The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Fish and Wildlife Forensics Laboratory has an immediate opening for a full time, permanent, Firearms Examiner. The Laboratory is the only full service wildlife forensic laboratory in the world, providing forensic science support to law enforcement agents investigating crimes against wildlife.
All applicants must be certified in Firearm Evidence Examination and Identification through AFTE.
Link to the Job Announcement: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/391308500 About Ashland--
The Laboratory is located in Ashland, Oregon, in the beautiful foothills of the Siskiyou Mountains of Southern Oregon. This priviledged location offers all the advantages associated with sophisticated urban settings (theaters, film festivals, concerts, restaurants with international cuisine, etc.) and all the amenities associated with resort communities (skiing, rafting, fishing, biking and hiking trails, hunting, etc.). Ashland is home to Southern Oregon University, with which the laboratory maintains close collaborative ties, as well as the world-renowned Ashland Shakespearean Festival.
In summary, the position at the National Fish and Wildlife Forensics Laboratory allows the professional to work at a unique, cutting-edge facility, pursue a meaningful, conservation-oriented career, and live in a community that offers exceptional quality of life.
For more information contact Dr. Ed Espinoza, Deputy Director, at 541-488-6513, or Darrell Hegdahl, Administrative Chief, at 541-488-6501.
Visit the Laboratory website for more information: www.lab.fws.gov
As well as additional information about Ashland:www.usatoday.com/travel/destinations/10great/2009-01-01-geotourism-destinations_N.htmwww.preservationnation.org/magazine/2008/november-december/best-of-the-best.htmlwww.ashlandchamber.com