Southwestern Association of Forensic Scientists
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United States Postal Service, F & TSD Laboratory, Dulles, VA

Conducts forensic analyses to develop and identify latent prints utilizing appropriate scientific methodologies, forensic techniques, and quality assurance practices in support of criminal and administrative investigations.
Location: Virginia
Functional Area: Law Enforcement/Inspection Service
Posted: 11/26/2017
Supervising Forensic Scientist Supervising Forensic Scientist
New Mexico Department of Public Safety

Forensic Scientists serve as specialists in an area of expertise/scientific discipline and are responsible for identifying and analyzing physical evidence related to their specialization that is collected from criminal investigations. Forensic Scientists in the Department of Public Safety support the New Mexico law enforcement community in the investigation of crimes by receiving and maintaining physical evidence custody; preparing reports that document their findings; provide expert opinions in their scientific specialization to investigators; and provide expert witness testimony regarding their findings in a court of law.

This job posting is to fill the Forensic Scientist Supervisor for the Chemistry Section of the Forensic Laboratory. As a Forensic Scientist Supervisor, the selected candidate will be responsible for the supervision of the Forensic Chemistry Analysts, to include: provide guidance and training to staff; managing performance; conducting evaluations and disciplinary actions; time and labor administration; and other duties assigned by the Forensic Laboratory Director. This position is expected to be the technical leader responsible for troubleshooting issues; conducting validations; and ensuring quality case output from the Chemistry Section. The incumbent will also be assigned casework and will be expected to perform analysis of suspected biological evidence; and be responsible for independently collecting, classifying, identifying, and analyzing biological evidence related to criminal investigations.
Posted: 12/03/2017
Forensic Scientist II - DNA Forensic Scientist II - DNA
City of Scottsdale

Performs professional level work involved in the examination, identification and evaluation of physical evidence in the investigation of crimes. Duties will include analyzing evidence for the presence of biological fluids, and performing subsequent DNA analysis, writing detailed reports, assisting in the development and implementation of forensic methods and programs. Conduct the interpretation, evaluation, and quality review of analytical results and reports.
Posted: 12/09/2017
Quality Specialist Quality Specialist
Houston Forensic Science Center

Under the direction of the Corporate Quality Director, implements, monitors, and reviews the quality activities within the Houston Forensic Science Center. Partners with management and other staff to ensure tasks, documentation and systems meet quality standards. Responsible for facilitating large, complex projects. Provides advice on quality issues to other forensic scientists in the lab as well as to employees in other roles. Serves as a role model in upholding the established standards.
Posted: 01/11/2018
Experienced Crime Scene Investigator Experienced Crime Scene Investigator
Houston Forensic Science Center

The Crime Scene Investigator is responsible for identifying, documenting, collecting, and interpreting evidence from complex and high-profile crime scenes, typically in conjunction with an ongoing police investigation. This position responds to assignments twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.
Posted: 01/11/2018
Forensic Analyst-Toxicology Forensic Analyst-Toxicology
Houston Forensic Science Center

The Toxicology Analyst will perform toxicology analyses for the Houston Forensic Science Center. The successful candidate will independently 1) perform chemical analyses of human fluids and tissues in human performance toxicology cases including driving under influence and drug facilitated crimes using chemical and instrumental methodologies, 2) prepare reports on findings for use in the criminal justice system, and 3) provide court testimony on analytical results. Experience with analysis of volatile and drugs in biological specimens is required.
Posted: 01/11/2018
Criminalist III-DNA Technical Leader Criminalist III-DNA Technical Leader
San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department

The Sheriff's Department is accepting applications for Criminalist III-DNA Technical Leader to perform the more complex Criminalist III duties of DNA analysis and review of DNA casework, in addition to accountability for DNA laboratory quality assurance requirements; responsibility includes methods and procedures, technical problem solving, and technical oversight of the DNA laboratory, in accordance with the FBI DNA Quality Assurance Standards for Forensic DNA Testing Laboratories, Combined DNA Index System (CODIS), and the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors - Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD-LAB) requirements. This recruitment may close without notice when a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. Apply TODAY for optimal consideration!
Posted: 01/12/2018