ISP Forensic Scientist 2 – Biology/DNA Casework

US Government, Idaho State Police

This announcement is being used to fill a Biology/DNA Casework Forensic Scientist 2 (FS2) position. Candidates from this recruitment may be used to fill current and future openings. The Forensic Scientist 2 (FS2) is an experienced scientist level position with ISP Forensic Services. An experienced scientist who meets the minimum qualifications and *qualifying work experience of the FS2 must successfully complete a qualifying examination and a six-month probationary period of 1,040 hours.  Pay will be adjusted accordingly at the time the incumbent is certified as a FS2.

Candidate will be required to obtain specialty certification by the American Board of Criminalistics in Molecular Biology within three (3) years of being selected for a Forensic Scientist 2 position.  

All Idaho State Police Forensic Laboratories are accredited to the ISO 17025 Standard. State police Forensic Laboratories serve state, local, and federal law enforcement agencies; state and county prosecutors; and public defenders. 

You must attach your official transcripts to this application by the closing date. Applications without the supporting transcripts will not be accepted.

PLEASE NOTE:  The successful applicant will be required to complete a background investigation and polygraph examination, which includes drug screening. Please review the ISP Drug Policy and ISP Grooming and Appearance Standards. 

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