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Administrative Operations Manager-Forensics (DPS #17965)
ALGODONES NM 87001
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Administrative Operations Manager-Forensics (DPS #17965)
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Administrative Operations Manager-Forensics (DPS #17965)
Salary
$66,809.60 - $116,230.40 Annually
Location
Santa Fe (City), NM
Permanent Position
Agency
Department of Public Safety
Job Number
2018-01857
Closing
Continuous
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Job Description



Purpose of Position:

What does the job do?

The forensic laboratory bureau chief, a civilian (non-sworn) position, manages the day-to-day administrative and technical operations of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 17025 accredited New Mexico Department of Public Safety Forensic Laboratory. The incumbent is responsible for a full service forensic operation and the direction and overall forensic procedures of multiple units within the bureau including: forensic biology / DNA; drug chemistry: controlled substances and methamphetamine purity analysis; latent prints, tire/ shoe mark impressions; and, firearm and tool mark analysis. The bureau chief oversees the staff and technical leaders in the disciplines listed above as well as major programs within the bureau such as the Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS); Combined DNA Index System (CODIS); and, National Integrated Ballistics Information Network (NIBIN).


How does the job get done?

The forensic laboratory bureau chief's work involves the forensic disciplines, conducting highly specialized forensic evaluations utilizing varied and appropriate instrumentation, and perform physical, chemical, microscopic, or biological techniques to examine, identify, and evaluate physical evidence. Incumbent ensures laboratory accreditation is maintained through ISO 17025 requirements:



+ Generating, reviewing / updating, and approving standard operating procedures.

+ Training laboratory personnel.

+ Directing caseload and turnaround time.

+ Developing and implementing new laboratory techniques, methods, and equipment.

+ Ensuring laboratory safety in conjunction with the laboratory quality assurance and the health and safety manager.

+ Preparing and maintaining laboratory records and reference files.

+ Ensuring staff perform technical and administrative review of case reports as required.

+ Reporting, preparing and monitoring quarterly measures.

+ and preparing and monitoring the forensic laboratory bureau's budget.











Who is this job done for?

The general public, law enforcement, and criminal justice agencies.


The Ideal Candidate has:



+ Thorough knowledge of principles of forensic science and property/evidence

+ Thorough knowledge of advanced laboratory techniques and the methods used in collecting and preserving physical evidence

+ Considerable knowledge of principles of program planning and program administration

+ The ability to supervise the work of professional subordinates and to install effective testing procedures involved in a comprehensive Forensic Services Unit and Property/Evidence Unit

+ The ability to prepare and analyze technical reports

+ The ability to establish working relationships with representatives of other law enforcement agencies and legal officials in directing the activities of the crime laboratory

+ The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.









THIS POSTING WILL BE USED TO CONDUCT ONGOING RECRUITMENT AND WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED.


This position is a Pay Band 95.






Classification Description



Administrative Operations Manager II Forensic Science



Minimum Qualifications



A Bachelor's Degree in any field of study from an accredited college or university and eight (8) years of professional level experience with a light strategic impact directly related to the purpose of the position defined by the agency at the time of recruitment. Any combination of education from an accredited college or university and/or direct experience in this occupation totaling twelve (12) years may substitute for the required education and experience. A hiring agency will designate a portion of the required experience to include management, supervisory and/or specialized experience. Any required licensure, certification or registration shall be defined at the time of recruitment and will be in addition to the above requirements.


Employment Requirements:

Must possess and maintain a current Defensive Driving Course Certificate from the State of New Mexico or must pass and receive Defensive Driving Course Certification as a condition of continued employment. Pre-employment background investigation is required and is conditional pending results.




Statutory Requirements:

If a Statutory Requirement is associated with a position in this Manager Category, it will apply.








Supplemental Information




Why You Should Join Our Team


You will receive great health and retirement benefits. We also provide generous paid time off so you can spend more time with your family and have a positive work-life balance.


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Working Conditions:

Work is performed in a laboratory setting and may require periodic overtime work. Travel is required (automobile and/or aircraft), for appearances in court, supervision, inspection of branch laboratories and training responsibilities. Exposure to evidence potentially containing biohazards. Office setting, exposure to Visual/Video Display terminal and extensive personal computer and telephone usage with extended periods of sitting. Must be able to lift and carry up to 30 lbs. Subject to a national fingerprint-based record checks prior to employment. Continued employment is contingent upon remaining felony-free, per section 5.12.1.1 of the Criminal Justice Information Systems Security Policy.


Conditions of Employment:

Working Conditions for individual positions in this Manager Category Level will vary based on each agency's utilization, essential functions, and the recruitment needs at the time a vacancy is posted. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.Working Conditions for individual positions in this Manager Category Level will vary based on each agency's utilization, essential functions, and the recruitment needs at the time a vacancy is posted.


Default FLSA Status:

Exempt. FLSA status may be determined to be different at the agency level based on the agency's utilization of the position.


Bargaining Unit:

This position is not covered by a bargaining agreement.


Agency Contact Information:

Herman Lovato, (505) 827-3316, or email: herman.lovato@state.nm.us


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Risk Management Division Employee Benefits






The State's General Services Department Risk Management Division, Employee Benefits Bureau (EBB), is responsible for the procurement and oversight of employee benefits - including Medical, Pharmacy, Dental, Vision, Short & Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance. EBB insures approximately 68,000 State of New Mexico and Local Public Body employees and family members. The State's Group Benefits Plan also offers COBRA, Flexible Spending Account Programs, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP).



Erisa Administrative Services, Inc. (Erisa) is the State's Third Party Administrator. They provide benefits administration to all plan participants, and offer knowledgeable staff to answer your questions. To learn more Benefit Information


In addition to the benefits listed above, the State of New Mexico Offers a retirement plan and a medical program for retirees. For more information regarding the State of New Mexico's plans you can visit the following websites:



Public Employees Retirement Association of New Mexico Website





New Mexico Retiree Health Care Authority










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Do you meet the minimum qualifications for this position?
A Bachelor's Degree in any field of study from an accredited college or university and eight (8) years of professional level experience with a light strategic impact directly related to the purpose of the position defined by the agency at the time of recruitment. Any combination of education from an accredited college or university and/or direct experience in this occupation totaling twelve (12) years may substitute for the required education and experience.
If responding yes: your work experience and/or education must be reflected in your Neogov application.


+ Yes


+ No






02


How many years of experience do you have applying the principles of forensic science and property / evidence?
Your work experience response must be reflected in your NEOGOV application.


+ None


+ One (1) to three (3) years experience


+ Four (4) to six (6) years experience


+ Seven (7) to nine (9) years experience


+ Ten (10) or more years of experience






03


How many years do you have applying advanced laboratory techniques and the methods used in collecting and preserving physical evidence?
Your work experience response must be reflected in your NEOGOV application.


+ None


+ One (1) to three (3) years experience


+ Four (4) to six (6) years experience


+ Seven (7) to nine (9) years experience


+ Ten (10) or more years of experience






04


How many years of experience do you have with program planning and program administration?
Your work experience response must be reflected in your NEOGOV application.


+ None


+ One (1) to three (3) years experience


+ Four (4) to six (6) years experience


+ Seven (7) to nine (9) years experience


+ Ten (10) or more years of experience






05


How many years of experience do you have supervising the work of professional personnel?
Your work experience response must be reflected in your NEOGOV application.


+ None


+ One (1) to three (3) years experience


+ Four (4) to six (6) years experience


+ Seven (7) to nine (9) years experience


+ Ten (10) or more years of experience






06


How many years of experience do you have installing effective testing procedures involved in a comprehensive Forensic Services unit and Property/Evidence unit?
Your work experience response must be reflected in your NEOGOV application.


+ None


+ One (1) to three (3) years experience


+ Four (4) to six (6) years experience


+ Seven (7) to nine (9) years experience


+ Ten (10) or more years of experience






07


How many years of experience do you have preparing and analyzing technical reports?
Your work experience response must be reflected in your NEOGOV application.


+ None


+ One (1) to three (3) years experience


+ Four (4) to six (6) years experience


+ Seven (7) to nine (9) years experience


+ Ten (10) or more years of experience






08


How many years of experience do you have in establishing work relationships with representatives of other law enforcement agencies and legal officials in directing the activities of the crime laboratory?
Your work experience response must be reflected in your NEOGOV application.


+ None


+ One (1) to three (3) years experience


+ Four (4) to six (6) years experience


+ Seven (7) to nine (9) years experience


+ Ten (10) or more years of experience





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Agency


State of New Mexico






Address


2600 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87505






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