Employment Opportunity

Chemist Operational

New Mexico Department of Health, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Salary: $28,766.40 - $50,044.80 Annually

Final Filing Date: September 19, 2017

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


  • This position will work in the Breath Alcohol Section and will assist with oversight of the breath testing program.
  • Incumbent will prepare and test alcohol solutions using the Gas Chromatograph, and will inspect, repair and certify evidentiary instrumentation.
  • This position will assist in the training and certification of law enforcement officers around the State of New Mexico.
  • Incumbent will prepare legally defensible discovery reports.
  • All analytical work is performed in an American Board of Forensic Toxicology (ABFT) certified laboratory.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry or closely related field, and two (2) years paid experience in chemical experimentation and analysis in a laboratory setting.
  • Any combination of education from an accredited college or university in a related field and/or direct experience in this occupation totaling six (6) years may substitute for the required education and experience.
Employment Requirements:
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Driver's License.
  • Must possess and maintain a current Defensive Driving Course certificate from the State of New Mexico or must pass and receive a Defensive Driving Course certificate as a condition of continued employment.
  • Successful completion of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is required.

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Posted: September 6, 2017

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