Latent Print Examiner

Montgomery County Police Crime Laboratory, Gaithersburg, MD, US


This is professional work in the field of forensic science using appropriate protocols to analyze latent print evidence. The employee will be performing examinations of physical evidence utilizing laboratory equipment; establishing standard operating procedures, methods, and techniques and providing Subject Matter Expert testimony which can be controversial and highly important to the prosecution and/or defense.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience: One (1) year of latent print analysis, comparison or examination.
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Forensic Science from an accredited college or university or Certification in Latent Print Examination by the International Association for Identification (IAI).
  • Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
  • License: Possession and maintenance at all times of a valid Class "C" (or equivalent) driver's license from the applicant's state of residence. Professional certification by the International Association for Identification not required but preferred

Note: There will be no substitutions for this section.

Preferred Criteria:

  • Experience utilizing applicable scientific methodology to analyze, document, preserve, evaluate and compare latent impression evidence.
  • Experience testifying as a Latent Print Examiner Subject Matter Expert witness in court.
  • Experience with digital enhancement, entry, search and review of latent impression evidence in Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS).
  • Experience working in a regular environment under ISO accreditation (ANAB).
  • Experience with Daubert challenges of the latent print discipline.


Minimum Salary: $54,930
Maximum Salary: $89,653
Currency USD

How to apply

Apply via website