COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO CALIFORNIA
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Forensic Autopsy Specialist-18482009
at COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO CALIFORNIA
- Job Summary
- PER COUNTY RULES, THIS POSITION IS ELIGIBLE FOR APPOINTMENT AT STEP 1, $50,294.40. COUNTY EMPLOYEES ARE SUBJECT TO THE COUNTY PROMOTION RULE FOR STEP PLACEMENT IN ACCORDANCE WITH COMPENSATION ORDINANCE SECTION 1.3.5.
Are you a licensed California embalmer looking for a career in medico-legal death investigations? Are you interested in assisting with autopsies determining the causes of sudden, unexpected deaths? Don't let this opportunity pass you by - Apply Now!
The Medical Examiner's Office has an immediate opening for a Forensic Autopsy Specialist. As a Forensic Autopsy Specialist, you will assist Deputy Medical Examiners with autopsies and accept, process, and release deceased persons.
Required Licenses and Experience
A valid California Class C driver's license, which must be maintained throughout employment in this class, is required at time of appointment, or the ability to arrange necessary and timely transportation for field travel. Employees in this class may be required to use their own vehicle.
- Possession of a current, valid California Embalmer's License; AND,
- Experience as a journey level embalmer, having embalmed approximately 150 cases within the past five (5) years, including coroner-type cases (motor vehicle fatalities, homicides, suicide, decomposed bodies), AND, experience in pathological/forensic techniques, OR,
- At least two (2) years of experience working with a medical examiner/coroner's office, assisting with autopsies, which involved frequent direct contact with deceased persons.
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Qualified candidates will be placed on a twelve (12) month employment list based on scores received during the evaluation of information contained in their employment and supplemental applications. Please ensure all information is complete and accurate, as the responses you provide on the supplemental application questionnaire will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in the initial screening process, your application will be reviewed individually to confirm that the information you provided is accurate and qualifying.
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