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Traders Corner / FS: Compound and Stereo Microscopes
« Last post by Chris Monturo on July 01, 2015, 10:05:40 AM »
I have 4  3 of the following to sell.  Like new, only assembled, never used.
40X-2000X Trinocular Compound Microscope with 30W Halogen Light
$275 + $20 shipping



http://www.amscope.com/40x-2000x-trinocular-compound-microscope-with-30w-halogen-light.html

I have 2 0 Stereoscopes to sell.  Like new, only assembled, never used
5X-10X-15X-30X Trinocular Stereo Microscope with Single Arm Boom Stand
$200 + $25 shipping  Sold



http://www.amscope.com/013964471120.html
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The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences has one position for a Firearms Examiner III. The application for this position can be accessed via the Harris County Human Resources website using the following link. If additional information is needed please contact Robert Baldwin, Laboratory Manager @ Robert.Baldwin@ifs.hctx.net

 
http://agency.governmentjobs.com/harriscountytx/default.cfm?action=jobbulletin&JobID=1176895
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Kansas City Missouri Police Crime Laboratory
An ASCLD/LAB Accredited Laboratory


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY


Position: Firearms/Toolmark Examiner IV
Starting Salary Range: $3,694-$6,470 (monthly)
Location: Kansas City, Missouri


The Kansas City Mo. Police Crime Laboratory is seeking a qualified applicant for a position in the Firearm/Toolmark Section. The major duties include examining firearms for proper function; microscope comparison of bullets and cartridge cases; serial number restoration; GSR examination of clothing associated with firearms cases; toolmark examinations and NIBIN. Other duties may be assigned based upon the qualifications of the successful applicant.


Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a minimum of a bachelor's degree in chemistry,biology, criminalistics/forensic science, natural science or any other closely related field with laboratory science coursework. At least three years of experience in Forensic Firearms/Toolmark casework is required.


Please send resumes to:
Kathryn May, FA/TM Supervisor
6633 Troost Ave.
Kansas City, Missouri 64131
kathryn.may@kcpd.org

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Job Announcements / Forensic Scientist IV - Firearms Bexar County San Antonio
« Last post by Ed Wallace on June 26, 2015, 02:19:37 PM »
We will be opening up an FS IV position in the Firearms Section of the Bexar County Criminal Investigation Laboratory by the start of next week (June 29th). The posting will be accessible through the following link
 
http://agency.governmentjobs.com/bexarcountytx/default.cfm

Scroll to the bottom of the page to view the open positions.

Applications must be submitted on-line for consideration.

Although the position is listed as a IV, less qualified candidates will be considered for appointment at a lower level.

If you have any questions please e-mail me at ewallace@bexar.org or David at dpendleton@bexar.org
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Job Announcements / Forensic Scientist Supervisor
« Last post by Julie Rapp on June 26, 2015, 11:57:59 AM »
The City of Mesa is a great place to work! In addition to competitive salaries, the City also has a generous amount of other benefits available. For more information, please see our website: http://mesaaz.gov/benefits

Forensic Scientist Supervisor
($76,368.73 - $113,027.20 Annually)

As the Forensic Scientist Supervisor, you will be in a supervisory position that is responsible for the day-to-day administrative and technical operations of multiple units (Biology-Serology and DNA, Controlled Substances, Firearms/Tool Marks, Toxicology-Blood Alcohol and Drug Screening/Confirmation and Quality Assurance Unit), or responsible for a major program (e.g. Quality Assurance Manager, LIMS Administrator, etc.) and will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of one or more units within the Forensic Services Division. In this dynamic role, you will be required to combine the application of previously attained professional knowledge with competence in general supervision. Good communication skills are essential as you consult and coordinate with forensic personnel from other agencies, police officers, attorneys, accreditation inspectors, staff members at ASCLD/LAB and independent experts regarding the results of laboratory analyses. Additional responsibilities include monitoring special projects, conducting staff meetings, reviewing bid specifications, coordinating evidence processing, and preparing grant applications and subsequent documentation. Supervision is received from the Forensic Services Administrator who reviews work through meetings, reports and results achieved, and involves working with chemicals and other hazardous materials. 

This class is FLSA exempt-professional.

Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications Required.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's or advanced degree in Biology/Biochemistry, Chemistry, Forensic Science (Criminalistics) or closely related field in a natural science. 
  • At least 8 years of progressively responsible experience as a criminalist in a laboratory actively engaged in the forensic sciences and/or quality assurance manager.
  • Some supervisory experience in a crime laboratory is highly desirable; experience in an ASCLD/LAB accredited laboratory is preferred.
Special Requirements:
Successful completion of a background investigation and polygraph is required due to the confidential, sensitive nature of information handled.
  • Must possess a valid Arizona driver's license by hire date.
  • Incumbent will be required to become a certified ASCLD/LAB Inspector to participate in internal Forensic Services Division audits and will be expected to participate in approximately one external laboratory audit for ASCLD/LAB annually.

Substance Abuse Testing: Due to the safety and/or security sensitive nature of this classification, individuals shall be subject to pre-employment or pre-placement alcohol, drug and/or controlled substance testing as outlined in City policy and procedures.

City of Mesa offers a competitive benefits package. A CITY OF MESA ONLINE APPLICATION IS REQUIRED.

Applications will be available as of the opening date of 6/26/15. First review of applications will be Monday, July 6, 2015. Please apply by 7/09/15.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as we will review applications as they are received. For complete job description, requirements and online application form, please visit our web site at: www.mesaaz.gov/jobs.

The City of Mesa respects, values and welcomes diversity in our workforce. To this end, we encourage all interested people to apply. EOE/AAE
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Job Announcements / Forensic Firearms Examiner I - III
« Last post by Julie Rapp on June 23, 2015, 06:34:50 PM »
The City of Mesa is a great place to work! In addition to competitive salaries, the City also has a generous amount of other benefits available. For more information, please see our website: http://mesaaz.gov/benefits/
Forensic Firearms Examiner I - III
$49,222.55 - $72,862.40 Annually for Forensic Firearms Examiner I)
($56,978.61 - $84,344.00 Annually for Forensic Firearms Examiner II)
($69,274.78 - $102,523.20 Annually for Forensic Firearms Examiner III)
A Forensic Firearms Examiner I performs forensic examinations of physical evidence submitted to Forensic Services related to firearms and tool mark identification. Incumbents in this class receive training in higher skill level duties and perform examinations under close supervision. An employee in this class reads relevant materials and attends training sessions in all aspects of firearms examination and forensic laboratory practices.  Routine work is performed independently, but assignments that are more complex may be performed under direct supervision from more experienced personnel and subject matter experts depending on the level of difficulty. This is a professional entry-level class in the Forensic Firearms Examiner series.

A Forensic Firearms Examiner II performs complex forensic examinations of physical evidence submitted to Forensic Services related to firearms and tool mark identification. This class is considered a journey-level position in Forensic Services in the Police Department.

A Forensic Firearms Examiner III performs highly specialized forensic examinations of physical evidence submitted to Forensic Services related to firearms and tool mark identification. A Forensic Firearms Examiner III operates, maintains, programs, and interprets data from highly technical and/or computerized instrumentation. Further responsibilities include: preparing and conducting officer training; assisting with the development and monitoring of a quality assurance program; maintaining and validating of instrumentation; and method development and validation. An employee in this class provides guidance, training, and technical assistance to less experienced personnel. The Forensic Firearms Examiner III class is the highest level in the Forensic Firearms Examiner series and may be responsible for the technical work direction and training of subordinate Forensic Firearms Examiners in all operations and in evidence processing. The Forensic Firearms Examiner III class is a professional class which involves work in various aspects of firearm, tool mark, and impression examination.

Common duties of the three classifications include:
Perform examinations of firearms, ammunition, ammunition components, tools, tool marks, and other firearms or tool related evidence.

  • Perform examinations on clothing, bedding and other surfaces for the presence of gunshot residues or powder patterns, muzzle to target distance determinations, chemical restoration of obliterated serial numbers, cartridge case ejection pattern testing and long-range trajectory evaluations
  • Design and conduct experiments related to specific case issues.
  • Respond to crime scenes to assist with the documentation and collection of evidence, chemical testing for trace metals, projectile trajectory determination, reconstruction and diagramming of shooting events and providing assistance of a technical nature to investigators.
  • Enter and search data in the National Integrated Ballistics Information Network (NIBIN).
  • Write scientific examination reports, prepare findings for court presentation, testify in court and discuss laboratory results with officers and attorneys.
A Forensic Firearms Examiner I may progress by non-competitive promotion to the classification of Forensic Firearms Examiner II and Forensic Firearms Examiner II may progress to Forensic Firearms Examiner III after successful completion of all requirements stipulated in the criteria-based promotion plan and meeting the minimum qualifications of the Forensic Scientist II and III classes. Supervision is received from a Forensic Scientist Supervisor through on-the-job observations, reports, meetings and results achieved; all work is performed in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures, federal/state guidelines and accreditation standards; all classes perform related duties as required, work with chemicals and other hazardous materials and are FLSA exempt-professional.
Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications Required.

Forensic Firearms Examiner I:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree or advanced degree in Biology/Biochemistry, Chemistry, Forensic Science, or a closely related natural science.
  • Must possess a valid Arizona Driverís License by hire date.
Forensic Firearms Examiner II:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree or advanced degree in Biology/Biochemistry, Chemistry, Forensic Science, or closely related natural science.

  • At least 4 years' experience in a crime laboratory as a Forensic Firearms Examiner I or equivalent and acceptance as an expert witness in court in at least one forensic science OR successful completion of all requirements stipulated in the criteria-based promotion plan for this classification.
  • Must possess a valid Arizona Driverís License by hire date.
Forensic Firearms Examiner III:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree or advanced degree in Biology/Biochemistry, Chemistry, Forensic Science, or closely related natural science.

  • At least 7 years' experience as a Forensic Firearms Examiner or equivalent in a recognized laboratory actively engaged in the forensic sciences.
  • Experience testifying in court as an expert witness and state-of-the-art expertise in a specialized area of forensic science OR successful completion of all requirements stipulated in the criteria-based promotion plan for this classification.
  • Must possess a valid Arizona Driverís License by hire date.
Substance Abuse Testing.  Forensic Firearms Examiner I, Forensic Firearms Examiner II, and Forensic Firearms Examiner III:  Due to the safety and/or security sensitive nature of this classification, individuals shall be subject to pre-employment or pre-placement alcohol, drug and/or controlled substance testing as outlined in City policy and procedures.

City of Mesa offers a competitive benefits package. A CITY OF MESA ONLINE APPLICATION IS REQUIRED.
Applications will be available as of the opening date of 6/12/15. First review of applications will be Monday, 06/22/15. Please apply by 6/25/15. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as we will review applications as they are received. For complete job description, requirements and online application form, please visit our web site at: www.mesaaz.gov/jobs.

The City of Mesa respects, values and welcomes diversity in our workforce. To this end, we encourage all interested people to apply. EOE/AAE
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Firearm Identification / Re: Fired Cartridge Case Error Rate Study
« Last post by Jim Hamby on June 23, 2015, 03:33:53 PM »
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Firearm Identification / Re: Fired Cartridge Case Error Rate Study
« Last post by copdoc on June 23, 2015, 02:40:56 PM »
Retired????  Dang I am just plain tired.  You lucky old geyser.  Best of luck to you sir and congratulations. Yes I said "sir".  After all these years you deserve it.  I am still in family medicine and reserve police.  Still collecting a few ctgs once in a while.
I would like to attend AFTE in NO again but hope Txxxx would not get picked up by vice units again.  LOL  If any of you guys go do NOT walk back to hotel from French Quarter and pass a crack house during a raid.  At least make sure you have badge and ID.
Can you get my email from site?  I hate to put it in open forum.
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Firearm Identification / Re: Fired Cartridge Case Error Rate Study
« Last post by Jim Hamby on June 23, 2015, 01:36:43 PM »
Hi Jim, Good to hear from you. What are you doing now that you've left NCSBI? I am winding down and should be totally retired by mid-2016 (I'll be 75 then). Still doing some research and attending AFTE (next years meeting is in New Orleans and you don't have to be a member to attend). Best of luck to you, the other Jim
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Firearm Identification / Re: Fired Cartridge Case Error Rate Study
« Last post by copdoc on June 23, 2015, 01:27:08 PM »
Hi Jim
I was going to email or PM but since I am no longer a member I don't have access. Email one day if you have a chance.  Mods Ok to delete this after Jim see it.
Jim
Major Jim Evans, MD  formerly NCSBI
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