New York State Police

Civilian Employment

Position Information

Application Due By: January 15, 2015
Title: Supervisor Forensic Services
Location: Mid-Hudson Satellite Crime Laboratory
Newburgh , NY 12552
Orange County
Grade: 25
Employment Type: Full Time
Union Representation: PS&T
Duties & Responsibilities: The Supervisor Forensic Services assigned to the Mid-Hudson Satellite Crime Laboratory (MHSCL) is responsible for administration of all forensic analysis performed at the Mid-Hudson Satellite Crime Laboratory. This position will include supervision of testing procedures and reports of findings; technical problem solving and analytical methods; oversight of training, quality assurance, safety, adherence to American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors - Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD-LAB) ISO Standards, Standards Established by the NYS Divisions of Criminal Justice Services and proficiency testing for the Drug Chemistry section.


Responsible for the administration of the technical and scientific operations of all forensic analyses in the drug chemistry section at the Mid-Hudson Satellite Crime Laboratory (MHSCL), including supervision of a team of Forensic Scientists in forensic laboratory procedures and the preparation of reports of forensic findings.

Responsible for technical problem solving of analytical methods and for the oversight of training, quality assurance, safety and proficiency testing at the MHSCL.

Responsible for continuing education programs and serves as a resource person for criminal justice personnel.

Have administrative oversight of the sections at the MHSCL.

Consult with the Director of Quality Assurance regarding laboratory quality issues and accreditation matters.

Perform other related duties as directed by the Director, Assistant Director or Laboratory Captains.

Minimum and/or Preferred Qualifications: A Master's Degree in a Natural Physical or Forensic Science, Administration (e.g. Public Administration, Business Administration or Criminal Justice) or Computer Science;


Have a minimum of four (4) years satisfactory experience performing the duties of a Forensic Scientist or its equivalent in another laboratory.


Fifteen (15) years of satisfactory experience performing the duties of a Forensic Scientist or its equivalent in another laboratory may be considered as a substitute for a Master's Degree.

Additional Comments: Starting Salary: $75,243.00

Resumes will be evaluated to determine whether candidates will proceed to the interview phase of the process.

This position does not require that the candidate have taken and passed a NYS Civil Service examination, or currently hold a qualifying position within the NYS Civil Service System.

Contact Information

Contact Name: MaryEllen Tedesco, Assistant Director of Personnel
Contact Address: New York State Police
Building 22
1220 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12226
Contact Phone: 518/457-3840
Contact Fax: 518/485-2293
Additional Instructions: Kindly submit via U.S. Mail or FAX a letter of intent and complete resume.

Web page posted December 16, 2014.