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Forensic Scientist - Controlled Substances

Michigan State Police, Lansing, Michigan

Salary: $43,638.40 - $74,963.20 Annually

Final Filing Date: June 11, 2021

Duties and Requirements Click to read more

Duties:

  • This position performs technical analytical work on suspected controlled substances submitted to the laboratory via various police agencies that request laboratory services.
  • The primary function of this position is to provide forensic reports that encompass the analytical work performed, documentation of evidence for chain of custody purposes, and expert witness testimony in the area of controlled substances.

Requirements:

Education
  • Possession of a bachelor's degree in forensic science, chemistry, biochemistry, biology, microbiology or a related pure or applied science.
Experience
  • Forensic Scientist 9: No specific type or amount is required.
  • Forensic Scientist 10: One year of professional experience working in a crime laboratory carrying out a variety of tests, analyses or production and research activities involving chemical, biochemical, biological or physical evidence samples, specimens, or products equivalent to a Forensic Scientist 9.
  • Forensic Scientist P11: Two years of professional experience working in a crime laboratory carrying out a variety of tests, analyses or production and research activities involving chemical, biochemical, biological or physical evidence samples, specimens, or products equivalent to a Forensic Scientist, including one year equivalent to a Forensic Scientist 10.
Additional Requirements and Information
  • Upon hire, the applicant will be required to pass an FBI background check in order to be a user of the Combined DNA Index System (CODIS). If the federal background check is not passed, employment may be terminated.
Chemical/Biological Specialty
  • Positions in the State Police Laboratory biology, controlled substances, trace evidence or toxicology areas require possession of a bachelor's degree in forensic science, chemistry, biochemistry, biology, microbiology, or a related pure or applied science.

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Posted: June 7, 2021

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