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    Positions are located in Office of Field Operations (Ops), Firearms Ops Division, National Integrated Ballistic Information Network Sites Operation Branch in Beltsville, MD; Atlanta, GA; and Huntsville, AL.

    Examines physical evidence associated w/firearms investigations. Responsible for operating, maintaining and updating the Integrated Ballistic Identification System.

    For specific salaries see https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/2018/general-schedule/ 

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    • Training in the safe operation of firearms to include basic design principles of firearms, laboratory safety procedures, and basic recognition of standard ammunition routinely seen in casework.
    • Under supervision, examines physical evidence associated with IBIS examinations consisting of firearms, ammunition, fired bullets, cartridge cases, and shot shells, using microscopy, measuring devices, digital photography and IBIS imaging techniques.
    • Assists in interpreting, analyzing and evaluating results of IBIS or firearms examinations and produces draft notifications based on results.
    • Contacts outside sources for information concerning materials and items examined in related casework.
    • Examines firearms for classification, operability, electronic bullet and cartridge casing imaging, comparisons, etc.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - May be required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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