Coroner Investigator I (Temporary)

Jefferson County, CO - Golden, CO2.9

Are you seeking more than a paycheck? Do you want to serve your community in a way that's friendly, composed, and professional?

At Jefferson County, we are looking for customer-focused individuals just like you who take pride in their work, have an eye for detail, and believe in a positive attitude. Whether you are coming from a job where travel is mandatory, or leaving a company with an overwhelming schedule, you can find a better quality of life working with the Jeffco community. We offer exciting benefits such as flex time, generous holiday schedules, and regular business hours so you can stay put, spend more time with family, and enjoy all the amenities Jefferson County has to offer!

We invite you to apply for an opening with the Coroner's Office as a part-time Coroner Investigator. This position provides you the opportunity to work for a county that thrives on working collaboratively and overcoming challenges. We are seeking a game changer, someone who loves what they do and is motivated to share their knowledge with those they work with.

The Coroner Investigator will perform comprehensive, complex death investigative work for the County Coroner's Office.

Please note the hiring range for this position is $52,000 - $57,500, and the overall pay range is $51,270.30 - $76,905.20. This position is a part-time, non-benefited position, and will fill in on an as-needed basis.

Essential Duties
Work involves conducting comprehensive investigations into deaths, researching related facts and producing highly accurate investigation reports. Employee is responsible for notifying appropriate agencies and next-of-kin regarding deaths within the Coroner's jurisdiction. Employee is also responsible for drawing and submitting specimens, maintaining investigative equipment and keeping detailed records.

Must be available to work evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.


Minimum Qualifications:
Associate of Arts in criminal justice or related field and minimum one year death investigation experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications:
ABMDI certification
Medical background (such as nursing, paramedic/EMT, pharmaceutical, medical technician, hospital medical staff, laboratory, etc.)

Must have knowledge of anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, psychology, medical terminology and technical report writing.

Offer of employment contingent on criminal background, MVR check and education verification
Additional Information
Must have valid driver's license, if you are from out of state, you must obtain a valid Colorado driver's license within 30 days of hire date and you must not have any major violations, and no DUI, DWI, DWAI convictions in the past three years.