All inquiries for employment should be made through the Bexar County Human Resources Department. Employment opportunities with the Crime Laboratory can viewed online at www.bexar.org/hr/careers.html. Applications must be made online.
All Forensic Scientist positions require, at a minimum, a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree from an accredited college or university in Chemistry, Biology, Forensic Science, Natural Science or a closely related field.
Competition for Forensic Scientist positions can be extremely competitive. Many selected candidates have a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Forensic Science and a B.S. in one of the sciences. A degree in Criminal Justice in not considered a substitution for a B.S. degree in science.