FORENSIC TECHNICIAN
Toxicology Unit, Knoxville crime laboratory

JOB DUTIES
Responsible for receiving biological forensic evidence into the Toxicology Unit. Independently performs basic laboratory functions and assists scientists with more complex laboratory functions. Performs laboratory quality control, enters test results, generates reports using the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), and performs basic clerical activities. Testifies in court as required regarding testing and/or chain of custody.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience: Education equivalent to graduation from a standard high school and two years of full-time experience in one or combination of the following areas: (1) any professional laboratory work or; (2) non-professional laboratory work receiving and classifying evidence or; (3) any professional law enforcement work or; (4) non-professional law enforcement working receiving and classifying evidence. Course work credit received from an accredited college or university may substitute for the required experience on a month-for-month basis to a maximum of two years.

SALARY RANGE $2,611 – $4,177

For additional information please contact:
Lauren Hewgley
Human Resources Unit
Phone (615) 744-4284
Lauren.Hewgley@tn.gov

Apply for this position on the Tennessee Department of Human Resources website September 18- September 24, 2013 http://www.tn.gov/dohr/employment/applicant.shtml.

Positions will remain posted from September 18 – September 24, 2013, for a total of five business days.

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer.

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