Employment Opportunity

Senior Toxicologist III

Tarrant County Medical Examiner, Fort Worth, Texas

Salary: $62,351.64 - $68,586.70 Annually

Final Filing Date: May 30, 2017

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


  • Performs advanced sophisticated collection, analysis and evaluation of evidence utilizing standardized and industry acceptable techniques.
  • Performs routine preventive maintenance on equipment and quality control procedures.
  • May conduct education instruction on lab procedures used by the County.
  • May participate in independent research.
  • May provide technical assistance to law enforcement agencies.
  • May recommend changes to lab procedures.
  • Prepares written reports and is prepared to testify at court proceedings.
  • Performs other related duties involved in the operation of the Medical Examiner's Office as assigned or required.


  • TO APPLY, must have a Bachelor's degree or higher in Toxicology, Medical Technology, or in related sciences.
  • TO APPLY, must have Four (4) full-time years of work experience in a forensic toxicology laboratory.
  • Certification as a Technical Supervisor in Breath Alcohol or Intoxilyzer program preferred.

Tarrant County will conduct background checks on new hires that will include a criminal background check related to convictions and deferred adjudications in the past Seven years and may include credit reports, motor vehicle records, employment records and educational attainment. A conviction or deferred adjudication is not an automatic bar to employment. Each case is considered individually.

Physical Demands and Work Environment & Other Requirements:
  • While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is regularly required to sit, walk, climb, grasp, stoop, lift, push and pull.
  • May be exposed to dangerous chemicals and blood borne pathogens.
  • May be exposed to and handle firearms and explosives.

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Posted: May 1, 2017

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