Latent Print Examiner

SNA International,

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Process IED evidence to develop latent prints using standard laboratory procedures. Processing methods include, but are not limited to, cyanoacrylate fuming, fluorescent dye stains, powders in suspension, ninhydrin and indanedione.
  • Identify, label, and photograph latent prints on evidence.
  • Photograph each latent print using proper photographic equipment and techniques.
  • Analyze latent prints in Adobe Photoshop to determine suitability and submit to the Defense Forensic Biometric Agency (DFBA). This determination shall be in accordance with laboratory policy.
  • Compare latent prints to known prints and make conclusions.
  • Document all examination results/findings in the Weapons Technical Intelligence Exploitation Analysis Tool (WEAT) database.
  • Annotate the case file documentation, detailing the processing techniques and the examination results.
  • Interpret results for forensic and/or intelligence exploitation.
  • Perform administrative and technical reviews of reports for fellow examiners.
  • Maintaining proper chain of custody.
  • Mix chemicals as required and perform quality checks on instruments and reagents.
  • Maintain a clean laboratory and personal workspace environment, in accordance with laboratory procedures.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience working in a lab performing Latent Print examinations and analysis on all types of materials to include porous, non-porous, and semi-porous materials.
  • Experience using chemical, physical, and digital latent print examination techniques to produce a suitable print for comparison.
  • Experience with utilizing and submitting to ABIS, AFIS, and/or other national databases. Have 20/20 vision or correctable to 20/20 vision with no detected color vision deficiencies.
  • Must be able to successfully pass all medical requirements for deployment.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a skills assessment.
  • Able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance.

Compensation

Cannot be disclosed to the public without interview

How to apply

Apply on the website through the link

Please submit your resume and a cover letter that outlines why you should be considered for this position and position level. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

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