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Forensic Scientist-E ( 9-P11) - Grayling Laboratory - Latent Prints

Police Force:State Police
Location:Grayling
Salary:$18.08 - $31.07 hourly $1,446.40 - $2,485.60 biweekly
Job #:5501-1433-TAM
Job Title:Forensic Scientist-E ( 9-P11) - Grayling Laboratory - Latent Prints
Closing Date/Time:Tue. 09/02/14 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:Grayling, Michigan
Department:State Police

At the trainee level, the Forensic Scientist, under supervision of a training officer and senior analysts, completes all phases of the training program, becoming familiar with all facets of evaluating and examining fingerprint evidence. The Forensic Scientist 9-P11 participates in investigations at major crime scenes and provides expert testimony in state and federal courts as required.

Position Description
Required Education and Experience:
Education
Possession of a bachelor's degree in forensic science, natural science, 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.

Alternate Education and Experience:

Latent Prints Specialty

Positions in the State Police Laboratory latent prints and questioned documents areas require possession of a bachelor's degree with a major in natural science, criminal justice, forensic science, or a related pure or applied science, with at least 8 semester credits in chemistry.

Individuals possessing a bachelor's degree with a qualifying major but not completing 8 semester credits in chemistry may be appointed to a position in the Latent Prints and Questioned Documents Specialty provided they attain the required semester credits in chemistry by the end of the second year of employment within the specialty area. Failure to earn the 8 semester credits within the specified time frame may result in separation from the forensic sciences program.


Additional Requirements and Information:
THIS POSITION HAS ALSO BEEN POSTED ON JOB# 5501-1421-TAM.

This position will be filled as either a Specialist Trooper 11 or a Forensic Scientist 9-P11.

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.

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

Current MSP employees must attach their last two performance appraisals.

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

All applicants will be screened using the following criteria, and in addition to answering the questions on their application, should address the following in their cover letter:
· Experience as a latent print examiner
· Use and knowledge of forensic latent prints laboratory
instrumentation
· Court testimony experience
· Experience with forensic laboratory evidence handling
procedures

View the entire job specification at:

ClosingDate:Tue. 09/02/14 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Site link:For the full job application please click here.
Job ID:34946

 

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