Salary: $87,978.59 - $108,027.12 Annually
Final Filing Date: June 10, 2019
The eligibility list established from this recruitment will only be used to fill the current vacancy and other vacancies for this selective certification in Forensic Biology.
The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill one Criminalist II vacancy within the Oakland Police Department Crime Laboratory in the forensic biology discipline. The ideal candidate for this selectively certified position will meet the minimum requirements for a Criminalist II position and have specific experience and training in forensic biology. Ideal candidates will also exhibit leadership in Forensic Science through professional engagement, certification, publications, presentations, board positions or other tangible measures.
This position is a journey-level professional civilian position in the Crime Laboratory Criminalist series. The laboratory is ANAB accredited and meets ISO 17025:2005 standards. The forensic biology unit offers exposure to casework by testing items for the presence of biological material and DNA associated with evidence from property crimes, assaults, sexual assaults, homicides and other violent crimes. All Criminalist II positions require providing expert testimony and crime scene processing.
Under direction of a Criminalist III, the Criminalist II performs professional and technical duties related to laboratory examination of physical and chemical analyses of evidence required in scientific criminal investigation; provides expert testimony regarding laboratory findings; and performs related duties as assigned. Areas of examination may include analysis of firearm and tool-mark evidence, drug evidence, forensic alcohol analysis, biological evidence, trace evidence, and crime scene processing.
Requirements:Selective Certification in Forensic Biology:
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIESKnowledge of:
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Posted: May 14, 2019
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