What jobs are available in forensics?

What jobs are available in forensics?

New Zealand Police employs people in a wide range of forensics jobs. Many roles are filled by civilians, but a few are restricted to police officers.

Civilian forensic positions

  • Crime scene attendants
  • Fingerprint officers
  • Behavioural analysts
  • Electronic crime analysts
  • Document examiners
  • Scene of crime officers

Forensic positions for police officers only

  • Forensic photographers
  • Serious crash investigators
  • Criminal profilers

More information

For information about these roles see the Forensics information, view current vacancies or visit the Newcops website for information on becoming a police officer.

ESR is the Crown Research Institute that carries out forensic services for Police. Visit the ESR website or check out how to become a forensic scientist

You can register to receive email alerts for police civilian vacancies.