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DNA Lab Technical Leader
Provides technical oversight of the DNA Section and assists the DNA Supervisor in ensuring the quality of forensic services through standards, performance evaluation, and training.
Position: DNA Lab Technical Leader
Organization: Richland County Sheriff's Department
Location: Columbia,  SC 
United States
Salary: $75,000-$95,000
Posting Start Date: 6/24/2024
Date Posted: 6/5/2024
  • Must possess an earned Master’s degree from an accredited academic institution in a biological, chemical, or forensic science-related area with twelve semester hours or equivalent credit hours including combination of graduate and undergraduate coursework of classes covering biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, and statistics and/or population genetics.
  • Must have a minimum of three years human DNA experience (current or previous) as a qualified analyst on forensic samples. 
  • Position requires the employee to be in excellent physical condition and be capable of performing complex mental functions for sustained periods of time.
  • Employee must have corrected vision and hearing with sufficient manual dexterity and hand/eye coordination to operate laboratory equipment to include: microscopes, balances, centrifuges, genetic analyzers and other related forensic equipment.
  • Employee may not be colorblind.
  • Employee must be able to operate basic office equipment to include: telephones, copiers, and computers.
  • Employee must follow established laboratory safety practices as required. 
  • Position may require after-hours or overnight travel.
Status: This listing expires on: 7/5/2024
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Richland County Sheriff's Department
5623 Two Notch Rd

Columbia,  SC 29223
United States
(803) 576-3097
Major Anna Cavanagh


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