Salary: $3,250 - $6,844 per month
Final Filing Date: Continuous Testing
The Criminalist is the entry, training and sub journey level for the series. Criminalists will perform routine and less complex technical laboratory analyses and assist higher-level Criminalists in the examination of crime scenes and in the scientific investigation of crimes.
Education: Equivalent to graduation from college with a major in one of the physical or biological sciences, including the equivalent of eight semester hours of general chemistry and three semester hours of quantitative analysis. Registration as a senior in a recognized institution will admit applicants to the examination but they must produce proof of graduation or its equivalent before they are eligible for appointment. Candidates who have graduated from college with a major in one of the physical or biological sciences, including the eight semester hours of general chemistry, but do not possess the three semester hours of quantitative analysis will be admitted to the examination, but they must produce proof of completion of the three semester hours of quantitative analysis before they are eligible for appointment.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE QUESTIONNAIRE-WEIGHTED 100%
The examination will consist of a Training and Experience Questionnaire and is the sole component of the Criminalist examination. To obtain a position on the eligible list a minimum score of 70% must be received. In addition to evaluating the competitor’s relative abilities as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, emphasis in the Training and Experience Questionnaire process will be on measuring the following competencies:
Special Personal Characteristics:
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How to apply: See the complete job announcement and application at: http://oag.ca.gov/sites/all/files/pdfs/careers/bulletins/cnt_crim.pdf?
Posted: November 30, 2015
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