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CLOSING 9/8/21

Position Information

Under immediate supervision, performs professional laboratory analysis of physical evidence in a general or specialized field of Criminalistics; and performs related work as required.

This is an Open Competitive / Countywide Promotional recruitment being conducted to fill a DNA Criminalist vacancy at the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office in the Forensic Crime Lab. This list will be used to fill future vacancies as they occur in any of the Criminalist areas of specialty as they occur.

Minimum Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a natural, physical or forensic science or a closely related field.
Additionally, the Biology/DNA Section where this DNA vacancy is located requires twelve (12) semester hours of coursework as required by the FBI Quality Assurance Standards (QAS) in:

  • biochemistry
  • genetics
  • molecular biology
  • statistics or population genetics

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is hiring a criminalist! Come work in lovely Reno, NV! Only 45 minutes away from Lake Tahoe! The link is below.

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