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Forensic Technology Analyst-Biology (FLI-FSLT-02)

Organization Name: Royal Canadian Mounted Police (Civilian Staff)
Locations: Vancouver (British Columbia) , Edmonton (Alberta) , Ottawa (Ontario)
Salary: $53,008 to $64,491
Closing Date: May 22, 2012 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Reference number: RCM12J-010050-004212
Selection Process Number: 3-11-72-606
Employment tenure: Permanent position
Vacancies: This poster will be used to meet ongoing recruitment needs.

Web site: For further information on the department, please visit Royal Canadian Mounted Police (Civilian Staff)

Who Can Apply

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Preference will be given to Canadian citizens. Please indicate in your application the reason for which you are entitled to work in Canada: Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit.

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Applicants must demonstrate in their application that they meet the following merit criteria to be retained for further consideration.

English essential


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A 4-year Bachelor of Science degree (or Quebec equivalent) in Biological Sciences from a recognized Canadian university with considerable* course work in biology and related fields that provide basic understanding of the foundation of forensic DNA analysis.

*Considerable course work means: successful completion of university courses (graduate or undergraduate) in biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology (molecular genetics, recombinant DNA technology), population genetics, statistics or other subjects which provide a basic understanding of the foundation of forensic DNA analysis.

* Transcript will be assessed to clarify the courses taken during the degree/diploma.

Other Merit Criteria and Conditions of Employment

Statement of Merit Criteria

Applicants who meet the above criteria will also be assessed against the Statement of Merit Criteria for this position.


1. Conducting forensic analysis (DNA profile development) on biological trace materials using specialized and standardized analysis techniques;

2. Performing quality assurance tasks in accordance with established guidelines such as the maintenance, upgrading and calibration of scientific equipment used to perform forensic analysis; and also verifying control samples used in the forensic analysis;

3. If required, assisting in the design, research and development or evaluation of analytical methods or systems;

4. Providing expert advice on the selection and use of analytical techniques as well as the preparation of results leading to the presentation of court testimony; and,

5. Assisting in the education of both internal and external clients including RCMP members and members of the legal, medical, forensic and law enforcement communities.

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The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.

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