Title: Crime Laboratory Analyst – Seized Drugs


The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) is currently accepting applications for passionate and motivated applicants looking for a challenging opportunity and interested in becoming part of FDLE forensics. Our casework strategy requires a team dynamic to successfully serve State of Florida law enforcement agencies and our communities. We value problem-solvers who strive for self and organizational improvement.

Crime laboratory analysts conduct scientific analysis on physical evidence, author laboratory reports and provide expert testimony in criminal justice proceedings. Forensic technologists support laboratory operations through evidence handling, reagent preparation, quality control checks and assisting with administrative duties.

FDLE maintains a pool of qualified applicants for both the crime laboratory analyst and forensic technologist positions. When a position becomes available, an email will be sent to the address provided in your application to inquire about your interest in the position. Please consider each position notification you receive as some vacancies may not be open to external candidates.


Starting salary will be the minimum of the class pay range, unless otherwise dictated by FDLE’s pay policy. These positions are 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. FDLE is a State of Florida Employer and offers a comprehensive benefits package, including:

State of Florida Tuition Waiver Program;
Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave;
HMO and PPO health insurance options with premiums starting as low as $50 per month;
$25,000 in automatic life insurance coverage;
Multiple supplemental insurance options including: dental, vision, disability and more;
Pension and investment retirement plan options; and
Tax deferred medical and child care reimbursement accounts.


Crime Laboratory Analyst-$54,000*

Closing Date for position: 01/01/2024

Location of Position:, Florida

Additional Information: PDF Description of Opportunity

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