Chief Deputy Medical Examiner-Temporary Expert Professional-22091901UTEP

US Government, Medical Examiner, County

The County of San Diego is seeking a highly qualified forensic pathologist to coordinate the activities of the Pathology Division of the Medical Examiner’s Office. Please click here to view a detailed job announcement.

This is a temporary position with a base rate of $156.00 per hour.  Additional compensation up to 15% may be offered for possession of board and subspecialty certifications.

The County of San Diego and its employees embrace the vision of: a just, sustainable, and resilient future for all. Our values include: integrity, equity, access, belonging, excellence, and sustainability. Each of which are infused throughout our operations. While also embracing a mission of strengthening our communities with innovative, inclusive, and data driven services through a skilled and supported workforce. Click here for more information on our Strategic Plan ( as well as our commitment to serve everyone, to build a Framework for the Future that will create a County that works for all. 

This recruitment will remain open until the position is filled and may close once a sufficient number of applications have been received. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible for consideration.

The County of San Diego is committed to valuing diversity and practicing inclusion because our diverse workforce is our greatest asset and our customers are our number one priority.


As part of the County of San Diego’s pre-employment process, prospective candidates will undergo a background check (including fingerprinting) and a pre-employment medical screening prior to beginning County employment. Additional types of background investigations may be conducted based on the job-related activities of the position.
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