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Kansas Bureau of Investigation Forensic Science Laboratory is Hiring

Friday, January 18, 2019

The KBI Forensic Laboratory is currently accepting applications for two forensic scientist positions in the Latent Print Section stationed in Topeka, Kansas. Although applications are accepted until February 1, 2019, we will consider graduates of the Spring 2019 class.

About the Latent Print Section:

The Latent Print Section is responsible for the development, recovery, and examination of latent prints. Scientists compare latent prints to known prints, and search unidentified latent prints in the Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS).

Watch the Latent Print Section video

Types of Testing:

AFIS Database – Automated Fingerprint Identification System is a database that allows for latent fingerprints and palm prints to be searched against the electronic known print database.

Latent Prints – Processing and examining evidence for the presence of latent prints. Comparing latent prints to inked or electronically captured known prints.

Additional information about the Latent Print Section and the Kansas Bureau of Investigation can be found here: http://www.kansas.gov/kbi/about/about_lab_latentprints.shtml

Minimum Requirements for the Forensic Scientist I position:

Bachelor’s degree relevant to the field of work. Experience may be substituted for education as determined relevant by the agency.

Preferred Requirements for the Forensic Scientist I position:

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in Forensic Science, Biology, Chemistry or a related scientific field.

A complete job description with minimum and preferred requirements can be viewed at: https://www.da.ks.gov/ps/pub/reqinfo.asp?id=191614

Applications will be accepted through February 1, 2019. To apply, please visit https://www.da.ks.gov/ps/pub/reqinfo.asp?id=191614 and follow the application instructions provided.

If you have any questions please email.

Holly Latham CBPA, CLPE
Kansas Bureau of Investigation
Holly.latham@kbi.state.ks.us
(620) 603-7130



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