Friday, July 1, 2022        

Employment Opportunity: Criminalist – Smithfield Police Department

Criminalist: Smithfield Police Department:  Part–time, hourly position, weekdays. Approximately 19 hours per week.  This position applies scientific principles to analysis, identification, and classification of mechanical devices, chemical and physical substances, materials, liquids or other physical evidence related to criminology, law enforcement, or investigative work in order to assist department personnel in solving crimes and attaining successful prosecutions.   Requires a high school diploma or G.E.D.; Must have  successful completion of the RI State Crime Laboratory BCI School or equivalent program; Must possess at least three years of experience in criminal investigation techniques; Must possess a working competency with Microsoft Windows and IMC Software; Must possess a valid driver’s license; Must be a U.S. citizen.  Excellent organizational and written communication skills required.  Rate is $27.15 per hour.  No benefits.  Please submit your resume to:  Deadline for the acceptance of resume is July 8, 2022 at 4 pm. E.O.E. Additional information at


Criminalist – Smithfield Police Department Description (.pdf)

Criminalist – Smithfield Police Department Booklet (.docx)