Forensic Scientist – Firearms

US Government, Marion County Forensic Services Agency

The purpose and mission of the Indianapolis-Marion County Forensic Services Agency is to serve the Marion County Community and supports the needs of the Criminal Justice System by providing services in Crime Scene Processing, Forensic Document Examinations, Latent Print Processing and Examination, Blood Alcohol Analysis, Fire Debris Analysis, Seized Drugs Analysis, Firearms Examinations and NIBIN, DNA and Serology Analysis and Forensic Evidence Technician (Morgue Liaison) services. The agency cultivates a productive, collaborative, and compliant work environment to meet the needs of the constituents of Indianapolis and Marion County.

Position is responsible for providing scientific analysis of criminal evidence to include expert court testimony; assists in developing and implementing scientific programs and training requirements; confers with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies to coordinate work activities. Compiles statistical data and ensures that total work product meets all appropriate scientific and legal requirements. Acts as Forensic Scientist Supervisor – Firearms/Assistant Supervisor – Firearms, when required, in the absence of either. The Forensic Scientist Firearms is guided in judgment by Laboratory Policy and Standard Operating Procedures and all tenets of applicable law. Overall laboratory operation and safety procedures, proper reporting of accidents, and the ability to learn new skills to accommodate changes in techniques. The Forensic Scientist – Firearms will be held to the highest standard by senior management for independent judgments rendered when faced with a situation where a decision is needed, and there are no clearcut standard operating procedures or laws. Position reports to the Forensic Scientist Supervisor – Firearms. 

All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status. We value diversity in perspectives and experiences among colleagues and the residents of this city of whom we serve.

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