Restricted to permanent employees of the Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner who have successfully completed their initial probationary period.
Current employees in unclassified service in the Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner who meet the following criteria also qualify to participate in this exam:
- Unclassified employees who have attained permanent County status on a classified position by successful completion of the initial probationary period, with no break in service since leaving the classified service.
- Full-time employees in the unclassified service with at least six months of full-time experience in the unclassified service by the last day of filing or at the time of filing the application.
The Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner investigates and determines the circumstances, manner and cause of all violent, sudden or unusual deaths occurring within the County.
Each year approximately 18,000 cases are reported to the Department, of which about half fall within its jurisdiction. The Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner conducts about 5,700 autopsies per year, making it one of the largest coroner’s offices in the world. It has also become one of the most technologically advanced offices in the world, due to the complexity of cases investigated, including numerous high profile cases.
What you will do:
As a Supervising Forensic Technician you will supervise technicians that assist pathologists in performing autopsies at the Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner and related support functions. In addition, you will assist with the more specialized and difficult autopsies. For more information you can review the class specification HERE.