Chief ME Investigator/Program Manager - District 18


Open Until Filled.


$2,474.55 to $2,722.01 biweekly. Actual salary negotiable based upon experience and qualifications. Central Area/Rockledge. The work schedule is Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 pm. and includes occasional evenings, weekends, and holidays as required during times of emergencies. Performs skilled professional work supervising the daily operations of the Medical Examiner’s Office. Work includes serving as the liaison between law enforcement, funeral homes, and other agencies. Acts as Chief Investigator performing skilled technical work investigating unattended or otherwise questionable deaths under the supervision of the Medical Examiner for the County. Supervision is provided to investigators, technical, and clerical staff.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Sociology, Psychology, Social Work or a closely related field PLUS six (6) years of experience in homicide and death investigation or a closely related field which includes one (1) year in crime scene investigations and two (2) years in a supervisory capacity. Additional qualifying education and/or experience may be substituted on a year for year basis. Education and/or training in homicide investigation, forensic medicine, and interviewing and interrogation skills are preferred. Certification by the Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission as a Law Enforcement Officer is preferred. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must possess, or obtain prior to employment, a valid Florida Driver’s license and maintain said license during the term of employment. This is heavy physical work that involves exposure to moving traffic, odors, fumes, dirt, dust, hazardous chemicals, and bodily fluids. In the event of a hurricane, major storm, natural or man-made disaster that may threaten the area, the employee will be required to perform emergency duties as directed. Must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.

Qualified candidates, please submit your resume online by visiting our website at Resumes are subject to the provisions of Florida Public Records Statutes.

Brevard County, Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, genetics, marital status, or disability which does not preclude the performance of the essential functions of the job, with reasonable accommodation(s) provided as necessary.

Joseph H. Davis Scholarship Fund

The Joseph H. Davis, M.D. Scholarship Fund was created in furtherance of forensic pathology education and provides financial assistance for Florida’s future forensic pathologists who might not otherwise be able to attend the annual Florida Association of Medical Examiners (FAME)conference due to financial constraints. Dr Davis was a mentor of thousands of forensic pathologists during his lifetime, as this fund was created to preserve his legacy. Please consider donating to the Joseph H. Davis Scholarship Fund today!