|Job Title:||Arson Crime Lab Chief|
|Opening Date:||Wed. 09/02/09|
|State Salary Range:||$30.68 - $40.22 hourly|
$63,814.40 - $83,657.60 annually
|Job Type:||Full-Time, Permanent, Exempt|
|Location:||Licking County, Ohio|
|Promotional Bid||unclassified position (may include promotion, transfer or demotion)|
|Hours of Work||8:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
|Division||State Fire Marshal|
|Job Location||8895 East Main Street, Reynoldsburg, OH 43068|
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|Supervises and directs all activities of
the Forensic Laboratory, including Evidence Processing, Examination and
Quality Assurance and Development Sections; makes recommendations for and
plans laboratory budget and responsibilities, designs and executes
technical and operational procedures and safety policies.|
Manages Forensic Laboratory Computer Network comprised of Laboratory Computer Information Management Systems, Chromatography Automation System and databases; responsible for assuring computer system and implements computer network modifications and seamless integration of hardware, software, and the analytical instruments interfaced with the computer network; optimize computer system operations to maintain low turnover time for laboratory reports on criminal evidence analyses.
Coordinates and directs laboratory programs and activities with other agency bureaus; develops research, reviews and approves analytical data and results prior to finalizing laboratory reports; prepares or directs preparation of correspondence and reports, maintains evidence analyses records; develops, approves and executes policies and procedures of the Forensic Laboratory.
Represents State Fire Marshal and Department of Commerce in contacts with administrative and elected officials, firefighting associations, civic groups and organizations throughout the state, authors publications and laboratory manuals and testifies in court or gives depositions as necessary; develops and provides programs of education for the Ohio Fire Training Academy; work on National Accreditation for the Laboratory.
|Completion of graduate core program in
chemistry; 2 yrs. trg. or 2 yrs. exp. in fire related forensic chemistry;
12 mos. trg. or 12 mos. exp. in management. |
-Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualification for Employment noted above.
|Major Worker Characteristics:|
|Knowledge of management; chemistry;
chemical laboratory practices & procedures; chemical laboratory safety
practices; budgeting*. Ability to understand somewhat abstract field of
study (i.e., chemistry); write &/or edit technical or scientific
publications; handle sensitive inquiries from & contacts with
officials & general public.|
(*)Developed after employment.
On call 24 hrs/day; exposed to loud noises & toxic substances; often works in tight or confined area.