NASHVILLE/KNOXVILLE, TN - The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is seeking interested and qualified candidates for the following open positions:
CRIME INFORMATION COMMUNICATION SPECIALISTTennessee Information Enforcement System (TIES) Unit 1 Vacancy TBI Headquarters Davidson County
Job Duties:Responsible for monitoring the TIES computer system to ensure law enforcement agencies and databases are connected and working. Assists law enforcement agencies with National Crime Information Center (NCIC) entries and other TIES transactions. Monitors and transmits administrative messages to appropriate TBI personnel and throughout the state. Answers the main TBI phone line, the TIES phone line, and hotlines after hours and on weekends. Responsible for various quality assurance projects as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:Education and Experience: Education equivalent to graduation from a standard high school and experience equivalent to two years of computer operations or law enforcement teletype communications work; graduation from an accredited two-year college or technical institute with a major in computer science, data processing, or other acceptable field may be substituted for the required two years of experience.
Monthly Salary: $2,825 -$4,225
To Apply:www.tn.gov/hr. Apply on job opening 50984. This position will be posted on September 28, 2023 – October 4, 2023 for five business days.Please visit the Tennessee Department of Human Resources website at
TBI SPECIAL AGENT-FORENSIC SCIENTIST 1Forensic Chemistry Unit - 2 positions Toxicology Unit - 1 position 3 Vacancies TBI Knoxville Crime Laboratory Knox County
Job Duties:Responsible for analyzing physical, biological, or chemical evidence submitted to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation; and composing technical laboratory reports describing the results of tests. Uses and maintains advanced scientific instrumentation. Consults with criminal court attorneys, and testifies in local, state, and federal courts on the results of forensic analysis. Serves as a consultant to law enforcement investigators across the state. Responsible for crime scene investigation requiring 24/7 on-call status on a rotating basis.
Minimum Qualifications:Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, or other natural or physical sciences; forensic science, or other forensic-related areas; including a minimum of thirty-six quarter hours (twenty-four semester hours) in chemistry.
A transcript with all chemistry credits is required to be uploaded with an employment application in order that the agency is able to properly evaluate a candidate's eligibility for a position in this classification.
Monthly Salary: $5,508 - $8,783
To Apply:www.tn.gov/careers. Apply on job opening 50975. This position will be posted on September 28, 2023 – October 4, 2023, for five (5) business days.Please visit the Tennessee Department of Human Resources website at
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