Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details
Latent Print Examiner Trainee 1, G-13
Corrections and Criminal Justice
Career Ladder Information
|Title||Grade||Hiring Rate/yr||Job Rate/yr|
|Latent Print Examiner Trainee 1||13||$46,529||$59,542|
|Latent Print Examiner Trainee 2||14||$49,202||$62,806|
|Latent Print Examiner 1||18||$61,270||$77,912|
|Latent Print Examiner 2||23||$79,325||$100,342|
|Latent Print Examiner 3||25||$88,161||$111,111|
All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.
Latent Print Examiners perform a variety of technical and professional tasks associated with analyzing, searching, comparing, evaluating, and verifying latent print case evidence developed at crime scenes in accordance with Latent Print Laboratory policies and procedures established under ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) accreditation requirements
Agencies with this Title
You must meet the requirements below to qualify for this title.
A bachelor's degree or higher in biology, chemistry, criminalistics, forensic science, or physics.
If chosen, you may, at the agency's discretion, be appointed to a higher level. You must inform the agency of any additional qualifications at your interview.
View Additional Qualifications
For Trainee 2 you must also have one year of experience performing casework in an accredited forensic lab.
For the Full Performance Level you must also have two years of experience performing casework in an accredited forensic lab AND pass the current Latent Print proficiency exam by completion of probation.
How to Apply
The November 2022 PCO Examination is closed, applications are no longer being accepted