Salary: $70,844.80 - $95,451.20 Annually
Final Filing Date: Continuous
This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list to fill current and future Forensic Scientist I vacancies with the Sheriff-Coroner Department. The eligible list established may also be used to fill similar and/or lower level classifications.
Under a mentor or direct supervision, collect, preserve, and analyze evidence from criminal cases using validated scientific techniques, and base scientific conclusions upon objective and fair examinations of evidence. Aid in the postmortem examination of cases investigated by the Coroner Division; conduct field identification and investigation; testify in court as an expert witness; and perform any related or relevant work as required.
Forensic Scientists are responsible for performing a wide range of scientific applications in one or more of the following specialty areas: crime scene investigation and autopsies, forensic biology (serology), forensic DNA analysis, trace evidence analysis, postmortem and ante mortem toxicology, blood and breath alcohol analysis, controlled substances, clandestine laboratories, firearms, tool marks, and administrative and computer support.
Forensic Scientist I is the entry level in the series. Incumbents work under a mentor or direct supervision of a Senior Forensic Scientist, typically learning more routine aspects of the laboratory such as the flow of evidence within the lab, evidence collection and preservation, and basic analytical techniques. The Forensic Scientist I must demonstrate progressive proficiency, motivation, understanding, and independence in an effort to show their readiness to promote to a Forensic Scientist II.
Duties:Depending upon area of assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Requirements:Some Knowledge of
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Posted: October 2, 2019
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