Employment Opportunity

Forensic Driver

Columbus Coroner, Columbus, Georgia

Salary: $12.00 Hourly

Final Filing Date: Continuous

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


Major Duties and Responsibilities
  • Transports deceased persons to morgue, hospital or Georgia Bureau of Investigation in Atlanta for autopsy to determine cause of death or circumstances surrounding death.
  • Place and secure body in a body bag and load on to gurney for transportation.
  • May complete forms regarding chain of evidence.
  • Ensures evidence or personal property is properly secured and stored.
  • On call 24 hours and able to respond as needed within one (1) hour.
  • Carries out a continuous effort to improve operations, work processes; and works cooperatively and jointly to provide continuous improvement and customer-driven service.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of laws and regulations related to the operation of the Coroner's office.
  • Knowledge of Georgia death investigation act.
  • Knowledge of methods in approaching a crime scene.
  • Knowledge of how to move and transport a body without destroying or losing evidence.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
  • Skill in using tact, discretion, initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines.
  • Able to apply logical thinking to solve problems or accomplish tasks.
Minimum Educational and Training Requirements
  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of specialized training in the occupational field, 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.
Physical Requirements
  • The work typically demands walking over rough surfaces, frequent bending and reaching, climbing stairs to access levels of multiple story buildings, raising and placing loaded stretcher into van for transportation.
  • The work is typically performed while standing, walking, bending, crouching, or stooping.
  • The employee frequently lifts heavy objects, 200 pounds or more and must be able to distinguish between shades of color.
  • The work is typically performed outdoors or indoors where the employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, and machinery with moving parts, contagious or infectious diseases, irritating chemicals, hazardous materials, and cold or inclement weather.
  • The work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, or gloves

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