Forensic Scientist 3 (In-Training) – Federal Way and Seattle – Multiple Positions

US Government, Washington State Patrol

*The Federal Way and Seattle Labs are hiring for multiple Forensic Scientist positions.
**Interviews will begin the week of June 10 – June 14th
***In addition to your salary, you will also receive an extra 5% King County pay.

These positions have been designated as “in-training”; as such WSP will consider filling the positions at the Forensic Scientist 3, Forensic Scientist 2, or Forensic Scientist 1 level. The salary range will depend upon at which level the position is filled at and the qualifications of the successful candidate. 
Forensic Scientist 1: In-training  Approx. 12 months $4,723 to $6,349
Forensic Scientist 2: In-training  Approx. 18 months $5,214 to $7,016 
Forensic Scientist 3: In-training  Approx. 6 months $6,349 to $8,545

About the Position:

This position provides the critical public safety link between the commission of crime and subsequent investigation and prosecution of the persons responsible.

About the Division:

The Washington State Toxicology Laboratory Division, established in 1963, performs drug and alcohol testing for coroners, medical examiners, law enforcement agencies, prosecuting attorneys, and the State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) in all 39 Washington counties. The Division receives approximately 16,000 cases per year of which approximately 65 percent are law enforcement DUI cases and 35 percent coroner/medical examiner cases. The Division is overseen by the Division Commander and has a staff of 45 personnel consisting of State Toxicologist, Management, Forensic Scientist Supervisors, Forensic Scientists, Quality Assurance, Property and Evidence Custodians, and Administrative staff. Forensic Scientists perform analysis of samples submitted to the laboratory and provide court testimony as experts on alcohol, drugs, and their effects.

About the Agency:
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. The WSP continues to focus on equitable hiring, training, and promotional practices and policies through innovative recruitment and retention solutions.  Partnering with our communities helps the WSP provide the best in public safety services now and into the future.

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