policy and procedures.

    Preferred/Desirable Qualification(s). Forensic Scientist I, Forensic Scientist II, and Forensic Scientist III – Experience as a Criminalist/Forensic Scientist in an American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors/Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD/LAB) accredited laboratory actively engaged in the forensic sciences and testifying in court as an expert witness. Analytical experience conducting blood alcohol analysis, urine and blood drug screening and confirmation analyses and related court testimony. Experience with method development and validation procedures for GC/MS and LC/MSMSMS.

    Additional Information
    ABOUT THE PROCESS
    Applications and supplements must be received on-line by midnight on the closing date to be considered. Human Resources reserves the right to close positions without prior notification.

    The most qualified applicants may be selected for an interview and/or additional testing. All applicants will be notified of their status by e-mail or mail. If you are invited to a testing process and might require reasonable accommodation to participate, please advise Human Resources at the time you are contacted. For information regarding the essential functions of a position, please review the job description by accessing our City website.

    Salary
    $ $47,424-$90,979
    Posting Date
    2011-01-20
    Closing Date
    2011-03-20
    Job Last Updated
    2011-01-20
    Job Announcement/More Information Web Site
    http://www.mesaaz.gov
    Department/County Web Site
    http://