Firearms Examiner

in Dulles, VA

Firearms Examiner Job

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    Dulles, VA, US

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    Full Time


  • You’ll be joining a great team of forensics personnel supporting the USPIS mission.  
  • This is a great opportunity to work in a USPIS accredited laboratory with another firearms examiner and examiners in other disciplines.
  • You’ll assist in working cases and working down a large backlog.
  • As a USPIS Firearms Examiner, you’ll obtain some or enhance your experience working in a fully functional government laboratory working closely with other forensics experts.

Typical Day:

You’ll be working within the Firearms Unit in a fully functioning laboratory.  All work takes place in the laboratory.


  • Receive and inventory evidence
  • Process, analyze and examine evidence according to forensic science discipline and accreditation standards and FLS policies and procedures
  • Create examination documentation for work performed
  • Issue forensic laboratory examination reports
  • Provide expert testimony on work performed
  • Work under FLS policies and procedures


  • Education: Prefer (but not needed) B.S. degree with at least twenty-four (24) credit hours in the Physical Sciences.
  • Experience: Prefer experience working in an accredited laboratory
  • demonstrated ability to study and pass training, examination, and testing assessments; ; verbal and written communication

Full or Part Time: no less than three days a week; day shift only.


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