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"Forensic Science Technician"
Job Description - Part 2 - Typical Daily Activities

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Activities for: "Forensic Science Technician"

1) Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events -- Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.


2) Documenting/Recording Information -- Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.


3) Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge -- Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.


4) Getting Information -- Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.


5) Making Decisions and Solving Problems -- Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.


6) Interacting With Computers -- Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.


7) Communicating with Persons Outside Organization -- Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail.


8) Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others -- Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be used.


9) Scheduling Work and Activities -- Scheduling events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.


10) Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards -- Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.


11) Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work -- Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.


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12) Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information -- Estimating sizes, distances, and quantities; or determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity.


13) Processing Information -- Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.


14) Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings -- Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.


15) Analyzing Data or Information -- Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.


16) Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates -- Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.


17) Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships -- Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.


18) Performing Administrative Activities -- Performing day-to-day administrative tasks such as maintaining information files and processing paperwork.


19) Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People -- Assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people.


20) Controlling Machines and Processes -- Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).


21) Thinking Creatively -- Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.


22) Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material -- Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.


Job Description for "Forensic Science Technician" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Forensic Science Technician"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  I-C-R        SOC:  19-4092.00


 

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