Employment Opportunity


Forensic Chemist II

Vermont Department of Public Safety Forensic Laboratory, Waterbury, Vermont

Salary: $25.09 per hour

Final Filing Date: February 28, 2021

This position will be working in the Biology section.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more

Duties:

  • Professional laboratory work involving chemical and criminological analysis of materials, samples, and evidence for the Vermont Forensic Laboratory.
  • Work includes comparisons and examinations in conjunction with criminal investigations.
  • Work is performed under the supervision of the Senior Forensic Chemist.
  • This position will be working in the Biology section.

Requirements:

Environmental Factors
  • Must be able to work in laboratory conditions with exposure to noxious or harmful fumes and chemicals and operate sophisticated laboratory equipment.
  • Work requires some travel and incumbents should possess a valid Vermont operator's license.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, cellular or molecular biology, toxicology, forensic science, or a related science field AND EITHER two (2) years or more of professional laboratory experience performing biochemical, organic, physical, or toxicological chemical analysis OR one (1) year or more of professional forensic laboratory experience performing analysis on items of forensic evidence.
  • OR
  • Master's degree in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, cellular or molecular biology, toxicology, forensic science, or a related science field.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Degree in forensic science, natural science, or closely related field including but not limited to: genetics, molecular biology, or biochemistry; courses totaling at least 9 cumulative semester hours of laboratory and/or lecture-based coursework in the following: Genetics, Biochemistry, and Molecular Biology; coursework in Statistics and/or Population Genetics.
  • Experience performing DNA analysis techniques such as PCR, DNA interpretation, and Statistical analysis; experience as a Forensic DNA analyst; experience performing and summarizing validation studies.

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Posted: February 20, 2021

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