Police Toxicologist, El Paso, Texas

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Created 01/12/2019
Reference 269582
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Texas
City El Paso
Salary $44,480.01 - $65,785.93 Annually

Candidate must have aBachelor's degree in chemistry or biology, biochemistry, toxicology, medical sciences, or forensic science with a minimum of (18) hours in chemistry (for non-chemistry degrees), and two (2) years of professional experience in analytical laboratory work.

Licenses and Certificates :Technical Supervisor certification from the Texas Department of Public Safety within one (1) year of date of appointment.A Texas Class "C" Driver's License or equivalent from another state.

General Purpose

Under direction, assist in the supervision and the operation of the forensic breath alcohol laboratory and breath alcohol testing program; provide scientific support of law enforcement actions in the area of alcohol toxicology.

Typical Duties

Oversee laboratory procedures of the breath alcohol testing program, operator training andserve as an expert witness to the integrity of the program in a court of law.: Involves: Inspect, repair, calibrate and maintain certified breath testing instruments to ensure proper operation; prepare and verify alcohol solutions and technical reports to conform with State requirements..Ensure compliance with directives from the Scientific Director of the Texas Department of Public Safety.Conduct and teach breath test operator training classes and administer certification tests for annual operator renewal.Respond to court subpoenas and provide expert testimony in court regarding all aspects of the breath alcohol testing program including the reliability of test results and the physiology of alcohol metabolism.As records custodian, review and maintain all breath test records, operator certificates instrument maintenance records and related programadministration documents in accordance with federal, state, and municipal laws, regulations and rules

Perform duties of co-workers as necessary to ensure continuity of operations during absences.Advise supervisor in a timely manner of situations or issues that have or could lead to deviation from expected results and recommend appropriate solutions or options.Work cooperatively with other law enforcement or regulatory agencies.Provide input in the budget development process, request quotations and order supplies.Attend continuing education to maintain required licenses and certifications.

General Information

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Salary Range: $44,480.01 - $60,459.45 per year
The starting salary is generally at the beginning of the salary range.

Test Date:February 7, 2019

Please note: Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This position will close once a preset number of qualified applications arereceived.
Closing Date/Time: 1/15/2019 11:59 PM Mountain

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