Employment Opportunity

Crime Scene Technician I

Maryland State Police, Pikesville, Maryland

Salary: $36,312.00 - $57,214.00 per year

Final Filing Date: September 23, 2019

This is a statewide recruitment for current and anticipated vacancies which may occur.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


  • The main purpose of this position is the identification, collection, recording and preservation of physical evidence found at crime scenes for laboratory examination and potential court presentations.


  • Education: Sixty credit hours from an accredited college or university with at least 15 credit hours in criminal justice or law enforcement or forensic sciences.
  • Experience: One year of experience identifying, collecting, recording and preserving physical evidence at crime and disaster scenes.
  • Candidates may substitute two years of additional experience for the required education.
  • Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Master at Arms classifications or Military Police or Security Forces specialty codes in the Criminal Justice field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.
  • Experience in an internship program performing crime scene and/or disaster scene work
  • Experience in a job performing crime scene and/or disaster scene work
  • Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.
  • In accordance with Public Safety Article, Section 2-204 (b) (6) of the Annotated Code of Maryland, candidates for positions in this classification will be subject to an initial drug screening, a physical examination, submission of a DNA sample, and a complete criminal background investigation, to include a polygraph examination before permanent appointment can be made. A criminal conviction may be grounds for rejection of the candidate by the hiring agency.
  • Employees in this classification are subject to random substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.
  • Employees in this classification are subject to call-in 24 hours a day and, therefore, are required to provide the agency with a telephone number where they can be reached.

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Posted: September 7, 2019

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