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Employer: Sedgwick County
Department: Regional Forensic Science Center
Job Title: Regional Forensic Science Center - Deputy Coroner/Medical Examiner
Salary: $0 

Veterans' Preference is available for this vacancy.
To receive Veterans' Preference, you must supply a copy of your DD214 to the Human Resources department at Sedgwick County after applying.

Job Description:

Usual working days/hours: Monday - Friday (occasional Saturday)

Location of work: 1109 N Minneapolis St. Wichita, KS

Job Objectives:
Orders and performs medicolegal autopsies and other postmortem investigations. Determines cause and manner of death; executes death certificates and cremation permits. Orders and interprets laboratory reports. Attends scene of death; on call for nights, weekends, and holidays. Work with law enforcement personnel; confers with attorneys and family members, testifies in court. Functions as Acting Coroner in absence of Coroner. Performs other related work as required.

Essential Job Functions:
Knowledge of the principles and techniques of organization, management, and supervision. Skill in conducting postmortem examinations. Skill in the use of a personal computer. Skill in Microscopic techniques. Ability to supervise subordinates. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain satisfactory working relationships with staff, law enforcement officials, and attorneys. Ability to testify in court.

Job Standards:
M.D. or D.O., licensed by the State of Kansas, board certified or board eligible in Forensic Pathology. State of Kansas Driver’s License.

Testing/Screening Requested:
Background/Drug Test

Laboratory/office equipment

Work Environment:

*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice.*

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.
Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.
Immediate family and family of the employee’s spouse shall be considered husband, wife, son, step-son, son-in-law, daughter, step-daughter, daughter-in law, brother, step-brother, brother-in law, sister, step-sister, sister-in-law, mother, step-mother, mother-in law, father, step-father, father-in-law, grandchildren, grandparents and grandparents-in-law.


Vacancy Number: 20001512

Open Date: 12/14/2016 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 6/14/2017 11:59:59 PM