Latent Print Examiner (Atlanta, GA and Afghanistan)
BAE Systems is in need of experienced Latent Print Examiners interested in dynamic stateside and overseas work supporting the Reach Back Operations Center (RBOC) at the United States Army Criminal Investigative Laboratory (USACIL). Positions are based out of Gillem Enclave near Atlanta, but permanent relocation is not required. Latent Print Examiners deploy as needed to work in the Afghanistan Captured Materials Exploitation (ACME) labs for periods of 60 to 90 days on average. Examiners are responsible for preserving and examining exploitable material for friction ridge detail following defined analytical methods which may include the use of chemicals, optical and computerized scientific techniques; maintaining established standards of laboratory safety, cleanliness, and efficiency; capturing developed latent prints from different substrates using digital photography equipment and high-resolution scanners; conducting complex friction ridge analysis of latent prints developed from exploited material to known individual standards and develop analytical findings using ACE-V methodology; providing detailed written documentation regarding the scientific findings of examinations performed; remaining current in the developments and theories of forensic science through available literature and contact with subject matter experts in the field of forensic science; providing formal and informal training in the collection and preservation of evidence which may contain latent prints; and other duties as assigned.
Candidates should have experience working forensic cases from initial inventorying and triage through processing and comparison to verification and final report writing. Organizational skills and exemplary work habits are critical. Personnel must be able to prioritize, handle, and execute on multiple requests and tasking in order to handle a very high volume of work. In addition to the technical skills above, additional attributes are integral to success: innovativeness, self-motivation, professionalism, and flexibility suitable to meet the customer's requirements and an expeditionary environment.
BAE Systems offers competitive salary and benefits. Substantial compensation is added to base salary during deployment. Lodging and meals are provided while deployed. Lodging is also available in Georgia.
- A minimum of 2 years of full-time experience processing and comparing latent prints in a crime laboratory
- Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance
- Willingness to work in the Atlanta, GA area for at least 1 year with occasional rotations to Afghanistan
- Eligibility to obtain Latent Print Examiner Certification from the International Association for Identification or another comparable certifying agency
- Ability to successfully complete USACIL competency assessment
- Meet minimum standards of fitness for deployment.
- Prior military experience
- Photography and IT skills.
- Supervisory or training experience
- Previous deployment, particularly at a CEXC or JEFF facility
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