Toxicologist I, prov

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Location: Rochester, NY Name: Toxicologist I, prov
Type: County Department Job Announcements Deadline: 11/26/21 05:00PM
Price: N/A
Salary: $38,936 - $49,380 annually
Agency/Dept.: Public Health

Description of Duties

This a specialized technical position in the Department of Public Health, Medical Examiner's Office, Forensic Toxicology Laboratory, responsible for identifying and quantifying drugs and other chemicals in post-mortem blood and tissues, in samples drawn from defendants accused of impaired driving and in samples taken from victims of drug-facilitated sexual assault.  The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of the Chief Toxicologist or other higher level staff member.  General supervision is exercised over a staff of Toxicology Technicians and Interns.  Does related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma plus EITHER:

(A)  Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor's degree in a biology, chemistry, clinical chemistry, pharmacology, toxicology, medical technology, or forensic science field plus two (2) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience in analytical or forensic toxicology, or analytical chemistry; OR,

(B)  Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor’s degree AND a Master’s degree in one of the fields mentioned in (A) above; OR,

(C)  An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B) above.

**THIS POSITION REQUIRES THAT ALL INDIVIDUALS BE FULLY VACCINATED AGAINST COVID-19 OR BE SUBJECT TO WEEKLY COVID-19 TESTING.

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