Supervisor – Latent Print Examiner

Position: Supervisor – Latent Print Examiner
Division: Criminal Investigation
Salary: $46,098 – $72,093
Deadline: Until Filled

Job Description

The Latent Print Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the operations of the Latent Print Unit and Fingerprinting Services. This position requires the supervisor to complete employee performance evaluations, review/approve leave requests and timesheets, create schedules, conduct quality assurance checks of completed tasks, counsel employees, investigate and respond to complaints, provide leadership to employees, conduct on-the-job training, resolve conflicts amongst personnel, implement changes and programs, motivate staff and work closely with management. Must be able to perform the essential functions and requirements of a Latent Print Examiner (LPE) and Fingerprint Services, Technician. Essential Functions are as follows: Latent Print Examiners perform latent print examinations, comparison, and identifications. May process evidence for latent prints; May report to Medical Examiner’s Office; Reports results of examinations, comparisons, and identification; Compile statistical data; Attend pre-trial conferences, depositions and testify in courts as an expert witness; Work with local law enforcement and state agencies; as well as, any other duties that may be assigned.

Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in a related scientific field of study is preferred.
  • Must earn and maintain a latent print certification from the International Association for Identification (IAI) within one year of the appointment to Latent Print Unit Supervisor unless waived by the Sheriff or his designee.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Latent Print Examiner or previous experience conducting latent print examinations for an investigative municipal police agency, county sheriff’s office, or government agency is preferred.
  • Preference will be given to individuals with IAI certification and/or supervisory experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must possess initiative and be able to prioritize duties to meet deadlines
  • Must possess professional verbal, interpersonal skills, and written communication skills
  • Ability to testify in court as an expert witness in the field of latent prints
  • Ability to note case file documentation, detailing the processing techniques and the examination results
  • Ability to perform administrative and/or technical reviews of casework, reports, and worksheets.
  • Ability to ensure proper chain-of-custody is maintained at all times.
  • Ability to obtain major case prints from a morgue environment, and obtain comparative exemplars.
  • Ability to simplify complex subject matter and verbally communicate it.
  • Proficient in Microsoft.
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to sit for an extended period.
  • Must have good visual abilities, with or without corrective measures.
  • See Job Description for further information.

Benefits

OSCEOLA COUNTY SUPPORTS THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990. APPLICANTS WITH A DISABILITY MAY REQUEST REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS THROUGHOUT THE JOB APPLICATION PROCESS BY CALLING 407-344-5240. REQUESTS FOR REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION TO THE JOB APPLICATION PROCESS MUST BE MADE FIVE(5) DAYS IN ADVANCE.

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We encourage veterans, service members and their spouses and family members to apply for employment with this agency; applicants will receive preference and priority in hiring decisions.

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