County Job: Medical Examiner Technician – Apply by March 16

Dutchess County’s Department of Behavioral and Community Health is looking to hire a Medical Examiner Technician with a salary of $47,991:

This position is responsible for conducting on scene and hospital investigations that result from accidental, suicidal, criminal, suspicious or undetermined causes. Conducting investigations will include interviewing witnesses, recording detailed observations of the scene, obtaining physical and trace evidence and conducting follow-up investigations. This position will also assist with autopsies by performing body dissections utilizing appropriate techniques, equipment and universal precautions. The work is performed under the general direction of a higher level supervisor with considerable leeway for the exercise of independent judgement. Supervision is not a function of this position; however, some guidance may be exercised over clerical staff. Lastly, the Medical Examiner Technician must be able to work weekends, holiday, evenings and other than normal work schedules. This is a provisional position pending a future civil service examination.

If you’re interested in the position or know somebody who might be, please click here to read more about it and other jobs available with the county.

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