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Author Topic: Maryland State Police Job Announcement  (Read 9317 times)

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Offline Arnie Esposito

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Maryland State Police Job Announcement
« on: September 14, 2007, 08:53:40 AM »
State of Maryland
1201 Reisterstown Road
Pikesville, Maryland  21208-3899
TOLL FREE: 1-800-525-5555
TDD: 410-486-0677

This is a Position Specific Recruitment.  The Eligible List created from this recruitment will be used to fill this position/function with the Department of Maryland State Police Forensic Sciences Division in Pikesville, MD. Persons interested in future vacancies in the MSP Forensic Scientist III classification will need to reapply.

Announcement Number:  07-0254-904
            (Please list Job Title and Announcement Number on your application)

LIMITATION:   LIMITED TO APPLICANTS AVAILABLE TO WORK IN AREA 30 (Baltimore City, Baltimore and Howard Counties)       
SALARY:         Grade 20:  $51,911 - $83,350

CLOSING DATE:      Friday, September 28, 2007

LOCATION:   Maryland State Police, Forensic Sciences Division,
221 Milford Mill Rd., Pikesville, MD 21208

POSITION DUTIES:   This is the full performance level of work in the chemical, biological, physical or comparative analysis of criminal evidence in the Forensic Sciences Division of the Maryland State Police.  Employees in this classification perform a variety of laboratory tests and comparative analyses in one specialized forensic discipline such as controlled dangerous substances, toxicology, serology, DNA, trace evidence, firearms and toolmark, questioned documents or latent print examination.  Employees in this class do not supervise but may provide guidance and advice to less experienced staff.



EDUCATION:  Possession of a bachelorís degree in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, genetics, medical technology, pharmaceutical science, criminal justice or related physical, natural or forensic science from an accredited college or university.

EXPERIENCE:  Three years of experience in comparative analysis or scientific evaluation of evidence including experience in providing testimony as an expert witness in moot and criminal court.

NOTES:  1.     Additional experience performing comparative analysis or scientific evaluation of evidence
to include experience in providing expert testimony may be substituted on a year for year
basis for the required education.

2.   Possession of a masterís degree in the above referenced disciplines from an accredited
college or university may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
3.   Possession of a doctorate degree in the above physical, natural or forensic sciences from an
accredited college or university may be substituted for two years of the required experience. 


EXPERIENCE: At least two years of experience as a Firearms/Toolmark Examiner Expert (FTEE) as recognized by the Association of Firearms and Toolmark Examiners (AFTE) .  Must have testified as a FTEE in a court of law.


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle.  Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operatorís license valid in the State of Maryland.

Persons appointed to this classification must possess the certification or license required by the governing body of the forensic discipline associated with the job duties for the specific position.  Specific information concerning the requirements and procedures of the applicable governing body can be obtained from the Forensic Sciences Division of the Maryland Department of State Police, 221 Milford Mill Road, Pikesville, MD 21208.


Employees are subject to call 24 hours a day and, therefore, are required to provide the department with a telephone or pager number where they can be reached.


Only candidates who meet the minimum and selective qualifications will be considered for this classification and will be placed on the Employment Eligible List as BEST QUALIFIED and remain eligible for consideration for at least one year from the date of examination.  The list will be used by the hiring agency to select employees.  For education obtained outside the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service.


The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position.  You may be required to complete a qualifications supplement, or the rating may be based on your application.  Report all experience and education that is related to this position.  Applicants will be given a physical examination and will be subject to an initial drug screen, interview, background investigation, polygraph examination and random substance abuse testing.

All applications must be received by the closing date

Please mail your completed State application to:
Maryland State Police, Personnel Section
Attention: Bruce Tanner
1201 Reisterstown Rd.
Pikesville, MD 21208


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