Physical Scientist/Evidence Analyst 1
Huntsville, AL 
Posted 14 days ago
Job Description
Job Posting - Jul 8, 2020, 7:04:38 PM
Primary Location - United States-AL-Huntsville



LOCATION: Huntsville, AL


Qualified candidates will work with a team with a keen attention to detail to process and document firearms evidence, following strict protocols regarding the custody of evidence, testing procedures and reporting guidelines.


  • Receive and account for boxes of evidence and related material from evidence submissions.

  • Visually inspect and process evidence and related materials for firearms evidence; photograph evidence and related materials; remove hairs and fibers from evidence and related materials; create microscopic slides for hairs and fibers; mount hairs and fibers on fibers on slides; and create inventory slides.

  • Enter information into various databases as required

  • Record case notes, photographs, chain-of-custody for all forensic material under examination support activities, functions, or duties, as required.


  • Bachelor of Science degree with at least twenty-four (24) credit hours in the physical sciences.

  • Basic computer skills, to include use of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Access, Outlook); organization skills

  • Flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities

  • Ability to analyze complex or challenging situations

  • Familiarization with QA / QC, experience with a Laboratory

  • Information Management System (LIMS)

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Candidates must be US citizens and able to pass a background check, drug screening, and a polygraph (if required).

* This is a contingent opportunity

Unposting Date Ongoing

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of ORAU to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, mental or physical disability, protected veteran's status, or genetic information.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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