Forensic Photographer

US Government, Institute of Forensic Sciences

Mission:

The Mission of the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences is to provide medical examiner and crime laboratory services of the highest quality in an unbiased manner with uncompromised integrity.

 

Brief Position Overview:

The Forensic Photographer produces postmortem examination photographs for the Medical Examiner’s Office in accordance with Department standard operating procedures; ensures all photographs are logged and archived for future review and reproduction; and assists with other photographic needs of the office as requested.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Produces postmortem examination photographs using professional digital cameras to document pertinent findings as determined by the forensic pathologists

  • Logs and archives each photograph acquired at death scenes and during postmortem examinations by case number to ensure that all images are properly stored and secured

  • Maintains an archive of supplemental digital files related to cases including radiographs, video, and images from other agencies

  • Produces copies of digital photographs for pathologists and approved outside agencies upon appropriate request

  • Assists other staff with digital camera troubleshooting and quality improvements; assists in the maintenance and repair of cameras and accessories

  • Provides photographic coverage of agency events as assigned

  • Other duties as assigned

Harris County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
  https://hrrm.harriscountytx.gov/Pages/EqualEmploymentOpportunityPlan.aspx
 If you need special services or accommodations, please call (713) 274-5445 or email 
ADACoordinator@bmd.hctx.net.
 

 This position is subject to a criminal history check. Only relevant convictions will be considered and, even when considered, may not automatically disqualify the candidate.

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