Crime Scene Investigator - Level 2


1x permanent post in Newton Abbot, Devon

A pool of successful candidates will be held for six months to fill potential future Forcewide vacancies throughout Devon and Cornwall, Avon and Somerset, Wiltshire and Dorset.
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Description  Crime Scene Investigator - Level 2

The successful candidate will be expected to:

To provide an effective and efficient Crime Scene Investigation capability to the SW Regional Forces.

To attend all categories of crime scene and associated locations to conduct scientific examinations with the objective of identifying, recording and recovering physical and digital forensic evidence and intelligence information.

To conduct additional post scene activity to enable effective processing of evidence and intelligence information.

  • Trained to accredited national standards as Crime Scene Investigator (Stage 1) or an ‘A’ level in science (or equivalent) and experience of employment within an investigative or scientific role.
  • Experience of gathering and analysing information.
  • Experience of making and maintaining confidential records (written and computer).
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy, with an understanding of the importance of integrity and continuity within Criminal Justice.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills, face to face and over the telephone. Experience of dealing effectively with a diverse range of people and ability to present facts and opinions accurately, clearly and concisely in written and oral formats.
  • Self-motivated with an ability to work with minimal supervision as well as part of a team under challenging conditions.
  • Computer literate.
  • Full UK/European driving licence


Please see the role profile for further information.


Closing Date 04/12/2017
Interview  Date Week Commencing 15/01/2018
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 For further details or an informal discussion please contact Trevor Hewitt, Regional Forensic Co-ordinator at

An application pack and full salary details are available by visiting:

CVs will not be accepted.

A completed Police Staff application should be submitted as detailed on the Devon and Cornwall recruitment page.

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