Job Listing for Coroner Investigator at Marin County Sheriff's Office (CA)
|Agency||Marin County Sheriff's Office (CA)|
|Country||United States of America|
The Coroner's Investigator is a journey level position and is expected to function with initiative and considerable independence within policy and procedural guidelines.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)
Note: The following duties are performed by employees in this classification; however, employees may perform related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed
•Receives reports of death and determines if they are within the jurisdiction of the Marin County Sheriff's Office - Coroner's Division.
•Investigates deaths coming under the jurisdiction of the Marin County Sheriff's Office - Coroner's Division.
•Assists in establishing cause, manner and circumstances of death.
•Confers with law enforcement agencies to coordinate investigations of deaths resulting from criminal acts.
•Responsible for the bodies, evidence and property related to the deceased at the death scene.
•Makes positive identification of the deceased and may take fingerprints and photographs for identification and case file purposes.
•May notify family of the deceased.
•Interviews witnesses, physicians, police officers, and family members to obtain facts concerning deaths.
•Prepares official reports of investigation.
•May be required to substantiate findings and/or testify in court or other proceedings.
•Responsible for and may assist in the removal of the deceased.
•May work on special projects as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES
Any combination of education and experience that would provide the knowledge and skills listed below.
One year of college thirty (30) semester units from an accredited college or university. AND one year of investigatory experience which has included researching information, interviewing individuals, and preparing detailed written reports for governmental or other related agencies. Course work in criminal justice, biology, health/life sciences or other closely related fields is highly desirable.
Note: Additional investigatory experience may substitute for the education on a year for year basis.
Two years of full-time experience as an investigator with a county coroner or medical examiner.