New York State Police

Civilian Employment

Position Information

Application Due By: September 26, 2017
Title:Forensic Scientist 4 Technical Coordinator - Toxicology
Location:Forensic Investigation Center
Albany, NY 12226
Albany County
Employment Type:Full Time
Union Representation:PS&T
Duties & Responsibilities:Coordinate training of new forensic scientists, staff participating in new or recently modified methodologies and staff in need of remedial training.

Perform analysis of evidence in the most complex cases.

Recognized as an expert in Toxicology and maintains technical proficiency in and awareness of the latest technical advances.

Provide technical assistance in Toxicology to the QA Director by assisting with the coordination of system wide audits and QA initiatives.

Coordinate the development, validation and implementation of new methodologies and/or programs within Toxicology including Breath Testing Program.

Provide monitoring of technical QA programs within the laboratory system.

Assume the duties of the Supervisor of Forensic Services in their absence.

Perform any other reasonable assignments or duties as directed by a supervisor.

Minimum and/or Preferred Qualifications:A Bachelor's Degree in the Natural or Physical Sciences.


A minimum of six years satisfactory experience as a Forensic Scientist or its equivalent experience in another laboratory.


A Master's Degree in a Natural or Physical Science or Computer Science may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

Additional Comments:Starting Salary: $71,847.00.

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.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Contact Information

Contact Name:MaryEllen Tedesco, 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, complete resume and transcripts.

Web page posted September 5, 2017