Forensic Analyst Job Description

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October 3rd, 2019

A Forensic Analyst is a scientist who assists law enforcement agents in uncovering criminal acts. Forensic Analysts usually work in forensic crime labs examining evidence to identify suspects.

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We are looking for a Forensic Analyst to be responsible for examining evidence to identify suspects. The responsibilities of a Forensic Analyst include examining and analyzing crime scene evidence, visiting crime scenes, and testifying during trials and court cases.

To be successful as a Forensic Analyst, you should demonstrate solid knowledge of laboratory procedures, strong verbal and written communication skills, and superior analytical skills. Ultimately, a top-notch Forensic Analyst should be able to maintain confidentiality, have good research skills, and possess tact and carefulness.

Forensic Analyst Responsibilities:

  • Assisting Crime Scene Investigators in examining and analyzing evidence such as blood, hairs, fingerprints, and firearms.
  • Collecting evidence or conducting field tests at crime scenes.
  • Recording and documenting findings from tests.
  • Preparing reports on findings.
  • Advising law enforcement and judges based on findings.
  • Ensuring that laboratory tools are cleaned and maintained.
  • Appearing as a witness in court.

Forensic Analyst Requirements:

  • Degree in Genetics, Forensic Sciences, or related field.
  • Previous experience as a Forensic Analyst.
  • Good communication and team working skills.
  • Impartial and confidential.
  • Strong research skills.

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