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Forensic Lab Technician II


Functions as either a lead worker responsible for overseeing the work activities of other Forensic Lab Technicians; or as a senior worker performing the most complex forensic technician assignments.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description. These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Coordinates the work of other Forensic Technicians by scheduling assignments and overseeing the work.
  • Assures the work quantity and quality by requiring strict adherence to methods and procedures.
  • Explains work instructions and adapts, if necessary, pertinent general methods and procedures in order to meet the needs of the work area.
  • Schedules and oversees the maintenance, adjustment, or calibration of laboratory instruments, apparatus, or testing devices.
  • Performs on a regular basis forensic technician assignments that are recognized as the most complex.

Education and Experience

A bachelors’ degree with course credits in the physical or natural sciences; or any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience and two years of forensic laboratory experience.

Licensure and Certification



Serves as a team leader

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