Overview

CRIMINALIST I (SR-20) Job at City and County of Honolulu, HI – 4.2 Oahu Island, HI

Performs a variety of standard physical, chemical, instrumental and microscopic analyses of evidence in connection with crime detection and law enforcement work; assists with more complex investigations and studies, and with assigned phases of research projects; and performs other related duties as required.

Additional Job Information: At time of application, you must be a citizen, national, or permanent resident alien of the United States or a non-citizen eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment.

Effective August 16, 2021, all candidates must meet the City and County of Honolulu’s COVID-19 vaccination mandate requirements.

***Subject to funding availability.***

1) Only ONLINE applications will be accepted. Applications must be submitted online by November 18, 2021, 11:59 p.m., Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to be accepted.

2) Paper applications will NOT be accepted.

There is one (1) vacancy with the Honolulu Police Department, Scientific Investigation Section. List may be used to fill future vacancies in this department.

Position involves exposure to chemical agents, biological agents, obnoxious vapors/odors, and other dangers. Safety practices and procedures are used. May be required to work on-call, weekends, holidays, and/or shifts.

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Minimum Qualification Requirements: EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major work in chemistry or a closely related natural science field (e.g., biology, biological sciences, forensic science).

Verification Requirement: Please attach an electronic copy of your diploma and/or official transcript which shows the embossed seal to your application; Or mail a photocopy of your diploma and/or official transcript by the closing date of the recruitment to the following address: Department of Human Resources, 650 South King Street, 10th Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813. Copies will not be returned. Unofficial transcripts will not be accepted.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT:
One (1) year of professional laboratory work experience involving a variety of chemical analyses. Such work experience must have demonstrated knowledge of the principles of general, inorganic, and analytical chemistry; the methods and techniques of chemical (or related) laboratory analysis; laboratory procedures and techniques; and the uses and care of laboratory instruments and equipment.

Substitution: A Master’s degree in the biological or physical sciences (such as Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology, Physics, or Forensic Science) may be substituted for the one year of required professional laboratory experience.

Verification Requirement: Please attach an electronic copy of your diploma and/or official transcript which shows the embossed seal to your application; Or mail a photocopy of your diploma and/or official transcript by the closing date of the recruitment to the following address: Department of Human Resources, 650 South King Street, 10th Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813. Copies will not be returned. Unofficial transcripts will not be accepted.

QUALITY OF EXPERIENCE:
Having the required number of years of experience will not in itself be accepted as qualifying for the position. Your overall experience must have been of such scope, level, and responsibility as to conclusively demonstrate the ability to perform the duties of the position.

LICENSE REQUIREMENT:
Possession of a valid appropriate driver’s license (Type 3/automobile), prior to appointment.

Examination Process: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE EVALUATION:
In addition to meeting the above minimum qualifications, your application will be further evaluated. Your score will be based on the quality, quantity, and/or recency of your education and experience.

EXAMINATION WEIGHT:
Education and Experience Evaluation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100%

About the Company

Company: City and County of Honolulu, HI – 4.2

Company Location:  Oahu Island, HI

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About City and County of Honolulu, HI - 4.2