Employment Opportunity

Coroner Investigator

Union County Coroner, Marysville, Ohio

Salary: $22.61 - $33.91 Hourly

Final Filing Date: July 14. 2024

The Union County Coroner is now hiring a full-time Investigator to provide crime scene and investigation support to our rapidly growing community. Under general supervision of the Coroner, the Investigator performs post-mortem examinations of bodies and investigates deaths of persons; consults with law enforcement agencies; testifies in court; photographs and documents death scenes. Performs other related duties as assigned.

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  • Examines decedent's body for signs of trauma and/or unusual circumstances; verifies post-mortem changes are consistent with the situation and circumstances; relays the absence of any signs of life to coroner or deputy coroner for pronouncement of death.
  • Surveys death scenes; collects information, evidence, blood and bodily fluids, and other items related to the cause or manner of death; photographs body and surrounding conditions, and documents death scenes to preserve the circumstances of the death/scene; requests medical, mental health, and/or employment records; obtains necessary search warrants as directed by prosecutor and/or law enforcement.
  • Interviews family members, physicians, nurses, law enforcement, and EMS to obtain medical history, lifestyle patterns, incident, and other reports related to the case; communicates information to Coroner's staff and administrative staff; works in a professional manner with prosecutor and law enforcement; testifies in court or before grand jury if required; assists with morgue maintenance management.
  • Prepares written reports detailing observations and investigation findings; completes inventory and proper packaging of decedent's personal valuables for safe return to legal next of kin; gathers controlled substances (prescriptions) of the deceased for inventory and destruction.
  • Coordinates with the prosecutor’s office and law enforcement, the movement and transportation of the body; under the direction of the coroner or deputy coroner, prepares and causes the performance of an autopsy.
  • Assists with Medication Inventory; assists with Maintaining Stats; assists with sending Autopsy and Coroner Report requests; represents Coroner’s office for mandated and assigned review boards.
  • Maintains required licensures, certification, and continuing education requirements, if any.
  • Meets all job safety requirements and all applicable safety standards that pertain to essential functions.
  • Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Attends staff meetings as assigned.

 Earn a Degree in Crime Scene Investigation, Forensic Science, Computer Forensics or Forensic Psychology


  • *County, Department, and Division goals and objectives; *County, Department, and Division policies and procedures; *personnel rules and regulations; workplace safety; office practices and procedures; English grammar and spelling; case management; physiology; medical terminology; scene safety; evidence collection; Ohio Revised Code 313.
Skill in:
  • word processing; computer operation; use of modern office equipment; operating a motor vehicle; communication.
Ability to:
  • carry out instructions in written, oral, or picture form; deal with problems involving few variables within familiar context; recognize unusual or threatening conditions and take appropriate action; add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers; maintain records according to established procedures; respond to routine inquiries from public and/or officials; communicate effectively; understand a variety of written and/or verbal communication; work alone on most tasks; travel to and gain access to work site; lift, position, and move individuals according to established procedures; handle sensitive inquiries; contacts with officials and general public; develop and maintain effective working relationships; perform job safely.

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Posted: June 26, 2024

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