Employment Opportunity

Forensic Scientist Supervisor - Toxicology Unit

Wisconsin Department of Justice, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Salary: $64,480 - $77,126.40 annually

Final Filing Date: March 23, 2017

The Department of Justice is recruiting for a Toxicology Unit Forensic Scientist Supervisor located in our Milwaukee Crime Laboratory. This is one of our three accredited laboratories. The DOJ provides legal advice and representation, criminal investigations, and various law enforcement and victim services for the State of Wisconsin.

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This position is the first-line supervisor overseeing professional forensic scientist and technical positions within the Toxicology Unit of the Milwaukee State Crime Laboratory. The position is responsible for evaluation, compliance, strategic planning, interpretation, and management forensic science analyses.


A minimally qualified applicant will have:
  • Professional, independent work experience in a natural science or criminal justice field within a laboratory setting.
  • Experience in an informal or assigned leadership role managing projects or initiatives and/or team (such as: consultation/training/guidance; assigning work activities; leading committees).
  • Knowledge of ISO 17025 crime laboratory accreditation standards.
A well-qualified applicant will have:
  • Formal education in a natural science or criminal justice field within a laboratory setting.
  • Experience in a formal supervisory or leadership role (such as plan development, preparing or maintaining an operating budget, performing metrics, setting goals for employees).
  • Experience working towards a crime laboratory accreditation.
  • ASCLD-Lab/ANAB ISO 17025 Assessor experience.

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Posted: March 14, 2017

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