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Forensic Scientist Supervisor (Toxicology)

Forensic Scientist Supervisor (Toxicology)
  — Salary: $50,316 - $74,772 + excellent benefits package
 
    Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office
West Palm Beach, Florida

Qualifications include the following:
  • PhD in toxicology or in one of the basic physical sciences
  • At least three years’ experience in supervising a forensic toxicology laboratory
  • Additional experience in toxicology may be substituted for advanced degree
  • Working knowledge of appropriate laboratory equipment (i.e., GC, GC/MS)
  • Knowledge of personal computers and office equipment
  • Valid Florida driver's license is required
Responsibilities include the following:
  • Providing forensic toxicology services to the County Medical Examiner's Office
  • Operating the Driving-Under-the-Influence Blood Alcohol program
  • Performing analyses for an in-house Pre-employment/Random Urine Drug Testing Program
  • Administering, supervising, and overseeing the toxicology section of the crime laboratory
  • Attending to the annual budget, quality control operations, ASCLD/Laboratory accreditation
  • Testifying in court
  • Preparing policy/procedure manuals
  • Interacting with the State Attorney's Office and other police agencies
  • Lecturing at schools
  • Interfacing with other laboratories and the public
  • Consulting with doctors and law enforcement personnel regarding general toxicology
Apply to Job# 03.FSS.035. The online application is available at www.pbso.org.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of application.

  Contact:
    Benjamin Perillo
Human Resources
3228 Gun Club Road
West Palm Beach, Florida 33416-4681
E-mail: perillob@pbso.org
561-688-4204 (Voice)