LABORATORY TECH, SR FORENSIC
University of Florida UFL - Gainesville, FL

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Requisition number:
0902253

POSITION INFORMATION

Requisition Title
LABORATORY TECH, SR FORENSIC

Working Title

Position number:
00023672

Advertised Salary:
Starting salary is $11.46 – $18.27 per hour, commensurate within this range based on education and experience.

FLSA Status:
Non-Exempt

Job Type
Full-Time

Job Category
TEAMS

Work Location
Main Campus (Gainesville)

If other work location

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION

Department:
29080100-MD-PATHOLOGY-GENERAL

College/Unit
29080100-MD-PATHOLOGY-GENERAL

POSTING TEXT

Job Description:
This is work conducting medical-legal death investigations for the District 8 Medical Examiner covering Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Dixie (by contract) Gilchrist, Levy, and Union Counties from the office located in Gainesville.

Investigates events surrounding the death of an individual under the authority of Chapter 406, Florida Statutes.

  • Reviews reported deaths to determine if jurisdiction applies,
  • Responds to death scenes when necessary,
  • Develops facts pertinent to the establishment of cause and manner of death,
  • Transports human remains as required using an office vehicle,
  • On-call duties are required as is the use of digital photographic equipment.
Reports events surrounding the death of an individual under the authority of Chapter 406, Florida Statutes.

  • Reviews medical records,
  • Maintains liaison with investigative agencies,
  • Testifies in court when required.
  • On-call duties are required.
Assists Medical Examiners in the performance of autopsy by

  • Moving and undressing human remains,
  • Documenting with photography and written record the condition of evidence and the body, and
  • Processing evidence and biological specimens as appropriate.
Provides follow-up communications with families, funeral homes, and other interested parties on the progress of investigations.

Minimum Requirements:
A high school diploma and four years of appropriate experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Must be bondable.
  • Bachelor’s degree in criminology or related field and a minimum of five years’ experience in a related investigative or funeral service field is preferred.
  • Familiarity with medical terminology is preferred.
  • Previous experience with investigative processes is also preferred.
Health Assessment Required:
Yes

Special instructions to applicants:
If you wish to claim veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD.214.

This position is time-limited.

This is a repost of requisition number 0902253. Previous applicants are under consideration and need not apply.

Posting Date:
01/09/2013

Closing Date:
01/31/2013

Open Until Filled:

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