Lightout Examiner Job Description Sample
InCadence Strategic Solutions is currently seeking a DNA Examiner to work on our client site in Atlanta, GA. The DNA Examiner will be based in Forest Park, GA, however travel may be required OCONUS, as needed: Afghanistan, Kuwait, Bahrain, or Djibouti. The DNA Examiner will be responsible for the following:
- Examine evidence in consultation with firearms and latent print analysts (as needed) to ensure proposed collection approach will not negatively impact collection of other forensic data from the evidence.
- Collect potential DNA samples from evidence using approved procedures designed to minimize the possibility of sample contamination. All samples shall be properly packaged, marked and stored in preparation for extraction.
- Generate STR DNA profiles from evidence and reference samples.
- Analyze and interpret data from analysis which typically consists of complex mixtures and low level samples.
- Use photographic equipment to capture still images of each evidence item and relevant key portions of the evidence item, or other exhibits, to support further analysis, conclusions, and documentation.
- Annotate the case file documentation, detailing the processing techniques and the examination results.
- Perform administrative and/or technical reviews of reports and worksheets.
- Ensure proper chain of custody is maintained.
- Perform instrument maintenance.
- A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree coupled with 4+ years’ experience working in a forensic laboratory performing DNA analysis on criminal evidence. Experience must include the following:
- Identification of blood and bloodstains, body fluids, and stains of body fluids, hair and other items requiring DNA or related analysis.
- Performance of visual and microscopic examination of hairs.
- Generation of STR DNA profiles.
- Comparison of evidence from victims, scenes, or instruments of incidents to evidence from suspects.
- Must be able to successfully pass a skills assessment.
- Able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance required.
- Physical ability and commitment to deploy globally as a team member.
- Professional certification such as American Board of Criminalistics (ABC) is desired
- An active DoD Secret Clearance is desired
Latent Print Examiner
InCadence Strategic Solutions is currently seeking a Latent Print Examiner to work on our client site in Atlanta, GA. The Latent Print Examiner will be based in Forest Park, GA, however travel may be required OCONUS, as needed: Afghanistan, Kuwait, Bahrain, or Djibouti. The Latent Print Examiner will be responsible for the following:
- Perform analysis techniques to determine the existence of latent prints.
- Identify, mark, photograph, determine suitability, submit, and perform comparisons.
- Process evidence to determine the presence of latent fingerprints using any documented wet and dry laboratory process at their location. Processing methods include, but are not limited to, Cyanoacrylate fuming, stickyside paste, and dyes.
- Examine evidence for latent prints using all means available, including, specialized lighting sources, conditions, and magnification. All latent prints discovered shall be marked in a non-destructive manner.
- Photograph each latent print using photographic equipment capable of producing an image of 1000 dpi or greater. Each photograph of each latent print shall be separately serialized with each evidence item and case.
- Examine the photographic image and determine whether the print has sufficient quality to make a comparison, and/or to submit to the Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS). This determination shall be in accordance with documented criteria.
- Examine and compare latent prints to known prints. Determining a match shall be based on best professional judgment of the examiner. Another examiner shall verify matches independently.
- Document all examination results/findings in the Weapons Technical Intelligence Exploitation Analysis Tool (WEAT) database.
- Annotate the case file documentation, detailing the processing techniques and the examination results.
- Perform administrative and/or technical reviews of reports and worksheets.
- Ensure proper chain of custody is maintained at all times
- Maintain a clean laboratory and personal workspace environment, in accordance with local laboratory procedures.
- A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree coupled with 2-4 years’ experience in the processing of material for latent prints, recovery of latents, examination, visualizing/recording latents, and evaluating latent prints in a forensics laboratory; OR an Associate’s degree coupled with 5-7 years related experience; OR a High School diploma coupled with 8-10 years related experience.
- Proficiency utilizing AFIS, ABIS, and/or other National databases.
- Must be able to successfully pass all medical requirements for deployment.
- Must be able to successfully pass a skills assessment.
- Current comparison experience is a must.
- Able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance.
- Professional certification by the International Association of Identification (IAI) is desired but not required
Senior Plans Examiner - Engineering
We Are Team Gilbert
The Town of Gilbert is Arizona's 5th largest city and one of Money Magazine's Best Places to Live in the U.S., and the people who serve it are proud to be tasked with ensuring it stays that way. This is why we were recently named one of Arizona's 2017 Most Admired Companies to work for by AZ Business Magazine.
Team Gilbert is a high-performing, collaborative team of innovators who do important work that makes our community better every day. If you have the heart of a public servant and the spirit of an entrepreneur...please read on!
We Are Seeking
With every job we fill, our focus is on providing best in class service to our citizens while offering the opportunity for professional growth in a rewarding and innovative work environment. Team Gilbert has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated professional to fill the position of Senior Plans Examiner-Engineering.
The Senior Plans Examiner reports to the Plan Review Supervisor. The primary function of this position is to serve as a lead plans examiner and review proposed construction for compliance with applicable codes and ordinances. The Senior Plans Examiner in Engineering will review complex development engineering construction plans including paving, grading, drainage and utilities as well as site work and related documents such as drainage reports, ALTA surveys, water and sewer reports and plat maps.
You are someone who effectively exceeds customer needs by building productive relationships, and taking responsibility for customer satisfaction and loyalty. You actively participate as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals and produce quality outcomes. You are committed to our safety philosophy, and you take great pride in proactively managing time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently while accomplishing objectives and achieving goals beyond what is required.
At Team Gilbert, we hire innovative, forward thinking problem-solvers who love what they do! In addition to possessing the ability to live out our core and functional values daily, candidates must possess the following requirements:
Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Construction, Plans Examination or closely related field.
Or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job classification.
4 - 5 years of experience in some combination of code interpretation, construction, inspection, computer-aided design (CAD), and/or a variety of plan examination specialties related to development engineering.
Valid Arizona Driver's License.
In addition to a competitive salary, Gilbert offers an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental and life insurance, tuition reimbursement, participation and company match in the Arizona State Retirement System and more. For more information on Team Gilbert and all we have to offer, click here.
Up For The Challenge?
Make an income while making an impact! If you are looking for an opportunity to make a visible contribution to our community, and get excited about doing interesting work that matters, then we encourage you to apply today.
To complete and submit an on-line employment application for this position visit http://www.gilbertaz.gov/departments/human-resources/job-opportunities. Incomplete applications may be rejected so please be thorough. Your resume may be included as a supplement to your application, but it cannot replace any information required for the application.
This position is FLSA Non-Exempt - eligible for overtime compensation.
Latent Print Examiner
InCadence Strategic Solutions is currently seeking a Latent Print Examiner to work on our client site in Quantico, VA. Candidates must hold an ACTIVE TOP SECRET security clearance. The Latent Print Examiner will be responsible for the following:
- The LPE performs comparisons of friction ridge detail of latent prints, perform administrative and technical reviews, and report results in official and unofficial capacities. May be responsible for the following services:
- a) Interact with other forensic staff to ensure a high quality product of latent print analysis and examination.
- b) Analyze images of latent prints to determine value for comparison.
- c) Encode, launch, and conduct automated latent print searches using the NGI system, or appropriate automated searching platform. Screen the results of the searches and conduct any necessary comparisons
- d) Conduct comparisons of latent prints with known fingerprints, palm prints, complete friction ridge exemplars and other latent prints to determine source attribution.
- e) Author, review, and provide quality control of case notes, photographs, chain of custody, electronic communications, and communication logs. Prepare all required documentation for the case file relative to position, to include appropriate reporting mechanisms.
- f) Perform verifications, blind verifications, and appropriate comparison checks, as directed and appropriate.
- g) Use current database(s) and software program(s) for evidence inventory, tracking, and flow; and, documentation for the case file relative to the position.
- h) Complete and pass the LD latent print discipline training requirements and appropriate latent print competency test within the time period as set forth by the BAU, as appropriate.
- i) Complete and pass a yearly proficiency test in the area of latent print comparisons from an independent external vendor, if available, or one created internally if no such external test is available.
- j) Research, develop, and author whitepapers and information papers, as required.
- k) May perform some of the duties of a LPT, as requested and appropriate
- Prefer B.S. degree with at least twenty-four (24) credit hours in the Physical Sciences.
- At least five (5) years of recent experience as a LPE, in addition to previous or current qualification as a LPE in the FBI.
- Basic computer skills, to include use of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook); organization skills; flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities; exceptional ability to analyze complex or challenging latent prints; verbal and written communication skills.
- Qualification in the latent print discipline by the FBI.
- Must hold an active TOP SECRET security clearance.
Tax Examiner 1
Highway Maintenance Workers are certified by the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) to operate a variety of complex or specialized highway maintenance and construction equipment in order to restore and maintain the integrity of roadway surfaces; maintain roadside slopes, shoulders, culverts and ditches to restore drainage and prevent erosion; and repair or replace related roadway appurtenances such as guardrails, markers, guide posts and fences.
Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.
The position is located at the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT), in Eureka Crew 384. The crew is responsible for pavement marking and sign/appurtenance installations, replacements and repairs throughout the Ely sub-district.
Incumbents are responsible for performing routine maintenance duties, including keeping pavement surface, shoulders, clear zones, and associated roadways in good repair; winter maintenance including snow plow operation and anti-icing activities; summer betterment projects, and assistance in emergency operations. The hours for this position are subject to change depending on the needs of the appointing authority and may be five 8-hour shifts or four 10-hour shifts. This position requires working in inclement weather.
This is the entry level in the series and incumbent may progress to the next level upon meeting the minimum qualifications, satisfactory performance, and with the approval of the appointing authority. THIS RECRUITMENT MAYBE USED TO FILL FUTURE VACANCIES AS THEY OCCUR WITHIN THIS AREA FOR THE NEXT SIX MONTHS. Copy and paste https://youtu.be/V9QL_LHwY0c into the navigation bar of your browser for an inside look at NDOT's maintenance crews. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Nevada Department of Transportation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), or gender identity and expression.
To see full Class Specifications visit:http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-9_0/
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications) One year of general labor or semi-skilled work experience that required the ability and dexterity to operate tools and equipment; OR one year of experience as a Highway Construction Aid in Nevada State service. Special Requirements A Class A commercial driver's license, including appropriate endorsements will be required within six months of appointment.
A valid driver's license is required at the time of application and as a condition of continued employment. Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
In addition, federal law requires random testing for controlled substances during employment. This position requires an applicant be at least 18 years of age upon application. This position may require working alternate shifts and outside of traditional business hours.
The hours for this position are subject to change depending on the needs of the appointing authority and may be five 8-hour shifts or four 10-hour shifts. Tell us how you heard about us!
STD Claims Examiner Sr. - (Kg12246)
Obtains and analyzes data for thorough, fair, objective, and timely adjudication of Short Term Disability claims. The goal of the position/role is to consistently pay the accurate amount for each claim in accordance with the contract. Provide customer service that is respectful, prompt, concise, and accurate in a fast-paced environment with competing demands.
Correctly applies knowledge of most complex disability products, policies and contracts.
Accurately interprets and applies contract/policy definitions of disability and relevant provisions, clauses, exclusions, riders and waivers as well as statutory requirements.
Utilizes various investigative tools and techniques to identify and evaluate claim information in a fair and objective manner.
Use of applicable disability claims system(s) to generate reports.
Applies complex medical and technical claims skills, practices, and procedures.
Utilizes most efficient means to obtain claim information.
Demonstrates resourcefulness and curiosity to obtain information that is not immediately apparent.
Analysis and Adjudication
Fully investigates all relevant claim issues including complex claims.
Provides payment or denials promptly and in full compliance with department procedures and regulations.
Involves technical resources (Social Security specialist, medical resources, and vocational resources) at appropriate claim junctures.
Determine and effectively implement appropriate Return to Work strategy for assigned cases.
Applies contract specifics regarding eligibility and pre-existing formulas in reference to specific claim.
Pro-actively communicates with claimants, policy-holders, and physicians to resolve investigations issues.
May fill a mentor role to more junior claims examiners.
Comfortably makes balanced decisions in situations where there are potential adverse consequences.
Utilize appropriate intervention for the characteristics of each claim.
Consistently manage assigned a complex case load of 70-100 complex cases independently.
Collaborates with team members and management in recommending and implementing improvement opportunities.
Effectively manages appropriate volumes, consistently meeting turnaround times, high activity levels, and quality focus on timely claim activities.
Manages high volumes, consistently meeting turnaround times, high activity levels, and quality focus on timely claim activities. Caseload criteria based on operational targets.
Strong written documentation that provides clear, concise and accurate information to claimants as well as within the claims administrative system.
Recognized as subject matter expert within team and provides mentor or training support for newer Examiners to assist in their development or on claims related projects.
Establishes, communicates, and manages claimant and policy-holder expectations.
Documents claim file actions and telephone conversations appropriately.
Lead discussions at team meetings with manager approval of agenda topics.
Identify trends or training needs of the team.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Competencies, and/or Related Experience:
Associates Degree (AS/AA), Bachelors Preferred; Human Resources, Social Work, Arts, Communications, Business or related
5+ years of related experience
Advanced understanding of claim management techniques.
Claims management experience.
Experience working in confidential/protected identification environments.
Basic math skills.
Demonstrated ability to coach and mentor.
Budget Examiner - Otda/Housing Section, Ref #19-08
Minimum Qualifications This position is open to candidates who have one year of permanent competitive service as a Budget Examiner, G-18. The position is also open to NYS employees at or above G-16 who are eligible for transfer under Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law. The transfer cannot be a second consecutive transfer resulting in an advancement of more than two grade levels. In order to qualify for Section 52.6 transfer, candidates must have one year of permanent competitive service in an administrative title as defined by Section 52.6. Examples of qualifying Section 52.6 titles include Senior Administrative Analyst, G-18 and Business Systems Analyst 1, G-18.
Strong oral and written communication skills;
Strong analytic skills and the ability to participate in the identification, formulation, and presentation of ideas, approaches and solutions necessary to support and advance budget recommendations and program operations;
Good interpersonal skills, and the ability to effectively work across DOB Units and with others including State agency staff;
The ability to handle multiple competing assignments at a time; and
Proficiency in office technology and basic Microsoft applications.
Duties Description The Human Services, Housing and Intergovernmental Affairs Unit (HIU) oversees the Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance, the Office of Children and Family Services, the Department of Labor, State housing programs, the Division of Human Rights, and the Division of Veterans Affairs. The Unit is also responsible for intergovernmental coordination and policy, including oversight of local government finances.
The position will be responsible for budget development and execution for the Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA), with a focus on the emergency homeless shelter system, and various refugee, homelessness prevention and supportive housing programs, and for the Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR), with a focus on State Operations.
Responsibilities for the position will encompass State Operations, Local Assistance, and Capital budgets supported by State and Federal funds, and will include, but are not limited to:
Developing and analyzing proposals for programmatic improvements in agency and program operations, including reviewing and developing proposals for operational efficiencies;
Analyzing homelessness and other applicable housing policies for New York State;
Developing policy and fiscal recommendations for the Executive Budget;
Tracking revenues, disbursements, and staffing against fiscal and personnel plans; and
Tracking and analyzing Federal and State legislation.
Additional Comments To be considered for a current or future position with the Budget Division, please complete the Online Employment Application at https://www.budget.ny.gov/resume/ and select "Housing" on the Professional Interests and Skills page.
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Swiss Re
The Swiss Re Group is one of the world's leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. It anticipates and manages risk – from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. The aim of the Swiss Re Group is to enable society to thrive and progress, creating new opportunities and solutions for its clients. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1863, the Swiss Re Group operates through a network of around 80 offices globally. It is organized into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group's overall mission.
About the Role
This position is responsible for the administration of claims of low complexity as defined by Swiss Re's internal triage models. Lines of business include: individual life and group life claims. Category of claims include; waiver of premium, critical illness, accidental death, contestable death and foreign death benefit types. This position is responsible for assuring current liabilities are accurately entered in the claim system. Requires working independently in a team atmosphere.
Work independently to evaluate information received in the Claim Department and record liabilities in a timely manner.
Administration of low to moderately complex claims.
Work with the Technical Accounting Department to gather information and resolve coverage issues that might arise.
Verification of data in life index and from the policy database for new claim notifications.
Triage incoming mail to evaluate appropriate category and action to be taken.
Determine total exposure on a ceded life by executing and evaluating appropriate reports, including retro coverage
Ensure appropriate reporting of liabilities by confirming receipt of premium
Verify claimant information against the OFAC database.
Recommend changes in processes to improve efficiency.
Train others in the claim administration position.
Engage with the claim departments of Swiss Re's clients as and when required.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Strong data analysis and organizational skills.
Demonstrated ability to work with others in a team setting as well as to work independently.
Knowledge of insurance and a general understanding of reinsurance required.
Claim Examiner - Workers Compensation
Excellence In Everything We Touch
Investigate, evaluate, negotiate, and settle moderate difficulty type claims; takes appropriate action to achieve results that have a positive impact on profitability. Settle claims for assigned lines of business promptly and equitably under general supervision.
Receives claim assignment, confirms policy coverages and directs acknowledgement of claims.
Interprets and makes decisions using independent judgment on moderate difficulty claims and policy coverages and determines if coverages apply to claims submitted.
Investigates, evaluates, negotiates and adjudicates first and third party claims to determine validity and verify extent of damage by telephone contact with clients, claimants, witnesses or other parties as required.
Analyzes claims activity and prepares reports for clients/carriers and management.
Establish reserves, using independent judgment and expertise and authorizes payments within scope of authority, settling claims in the most cost effective manner and ensuring timely issuance of disbursements.
Make settlement decisions promptly and equitably and issues company drafts in payments for claims within authority limits.
Develops subrogation and third party recovery potential and follows reclaim procedures.
Analyzes claims activities and prepares reports for clients, carriers and/or management. Participates in claim reviews.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required.
Comprehensive claims investigations/settling experience 1-3 years experience in Claims or similar organization.
Ability to work independently while assimilating various technical subjects.
Good verbal or written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to gather and analyze information, determine a course of action and implement the selected course of action.
Strong ability to identify, analyze and solve problems.
Effective interpersonal skills to be capable of dealing with external sources and all levels of employees.
Think all TPAs are the same? Think again. With Broadspire, our leading global third-party administrator (TPA), Crawford & Company is the consultative outsourcing partner that adapts to businesses' needs and challenges at any point of the claims processing journey. We offer casualty claim and medical management services to assist large organizations in achieving their unique goals, increasing employee productivity and reducing the cost of risk through professional expertise, technology and data analytics.
As part of the One Crawford family, Broadspire brings together the best and brightest people in the industry to deliver smart, thoughtful solutions to our clients, and we are guided by our collective value system: RESTORE.
At Crawford, we:
Respect our culture of integrity and ethical behavior, while embracing the unique talents of the individual and encouraging an ownership mentality among everyone.
Are Empowered to advance the company mission and take ownership of our individual career progression.
Promote Sustainability through a corporate culture in which employees are good stewards of their communities.
Emphasize Training and an environment where employees continually seek and share knowledge and are engaged and satisfied with their work.
Are One Crawford, embracing a global mindset that's inclusive, agile, mission-focused, and customer-focused.
Give Recognition, participating in an environment where people are rewarded for jobs well done.
Embody an Entrepreneurial Spirit, sharing a passion to succeed, innovate, and outpace our competitors.
We believe in leading by example – at work and in our communities. We hail from more than 70 countries and speak dozens of languages, reflecting the global fabric of the audience we serve. Though our reach is vast, we proudly operate as One Crawford: united in mission, vision and values. Learn more at www.crawfordandcompany.com.
In addition to a competitive salary, Crawford offers you:
Career advancement potential locally, nationally and internationally. Crawford & Company has more than 700 locations in 70 countries
On-going training opportunities through every stage of your career
Strong benefits package including matching 401k; health, dental, and life insurance; employee stock purchase plans; tuition reimbursement and so much more.
Crawford & Company participates in E-Verify and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V Crawford & Company is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Crawford via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from Crawford HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of Crawford. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Crawford as a result of the referral or through other means.
Construction Defect Claims Examiner
Amtrust Financial Services, a fast growing commercial insurance company, has an immediate need for a Construction Defect Claims Examiner in either our Concord or Irvine, CA offices. The Commercial Claims Examiner is expected to demonstrate a solid knowledge of claims handling principles and practices for commercial general liability claims. This position is responsible for building a strong foundation for each claim in order to properly apply coverage, determine liability, and make claim settlements as necessary. Independent judgment is required in determining when to consult claims management when confronted with non-routine situations or problems. Solid abilities in the following areas needed:
Possess strong analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills
Have strong decision-making ability
Provide a high degree of customer service
Ability to work in a fast-paced, growing and changing environment with shifting priorities
Ability to prioritize work, organizes time, and balances multiple responsibilities
Ability to manage relationships in a fast-paced environment, while demonstrating persistence along with problem solving and decision making skills to work with customers through a variety of challenging situations.
Good analytical abilities to review, exercise judgment and evaluate claims in order to make sound decisions.
Good knowledge of claim procedures, policies, technology, state and federal laws and insurance regulations.
Ability to multi-task and handle large volumes of work in a short period of time.
Ability to communicate effectively and clearly, both orally and in writing.
Ability to carry out detailed written or verbal instructions, ability to respond to requests effectively and efficiently and exhibit good common sense.
Ability to work independently with self-initiative.
Time management skills, organizational skills and ability to prioritize issues and tasks.
Ability to effectively operate computer equipment and applications
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in work experience
5+ years of claims handling experience
Experience in handling Commerical Construction Defect claims
Good knowledge of insurance theory and practices; insurance contracts and their application.
Excellent negotiation skills
What We Offer
AmTrust Financial Services offers a competitive compensation package and excellent career advancement opportunities. Our benefits include: Medical & Dental Plans, Life Insurance, including eligible spouses & children, Health Care Flexible Spending, Dependent Care, 401k Savings Plans, Paid Time Off.
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