Employment Opportunity

Crime Lab Technician I

Baltimore Police Department, Baltimore, Maryland

Salary: $42,536.00 - $51,307.00 Annually

Final Filing Date: May 25, 2021

A Crime Laboratory Technician I learns to perform specialized crime laboratory work such as evidence detection, criminalistics, firearms, latent print examination or crime laboratory and crime scene photography. The work of this class involves no supervisory duties or responsibilities.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


  • Incumbents receive close supervision from a technical superior.
  • Employees in this class work on a shift basis.
  • Work is performed at crime locations where such conditions as the seasonal extremes of weather, dangerous City districts and violent or hostile individuals are encountered.
  • Work requires moderate physical exertion necessary to lift and move large and heavy materials and objects from crime sites; may be exposed to toxic fumes and chemicals when working in the analytical units of the Laboratory Division.


On or before the date of filing the application, each candidate must:
  • EDUCATION: Have a bachelor's degree in criminalistics, chemistry, biology, physics or related science from an accredited college or university.
  • NOTE EQUIVALENCIES: Have an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A valid Maryland Class C Noncommercial driver's license or an equivalent out-of-state driver's license acceptable to the Office of Risk Management is required.

Do you have the Education Required? See available on-line and campus-based degree programs now!

How to apply: Apply online

″As I have found a job (through this newsletter!) working in the field of forensics, I no longer need a job newsletter. Thank you!” — Amber Click to receive job posting alerts

Posted: April 10, 2021

Search for Jobs

NOTE: The crime-scene-investigator.net is not responsible for typographical errors or omissions in employment notices on this web site. Often, employers change final filing dates, change duties and/or requirements, or close employment openings without notice. If you are interested in a job posted on this site be sure to contact the employer to see if changes in the filing date or job announcement have been made. Employers can also provide more information about open positions that does not appear in the announcements on these pages.