Employment Opportunity

Criminalist - Blood Alcohol Chemist

Valdosta/Lowndes Regional Crime Laboratory, Valdosta, Georgia

Salary: $36,917.64 per year

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

The Valdosta/Lowndes Regional Crime Laboratory is accepting applications for a highly motivated individual for a Criminalist - Blood Alcohol Chemist position.

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This position is responsible for analyzing physical evidence collected or seized in connection with a criminal investigation and prosecution efforts including performing qualitative and quantitative analyses of blood samples to determine the legal blood alcohol content.


  • A bachelors or advanced degree in physical, natural or forensic science from an accredited college or university with the completion of at least 40 credit hours in chemistry coursework graded at a “C” or better
  • Knowledge of the procedures, methods and techniques of performing and interpreting chemical analysis of drugs and related substances and analytical and organic chemistry
  • Skill in performing chemical analysis and interpreting results
  • Ability to prepare technical reports
  • At least three to five (3-5) years independent forensic casework experience in an accredited forensic/crime laboratory preferred
  • Must satisfactorily complete a background check and post offer physical
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Satisfactorily complete a background check, drug test and pre-employment physical.

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Posted: December 7, 2016

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