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Employment Opportunities - Forensic Science Communications - October 2004

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Forensic Science Communications
October 2003 – Volume 5 – Number 4 

Employment Opportunities

Forensic Scientist Supervisor (Toxicology)
— Salary: $50,316 - $74,772

Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office
West Palm Beach, Florida

Qualifications include the following:

  • PhD in toxicology or a physical science
  • At least three years' experience in supervising a forensic toxicology laboratory
  • Working knowledge of appropriate laboratory equipment (GC, GC/MS)
  • Knowledge of personal computers and office equipment
  • Additional experience in toxicology may be substituted for an advanced degree
  • Valid Florida driver's license

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Providing forensic toxicology services to the county medical examiner's office
  • Operating a driving-under-the-influence blood alcohol program
  • Performing analyses for an in-house preemployment and random urine drug-testing program
  • Administers, supervises, and oversees the toxicology section of the forensic laboratory
  • Overseeing annual budget, quality control operations, and ASCLD-LAB accreditation
  • Testifying in court
  • Preparing policy and procedure manuals
  • Interacting with state attorney's office and other police agencies
  • Lecturing at schools
  • Interacting with other laboratories and the public
  • Consulting with doctors and law enforcement personnel regarding general toxicology

To apply online, go to www.pbso.org

Resumés will not be accepted in lieu of application. Apply to Job 03.FSS.035.


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