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Forensic Coordinator - Recruitment Coming Soon!

Post Date:01/03/2018 1:00 PM

Forensic Coordinator
$7,615 - $9,743, monthly
$91,380 - $116,916, annually + excellent benefits

The Santa Clara Police Department will be initiating a recruitment for the position of Forensic Coordinator in the near future. If you are seeking a civilian professional career in law enforcement, view our recruitment video to learn more about the SCPD family.

The Forensic Coordinator is responsible for evidence collection and storage, crime scene and laboratory analysis, interpretation of cases and all digital media storage including the body worn camera platform. 

The successful candidate should have a strong working knowledge of law enforcement and criminal justice systems. Graduation from an accredited college with a major in criminalistics, chemistry, biochemistry or related field is required; a Master’s degree is preferred. In addition, four years of experience in the practice of general criminalistics is a prerequisite. Experience in videography, photography and computer forensics/mapping is desirable.

The Santa Clara Police Department is committed to providing a workforce with the highest standards of integrity and honesty. Applicants considered for appointment to this position will be subject to a thorough background investigation consisting of, but not limited to, criminal history, Department of Justice and FBI fingerprinting, DMV driving history, credit check, previous/current employment references, personal references, a polygraph exam and a psychological exam. A medical examination is also required following a conditional job offer. All information provided by applicants is required to be truthful and accurate;  failure to do so may result in disqualification.

The complete job description and City of Santa Clara benefit information is available online. If this position is of interest to you, subscribe to receive notification of the job announcement.

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