Forensic Examiner Job Description

Forensic Examiner Job Description

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Forensic examiner provides identification and seizure support, forensic data acquisition/imaging; forensically-sound and non-forensic collection/capture of electronically stored information (ESI) from some file structures and sources (i.e., Windows, MAC-based desktop/laptop computer systems, files share servers and cloud-based storage; mobile devices and tablets (Android, iOS, Windows, and Blackberry operating systems), and related digital storage media.

Forensic Examiner Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Perform examinations to identify if substances are drug, explosive, or other
Conduct handwriting analysis to determine authorship
Conduct forensic document analysis to assess authenticity
Respond to RFIs from the Customer
Report results of forensic examinations in writing or orally
Collaborate and coordinate across the firm with leadership and stakeholders, including IT and incident response organizations, other forensic and intrusion analysts
Be responsible for the delivery of quality nursing care to this population according to the individualized needs of the patient by utilizing the nursing process, approved scope and standards, and in accordance with the Alaska Nurse Practice Act
Assess and analyze patient information and history with an understanding of the cognitive, physical, cultural, emotional/psychosocial, spiritual, and chronological maturation process
Function within an environment of crisis involving sensitive issues, often in conjunction with physical trauma, psychological trauma, and substance use
Work in collaboration with law enforcement and advocacy agencies to provide quality services to all clients who present for care

Forensic Examiner Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Forensic Examiner

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, SANE, RCA, CFF, CPA, CFE, CEH, CISSP, CEDS, ISO

Education for Forensic Examiner

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the forensic examiner job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Nursing, Education, Computer Science, Computer, Associates, Science, Graduate, Forensics, Mathematics, Forensic Science

Skills for Forensic Examiner

Desired skills for forensic examiner include:

DOMEX IT systems
DOMEX processes
National and Operational DOMEX communities
Sensitive Site Exploitation
Computer operating systems other than Windows
File systems
Industry standard tools and practices
Judicial system
Methods and techniques of conducting criminal investigations
Microsoft Windows and Windows artifacts

Desired experience for forensic examiner includes:

Have tried to exploit security holes and then fix them, but only on your own systems
Be able to communicate technical information to C-level, highly-technical and non-technical audiences alike
Write good and speak gooder
Degree qualified in Cyber Forensics or equivalent curriculum
Basic knowledge of programming languages Python, Perl
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree coupled with 4+ years’ experience

Forensic Examiner Examples

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Forensic Examiner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a forensic examiner. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for forensic examiner
  • Process request for examination which usually include the reason for which the samples were collected and background investigative information or intelligence contextual data
  • Conducts complex examinations to develop evidence and data/information for intelligence exploitation
  • Receives and maintains the integrity of evidence and material
  • Independently plans, organized and devises the approach necessary to obtain useful forensic information from the evidence and material submitted, taking into consideration the requirements established by agency regulations, federal law, and the Uniform Code of Military Justice and the intent of intelligence organizations and the joint force commander
  • Establish procedures and develop new techniques, approaches, and methods
  • Evaluates "complex DNA mixtures" in order to render conclusions
  • Utilized databases to determine statistical significance of evidence findings
  • Prepares formal written reports suitable for legal presentation and intelligence exploitation which state results, interpretation, and professional opinions/conclusions
  • Responsible for the accuracy and adequacy of the forensic examinations performed
  • To conduct email reviews and forensic searches for specific data during OAI investigations
Qualifications for forensic examiner
  • Proficiency working with chemistry analytical methodologies Gas Chromatography (GC) and/or Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) Spectroscopy
  • AS or BS Forensics Science, Investigative Forensics, or related
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Government Public Trust Security Clearance prior to deployment
  • The expert must have the education and experience to inform and facilitate his work as a full-time ICITAP advisor in this area of forensic analysis
  • Certification from the American Board of Forensic Document Examiners (ABFDE) or the National Association of Document Examiners
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in managing and achieving compliance with ISO or other professional standards for forensic laboratories and document examination units
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Forensic Examiner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a forensic examiner. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for forensic examiner
  • Export and label the identified information
  • Create reports and logs accordingly for the work performed and data identified
  • Scan and label documents related to the investigation as instructed by OAI investigators
  • Store the documents on OAI’s IS drive or on a USB device as instructed by OAI investigators
  • Collect, evaluate, screen, relay, and respond to a broad range of requests for information from the public and other staff representing different levels of the organization
  • Process and verify complex information and calculations on forms, documents, and requisitions
  • Input, retrieve, and modify information and data stored in computerized systems
  • Prepare, file, retrieve, and maintain records, and documents from departmental filing systems
  • Maintain credentials through continuing education and professional development
  • Utilize industry accepted forensic tools and researches and maintains proficiency in tools, techniques, and trends
Qualifications for forensic examiner
  • Over eight years of experience in forensic document examination subsequent to achieving certification
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in presentation of evidence and effective expert testimony in court
  • Demonstrated administrative and organizational expertise in the establishment of forensic analysis units and/or laboratories
  • Proven ability to work cooperatively with disparate groups in an international environment to achieve consensus and achievement of mutual objectives
  • Full-Time Forensic Medical Examiner (FME) - Cumbria
  • Must have completed the 64 hour SANE/SAFE Didactic Training Program either online or in classroom
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a forensic examiner. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for forensic examiner
  • FME must be in the county of work at the start of shift and remain in the county until the end of shift unless otherwise direct by the Call Centre
  • Perform Digital Forensic analysis and research and development in support of a customer’s laboratory requirements
  • Examiners shall conduct duties commonly associated with forensic analyses and research
  • In situations where laboratory policy does not exist or is not clear, the examiner shall rely on industry best practices
  • Develop the expertise to extract evidence from a variety of data sources, to include proprietary pharmaceutical databases
  • Apply research in order to solve unique analytical challenges
  • Perform On-Site Backups (OSB) digital forensics support in accordance with the customer’s policies and procedures
  • Assist with seizure of digital evidence from on-site search locations while minimizing possible data loss
  • The Forensic Examiner needs to develop the expertise to extract evidence from a variety of data sources, to include proprietary pharmaceutical databases
  • The examiner is expected to be able to apply research in order to solve unique analytical challenges
Qualifications for forensic examiner
  • Successful completion of the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Training and additional didactic and clinical hours related to the domestic and other intentional violence related to the medico- legal examination
  • Graduation from an approved school of nursing as a Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse in the state of Delaware
  • Minimum of 2 years experiencing working as an RN
  • Successful completion of an approved SANE A, SANE P training course and completion of clinical skills training requirements outlined by the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN)
  • Meet the requirements to sit for the SANE-Pediatric certification test offered by the IAFN Forensic Nursing Certification Board within 2 years of appointment
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Forensic Examiner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of forensic examiner. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for forensic examiner
  • The Forensic Examiner will assist with seizure of digital evidence from on-site search locations while minimizing possible data loss
  • The examiner will need to develop the expertise to extract evidence from a variety of data sources, to include proprietary pharmaceutical databases
  • The examiner will perform On-Site Backups (OSB) digital forensics support in accordance with the customer’s policies and procedures
  • The examiner will assist with seizure of digital evidence from on-site search locations while minimizing possible data loss
  • The examiner will assisting with seizure of digital evidence from on-site search locations while minimizing possible data loss
  • Conduct duties commonly associated with forensic analyses and research
  • Examiner shall rely on industry best practices
  • Assisting with seizure of digital evidence from on-site search locations while minimizing possible data loss
  • Purchasing goals
  • Where laboratory policy does not exist or is not clear, the examiner shall rely on industry best practices
Qualifications for forensic examiner
  • Ability to work in foreign environments under difficult conditions with a broad range of people
  • Fort Gillem, GA
  • Travel, involving extend time periods, will be required in response to life-cycle training, courts and crime scenes worldwide
  • Must be able to pass external and internal proficiency tests
  • Must participate in DNA profiling database within the DFSC
  • Incumbent is required to lift boxes of evidence that weights up to 70 pounds to working heights of 48 inches
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Forensic Examiner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of forensic examiner. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for forensic examiner
  • Make an initial determination of the types of samples suitable for analysis and select appropriate protocols for conducting the examination of materials
  • Conduct DNA examinations on items of evidence
  • Calibrate instruments used for forensic examinations and analysis and work with tools like STACS DNA Sample/Lab tools and Forensic Advantage for evidence inventory, tracking, and flow
  • Provide all generated profiles or sequences in a format necessary for inclusion, storage, and searching of the appropriate DNA databases
  • Procedure and treatment will be performed according to accepted department standards approved by the Medical Director and Clinical Nurse Manager
  • Collect samples, while maintaining chain of custody, from the patient’s body, clothing, or belongings as indicated by the medical-forensic history utilizing the State of Alaska Sexual Assault Evidence Collection Kit
  • Document the episode of care in the patient’s medical-forensic record Documentation generally includes the use of written, diagrammatic, and photographic means
  • Provide patient education regarding the findings of the exam along with diagnosis, necessary treatment, and referrals for on-going care
  • Develop the discharge plan of care with the patient and team members to include safety planning while also ensuring that the medical and legal needs of the patient are being met
  • Communicate with team members the overall findings of the medical-forensic exam
Qualifications for forensic examiner
  • Position is subject to Lautenberg/Domestic Violence Misdemeanor amendments
  • May be required to carry firearm
  • Job will require shift work with normal 8-hour shifts but may require working extended 12-hour shifts, 7 days a week
  • These positions require extended temporary duty travel (TDY) up to 35% of the time or six months at a time, and/or deployment to contingency and/or humanitarian relief areas, worldwide, in support of the mission of the DFSC
  • Emergency Essential position
  • Applicants must possess a valid motor vehicle operator's license at the time of appointment

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