Crime Scene Investigator

Lexington County Sheriff's Department - Lexington, SC3.4


Crime Scene Investigator

Note: Applicants for this position must already be certified by the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy as a Class 1 Law Enforcement Officer. If you do not have this certification, please see our other postings for Patrol Deputy or Correctional Officer.

Job Description:

Processes crime scenes and collects, preserves, and documents evidence for use in criminal prosecution. Analyzes evidence and generates comprehensive reports. Provide testimony and expert opinion in court.

Necessary Knowledge:

  • Forensic science techniques, laboratory protocols, scientific methodologies and forensic examination procedures sufficient to conduct detailed and complex analyses.
  • Evidence collection, preservation and packaging procedures sufficient to serve as a technical advisor in such matters and to ensure evidence handling requirements are met.

Mandatory Education, Training and Experience:

Must be certified as a class-one law enforcement officer with, at least, three years of law enforcement experience. High school diploma or equivalent. Must be at least 21 years-of-age, and a United States citizen.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $45,193.00 to $48,808.00 /year


  • relevant: 3 years (Required)


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Lexington, SC 29072 (Required)


  • class 1 law enforcement (Required)


  • english (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Benefits offered:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Education assistance or tuition reimbursement
  • Gym memberships or discounts
  • Employee discounts
  • Others