Forensic Scientist 2

Cuyahoga County
Cleveland, OH
Sep 15, 2017
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Job Description

Forensic Scientist 2 - Firearm & Toolmark

Medical Examiner's Office

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor of Science degree in natural /physical science and two (2) years of laboratory experience performing firearms and toolmark evidence analysis; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Conducts examinations and comparisons of firearms, bullets, shells, casings, tool marks and other related items; applies instrumental, physical, and/or chemical techniques in the examination of firearm and tool mark evidence; disassembles, reassembles, renders safe, and tests firearms to determine operability, safety, and accuracy; documents unique characteristics and records physical parameters using measuring projections, micrometers, etc.; performs distance determination and examination of gunshot patterns with test standards; uploads into and reviews data from NIBIN, the National Integrated Ballistic Information Network; prepares findings and issues reports based on the results of the examination. Reviews/compiles case files and firearm evidence. Cleans and maintains worksite and laboratory equipment; transfers and maintains evidence in storage. Testifies in court as an expert witness; communicates with attorneys and law enforcement personnel; attends meetings.

Application Process: Please complete an online profile. Applications and resumes will only be accepted through the online process. All job offers are made with the understanding that prospective employees pass a drug test and a criminal background investigation prior to being hired.

Reasonable accommodation is available to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability that needs to be accommodated, please contact the Department of Human Resources/ADA Coordinator at (216) 443-7190. Please note that this position may be subject to an oath of office and/or bonding requirements pursuant to Chapter 107 of the Cuyahoga County Code.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Smoke-free and Drug-free Workplace

Company Description
Cuyahoga County is located in the northeast part of Ohio and is the largest and most populous of the Ohio 88 counties. The shores of Lake Erie border the county to the north and the Cuyahoga River bisects the county. As the largest county in the state it boasts a population of more than 1.2 million residents; it is also the county seat for the City of Cleveland. In addition to the City of Cleveland, it is home to thirty seven cities, 19 villages and two townships spanning 1,246 sq miles (3,227 km2).

Cuyahoga County offers many amenities including an affordable cost of living, access to the second largest theater district outside of New York, high quality health-care, a multitude of museums, and the Cleveland Metroparks park system.

There is truly something for everyone! Many programs and services are offered by the county to its residents. They range from economic and community development programs, planning services, IT, and of course a variety of health and human service programs. Resources for employers and job seekers are also available.

Cleveland, OH


Thu, 14 Sep 2017 11:01:15 PDT