1200 TRAVIS, 26TH FLOOR
MONDAY – FRIDAY, 8:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.*
*Requires on-call duties.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Analyze blood and urine evidence using established procedures and guidelines, keep precise records, and develop scientific conclusions. Comply with discovery orders, participate in laboratory projects and complete tasks as assigned by the supervisor. Observe and participate in training for police cadets regarding testing. Properly maintain the records and prepare sectional standard operation procedures for maintaining accreditation. Provide technical assistance to police officers, assist district attorneys, other law enforcement agencies, and civic groups. Provide testimony at District and County Courts.
The position requires stooping, bending and/or lifting of items of up to 30 pounds with occasional periods of walking on rough surfaces.
MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Requires a Bachelors' degree in Chemistry, Criminalistics, Biology, Physics or a related field with a minimum of 30 (thirty) hours of Chemistry. Transcripts required.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
No experience is required.
MINIMUM LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED
None, however, the Department may administer a skill assessment evaluation. If recommended, you will be required to pass a background check and polygraph.
SAFETY IMPACT POSITION X Yes
If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.
Pay Grade 20
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during posting opening and closing dates shown. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov.
For application status inquiries or special accommodations, please call (713) 308-1300. Our TDD (Telephone Device for the Deaf) phone number is (713) 837-9471.
All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided.
An equal opportunity employer
City of Houston, TX - 13 months ago