Forensic Scientist Supervisor (DNA Technical Leader)

US Government, Marion County Forensic Services Agency

The purpose and mission of the Indianapolis-Marion County Forensic Services Agency is to serve the Marion County Community and supports the needs of the Criminal Justice System by providing services in Crime Scene Processing, Forensic Document Examinations, Latent Print Processing and Examination, Blood Alcohol Analysis, Fire Debris Analysis, Seized Drugs Analysis, Firearms Examinations and NIBIN, DNA and Serology Analysis and Forensic Evidence Technician (Morgue Liaison) services. The agency cultivates a productive, collaborative, and compliant work environment to meet the needs of the constituents of Indianapolis and Marion County. 

Job Summary

Position is responsible for evaluating and supervising the section/unit’s employees to include performance evaluations and disciplinary actions. Under minimum supervision, provides overall direction, management, and supervision to the forensic elements of the forensics services laboratory. Provides work direction, training, and supervision to direct reports, develops/ implements scientific programs; confers with local state and federal law enforcement agencies to coordinate work activities. Provides scientific analysis of criminal evidence to include expert court testimony. Compiles statistical data and ensures that the total work product meets all appropriate scientific and legal requirements. Acts as Director/Chief Deputy Director, when required, in the absence of either. The Forensic Scientist Supervisor is guided in judgment by Laboratory Policy and Standard Operating Procedures and all tenets of applicable law. When faced with a situation where a decision is needed, and there are no clear-cut standard operating procedures or laws, the Supervisor will be held to the highest standard by senior management for independent judgments rendered. Position reports to the Chief Deputy Director.

All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status. We value diversity in perspectives and experiences among colleagues and the residents of this city of whom we serve.

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