Experience and Skills:
MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
- The position requires a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in forensic
science or a chemical, physical, or biological science from an
accredited college or university (transcripts required). College
coursework should meet the requirements for the Texas Forensic
Science Commission Forensic Analyst license. As a result, completion
of college-level Statistics or the ability to complete a Statistics
course within the 6 months of hire is also required.
- The successful candidate must be able to gain Forensic Analyst
licensure from TFSC within the first six months of employment.
- Certification in Firearms Examination through AFTE strongly preferred.
- Active licensure or direct work experience as a Firearms Examiner
may be considered in lieu of the education requirement.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Experience in a Forensic lab environment, specifically in evidence
handling is strongly preferred.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
- Knowledge of firearms examination practice and procedure
- Knowledge of ISO-17025 accreditation standards
- Demonstrated skill in oral and written communication
- Demonstrated skill in using computers and related software applications
- Demonstrated skills in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing
- Demonstrated ability to effectively handle conflict and uncertain situations
- Demonstrated ability to work with frequent interruptions and
- Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective
communications and working relationships with fellow employees,
internal customers, and external customers.
To be considered, please attach all of the following as your application
- Resume or CV
- A cover letter of at least 500 words indicating your motivation in
becoming a Firearms Examiner.