Forensics Technician, St. Johns County, FL
St. Johns County Medical Examiner’s office is seeking a Forensics Technician to perform technical duties in support of investigations of the manner and causes of deaths. Documents distinguishing characteristics of decedents. Completes radiographic examinations of decedents. Fingerprints decedents. Assists with autopsies, including the eviscerating of decedents. Cleans morgue facilities. Releases decedent remains to appropriate recipients. Maintains proper chain of custody. Maintains evidence room. Maintains a full-time presence on the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Must have knowledge of autopsy principles and practices. Knowledge of radiological examination. Knowledge of fingerprinting techniques. Knowledge of chain of custody laws and regulations. Knowledge of evidence handling and packaging principles. Knowledge of computers and job related software programs. Must be skilled in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Knowledge of forensic photography. Skilled in oral and written communication. Must have knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education. Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/ internship or having had a similar position for one to two years. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver’s license and any other endorsements necessary to legally operate vehicles used while assigned to this position. Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills in order to serve others. Must be able to comprehend, speak and write the English language. Must be able to operate a computer. St. Johns County is a drug free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. All employment actions are taken without regard to race, religion, national origin, color, sex, marital status, age, disability, or genetics.
Pay Grade: 14
Pay Range: $37,143.50
Deadline: Applications Currently Accepted