General Description The purpose of this position is to work within the Police Department and respond to crime scenes.
Essential Functions: • Collecting and Processing evidence at a crime scene. • Processing evidence for latent prints or other trace evidence. • Responsible for photographing crime scenes. • Diagramming/mapping crime scenes. • Writing detailed crime scene reports. • Maintaining crime scene equipment. • Examining latent prints for identification purposes. • Submitting evidence to lab. • Preparing lab reports. • Testifying in Court. • Works on special projects as needed. • Performs other work as assigned.
Physical Demands: • Performs work that involves walking or standing most of the time. • Involves exerting up to 20 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis. • Use of fingers, hands or limbs on repetitive operation of mechanical or electronic office machines or tools within moderate tolerances or limits of accuracy. • Involves exposure to a variety of environments that may be heavy in dusk, pollen, biological hazards that contain a variety of diseases or potentially hazardous chemicals.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements: • Requires a High School Diploma or GED. • Requires over six (6) months of relevant experience.
Special Certifications and Licenses: • Must have a valid driver’s license.
The City of Murfreesboro is an Equal Opportunity Employer.