Salary: $46,203.00 - $78,218.00 Annually
Final Filing Date: April 18, 2019
The Forensic Chemist I is a highly technical position conducting validation, and performance of routine and non-routine assays required by a post-mortem, forensic toxicology laboratory. This position supports the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner and the State Medical Examiner System through the discovery of primary and secondary causes of unattended, unwitnessed, accidental, suicidal or homicidal deaths. The Forensic Chemist I self-assigns work from the pending list of analyses for the isolation of drugs from biological specimens and pertinent evidence using highly sophisticated analytical instrumentation. The testing performed is highly complex and involves all manner of biological specimens. Results of the work are combined with preliminary autopsy findings to render final conclusions as to the cause and manner of death. Decisions may directly affect the safety and health of the public where dangerous and/or toxic substances are identified as a cause of death. In addition, the Forensic Chemist I is responsible for review and certification of analytical data such as volatiles analysis and other LC/MS/MS quantitative batches.
Requirements:Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
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Posted: April 11, 2019
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