BIOLOGIST (FORENSIC EXAMINER)

US Department of the Army

Summary
This is a Direct Hire Authority (DHA) solicitation utilizing DHA for STEM Positions to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service.

About the Position: The Defense Forensic Science Center (DFSC) is an organization that provides full-service forensic services (traditional, expeditionary, and reach back) to DoD and Army entities through the Joint Force Commanders (JFC) worldwide.

Responsibilities
Perform the most complex duties in the analysis of Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) on physical evidence and material consisting of body fluid stains, hair, bone, dental pulp, and other human tissue.
Process request for examination which usually include the reason for which the samples were collected and background investigative information or intelligence contextual data.
Process request for examination which usually include the reason for which the samples were collected and background investigative information or intelligence contextual data.
Conducts complex examinations to develop evidence and data/information for intelligence exploitation.
Receives and maintains the integrity of evidence and material.
Independently plans, organized and devises the approach necessary to obtain useful forensic information from the evidence and material submitted.
Establish procedures and develop new techniques, approaches, and methods.
Evaluates “complex DNA mixtures” in order to render conclusions.
Utilize databases to determine statistical significance of evidence findings.
Prepare formal written reports suitable for legal presentation and intelligence exploitation which state results, interpretation, and professional opinions/conclusions.
Travel Required
Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.

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