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Author Topic: Firearms Examiner Trainer (US Base, Afghanistan)  (Read 1506 times)

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Offline PKocher

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Firearms Examiner Trainer (US Base, Afghanistan)
« on: June 28, 2012, 03:50:14 PM »
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: 


o    Firearms and toolmark training and support the processing of forensic and biometric materials provided by US, Coalition, and Local National collection efforts and training support to Afghanistan National Forces.

o    Guidance data to the IBIS Bullet-TRAX for exploitation.

o    Forensic/biometric data to the Biometric Fusion Center or other identified data collection entity.

o    Guidance in his/her forensic science specialty area to the military judicial system or intelligence components in theater.

         Provide instruction as to

o    Use of firearms and tool mark evidence as it is related to forensic examinations.

o    Determination of origin for ammunition and firearms.

         Will be required to formalize and publish a written Program of Instruction for the purpose of training host country national.

         Develop a training agenda incorporating the developed Program of Instruction.



         Have been formally trained in firearms and toolmark examination at a state or federal American Society Crime Laboratory Directors/Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD/LAB) or ISO 17025 accredited laboratory. 

         Be members in good standing of the Association of Firearms and Toolmark Examiners (AFTE). 

         Have a minimum of three (3) years experience working in an accredited laboratory conducting the full range of firearms and toolmark work described above.

         Have received formal training on the IBIS (NIBIN) system and trajectory analysis.

         Successfully pass a discipline specific competency test approved by USACIL prior to and annually thereafter during employment with the company.

         Have intermediate level competency in PhotoShop (LPE and Photographer) and Microsoft Office Suite programs (Word, Excel, and Outlook).

         Be able to work well in a team environment; possess excellent organizational skills. 

Must be able to meet the following physical demands:
Government requirements for medical fitness
Work approximately 12 hours per day, seven days a week for extended periods of time
Attend pre-deployment training
Lift 70 lbs. to a working height of 48 inches
General office and laboratory duties/functions
Be willing to rotationally deploy to Afghanistan for six months to a year.   
Be able to obtain a US Secret Clearance and US Passport.

Free Lodging, meals, and travel.  Please apply online at in the Careers Section. EOE


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