DURHAM POLICE DEPARTMENT - CRIME SCENE SPECIALIST (Position 7744)
$37,338.00 - $59,740.00
Application Deadline - April 30, 2012
A Crime Scene Specialist is a veteran Crime Scene Investigator with extensive knowledge in crime scene processing and documentation. This position performs the duties of crime scene investigation while simultaneously supervising a small squad of Crime Scene Investigators in their assigned duties.
A Crime Scene Specialist is responsible for supervising a squad of three (3) Crime Scene Investigators involved in the examination and investigation of crime scene areas for the identification, collection, preservation, and evaluation of evidence at crime scene investigations in support of law enforcement activities. A Crime Scene Specialist works in the field monitoring subordinate’s work, participating in the processing of crime scenes, and coordinating the investigation of crime scenes with sworn supervisors in the field. An incumbent in this class also performs the following duties: maintaining the squad schedule, documenting subordinates’ work performance and completing performance evaluations and, training the Crime Scene Investigators and other department personnel in the forensic disciplines and functions of the Forensic Services Unit. HOURS: A Crime Scene Specialist requires shift work, working weekends and holidays, and is subject to priority call-out. A cell phone must be monitored 24 hours a day, 7 days a week unless on approved leave. This class is FLSA nonexempt.