Crime Laboratory Analyst
Latents, Crime Scene, Documents, Impression Evidence
The State of Florida
Salary: $40,948.18 / yr
Final Filing Date: December 31, 2013
- This is professional work conducting technical and scientific examinations, gathering instrumental data and documenting results.
- Analysts utilize highly technical procedures and processes in the recognition, identification and collection of various types of physical evidence.
- A Bachelor's or advanced degree in physical, biological or forensic science from an accredited college or university with completion of at least 20 credit hours in physical or biological science related coursework graded at a “C” or better,
- a non-science degree with the completion of at least 12 credit hours in physical or biological science related coursework graded at a “C” or better and a minimum of two (2) years professional experience in an accredited forensic laboratory.
Professional experience in an accredited forensic laboratory or institution in the specific discipline being advertised may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of the terminology, principles and analytical techniques used in the analysis of physical evidence as it applies to the forensic laboratory;
- knowledge of the correct procedures for providing expert testimony in court;
- knowledge of the procedures for packaging, handling and preserving evidence;
- knowledge of what constitutes physical evidence;
- knowledge of the scientific method of conducting research;
- skill in the use of scientific laboratory equipment;
- skill in calibrating and maintaining laboratory equipment;
- ability to conduct forensic science experiments, analyze results, formulate conclusions and present findings verbally and in writing;
- ability to give sworn testimony as an expert witness in court;
- ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments;
- ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
How to apply: Apply online.
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Posted: July 5, 2013