Employment Opportunity

Forensic Scientist II

Phoenix Police Department, Phoenix, Arizona

Salary: $46,758 - $69,950 annually

Final Filing Date: Recruitment may close when we have received a sufficient number of qualified applications.

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.

This recruitment may be used by any department for any current or future vacancies over the life of the eligible list.

Requirements Click to read more


  • 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. Unrelated fields will not be considered.
  • Two years of discipline-specific crime laboratory analysis experience (i.e., Controlled Substances, Evidence Processing, Forensic Biology Screening and/or DNA Analysis, Latent Print Processing and/or Latent Print Comparison, Toxicology, Trace Evidence, and Firearms Examination).
  • 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 https://www.phoenix.gov/hrsite/Documents/disqualifierscivilian.pdf
  • Only the highest qualified will be posted to the eligible to hire list.

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How to apply: Apply online Keyword "Forensic Scientist II"

Posted: November 1, 2017

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