Criminalist II

Saint Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Saint Louis, MO, US


DNA and Drug Chemistry positions are open. It is the same application for both.

Incumbents in this position are responsible for performing highly complex clinical laboratory testing and analysis procedures on secured evidence for the purposes of identification and to prepare written reports of those findings. Incumbents provide functional guidance to less experienced Criminalists and lab personnel.


A Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, Genetics, or a closely related field; plus one year of experience in a forensic lab working with DNA and/or trace evidence analysis, biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics, and statistics; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.


See posting. Medical, dental and life insurance benefits available. Possibility for flexible hours after the training period.

How to apply

Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancies. Please submit application as soon as possible.