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Crime Laboratory Analyst - Toxicology, Trace Evidence

Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Tallahassee, Florida

Salary: $50,948.00 per year

Final Filing Date: December 31, 2017

Toxicology sections are located in Tallahassee and Orlando only. Trace Evidence sections are located in Tampa and Orlando only.

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Duties:

Analysts in the Toxicology section conduct detailed chemical and instrumental analysis of evidence, including samples of blood and/or urine, to detect the presence of alcohol and other impairing drugs or chemicals. Analysts in the Trace Evidence section typically examine small microscopic items of evidence sometimes no larger than a grain of sand. These examinations include paint/polymers, glass, fibers, fracture match, and bulb filaments.

Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:
  • A bachelor’s or advanced degree in physical, biological or forensic science from an accredited college or university with the completion of at least 15 credit hours in chemistry coursework graded at a “C” or better.
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.

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Posted: September 14, 2017



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