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Posted: 04/26/2013
Advertisement Number: 13205
Job Title: FORENSIC SCIENTIST
Expires: 05/10/2013 Friday
Department: POLICE
Division: CRIMINALISTICS
Location: 5350 2ND ST NW
Job Code: 700114 This is a union position
Grade: M16 Starting $1,683.20 to Midrange $2,216.00 Bi-weekly

POSITION SUMMARY:
Examine, identify, analyze, evaluate and preserve evidence in the investigations of crimes and perform a variety of other technical tasks relative to assigned areas of responsibility.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in chemistry, biology, forensic science, or a related field, plus five (5) years of scientific laboratory experience. Forensic science experience preferred. Related education and experience may be interchangeable on a year for year basis.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Position requires: Background check.

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
Operations, services, procedures and activities of a forensic laboratory
Methods and techniques of forensic evidence collection and evaluation
Operational characteristics of forensic instruments, equipment and tools
Advanced chemistry, biology, biochemistry and physics principles
Occupational hazards and standard of safety practices
Crime scene investigations
Pertinent Federal, State and local codes, laws and regulations
Perform forensic evidence collection identification and analysis
Organize and present evidence used in criminal processing
Operate a variety of forensic equipment and instruments in a safe and effective manner
Work independently in the absence of supervision
Prepare written and oral reports
Understand and follow oral and written instructions
Communicate clearly and concisely
Perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work

TO APPLY: All applicants must submit, by expiration date, a City Application. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application. An On-Line Application Process can be accessed at web site www.cabq.gov/jobs. Applications are also available at the City of Albuquerque Human Resources Department 400 Marquette NW 7th Floor Suite 703, Albuquerque NM 87103. Copies of required certifications, registrations, and/or licenses, if not attached on-line, must be provided at the time of interview. Additionally, if requesting acceptance of post secondary courses/degrees, a copy of your transcript is required at the time of the interview. Failure to complete the application in its entirety will result in disqualification.

NOTE: Your qualifications for this position will be determined on the basis of the information presented in your City application.

VACANCY LISTINGS: May be obtained from the City's website at http://www.cabq.gov and classified advertisements in the Sunday, Albuquerque Journal.


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