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The Forensic Technician is responsible for the daily activities of a forensic laboratory section. This position is governed by state and federal laws and

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Typical Functions:

Performs laboratory activities in one of the following sections: Evidence Receiving, Field Investigation, or Histology and Autopsy Services. Implements section specific policies and procedures. Maintains files, chain of evidence, and inventory control of tissues and bio specimens. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of section practices and techniques. Knowledge of proper evidence handling techniques. Knowledge of appropriate equipment/instruments. Ability to use appropriate equipment/instruments. Ability to maintain accurate case records. Ability to prepare technical reports.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a high school education, with science coursework and/or appropriate licenses, certificates or experience. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

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