Title: Forensic Scientist (Forensic Biology/DNA) I, II, or III

Description: The Onondaga County Center for Forensic Sciences is seeking to fill a full-time Forensic Scientist I, II, or III position. The level to which the position will be filled will be dependent on the qualifications of the individual hired. The Center for Forensic Sciences is a full-service ANAB accredited forensic laboratory outfitted with state of the art equipment and technology. The Forensic Laboratories provide high quality scientific laboratory services in support of the administration of justice and public safety programs for the citizens of Onondaga and surrounding counties. Onondaga County is located in the heart of the Finger Lakes region in upstate NY. The laboratory is located in city of Syracuse, within a five-hour drive from New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Toronto and Montreal.
Onondaga County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Duties:

The work involves responsibility for collecting evidence, performing scientific testing and analyses of unknown biological substances/DNA and evidentiary material required in criminal investigations, preparation and presentation of findings in notes and written reports, serving as an expert witness in court, performing technical review of casework and performing quality control and quality assurance related tasks. Full job specifications are available here: Forensic Scientist I, Forensic Scientist II, and Forensic Scientist III. All work is performed in accordance with Federal and State accreditation requirements and departmental procedure manuals and guidelines.

Closing Date for position: 05/12/2023

Location of Position:, NY

Additional Information: PDF Description of Opportunity

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