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Forensic Scientist-E (9-P11) / Sterling Heights Laboratory / Biology

Police Force:State Police
Location:Sterling Heights
Salary:$18.08 - $31.07 hourly $1,446.40 - $2,485.60 biweekly
Job #:5501-1429-TAM
Job Title:Forensic Scientist-E (9-P11) / Sterling Heights Laboratory / Biology
Closing Date/Time:Tue. 07/29/14 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Salary:$18.08 - $31.07 hourly
$1,446.40 - $2,485.60 biweekly
Job Type:Permanent Full Time
Bargaining Unit:SCIENTIFIC AND ENGINEERING (SEIU)
Location:Sterling Heights, Michigan
Department:State Police



At the trainee level, the incumbent, under the direction of a journeyman or unit supervisor, receives, examines, and analyzes evidence for the presence of biological material and subsequent DNA tests in connection with criminal cases in the Biology discipline. The incumbent progresses through the series, gaining knowledge and skills, to work independently and become an expert able to testify in court.

Position Description


Required Education and Experience:
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:

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.

This position requires passing a pre-employment screening, including passing a drug screen, criminal history background check and a fingerprint check by the Michigan State Police.


Please attach a cover letter and a copy of your official college transcripts to your application. Unofficial transcripts will not be accepted.

Current Michigan State Police employees must attach their last two performance appraisals.

FOR ALL LAB POSITIONS:

As a condition of employment, the selected applicant is required to submit a DNA sample for inclusion into the DNA Staff Index. 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.


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ClosingDate:Tue. 07/29/14 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Site link:For the full job application please click here.
Job ID:34929

 

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