Forensic Photographer, District 4
CITY OF JACKSONVILLE
SALARY: $21.43 Hourly
OPENING DATE: 07/20/21
CLOSING DATE: 08/03/21 11:59 PM
The Medical Examiner's Office is actively seeking a Forensic Photographer.
Did you know that as a City of Jacksonville employee, you would also have 11 paid holidays and a personal leave day as well? In addition, to health insurance, dental, vision, life insurance and flexible spending plans are also available. City of Jacksonville employees are also eligible for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness after 10 years of public service and on-time payments.
This is skilled technical work performing digital imaging of bodies and physical evidence, processing and archiving case-related images using secure methods while preserving chain of custody, and serving as a forensic imaging consultant to the Medical Examiner Office and allied agencies. The work requires knowledge of photography methods, techniques and procedures, which includes the use of specialized skills or specialized equipment including digital and traditional optics, ambient lighting, and alternate light sources, which are learned on the job or through specialized training. Contacts require basic courtesy, tact, and effectiveness in dealing with others and includes requesting or providing information, asking questions, or obtaining clarification. Work is semi-routine where tasks are covered by procedures or precedents, but some latitude is permitted to consider and choose the most appropriate technique, method, or procedure to follow. Work is performed in a controlled work environment where there are some risks and hazards but they are known, predictable, and controllable. Operates personal computer to input data and photographs, operates camera for digital photography of cadavers and physical evidence, and may operate a motor vehicle. The physical demands of the work include moderate physical activity such as climbing a ladder or elevated platform to take pictures, occasionally lifting objects weighing more than 50 pounds and moving cadavers and equipment. The work is performed under general supervision where the work is varied and, although subject to standardized practices and procedures, the worker is permitted some latitude to set own priorities subject to supervisor's approval.