Forensic Scientist Trainee

Commonwealth of PA - Harrisburg, PA

Full-time
THE POSITION
Do you dream of working in the fascinating world of law enforcement forensics? The Pennsylvania State Police is looking for a qualified individual to fill an entry-level Forensic Scientist Trainee position within the Harrisburg Regional Laboratory.

IMPORTANT: YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS VACANCY POSTING, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS AND RECEIVE A SCORE. YOUR SCORE IS ONLY VALID FOR THIS SPECIFIC VACANCY. ONCE THIS POSITION IS FILLED, YOUR SCORE IS NO LONGER VALID.

Full-time employment
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
As a Forensic Scientist Trainee, you will participate in a structured training program designed to develop knowledge, understanding and technical skill related to drug identification, report preparation, and courtroom testimony.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY

Qualifications:
Must meet PA residency requirement
Minimum Experience and Training Requirements - A bachelor's degree in
chemistry, biology, forensic science, or a closely related physical or
natural science, which includes or is supplemented by 16 college credits
in chemistry.
A copy of your college transcripts must be submitted with your application. You may upload your document as an Attachment during the application process.
Must be able to perform essential job functions

Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, visit our website at www.employment.pa.gov, or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.
EXAMINATION INFORMATION
Score valid for this specific posting only
Score based on information reported on application and supplemental questions

Provide complete and accurate information or:
score may be lower than deserved
application processing may be delayed
disqualification may result
Email notice of test results provided

Further information on testing, assistance for persons with disabilities, veterans' preference, and other items can be obtained from:
Harrisburg: 2nd Level, Strawberry Sq. Complex, 320 Market St., P.O. Box 569, Hbg., 17108-0569; Telephone (717) 783-3058
Philadelphia: 110 North 8th St., Suite 503, Phila., 19107; Telephone (215) 560-2253
Pittsburgh: 411 Seventh Ave., Room 410, Pgh., 15219; Telephone (412) 565-7666
Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS): 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals)
Internet: https://www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx