Forensic Scientist

US Government, Police Services


Located on the western edge of the Phoenix metropolitan area, Glendale is a culturally diverse community with approximately 230,000 residents.  Glendale is also an exciting sports, shopping, and entertainment destination, famous for its well-preserved charm.
The Glendale Police Department employs 441 sworn officers and 152 civilian employees.  The Department is organized into three functional bureaus: the Operations Bureau, the Investigative and Administrative Services Bureau, and the Support Services Bureau.

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Reporting to the Forensic Supervisor in the Criminal Investigations Division of the Investigative and Administrative Services Bureau, the Forensic Scientist performs professional and complex work applying sciences to the investigation of crimes by performing laboratory and field examinations, documenting, identifying, and evaluating physical evidence.  

In addition to the essential functions noted below, the Glendale Police Department is seeking an individual with a broad base of technical experience and will give preference to candidates with experience working in an ISO 17025 accredited laboratory, and those who possess an IAI Latent Print Certification.

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You will be asked to submit official college transcripts if your application is selected to move forward in the recruitment/testing process. 

Applicants must successfully complete a visual acuity examination as part of the selection process.
All communication, including testing invitations, will be sent by email.  Please be sure to use a valid email address on your application and check your email regularly.

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