The Mayvin Consulting Group, Inc.

  • Latent Print Examiner

    Job Locations US-GA-Forest Park
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  • Overview

    Mayvin® is currently seeking several Latent Print Examiners to provide technical and non-technical expertise in support of global DoD forensics and biometrics requirements.  The Analyst conducts organized analytical assessments and evaluations to understand and/or evaluate complex issues to inform decision making, policy development, system development, management, or administration of client processes.

    Must be a U.S. citizen. Position requires ability to deploy to OCONUS locations. Active Secret clearance is required.


    • Assume responsibility for evidence while processing and examining.
    • Photograph all items to document the original condition upon receipt.
    • Perform analysis techniques to determine the existence of latent prints, and 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.  A secondary examiner shall co-sign in the WEAT tool if verification is agreed, or deliver a separate signed report stating his/her conclusions also in WEAT.
    • Annotate the case file documentation, detailing the processing techniques and the examination results.
    • Perform administrative and/or technical reviews of reports and worksheets.
    • Ensure, after processing, that all items are returned to the Evidence Custodian for proper storage and any subsequent documentation.
    • Maintain a clean laboratory and personal workspace environment, in accordance with local laboratory procedures.
    • Comprehends concepts of mission-based 'markets' and understands how business strategies align with mission areas.



    • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, or equivalent work experience
    • Advanced degree in a discipline relevant to the position plus at least 2 years of relevant professional experience preferred


    • Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; active Secret clearance is required.
    • Valid US Passport that will not expire throughout deployment


    • Four (4) years of experience in the processing of material for latent prints, recovery of latents, examination, visualizing/recording latents, and evaluating latent prints in a forensics laboratory
    • Professional Certification is required by the International Association of Identification (IAI)

    • One (1) year of experience as the lead of a team of Latent Print analysts

    • Physical ability and commitment to perform extended TDY/deploy globally for six months to one year

    • Meet requirements associated with the Minimal Standard of Fitness for Deployment

    • Successfully pass a Defense Forensic Science Center administered proficiency assessment on established standard operating procedures and on specific abilities within the DNA field

    • Proficiency utilizing AFIS, ABIS, and/or other National databases

    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suites, excel spreadsheets.

    • Skilled communicators who can clearly articulate/communicate via email, telephone calls and video teleconferencing.


    About Mayvin:


    Mayvin is a dynamic woman-owned small business created out of a commitment to deliver unparalleled service to our clients. Our team brings expert knowledge of project management services specializing in Streamlined Acquisition and Operations Management to government organizations. We create effective strategies for program design, execution, and sustainment while implementing action plans to provide our clients with maximum visibility, access, and an impact that serves the needs of the United States. Our team has a diverse array of credentials directly related to providing a comprehensive mission support plan for both military and civilian agencies.


    A "Mayvin" is a trusted expert in a particular field who seeks to pass knowledge on to others - a builder of networks, a communicator of knowledge.


    Our compensation package includes a competitive salary and benefits package, along with a dynamic corporate culture and supportive team environment. 


    Mayvin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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