New York State Police

Civilian Employment

Position Information

Application Due By: April 7, 2017
Title:Supervisor Forensic Services
Location:Forensic Investigation Center
Albany, NY 12226
Albany County
Employment Type:Full Time
Union Representation:PS&T
Duties & Responsibilities:The Supervisor of Forensic Services assigned to Evidence Receiving, will be responsible for the administration and oversight of all evidence receiving sections at the Forensic Investigation Center as well as each regional satellite location. Duties will include, but will not be limited to, having supervisory, as well as hands-on, responsibility with the intake and processing of all evidential items submitted for analysis while in State Police evidence storage.


Supervise State Police Evidence Technician 1 and Evidence Technician 2 staff at the Forensic Investigation Center as well as each regional satellite location.

Oversee the training of the evidence receiving staff on the proper submission protocols, use of laboratory management system (LIMS), operation of all equipment and instrumentation specific to evidence receiving operations

Provide guidance to laboratory personnel, State Police personnel and submitting agencies on the proper submission and packaging protocols of evidential items submitted to and returned from evidence receiving sections system wide.

Periodically conduct laboratory evidence receiving audits at both the Forensic Investigation Center as well as the regional satellite locations, to ensure proper adherence to laboratory and accreditation standards.

Develop, maintain and ensure accreditation compliance for all aspects of the evidence receiving rules and regulations to ensure proper and uniform adherence by all ER sections.

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: $78,283.00.

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 has taken and passed a NYS Civil Service examination, or currently holds a qualifying position within the NYS Civil Service System. This position will be filled through a resume review and interview process.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Please be advised that authorization to fill this position is pending Division of Budget approval.

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, complete resume and transcripts.

Web page posted March 17, 2017