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Forensic Laboratory Analyst

Company: Oakland County
Location: Pontiac
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:







Salary





$69,867.72 - $93,622.88 Annually





Location





Pontiac, MI







Job Type


Full Time




Department


Sheriff's Office







Job Number


2022-242









Job Summary
*This position is 100% grant-funded*

Under general supervision, performs the scientific examination, testing, and analysis of evidence by employing laboratory methods. Evaluates and analyzes results, prepares written opinions concerning the identification and comparability of evidence and testifies as an expert witness in a court of law. May be assigned to a day, afternoon or midnight shift, including some weekend work and may be assigned for specific periods to on-call duty for emergencies occurring during a non-duty shift. Utilizes current Countywide and/or department-specific software to complete assignments.
Minimum Qualifications
Applications will be rejected if the following information is not provided at the time of application:

  • Transcript with award date
  • Thoroughly documented work history
  • Valid Driver's License number
  • The application is incomplete in ANY capacity
    1. Possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Biology, Chemistry, Forensic Science or closely related area.; AND

    2. Have successfully completed one course in statistics and/or population genetics; AND

    3. Have successfully completed at least one course, with a minimum of nine (9) cumulative semester hours, in each of the required subject areas:
    a. Biochemistry
    b. Genetics
    c. Molecular Biology

    NOTE: Applicants possessing transcripts from a college or university outside of the United States will be required to provide documentation of degree equivalency from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (). The degree evaluation will be required for application processing.

    4. Have at least six (6) months of full-time forensic human DNA laboratory work experience conducting the identification and evaluation of biological samples and/or evidence.

    5. Have not been convicted of a violation of criminal law.(Criminal law generally includes all offenses except traffic law, conservation law and liquor law. In general, conviction for a violation of criminal law is automatically disqualifying.)

    6. Possess a valid United States motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license. Out of Country driver's license holders will be required to obtain the appropriate valid State of Michigan driver's license before the hire date.

    7. Pass the complete examination, including the employment medical, required for this classification.

    8. Successfully complete the six-month probationary period.

    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

    Work History
    You are required to include your work experience in the Work Experience Section of your NEOGOV application. If you have previously included work history on a resume you must transfer your work history into the Work Experience Section prior to applying. Attached resumes will not be reviewed or considered. Please review the job posting, specifically the purpose of the position and the minimum qualifications, prior to answering the work experience question; and note that only related work experience will be considered. NOTE: Provide full detail in the employment history section noting the skills, experience and hours worked per week pertaining to the minimum qualifications.

    College Transcripts
    If you have completed education higher than a high school diploma or GED, you must attach a copy of your official/unofficial transcript(s) that clearly state the type of degree and date awarded/conferred, institution name, and applicant name; and is in a format that cannot be modified or edited. Your application will not be considered for further review if you have failed to provide this information. Transcripts from outside the United States must be assessed for U.S. equivalency by a NACES National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (http://naces.org/members.html). This documentation must be attached to your application if you are certifying you have an education higher than high school/GED. NOTE: This section is used for TRANSCRIPTS ONLY. Other documents such as reference, cover letter, resume, etc are prohibited and will not be reviewed. If a job offer is made, an official transcript will be required.

    Applications may be rejected if:
    * A level of education can't be verified, i.e. no transcripts attached, or don't indicate the degree awarded or the date conferred.
    * Stated years of related experience can't be verified within the work experience section of the application, i.e. not enough information provided, insufficient work history, inapplicable experience attributed to work history.
    * The application is incomplete in ANY capacity

    Special Requirements
    1. Must maintain a valid United States motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license.

    2. A field investigation will be conducted covering an evaluation of employment, school, home, criminal, military, or other personal records.Any conviction or convictions for moving traffic violations, accidents, non-moving traffic violations, or violations of other laws will be reviewed by the Sheriff's Office before an applicant can be appointed. Information obtained during the background investigation will be considered in the hiring decision.Convictions of the Domestic Violence Statute will be a disqualifying factor.

    3. Shall submit a DNA sample for inclusion into the DNA Staff Index.



Keywords: Oakland County, Pontiac , Forensic Laboratory Analyst, Professions , Pontiac, Michigan

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