Employment Opportunity


Criminalist

New York City Police Department, New York, New York

Salary: $51,862.00 - $65,360.00 per year

Final Filing Date: July 10, 2021

The Police Laboratory is seeking qualified candidates for both Criminalist 1A and 1B positions.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more

Duties:

Candidates selected will be assigned to the Police Laboratory within the Detective Bureau to assist and receive training in collection of evidence and in performing scientific laboratory analyses and testing of evidentiary material;
  • Perform chemical, physical, evidence and controlled substances;
  • Train in routing repairs and preventive maintenance and calibration of laboratory equipment and analytical instruments;
  • Research and be trained in proper laboratory standards and quality control procedures;
  • Review books, journals and technical manuals;
  • Assemble data and prepare preliminary reports.

Requirements:

Minimum Qual Requirements
  • 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.
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.
In addition to meeting the "Qualification Requirements" above, to be assigned to Assignment Level II, individuals must have one of the following:
  • One year of experience gained as a Criminalist at Assignment Level I-B;
  • or
  • One additional year of qualifying experience in criminalistics or forensic science, for a total of two years of such experience;
  • or
  • A satisfactory combination of education and experience totaling two years of experience as described above.
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:
  • Two years of experience gained as a Criminalist at Assignment Level I-B and/or II;
  • or
  • Two additional years of qualifying experience in criminalistics or forensic science, for a total of three years of such experience;
  • or
  • A satisfactory combination of education and experience totaling three years of experience as described above.
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:
  • Three years of experience gained as a Criminalist at Assignment Level I-B, II, and /or III;
  • or
  • Three additional years of experience in criminalistics or forensic science, for a total of four years of such experience;
  • or
  • A satisfactory combination of education and experience totaling four years of experience, as described above.

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Posted: June 7, 2021

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