Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.
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About the Position:
This position is located at Tripler Army Medical Center, which is on the Island of Oahu, Hawaii. Oahu is the third largest island in the Hawaiian chain. It is home to about three-fourths of the state's population. Honolulu is the state capitol and the 11th largest U.S. Metropolitan city. Waikiki, the most world-renowned site in Oahu, and is the top visitor destination of the state. The island is very geographically diverse with mountains, rainforests, volcanic craters, tropics, beaches and much more.
A cost of living allowance (COLA) of 11.32% is currently authorized; subject to change.**Salary includes 17.92% locality pay**
Tripler Army Medical Center is a tobacco-free workplace. Tobacco products include, but are not limited to, smoking, smokeless tobacco, and electronic nicotine delivery devices.
Who May Apply: US Citizens
- Conducts forensic toxicological testing for emerging drugs of abuse to include synthetic cannabinoids, synthetic cathinones and other designer drugs.
- Conducts medical and forensic toxicology research work which establishes standards to evaluate impairment of new drugs, new drug testing methods, new forensic analysis methods, and new methods in support of workplace drug testing.
- Serve as a technical arm of the Drug Testing and Program Policy Office (DTPP) of the Drug Demand Reduction Program (DDRP) to integrate new research findings and technology into policies and programs and to interpret scientific information in terms relevant and useful to the public and society.
- Implements new methodologies such as Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS) into the laboratory.
- Assists the DDRP in evaluation of new technologies to enhance the mission such as high throughput screening tools and automated extraction processes.
- Provides continuing education for current staff on drug metabolism, drug extraction, drug identification and mass spectral interpretation, new instrumentation, new report formats, and forensic requirements with the new instrumentation.
25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.