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    Organizational Location: This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate located in Laredo and Houston, TX.

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    Joining Customs & Border Protection will allow you to use your expertise in complex latent fingerprint examination, concepts and methods to support Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate (LSSD).

    This position starts at a salary of $74,596.00 (GS-12, Step 1) to $96,978.00 (GS-12, Step 10) with promotion potential to $96,978 (GS-12 Step 10).

    In this position, you will become a key member of the Laboratories and Scientific Services team performing the below typical work assignments:

    • Be the sole expert or work with a team of expert latent print processors and examiners, processing and examining the most complicated and challenging latent print evidence with start-of-the-art laboratory equipment.
    • Work closely with federal agents and officers to analyze evidence collected for any related investigations.
    • Support CBP agents, inspectors, or other government agencies in the development of law enforcement intelligence or prosecution cases involving border security, smuggling, human trafficking, illicit trade practices and to serve as an expert witness at criminal trials.
    • Use and develop the most advanced technique, skills, tests, and procedures to process evidence and develop latent prints.
    • Instruct agents in techniques, tactics, and procedures in gathering latent print evidence for subsequent use in prosecution or law enforcement intelligence.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/532651900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.