Forensic Scientist Job Description

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The Forensic Scientist performs independent analysis of evidence for criminal justice agencies, interpreting analytical results, and preparing written opinion reports and testifying as an expert witness in courts of law. The analyst in this position if a member of the Materials Analysis section with duties that may include the analysis of seized drug evidence and/or trace evidence (hair, paint/polymers, fibers, glass, explosives, fire debris, physical match, clothing damage assessment, botanicals, general unknowns, impressions, vehicle lamps, and soil).

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We are seeking an experienced Forensic Scientist to work in our sections.

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The Forensic Scientist plans, develops, implements, evaluates and coordinates goals, objectives and priorities of highly professional and specialized technical services and activities of molecular biology; and responsible for programs which provide laboratory support for the District healthcare system by the detection of infectious microbiological agents in specimens from humans, animals, the environment and food products in retail and wholesale markets of the District.

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The Forensic Scientist works within the Forensic Toxicology Laboratory and cooperates with and responds to direction from the Supervisor and/ or Group Lead on achieving work objectives including quality, accuracy and productivity. This position reports to and is managed and evaluated by the Department Supervisor. This position is responsible for all aspects of testing of donor specimens including specimen preparation and instrument operation.

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The Forensic Scientist will be responsible for performing a variety of complex forensic analysis in criminal casework. The incumbent will conduct crime scene investigations as the primary investigator, and will work with the Manager or the Forensic Technical Lead to provide call out coverage, forensic expertise at crime scenes, and technical review of crime scene reports. The incumbent will respond to crime scenes to perform a variety of investigative tasks, including interpretation and reconstruction of events, taking photographs, detailed notes, preparing scene sketches, identifying and recovering evidence, and preparing detailed reports for court proceedings.

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We are looking an experienced Forensic Scientist to join our team.

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The Forensic Scientist has primary responsibility for performing toxicology testing on bloods, urines and other specimens using instrumental and manual methods established by the laboratory.

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We are seeking a qualified applicant for a Forensic Scientist position.

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Under direct supervision a Forensic Scientist is responsible for providing basic scientific information related to the adjudication of criminal matters in courts of record and performs other related duties.

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The Forensic Scientist will be responsible for performing analysis of forensic evidence in accordance with laboratory accreditation and standard operating procedures. The Forensic Scientist is critical to successful laboratory operations and will be required to work collaboratively and productively with laboratory staff and management. The ability to prioritize job responsibilities in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a focus on excellent customer service is a must.

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