Employment Opportunity


Criminalist

Los Angeles Police Dept, CA

Salary: $62,598.00 - $115,905.00 Annually

Final Filing Date: Continuous

Duties and Requirements Click to read more

Duties:

  • A Criminalist searches for, collects and preserves physical evidence in the investigation of crime and suspected criminals;
  • examines evidence by means of physical and chemical analyses;
  • prepares reports of findings;
  • and gives expert testimony in court.
  • At the highest pay grade, performs analyses of physical and chemical evidence of a nonroutine nature requiring advanced technology; and may serve as a lead worker by providing training and supervision to criminalists working in a specialized field.
  • A Criminalist is subject to call at any hour and may work under unpleasant and adverse conditions, including high places, dangerous locations, and in proximity to dead bodies and biological and chemical hazards, in order to investigate crime scenes.

Requirements:

  • Graduation from a recognized four-year college or university with a major in a physical or natural science and successful completion of 8 semester or 12 quarter units in general chemistry. All candidates must list their school name and location, type of degree earned, major, chemistry course titles with the number of semester or quarter units, and completion dates as the on-line instructions specify; and
  • A qualifying score on the Criminalist qualifying written test; and
  • In addition to the regular City application, each candidate is required to complete and submit a Criminalist Supplemental Training and Experience Questionnaire at the time of filing. Candidates who fail to submit these documents within the time required will not be considered further in this examination and their applications will not be processed.

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How to apply: Apply online.

Posted: November 30, 2015



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