|POLICE TECHNICAL SERVICES MGR|
|Middle Management/Professional/NM AD|
|Performs responsible administrative, technical and managerial work. Manages the operations of the Technical Services Section which includes crime scene processing, latent print examinations, polygraph examinations, video surveillance, and videotape production. An employee assigned to this classification is responsible for planning, coordinating and scheduling of Section activities; ensuring staff is properly trained and kept abreast of new developments in technical field; developing and administering annual operating budget; developing and/or revising operating policies, procedures, and performance standards. Work is performed under general supervision and is reviewed through meetings, reports submitted, and results obtained.|
|Plans, organizes, controls, and directs through subordinate supervisors, the operations of the Technical Services Section; ensures adequate staff coverage for each shift by reviewing and discussing work schedules with unit supervisors; ensures timely and accurate processing and documentation of crime scene findings, polygraph and latent print examinations and videotape services.
Monitors and evaluates staff performance; counsels employees as needed and initiates appropriate corrective actions. Selects and trains assigned personnel.
Studies Section operations and develops internal operating procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
Consults with and provides technical assistance to department personnel on matters relating to crime scene processing, latent print examinations, videotape and polygraph services.
Develops and administers annual operating budget; establishes program goals and objectives, projects personnel and equipment needs and monitors expenditures to remain within approved budget.
Ensures vehicles and equipment are properly serviced and maintained.
Attends various meetings and conferences as representative of police technical services operations.
Researches technical journals and publications to keep abreast of current developments and advances.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
|Knowledge of forensic science.
Knowledge of police department operations.
Knowledge of photographic processing procedures, mechanics of cameras, lens and lights, laboratory storage or photographic equipment/chemicals.
Knowledge of crime scene and evidence management.
Knowledge of workplace safety issues, including bloodborne pathogens and other biological hazards.
Thorough knowledge of fingerprint classification techniques and principles.
Knowledge of laws and regulations governing collection and management of evidence.
Knowledge of various blood detection techniques and chemicals.
Knowledge of effective managerial principles and practices.
Ability to work around dangerous chemicals and crime scenes.
Ability to plan, organize and direct the work of others.
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to operate a motor vehicle, personal computer, and various equipment used in crime scene processing.
Ability to establish effective work relationships with employees, managers and representatives of outside agencies.
Ability to write technical reports and review reports completed by staff.
|Associate Degree in Business Administration or related field plus technical training in supervision and management, crime scene processing, photography, or fingerprint classification and identification, plus four (4) or more years of supervisory or managerial experience in technical field relating to the collection and processing of evidence and various forensic applications; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Must pass police background investigation which includes polygraph examination. Required to be on call at all times and respond to scenes of major incidents.
REVISED: 6/10/95 BR