FORENSIC SCIENTIST 3 (In-Training) (Materials Analyst)

US Government, Washington State Patrol


This recruitment may be used to fill multiple vacancies.

About the Agency:
The Washington State Patrol is a nationally accredited law enforcement agency made up of dedicated professionals who work hard to improve the quality of life of our citizens and prevent the unnecessary loss of life on a daily basis.
The WSP actively supports Diversity, Equity, Inclusion in the workplace, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The WSP strives to create and foster an inclusive culture inspiring everyone to be their authentic selves, speak openly, and be courageous.  

About the Division: 

The mission of the Washington State Patrol Crime Laboratory Division (CLD) is to provide high quality forensic science services and training for Washington’s criminal justice agencies that enhances public safety for the citizens of Washington.

About the Position: 

A Forensic Scientist 1,2,3 directly impacts the mission of the CLD by performing independent, timely and accurate analyses of routine and complex casework, writing opinion reports, testifying to conclusions in courts of law, and providing training to criminal justice agencies.

The Forensic Scientist interacts with various staff to include but not limited to forensic scientists, the laboratory managers, administrative staff, representatives of criminal justice agencies, and the general public.  Work priorities are established through interactions with management, criminal justice agencies, prosecutors, and the capabilities and workload of the scientist.

Forensic Scientist 1 Salary Range: $4,541- $5,960
Forensic Scientist 2 Salary Range: $5,013 – $6,575
Forensic Scientist 3 Salary Range: $6,105 – $8,013 

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