|Date Opened||11/29/2018 2:25:00 PM|
|Salary||$66,369 - $89,959/year|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||12/7/2018 11:59:00 PM|
The State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services & Public Protection is recruiting for a Forensic Science Examiner 1 position located in the Division of Scientific Services, DNA Unit in Meriden, CT. This is a full time, 40 hour per week position, Monday-Friday schedule.
The DNA Unit is responsible for examining evidence collected in various crime scenes. The Forensic Science Examiners identifies the presence of blood, semen and other body fluids, such as fecal material, saliva, or urine. In addition, examiners collect samples from objects for "touch DNA" examination. The Forensic Science Examiners also use their training and experience to determine which samples will be forwarded for further analysis. This type of evidence examined by the Forensic Science Examiners may range from swabs, bloody weapons, clothing and bedding to larger bulkier items.
Click on the video link below to learn more about Forensic Science Examiners in the State of Connecticut.
Candidates selected for interview must provide the following at the time of interview:
Non State Employees:
Click here CT-HR-13 to complete the Criminal Convictions addendum. The CT-HR-13 can also be found on the DAS website http://portal.ct.gov/das by typing in “CT-HR-13” into the “Search Department of Administrative Services” search field. Candidates who have been selected for employment with the Department of Emergency Services & Public Protection are subject to a detailed background investigation, including a fingerprint supported state and federal criminal history records check along with reference checks. Selection for employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of the background investigation. Failure to provide the required documents listed above or submit your application accurately and on time, will eliminate you from the recruitment process.
For questions concerning this job opportunity, please contact Felicia Emanuel within the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection Human Resources office at Felicia.Emanuel@ct.gov.
In the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of Scientific Services, this class is accountable for receiving, examining and conducting complex analyses of physical evidence resulting from all manners of criminal actions.
DEOXYRIBONUCLEIC ACID (DNA) SECTION: Incumbents are responsible for performing complex analysis of forensic biology evidence such as nuclear and mitochondrial deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA).
FORENSIC IDENTIFICATION SECTION: Incumbents are responsible for performing complex analysis of evidence such as latent fingerprints, electronic/digital imaging, firearms, ballistics, toolmarks, questioned documents, imprints and investigating electronic related criminal activity.
TOXICOLOGY SECTION: Incumbents are responsible for performing complex analysis of evidence of forensic biology evidence such as trace, physical, chemical samples, autopsy specimens, body fluids, hairs, fibers and identification of suspected poisonous substances.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.