Department of Scientific Services
of Scientific Services (DSS) is a science
based government agency administered by the
Ministry of Health to provide the highest
level of Scientific Support Services
in Public Health Safety and Law enforcement
in Brunei Darussalam.
years the department has diversified into
different laboratory services and will
continue to expand its scope of services in
the fields of public health safety and
forensic science. Currently there are 10
operational laboratories under the
department which are broadly divided into
two section namely Public Health Science and
laboratory is equipped with high technology
equipment to assist with the best analytical
procedures to produce a reliable result.
Viral Serology Laboratory
Forensic Biology / DNA Laboratory
Document Examination Laboratory
Radiation Safety & Quality Unit
- Responsible in ensuring the smooth
operation of the laboratory, conducting
and verifying analyses such that
accurate, reliable and timely data are
produced in an efficient manner.
- Contributes actively in the development
of new techniques or improving and
validating existing laboratory
- May be
called to represent the department as
expert witness in court cases, as and
Bachelor degree in Forensic Science,
Chemistry with Analytical Chemistry,
Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular
Biology, Genetics, Food Science,
Physics, Environmental Chemistry or
other degree which is relevant to DSS
scope of services.
and Laboratory Assistant
- Receives samples from clients.
out routine and non-routine analyses,
test, experiments and measurements
mainly within the laboratory.
- Performs daily routine equipment
chemical reagents for all test and
BDTEC National Diploma in Science
BDTVEC Pre-National Diploma in Science or 4
GCE O-levels including Science and
holds an ''open month'' in July where
during this month students from secondary
schools and other higher institutions are
welcome to apply for visit to our
laboratories through their respective career
or administration offices.
welcomes students who have completed their
A-levels and are interested in pursuing a
career in the field of scientific analytical
work, to apply for work attachment. In doing
so we hope to give the interested applicants
some ideas about the choice of courses or
subjects to consider when they go to pursue
their tertiary and higher education.