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Broward Sheriff's Office, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Director - Crime Lab

Under administrative direction, the purpose of the position is to direct all forensic services functions within the Crime Lab of the Broward County Sheriff's Office.

For a full description and to apply visit https://jobs.sheriff.org and scroll down to the job listing or visit https://jobs.sheriff.org/JobDetails.aspx?Postings=2853.

Posted: 04/22/14


 

New York State Police Crime Lab
Supervisor Forensic Services – Drugs
Satellite Lab Supervisor - Mid-Hudson Lab Newburgh, NY

The Supervisor Forensic Services assigned to the Mid-Hudson Satellite Crime Laboratory (MHSCL) is responsible for administration of all forensic analysis performed at the Mid-Hudson Satellite Crime Laboratory. This position will include supervision of testing procedures and reports of findings; technical problem solving and analytical methods; oversight of training, quality assurance, safety, adherence to ASCLD-LAB and ISO Standards, Standards Established by the NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services and proficiency testing for the Drug Chemistry section.

See website for more details of duties at: http://www.troopers.ny.gov/Employment/Civilian_Employment/view.cfm?ID=d0e611b2-1b81-43d0-a520-7a5b72818414  

Minimum Qualifications
• A Master's Degree in a Natural or Physical Science, Administration (e.g. Public Administration, Business Administration or Criminal Justice) or Computer Science; AND
• Have a minimum of four (4) years satisfactory experience performing the duties of a Forensic Scientist in the Drug Chemistry section or its equivalent in another laboratory.

Starting Salary: $75,243.00

Posted: 04/08/14


City of Phoenix, AZ
Forensic Scientist II
Salary: $22.48 (minimum) - $33.63 (maximum) hourly / $46,758 - $69,950 annually.
Job ID: 10303

Forensic Scientists apply the physical sciences to the investigation of crimes by performing laboratory analyses on physical evidence. Incumbents could work in various facets of this classification.

Job Requirements
Bachelor's degree in a natural science (i.e., Biology, Chemistry, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Biological Physics, Forensic Science), criminalistics, or a closely related field. Two years of discipline-specific crime laboratory analysis experience (i.e., Controlled Substances, Evidence Processing, Forensic Biology, Latent Print Comparison, Toxicology, Trace Evidence, and Firearms Examination). An equivalent combination of relevant experience and education may be considered. Working irregular hours, second and/or third shifts, weekends, holidays, and evenings may be required. An equivalent combination of related experience and education may be considered. Positions in the Police Department must meet the polygraph and background standards that are appropriate to non-sworn positions. The general factors for disqualification are listed at http://phoenix.gov/webcms/groups/internet/@inter/@dept/@hr/documents/web_content/pdciviliandisqualifiers.pdf

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/rnrz72h.

Posted: 02/06/14


City of Phoenix, AZ

The Phoenix Police Department Laboratory Services Bureau is a nationally accredited forensic laboratory that provides technical assistance and training, evaluates and analyzes evidence, interprets results and provides expert testimony related to the full spectrum of physical evidence recovered from crime scenes. Some of the scientific procedures utilized by the laboratory have the potential for linking a suspect to a crime, victim, or a scene.  Forensic Scientists apply the physical sciences to the investigation of crimes by performing laboratory analyses on physical evidence. Incumbents could work in various facets of this classification including: Latent Print Comparative Section; Toxicology; Trace Evidence; Forensic Biology; Firearms Examination; Evidence Processing; and Controlled Substances.

Forensic Scientist II
Salary: $22.48 (minimum) - $33.63 (maximum) hourly / $46,758 - $69,950 annually.

Forensic Scientists apply the physical sciences to the investigation of crimes by performing laboratory analyses on physical evidence. Incumbents could work in various facets of this classification.


Forensic Scientist III
Salary: $26.15 (minimum) - $39.06 (maximum) hourly / $54,392 - $81,245 annually

Forensic Scientists apply the physical sciences to the investigation of crimes by performing advanced laboratory analyses on physical evidence in the areas of Evidence Processing, Latent Prints, Crime Scene Response, Forensic Biology, Controlled Substances, Trace/ Arson, Toxicology, and Firearms. Incumbents could work in various specialties of this classification and may be required to provide expert witness testimony in court regarding various facets of the classification.

Forensic Scientist IV
Salary: $66,518 - $99,195 annually

The Forensic Scientist IV classification applies the physical sciences to the investigation of crimes by performing laboratory analyses on physical evidence in the areas of Evidence Processing, Latent Prints, Crime Scene Response, Forensic Biology, Controlled Substances, Trace/ Arson, Toxicology, and Firearms. Incumbents may supervise and may be required to provide expert witness testimony in court regarding various facets of the classification.


Forensic Science Section Supervisor
Salary: $69,950 - $104,416 annually

The Forensic Science Section Supervisor position supervises and manages the activities of the Police Department's Forensic Science Laboratory and performs highly specialized forensic science evaluations in the areas of controlled substances, toxicology, forensic biology, firearms and tool marks, trace/comparative analysis, arson analysis, evidence processing, quality assurance, and latent comparative.  Supervisors plan, schedule, supervise, and evaluate work and activities of Laboratory Services Bureau Sections; assign cases and perform scientific analyses; prepare technical and management reports; provide expert testimony in court; provide technical advice and guidance to Section personnel and to members of the criminal justice system; approve scientific methodology and purchase of sophisticated scientific instrumentation; act as a liaison between assigned Section and other bureaus and agencies; and perform related work as requested.

For further information and to apply please visit the following link and click on the appropriate job description.

Posted: 02/04/14


Port Crane, NY Broome County, Southern Tier Regional Crime Laboratory
Supervisor Forensic Services
Starting Salary: $73,768.00

The Supervisor Forensic Services is responsible for administration of the technical and scientific functions of all forensic analysis performed at the Southern Tier Laboratory, including supervision of testing procedures and reports of findings; technical problem solving and analytical methods; and for the oversight of training, quality assurance, safety, adherence to ASCLD-LAB and ISO Standards, Standards Established by the NYS Divisions of Criminal Justice Services and proficiency testing.

Duties
Responsible for: Administration of the technical and scientific operations of all forensic analyses in the drug chemistry section at the Southern-Tier Regional Crime Laboratory (STRCL), including supervision of a team of Drug Chemists in forensic laboratory procedures and the preparation of reports of forensic findings.

Minimum Qualifications
A Master's Degree in a Natural or Physical Science, Administration (e.g. Public Administration, Business Administration or Criminal Justice) or Computer Science;
AND Have a minimum of four (4) years satisfactory experience performing the duties of a Forensic Scientist in the Drug Chemistry section or its equivalent in another laboratory.

Complete job posting at: http://www.troopers.ny.gov/Employment/

Posted: 01/28/14


Forensic Investigation Center, Albany, NY 12226 Albany County
Forensic Scientist – DNA
Salary Range: Forensic Scientist 1 - SG-14 - $41,170.00, Forensic Scientist 2 - SG-18 - $51,268.00, Forensic Scientist 3 - SG-20 - $56,813.00

Forensic Scientist 1 – DNA, Must successfully complete biological sciences training. Appropriate training with competency and/or proficiency tests will be completed before assuming any casework.

Forensic Scientist 2 (DNA)
Will be Forensic Scientist 1 (DNA) - Biological Sciences and perform appropriate sampling, preservation and/or analysis on case work or convicted offender specimens which are of limited complexity utilizing established procedures. When procedures are not applicable, discuss alternate or modified methodology prior to conducting analysis. Plan and execute analyses, including proper quality control procedures, using instrumentation and techniques as necessary. Results will be interpreted and findings reported for court purposes.

Forensic Scientist 3 (DNA)
Will be Forensic Scientist 2 (DNA) - Biological Sciences and be assigned analyses of complex cases and will exercise considerable independent judgment in evaluating possible alternative methods of analysis and modify existing methodology to fit each particular investigation. Will interpret data and results derived from analyses and report findings and conclusions. Will work with little supervision and be expected to perform troubleshooting and maintenance tasks within the section.

Minimum Qualifications vary See Complete job posting at: http://www.troopers.ny.gov/Employment/

Posted: 01/28/14 


Forensic Investigation Center, Albany, NY 12226 Albany County
Forensic Scientist - Drug Chemistry - 3 Vacancies
Salary Range: Forensic Scientist 1 - SG-14 - $41,170.00, Forensic Scientist 2 - SG-18 - $51,268.00, Forensic Scientist 3 - SG-20 - $56,813.00

Forensic Scientist 1 - Drug Chemistry, SG-14
Will successfully complete drug chemistry training. Appropriate training with competency and/or proficiency tests will be completed before assuming any casework.

Forensic Scientist 2 - Drug Chemistry, SG-18
Forensic Scientist 1 - Drug Chemistry and Perform appropriate analysis on casework which is technically of limited complexity utilizing established procedures. When procedures are not applicable, the Forensic Scientist 2 will discuss alternate or modified methodologies prior to conducting analysis. Will plan and execute analyses, including proper quality control procedures, using instrumentation and techniques as necessary. Results will be interpreted and findings reported for court purposes.

Forensic Scientist 3 - Drug Chemistry, SG-20
Forensic Scientist 2 - Drug Chemistry and Will be assigned analyses of complex cases and will exercise considerable independent judgment in evaluating possible alternative methods of analysis and modify existing methodology to fit each particular investigation.

Minimum Qualifications vary See Complete job posting at: http://www.troopers.ny.gov/Employment/

Posted: 01/28/14


Forensic Investigation Center, Albany, NY 12226 Albany County
Forensic Scientist – Firearms
Salary Range: Forensic Scientist 1 - SG-14 - $41,170.00, Forensic Scientist 2 - SG-18 - $51,268.00, Forensic Scientist 3 - SG-20 - $56,813.00

Forensic Scientist 1 - Firearms, SG-14
Will successfully complete firearms training under the guidance of a Technical Supervisor. Appropriate training with competency and/or proficiency tests will be completed before assuming any casework.

Forensic Scientist 2 - Firearms, SG-18
Forensic Scientist 1 – Firearms and Will be expected to perform appropriate analysis on casework which is technically of limited complexity utilizing standard established procedures. When procedures are not applicable, the Forensic Scientist 2 will discuss alternate or modified prior to conducting analysis. Will plan and execute analyses, including proper quality control procedures, using instrumentation and techniques as necessary. Results will be interpreted and findings reported for court purposes.

Forensic Scientist 3 - Firearms, SG-20
Forensic Scientist 2 - Firearms and Will be assigned analyses of complex cases and will exercise considerable independent judgment in evaluating possible alternative methods of analysis and modify existing methodology to fit each particular investigation.

Minimum Qualifications vary See Complete job posting at: http://www.troopers.ny.gov/Employment/

Posted: 01/28/14


Wisconsin Department of Justice Crime Laboratory System, Madison Crime Laboratory
Forensic DNA Analyst

The register of candidates that is established with this recruitment may be used to fill additional vacancies in our Madison and Milwaukee Crime Laboratories within the next 6 to 12 months.

The DNA Analyst is an entry level position in which successful candidates will develop proficiency to perform forensic examinations of physical evidence related to criminal offenses, prepare written reports of findings, and present oral testimony in court. Examinations are performed on biological forms of physical evidence. Specialized training will include DNA, chemical, immunological, microscopic and instrumental analyses, report writing and oral testimony. In addition to forensic casework, scientists assigned to the Databank Unit also: review convicted offender profile data produced by a contract laboratory in order to upload those profiles into CODIS; rerun outsourced samples for quality control purposes; run searches of the databases to link forensic evidence from crime scenes to other scenes and to convicted offenders; confirm the databank hits and write reports on the hits; and, serve as a resource for other scientists in the rules and regulations of the federal government concerning CODIS. Special Notes: Applicants will be required to successfully complete a thorough background check prior to appointment.

http://wisc.jobs/public/job_view.asp?annoid=71191&jobid=70706&org=455&class=42201&index=true

Posted: 01/10/14


State University of New York College of Technology at Alfred
Assistant Professor of Biology

Teaching assignment will include instruction in related biological and forensic science courses and laboratories at the associate and baccalaureate level. Additional duties within the Physical and Life Sciences Department will include student recruitment, student advisement, curriculum/course development and college/department service.

Requirements: PhD in Forensic Science, Biology, Biochemistry or closely related field required. Preference will be given to individuals with professional experience in a forensic laboratory setting who can demonstrate evidence of a commitment to excellence in teaching.

A Full job description and application can be found at http://alfredstate.interviewexchange.com/. Only on-line applications will be accepted for these positions. All applicants are subject to a pre-employment background investigation.

Posted: 01/06/14


Supervisor Forensic Services
New York State Police, Western Regional Crime Lab, Olean, NY
Salary Grade – SG-25, Non-competitive, Bargaining Unit – PS&T

The Supervisor Forensic Services assigned to the Western Regional Crime Laboratory (WRCL) is responsible for administration of the technical and scientific functions of all forensic analysis performed at the Western Regional Crime Laboratory, including supervision of testing procedures and reports of findings; technical problem solving and analytical methods; and for the oversight of training, quality assurance, safety, adherence to American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors – Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD-LAB) ISO Standards, Standards Established by the NYS Divisions of Criminal Justice Services and proficiency testing.

Duties
Responsible for the administration of the technical and scientific operations of all forensic analyses in the drug chemistry sections at WRCL and Southern-Tier Regional Crime Laboratory (STRCL), including supervision of a team of Drug Chemists in forensic laboratory procedures and the preparation of reports of forensic findings. Responsible for technical problem solving of analytical methods and for the oversight of training, quality assurance, safety and proficiency testing at the WRCL. Responsible for continuing education programs and serves as a resource person for criminal justice personnel. Have administrative oversight of the Trace Evidence section at the WRCL. Consult with the Director of Quality Assurance regarding laboratory quality issues and accreditation matters. Perform other related duties as directed by the Director, Assistant Director or Laboratory Captains.

Minimum Qualifications
A Master's Degree in a Natural or Physical Science, Administration (e.g. Public Administration, Business Administration or Criminal Justice) or Computer Science; AND Have a minimum of four (4) years satisfactory experience performing the duties of a Forensic Scientist or its equivalent in another laboratory. Preference will be given to an individual with a technical background in forensic drug chemistry.

Individuals interested in this position who meet the minimum qualifications specified in the job description should submit a memorandum of intent and a résumé to Mary Ellen Tedesco, Assistant Director of Personnel, Office of Human Resources – Civilian Hiring Unit at Division Headquarters, no later than close of business January 21, 2014. Résumés will be evaluated to determine whether candidates will proceed to the interview phase of the process. See link http://www.troopers.ny.gov/Employment/Civilian_Employment/view.cfm?ID=1f809e49-d35f-4345-b01b-b1a937572bef

Posted: 01/06/14


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