Forensic Scientist I-Digital Multimedia Evidence

Position Title
Forensic Scientist I-Digital Multimedia Evidence
Job Title
Forensic Scientist I-Digital Multimedia Evidence
Organizational Unit
Johnson County KS -> Sheriff -> SHR-Public Safety
Location
Johnson County – KS US (Primary)
Position Grade
Civil Service Non-Exempt
Pay Range
$26.48 – $34.56
Employment Category
Fulltime-Regular (40 hrs, Full Benefits)
Work Schedule
Monday-Friday 0800-1700
Job Description
The major duties of the position include evidence collection, processing, preservation, and the analysis of computers and mobile devices using forensic tools and investigative methods to find specific electronic data, internet history, documents, images and other files.

Analyze digital and multimedia evidence and provide scientific expertise in the examination of digital evidence. The DES will conduct scientific testing, interpret test results and form conclusions in prepared opinions and defend them in a court of law.

Learns and provides scientific expertise in the examination of digital evidence. The DES will plan and conduct scientific testing, interpret test results and form conclusions; prepare technical reports that include opinions and interpretations; perform method modification/validation; provide scientific consultation and testify as an expert witness in the court of law.
The incumbent will perform scientific tests, utilizing the following:
• Computerized instrumentation
• Computerized database operation
This classification will cover the Digital and Multimedia Evidence discipline.
Services are provided to all Johnson County law enforcement agencies as well as state and federal agencies upon request.

The incumbent generates comprehensive technical reports on the results of scientific tests and observations.

Job Requirements
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology, criminalistics/forensic science, natural science, computer science or any other closely related field with laboratory science coursework.

FS II – Three years of forensic experience with at least two years of casework experience, or two years of forensic experience with at least one year of casework experience plus a science based advanced degree.

FS III – Eight years of forensic experience with at least six years of casework experience, or seven years of forensic experience with at least five years of casework experience plus a science based advanced degree.

The applicant will be required to successfully complete a laboratory training program in digital forensics and a competency/proficiency test before beginning independent casework responsibilities.

Driving Status
Occasional (less than 5%)
Category
Law and Public Safety

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