Description of Duties/Essential Functions
Under direct supervision, receives physical evidence in biochemistry cases; enters data into a computerized case tracking system; provides assistance in performing preliminary and simple routine analytical procedures; maintains case records and files; provides assistance in the preparation of reagents and equipment used in forensic analysis; cleans/calibrates/maintains instruments. Purchases and maintains inventory of laboratory equipment and supplies. Performs evidence handling processes, such as; receiving, storing, distributing, collection, packaging, and return evidence to user agencies; testifies in court as to chain of custody and/or preliminary testing results.
Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to the completion of two years of college, preferably in one of the physical/biological sciences, supplemented with one year experience in related evidence and/or tracking processes; or the completion of three years of college, preferably in one of the physical/biological sciences. Requires elementary knowledge of physical evidence processes such as can be obtained in introductory courses to law enforcement or through exposure to evidence processes by working in a forensic science laboratory in other support roles; ability to communicate ideas effectively in oral and written form; ability to use computer software programs and various types of hardware; ability to construct court exhibits and demonstration charts; and ability to pass an agency background investigation.
Work Hours & Location/Agency Contact
Work Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday with Saturday / Sunday off.
Illinois State Police, Forensic Science Center at Chicago, 1941 W. Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL
Public Safety Shared Services
Kim Aure, HR Representative
1301 Concordia Ct
Springfield, IL 62702
How to Apply
CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEES: Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and new version of the CMS 100 Employment Application (Rev 4/2018) to the Agency Contact address listed above. Applicant must be deemed qualified or have submitted a promotional application to CMS to receive a qualifying grade PRIOR to the closing of the posting period. Application is required for each posting/bid ID or your bid will be rejected.
FORMER STATE EMPLOYEES: Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and new version of the CMS 100 Employment Application (Rev 4/2018) to the Agency Contact listed.
NON STATE EMPLOYEES: PLEASE SEE INFORMATION BELOW FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO APPLY. DO NOT APPLY DIRECTLY TO THIS AGENCY.
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This position may require a current grade from Central Management Services (CMS), Division of Examining and Counseling, to be deemed qualified and available for employment consideration. For more information, please refer to the Work4Illinois website at Work.Illinois.Gov and select 'Application Procedures'. Additional information may also be obtained from the Agency Contact listed above or by contacting CMS, Division of Examining and Counseling at Work4Illinois@Illinois.gov or (217) 782-7100, (217) 785-3979 (TDD/TTY), (800) 526-0844 (TTY Only).
Additional Documentation for State Police Evidence Technician II:
Class Specification (Download PDF reader)
Additional Title and Exam Information (Download PDF reader)
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NOTE: Salary amounts shown are only to be used as a guide; actual salary will be determined at the time of hire based on current salary plans and/or collective bargaining agreements, if applicable.