of range) - $27.68/hour (midpoint of range), commensurate with experience
1350 Aurora Avenue
The City of
Naperville’s Police Department seeks a motivated, detail-oriented individual to
perform technical processing of crime scenes, document such activity in written
reports, perform latent print comparisons, and testify in court. This full-time,
civilian position has a rotating day-off schedule (regular work days will
include weekends and holidays) and is subject to 24-hour call-out. The scheduled
work hours will be 3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
The Crime Scene
Process crime scenes and
provide direction regarding the processing and submission of physical evidence;
Identify, collect, and
preserve physical evidence;
Perform crime scene
Recover latent prints
and other physical evidence via the utilization of various chemicals, powders,
light sources and casting materials, in the field or in a lab environment;
Evaluate latent prints
and conduct comparisons of questioned prints to known standards;
Prepare accurate reports
pertaining to evidence, property, and crime scene activities;
Testify in court
regarding the processing of crime scenes and latent print examination;
opportunities by conducting training classes for police officers on crime scene
awareness and providing related public safety education to community groups.
A Bachelor’s degree in
forensics or other police/science-related field and one year experience in the
field OR an Associate’s degree and Level 2-IAI Certification with three years’
experience in the field is required.
Must have completed a
minimum of five crime scene-related courses.
will be given to those applicants with law enforcement experience or experience
in latent print examination.
will be a Certified Latent Print Examiner through the International Association
for Identification (IAI) or be able to earn certification within one ear of
All candidates must
possess a valid Illinois Class D driver’s license and will be required to
successfully pass a polygraph test as well as a post-offer drug screen.
Top candidates will have
skills in utilizing and maintaining related instrumentation, photography and
video equipment and computers, and be knowledgeable in areas of crime scene
processing, latent print examination and legal issues pertaining to crime scenes
and physical evidence.
The ability to
effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with attorneys, police
personnel, coroner’s office, crime laboratory personnel, and the general public
The City of
Naperville, Illinois is a dynamic community of 146,000 residents, conveniently
located 28 miles west of Chicago. Various publications have named Naperville as
one of the best cities in the United States in which to live. The City has
gained national recognition for our family-friendly environment, excellent
schools and library system, low crime rate, and vibrant downtown area. It’s
also a great place to work! Our municipal government employs over 900 dedicated
individuals in a wide range of job categories. In return for your “great
service all the time,” we’ll provide you with a dynamic & collaborative working
environment, a forward-looking leadership team, and a competitive benefits
The City of Naperville complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Individuals needing accommodations in the recruitment process should notify
Human Resources in advance at (630) 305-7066.