$22.83-$38.08 Hourly / $47,486.40-$79,206.40 Yearly
Salary Grade: 814
Performs scientific analysis of physical evidence by using chemical, instrumental and comparative techniques meeting the American Society of Crime Lab Directors/Laboratory Accreditation Board requirements, responding to crime scenes, documenting findings through extensive note taking and photographic methods, writing technical reports and providing expert testimony.
Processes evidence by logging the evidence into a computerized tracking system, and analyzing, repackaging and returning evidence to storage in a manner that maintains the integrity of the evidence and the safety of the individual with regards to blood borne pathogens and other toxins.
Oversees general instrument maintenance by performing troubleshooting of laboratory instruments, conducting periodic quality assurance and quality control checks including running standards and performing general maintenance in accordance with the American Society of Crime Lab Directors/Laboratory Accreditation Board requirements.
Provides expert testimony by discussing laboratory results with officers and attorneys, attending pre-trial conferences and testifying in court.
Remains current in scientific advancements in the forensic field by reading technical publications, making presentations, attending training seminars and providing general scientific information to personnel and agencies.
Minimum Education Level & Type: Bachelor’s Degree
Minimum Experience Qualifications: No experience
Successful completion of competency and proficiency tests
Arizona Criminal Justice Information System Network Terminal Operator Certification
Hep B Vaccine/Titer
Non-NIDA Drug Test
FLSA Status: Exempt
Occupational Group Code: 34
Occupation Group Description: Police
EEO Job Category Code: B
EEO Job Category Description: Professionals
Organizational Level: First Level Employee
Bargaining Unit: CWA
The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.
Driving Level: Incidental
License Type: Valid and Unrestricted D - Driver
CDL Endorsements: None
Safety Sensitive: Yes