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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 Chemist
— Salary: $48,435

City of Greenwood
Greenwood, Indiana

Qualifications include the following:

  • BS In chemistry, biology, forensics, or another related scientific field
  • Practical working experience in a forensic laboratory
  • Practical working experience in court testimony as an expert witness
  • Above-average knowledge of and ability to apply scientific methods and disciplines of laboratory testing and analysis
  • Skilled in using gas chromatography, mass spectroscopy, ultraviolet and infrared spectrophotometry, and other drug-screening equipment
  • Must be able to work independently

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Searching, collecting, examining, and evaluating scientific evidence
  • Interpreting laboratory analysis and results
  • Preparing written reports
  • Testifying as an expert witness
  • Maintaining laboratory equipment and supplies
  • Managing caseloads
  • Attending workshops and seminars as required


Katie White-Knartzer
City of Greenwood
Human Resources Department
Suite 410
300 South Madison Avenue
Greenwood, Indiana 46142
E-mail: hr@cityofgreenwood.com
Web site: www.cityofgreenwood.com
317-887-5604 (Voice)
317-887-5868 (Fax)