Medical Examiner Investigator

Oakland County
Job Description

$53,303.38 - $69,376.58 Annually

Under general supervision, is responsible for investigating deaths that occur within the jurisdiction of the Oakland County Medical Examiner in order to determine circumstances of death.  Prepares detailed reports on investigated cases for review by the Medical Examiner and Administrator.  Secures and preserves evidence and specimens relating to investigation and autopsy of assigned case in cooperation with local law enforcement agencies. When assigned to afternoon, midnight or weekend shifts, assumes responsibility for the Medical Examiner Division. Utilizes current Countywide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.
Employees of this classification are required to be available to respond and conduct off-duty death scene investigations as scheduled by management.


Minimum Qualifications


All applications must clearly indicate how the Minimum Qualifications, if applicable, are met. Provide as much detail as possible under employment history along with the hours worked per week at each job.

At the time of application, applicant must:

1.  Must be a high school graduate or have a certificate of successful completion of the General Educational Development Test; AND
2.  Have had at least three (3) years of full-time experience as a professional investigator associated with a law enforcement agency with at least one year in investigating homicides and/or major crimes as defined by the Uniform Crime Reporting Act as Part I Felonies.
3.  Possess a valid United States motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license. Out of Country driver's license holders will be required to obtain the appropriate valid State of Michigan driver's license before the hire date.
4.  Pass the complete examination, including the employment medical established for this classification.
5.  Successfully complete the six (6) month probationary period.

Special Requirements

1. Must maintain a valid United States motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license.

2. Submit annual tuberculin skin test or chest X-ray, at County expense.


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