US Government, Washington State Patrol
Candidate evaluation will be ongoing and the hiring authority reserves the right and may exercise the option to make a hiring decision at any time; therefore, it will be to the applicant’s advantage to submit application materials as soon as possible.
About the Agency:
The Washington State Patrol 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.
About the Division:
The Information Technology Division (ITD) exists to leverage technology to enhance and sustain business processes, public safety infrastructure, and statewide emergency communications to facilitate the accomplishment of all agency goals.
About the position:
This position is a member of the WSP/ITD, dedicated Forensics Laboratory Services Bureau (FLSB) IT Support Unit, primarily assigned to the Crime Laboratory Division (CLD). The Crime Laboratory Division operates five multi-service Crime Laboratories in Seattle, Tacoma, Marysville, Spokane, Vancouver and one limited-service Crime Laboratory in Olympia. The Laboratories provide DNA, Firearm, Materials, Drug, Latent Prints, Crime Scene, and other forensic analysis services for criminal justice agencies within the state of Washington (RCW 43.43.670) and other states. FLSB also provides expert testimony to the judicial system as required in various criminal court cases, operates the Statewide Sexual Assault Kit Tracking System, supports Washington’s Impaired Driving Breath Test Program, and Washington State’s FBI Combined DNA Database Information (CODIS) system. This position is a critical member of the IT support team supporting FLSB business operations and keeping software systems operating in order for the Bureau to provide its state mandated services.