Employment Opportunity

Coroner's Investigator

Marin County Sheriff's Office, San Rafael, California

Salary: $6,688.93 - $8,132.80 Monthly

Final Filing Date: January 12, 2018

Coroner's Investigators investigate and report death cases which fall within the jurisdiction of the Marin County Sheriff's Office – Coroner's Division.

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Incumbents in this position take charge of the death scene and the body of the deceased, safeguard the personal property of the deceased, and locate and notify the next of kin.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • One year of college thirty (30) semester units from an accredited college or university AND one year of investigatory experience which has included researching information, interviewing individuals, and preparing detailed written reports for governmental or other related agencies. Course work in criminal justice, biology, health/life sciences or other closely related fields is highly desirable. Note: Additional investigatory experience may substitute for the education on a year for year basis.
  • --OR--
  • Two years of full-time experience as an investigator with a county coroner or medical examiner.
Certificates and Licenses:
  • Successful completion of training in the laws of arrest as mandated in Section 832 of the California Penal Code within the first twelve (12) months of appointment.
  • Successful completion of an approved Coroner's Death Investigation course within the first twelve (12) months of appointment.
  • This job requires travel between various County and business-related locations. Employees who drive on County business to carry out job-related duties must possess a valid California driver's license for the class vehicle driven and must meet automobile insurability requirements of the County.
Special Requirements:
  • Must meet the Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) required minimum standards for Peace Officer at time of appointment, including citizenship, age, character, and education.
  • Must be willing to carry a firearm

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Posted: January 2, 2018

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