Salary: $36,923 - $44,056 per year
Final Filing Date: Open until filled
Under direction of the Commissioners Court, and Dr. Nizam Peerwani M.D. with the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office, provides day to day supervision and coordination of the activities of the Johnson County Medical Examiner’s Office. Supervises and conducts death investigations occurring within the county on behalf of the Medical Examiner’s office in cooperation with the Law Enforcement Agency who has the primary jurisdiction and responsibility for the death investigation/crime scene. Fulfill this obligation by visiting death scenes, hospital or institutions reporting the death to the Medical Examiner’s Office. Oversees the transportation of bodies as specified by state law; collection of information regarding circumstances of death; external examination of the body and clothing; photographs when indicated; interviews with witnesses, law enforcement officers, physicians, and other parties regarding cause of death; will see all evidence and personal property found on or with deceased person is secured, except for property deemed evidence, by the lead investigating law enforcement agency, as such property could or may be required for criminal prosecution; to include any items prohibited/declared illegal by Federal or State Statutes. Individual may be required to testify at court hearings, trials, and inquests. Reviews all case files, completing related records and reports, and maintaining accurate case files. Evaluates performance of ME Offices staff. Ensures compliance with all applicable laws, statutes, regulations, and policies; updates staff on applicable changes. Establishes a good working relationship with all Johnson County employees necessary to complete duties including the County Judge, County Commissioners, the Sheriff, the County Attorney, the District Attorney, the County Auditor, as well as liaison between local law enforcement and the ME Office as directed by the Commissioners Court and Dr. Peerwani. Performs all other related duties as assigned.
Requirements:Education and Experience
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Posted: September 15, 2020
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