Experienced Latent Print Examiner

Houston Forensic Science Center, Houston, TX, US


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  • Conduct computer database searchesupdating anmodifying information in databases as appropriate. 
  • Utilize methods and equipmenfor the enhancemenof latenprinevidence. 
  • Composand/or complete supplemental reports anprovide documentatioof analysis to investigativunits othstatuof latenprint evidence,
  • transport evidence and/or property to storage location and/or criminal court. 
  • assisother lainformation agencies in comparativanalysis and may testify as an expert witness.


Minimum Educational Requirements: The position requires a bachelor’s degree in a Physical or Forensic Science from an accredited college or university with major coursework in a field related to the job. Certification as a latent Print Examiner with the International Association for Identification (IAI) is strongly preferred.

Minimum Experience Requirements: A minimum of three years of experience in a forensic laboratory as a latent print examiner is required. Direct working experience as a Latent Print Examiner may be considered in lieu of educational requirements.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Knowledgof latenprinpractice anprocedure
  • Knowledgof crimscenpolicy anprocedure
  • Demonstrated skill ioral anwritten communication
  • Demonstrated skill iusing computers and related softwarapplications
  • Demonstrated skill ihandling multiple tasks anprioritizing work assignments
  • Demonstrated ability to effectivelhandle conflict anuncertain situations
  • Demonstrated ability to work witfrequent interruptionand changing priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to establisand maintain effective communicationanworking relationships with internal and external customers




Houston Forensic Science Center offers a competitive salary and benefit package.

How to apply

Interested applicants meetinthjoqualificationmay apply via: http://atsod.com/j/s.cfm/13P9