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Supplemental Questionnaire

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Thank you for your interest in the Supervising Criminalist recruitment, Examination #24-8526-01. Applicants for this position are required to submit responses to the following supplemental questions. Your completed responses to the supplemental questionnaire will be evaluated to determine your qualifications and must be completed properly to be given full consideration for the next phase in the selection process. Additionally, your responses will also be evaluated and used in the selection process to identify the best-qualified

Responses should be thorough and specific. A lack of detail and explanation in the supplemental questions and your application may result in failure or disqualification for this position. Clarity of expression, content, experience, grammar, spelling, and the ability to follow instructions will be considered in the evaluation process. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for properly completed responses.

Information provided in your responses to the supplemental questionnaire regarding your employment experiences must also be detailed in the Work Experience section of the application for this recruitment. Please be sure to list all employers and the required information, on your application, especially if you are referencing those employers in your responses to the supplemental questions.

The supplemental questions were designed to elicit your experience as it relates to the current recruitment to identify the best-qualified candidates for this position. Only the best and most suitably qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the oral interviews.

By selecting yes below, you certify your understanding that all applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed to move forward in the process.

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Please describe all professional experience you may have in the disciplines listed below.  In your response, specify your role (i.e., supervisor, employee, intern, etc.), title, employer/organization, duration (dates) you performed these functions and specific job duties:

  • Controlled Substances
  • Latent Prints 
  • Firearms/Toolmarks
  • Toxicology/Breath Alcohol
  • Forensic Biology/DNA
  • Crime Scene Processing
  • Computer Forensics

Describe any project management experience you have had including how you planned, organized, and exercised leadership and management control throughout a project.  Consider validations of new equipment, test methods, software, or any project for which you were responsible.


Describe your experience supervising the day-to-day activities of criminalists and support personnel in a crime laboratory including casework prioritization.  Additionally, describe your experience as a supervisor working with professionals outside of the crime laboratory setting (i.e., with detectives, sexual assault forensic examiners such as nurses, attorneys, and judges).  In your response, specify your title, duration (dates) you performed this function, and specific duties.


Describe any specialized forensic and management training courses, seminars, and professional certifications (i.e., ABC) you have completed.  Please include title of courses, who offered the course, and dates.


Describe any experience you have in teaching, training, or mentoring in the area of forensic science.


Describe your experience in working to attain and/or ensure compliance with nationally recognized forensic accreditation standards.

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