Civilian Employment

Position Information

Application Due By: June 23, 2014
Title: Senior Laboratory Technician - 2 vacancies
Location: Forensic Investigation Center
Albany , NY 12226
Albany County
Grade: 12
Employment Type: Full Time
Union Representation: CSEA Institutional
Duties & Responsibilities: Assist Forensic Scientists 1 - 4 in conducting examinations and/or work that require development of new procedures and protocols. Prepare and complete a variety of standard laboratory procedures.

Set up and operate equipment. Maintain equipment and supplies for the laboratory.

May train and/or observe new staff members in the conduct of examinations, use of equipment, quality control procedures, and record keeping.

Maintain compliance with quality control protocols and procedures and, also, with applicable accreditation guidelines; assist in audit preparation and, if applicable, remediation.

May be assigned to conduct tests to support development of new procedures and protocols.
Minimum and/or Preferred Qualifications: Requires successful completion (passing grade) of 120 credit hours (or equivalent) of college course work, with at least 18 credit hours in biology, chemistry, forensic science, science technology, molecular biology, genetics, statistics, computer science or related areas;

OR

Three years of experience performing forensic or related tests and procedures in a laboratory setting. (May be required to meet applicable professional and governmental standards for forensic laboratory accreditation, including N.Y.S. Executive Law Section 995-b.)

Additional Comments: Starting Salary: $39,384.00

Resumes will be evaluated to determine whether candidates will proceed to the interview phase of the process.

This position does not require that the candidate have taken and passed a NYS Civil Service examination, or currently hold a qualifying position within the NYS Civil Service System.

Contact Information

Contact Name: MaryEllen Tedesco, Assistant Director of Personnel
Contact Address: New York State Police
Building 22
1220 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12226
Contact Phone: 518/457-3840
Contact Fax: 518/485-2293
Additional Instructions: Kindly submit via U.S. Mail or FAX a letter of intent and complete resume.


Web page posted June 13, 2014.