The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation seeks interested and qualified candidates for the following position:

TBI SPECIAL AGENT-FORENSIC SCIENTIST 1

Memphis Crime Lab: 2 vacancies are available in the Forensic Biology (DNA) Unit.
Nashville Crime Lab: 8 vacancies are available – 1 positions in CODIS (DNA Database), 2 positions in the Forensic Biology (DNA) Unit, 2 positions in Latent Prints, 1 position in Microanalysis, and 2 positions in Toxicology.
Knoxville Crime Lab: 3 vacancies are available – 1 position in Drug Chemistry and 2 positions in Toxicology.

JOB DUTIES

Responsible for analyzing physical evidence submitted to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for the presence of DNA and/or body fluids such as blood, semen, and saliva; and composes technical laboratory reports describing the results of tests. Uses and maintains advanced scientific instrumentation. Consults with criminal court attorneys, and testifies in local, state, and federal courts on the results of forensic analysis. Serves as a consultant to law enforcement investigators across the state. Responsible for crime scene investigation requiring 24/7 on-call status on a rotating basis.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, mathematics, or other natural or physical sciences; medical technology; forensic science, criminalistics, or other forensic related areas; including a minimum of thirty-six quarter hours in chemistry. DNA Applicants must also have completed additional coursework in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, and Statistics.

MONTHLY SALARY RANGE $3,777 – $5,860

Apply for this position on the Tennessee Department of Human Resources website April 23 – April 29, 2014.

Positions will remain posted from April 23 – April 29, 2014, for a total of five business days.

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

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

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