Forensic Technologist – Biology/DNA, DNA Database Job Listing at MyFlorida in Tampa, FL
GI20121312-54685 Agency Name: Law Enforcement
Working Title: Forensic Technologist – Biology/DNA, DNA Database
Broadband/Class Code: 19-4092-03
Position Number: GI20121312-54685
Annual Salary Range: $29,344.38
Announcement Type: Open Competitive
City: Pensacola, Tallahassee, Jacksonville, Orlando, Tampa and Ft. Myers
Pay Grade/ Pay Band: BB007
Closing Date: 6/30/2013
The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our E-Verify website.
BIOLOGY/DNA, DNA DATABASE
To be considered as a potential applicant, you must meet the minimum requirements listed below. Degrees must be from an accredited college or university as recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Biology/DNA Units are located in Pensacola, Tallahassee, Jacksonville, Orlando, Tampa and Ft. Myers.
“TRANSCRIPTS MUST STATE THAT THE DEGREE HAS BEEN AWARDED. TRANSCRIPTS FROM ALL UNIVERSITIES ATTENDED MUST BE PROVIDED.”
Minimum Qualifications:A Bachelor's or advanced degree in physical, biological or forensic science from an accredited college or university with completion of at least 20 credit hours in physical or biological science related coursework graded at a “C” or better. College coursework (graduate or undergraduate level) graded at a “C” or better covering at least two of the following three subject areas is required: biochemistry, genetics, and molecular biology (molecular genetics or recombinant DNA technology).
An official transcript is needed to confirm your qualifications for this position. Your application will be processed after all materials are received. Please note the position number on your transcripts and assure that your transcripts are legible. Please mail transcripts to: Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Attention: Kathryne Such, Office of Human Resources, Suite B1088A, P. O. Box 1489, Tallahassee FL 32302-1489. FDLE members must submit transcripts along with your application in order to be considered even if they are already on file with the agency.
Duties: This is professional work conducting laboratory tests and experiments, gathering instrumental data and documenting results while assisting crime laboratory analysts in the examination and/or analysis of physical evidence in criminal investigations submitted to the crime laboratory, and evaluating analytical methods and procedures.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of laboratory terminology and techniques used in the analysis of physical evidence within a forensic laboratory; knowledge of scientific method and the ability to independently apply it in the analysis of samples and conducting experiments; knowledge of the correct procedures of handling and preserving physical evidence; skill in the use of a variety of scientific laboratory or field equipment; skill in communicating laboratory procedures to others; ability to conduct laboratory tests; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; ability to testify in court regarding the results of testing.
Notes: Applicants being considered for employment with FDLE will be required to submit to drug testing and a background investigation, which includes a financial credit check. Starting salary will be at the minimum of the class pay range unless otherwise dictated by FDLE's pay policy guidelines. The elements of the selection process may include a work sample and/or oral interview. Future vacancies may be filled from this position advertisement. This position is classified as Special Risk retirement, which provides members a greater retirement credit accrual rate and requires fewer years of service to reach full retirement benefits than is required for non-Special Risk members.
* Male applicants born on or afterOctober 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website:http://www.sss.gov.
* If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be cancelled or suspended depending upon the date of your retirement.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or the People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, eligible veterans and spouses of veterans will receive preference in employment and are encouraged to apply. For applicants claiming Veterans' Preference, please attach supporting documentation that includes character of service (for example, DD form 214 Member Copy #4) when you apply for a vacancy. Applicants may also fax their supporting documentation to People First at 1-888-403-2110. All documentation is due by the closing date of the job announcement.
Apply online via the People First Web site or fax a State of Florida application to 1-888-403-2110 by 11:59 p.m. EST on closing date. If you have problems applying on-line, call the People First Service Center at 1-877-562-7287.Mailed paper applications will not be accepted at the agency office.
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