APPLICATION DUE BY: 07/14/2022
Salary Grade: Starting Salary:
Forensic Scientist 1, SG-14: $49,202.00
Forensic Scientist 2, SG-18: $61,270.00
Forensic Scientist 3, SG-20: $67,897.00
Forensic Scientist 1 – Firearms
New York State Police
There is extensive training for the Firearms discipline, which may be completed through the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, which requires extended periods of time out-of-state (see below). The Forensic Scientist 1, SG-14, will need to apply to the Academy upon assignment to the Firearms section. In addition, the Forensic Scientist 1, SG-14, must be a US Citizen to apply to this training program.
Will be familiar with and aware of work completed and analyses performed in other laboratory sections.
Will successfully complete firearms examination training under the guidance of the Supervisor of Forensic Services – Firearms. Appropriate training with competency and/or proficiency tests will be completed before assuming any casework.
Will inform the appropriate supervisor of any unusual or unexpected developments that may occur during his/her analysis.
Shall have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in the Natural or Physical Sciences.
No prior laboratory experience is required
For more information, see Forensic Scientist-Firearms