Employment Opportunity


Forensic Scientist II - Latent Prints

Baltimore Police Department, Baltimore, Maryland

Salary: $67,771.00 - $108,433.00 Annually

Final Filing Date: May 4, 2021

Duties and Requirements Click to read more

Duties:

  • A Forensic Scientist II conducts complex level of work in chemical, biological, physical or comparative analysis of criminal evidence in the Forensic Lab of unknown substances and evidence involved in crimes. Employees perform laboratory tests or comparative analyses in one of the specialized forensic discipline: Firearms and toolmarking; Controlled Dangerous Substances; Toxicology, Serology, DNA, Trace Evidence or Latent Print Examination. Work of this class involves no supervisory duties or responsibilities.
  • Incumbents receive general supervision from a technical supervisor. Employees in this class work a rotating shift and are on-call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Work is performed in a laboratory where there is exposure to toxic fumes and chemicals, unknown dangerous substances and sharp laboratory instruments. Work requires minimal physical exertion.

Requirements:

Education:
  • A bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, forensic science, criminal justice or a related physical or natural science from an accredited college or university
Experience:
  • Two years of experience in comparative analysis or scientific evaluation of evidence; examining firearms or examining and identifying latent fingerprints including experience in providing testimony in moot or criminal court.
Equivalencies
  • A master's degree in chemistry, biology, forensic science, criminal justice or a related physical or natural science from an accredited college or university and one year of experience in comparative analysis or scientific evaluation of evidence; examining firearms or examining and identifying latent fingerprints including experience in providing testimony in moot or criminal court.
Supplemental Information
  • Applicants must provide sufficient information on their application to show that they meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. Successful applicants will be placed on the employment certified eligible list for at least six (6) months.

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Posted: April 20, 2021

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