PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY GOVERNMENT
Office of Human Resources Management
1400 McCormick Drive, Suite 159
Largo, MD 20774 http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/Employment/index.asp
INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF:
FIREARMS EXAMINER - 11-050-50-LV
An Equal Opportunity Employer
$52,396.00 - $105,325.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 06/24/11
CLOSING DATE: 07/15/11
EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011 ONLY ON-LINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
The Prince George's County Police Department is seeking a highly qualified and experienced firearms examiner, grade P24, for its Firearms Examination Unit, in the Forensic Services Division.
The position of Firearms Examiner is a professional and technical position involving forensic examinations in the areas of firearms, toolmark, serial number restoration, and gunshot residue analysis.
EXAMPLES OF WORK
Conducts forensic examinations in the areas of firearm, toolmark and fracture identification to include chemical examination with serial number restoration; operates various scientific analysis instruments with proficiency; enters and analyzes computer data to include NIBIN forensic imaging analysis, testifies in court, assists other sections and other jurisdictions with examination requests.
Must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent, plus certification as a qualified firearms and toolmark examiner as stipulated by the Association of Firearms and Toolmark Examiners (AFTE). Documentation verifying completion of training must be submitted with the employment application.
A college degree from an accredited institution in the physical sciences and appropriate experience in the forensic firearms field.
Competency statement from appropriate agency with training records.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Must pass a police background investigation.
Must pass a drug screen.
Maintain certification as a firearms and toolmark examiner.
Must be willing to work shift work.
This is an essential position. The employee is expected to report during standard or non-standard hours as operations necessitate.
Employee is expected to report to work or remain at work when others are granted administrative leave.
• Paid leave – annual, sick, holiday, personal, and military
• Medical benefits
• Paid life insurance
• Educational and training seminar assistance
• Deferred compensation program
• Supplemental retirement
• Physical fitness facility – free to all employees
DURATION OF ELIGIBILITY: Candidates will be selected from a temporary register of eligibles which will become effective approximately four (4) weeks after the closing date. Once a selection has been made, the register will expire.
ELIGIBILITY TO WORK: Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, an employer is required to hire only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. Applicants who are selected for employment will be required to show and verify authorization to work in the United States.
CLOSING DATE: All completed applications (walk-in, postal mail, and courier mail) MUST be received in the Office of Human Resources Management by 5:00 PM (EST), on July 15, 2011. Forward completed applications to:
THE PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY GOVERNMENT
OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
1400 McCormick Drive, Suite 159, Largo, MD 20774
Internet Address: www.princegeorgescountymd.gov
Applications can be obtained at the Office of Human Resources Management or any branch of the Prince George's County Memorial Library System or downloaded from the County's web site
UNSIGNED APPLICATIONS THAT ARE MAILED OR HAND DELIVERED
WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED
Prince George's County Government is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Committed to Diversity in the Workplace
APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT:http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/Employment/index.asp
1400 McCormick Drive, Suite 159,
Largo, MD 20774 EXAM #11-050-3720-50-LV
FIREARMS EXAMINER - 11-050-50-LV