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Forensic Quality Specialist

Office of Chief Medical Examiner, New York, New York

Salary: $70,349.00 (Annual)

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

Duties and Requirements Click to read more

Duties:

  • Maintains and measures the effectiveness of quality control programs for borough forensic operations.
  • Assures compliance with mortuary case intake and case release process.
  • Maintains control over physical inventory of remains, including medical examiner cases and claim only cases.
  • Supervises case reconciliation process. Reports any problems and suggests improvements as appropriate.
  • Assists in the development of Forensic SOPs.
  • Interfaces with borough Deputy Chief Medical Examiner and the Administrator on Duty to resolve any issues.
  • Prepares reports and keeps records.
  • Operates a motor vehicle.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Requirements:

  1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college, with specialization in criminalistics, forensic science, chemistry, biology, physics, molecular genetics, genetics, biochemistry, molecular biology, entomology, anthropology, ecology or a closely related scientific or engineering field.
  2. For Assignment to Assignment Level I - B: In addition to meeting the "Qualification Requirements For All Assignment Levels" above, to be assigned to Assignment Level I-B individuals must have at least one year of satisfactory full-time experience in criminalistics, forensic science or analytic chemistry, or a satisfactory equivalent combination of education and experience.
  3. In addition to meeting the "Qualification Requirements" above, to be assigned to Assignment Level II, individuals must have one of the following: 1. One year of experience gained as a Criminalist at Assignment Level I-B; or 2. One additional year of qualifying experience in criminalistics or forensic science, for a total of two years of such experience; or 3. A satisfactory combination of education and experience totaling two years of experience as described above.
  4. In addition to meeting the "Qualification Requirements" for Assignment Level I-B above, to be assigned to Assignment Level III, individuals must have one of the following: 1. Two years of experience gained as a Criminalist at Assignment Level I-B and/or II; or 2. Two additional years of qualifying experience in criminalistics or forensic science, for a total of three years of such experience; or 3. A satisfactory combination of education and experience totaling three years of experience as described above.
  5. For Assignment to Assignment Level IV: In addition to meeting the "Qualification Requirements" for Assignment Level I-B above, to be assigned to Assignment Level IV, individuals must have one of the following: 1. Three years of experience gained as a Criminalist at Assignment Level I-B, II, and /or III; or 2. Three additional years of experience in criminalistics or forensic science, for a total of four years of such experience; or 3. A satisfactory combination of education and experience totaling four years of experience, as described above.
Preferred Skills Successful candidates should possess the following:
  • Preferred degree specialization or experience in the forensic sciences, such as forensic anthropology, medicolegal investigations, certified pathology assistant, or related field.
  • Strong computer skills including Word and Excel. .
  • Must be highly organized and possess excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills.

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How to apply: Apply online

Posted: March 31, 2020

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