Senior Forensic Scientist - Biology

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Golden, CO, US


The Forensic Scientist Sr. performs advanced level forensic work for challenging, complex, and difficult cases. Establishes and evaluates methods, practices, and procedures, maintains equipment, and conducts specific laboratory analyses on physical evidence in area of forensic biology.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Forensic Science, Criminal Science, or Biology
  • Minimum three years relevant work experience
  • Advanced competency in reading, writing, math, and technical skills


Hourly salary range (at the time candidate is hired): $35.53 - $53.30.

Compensation package includes the following:

  • Paid Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave Time
  • Retirement Plan with County matching
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans
  • Death and Disability Benefits
  • Military Leave
  • Employee Fitness and Wellness Program

How to apply

Apply through the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office website.