SHERIFFíS SUPERVISING CORONER INVESTIGATOR

Job Specifications

Class Code:

†RA7

Analyst:

JES

Date Originated:

10/20

Date Revised:


SANTA CRUZ COUNTY

DEFINITION

Under direction, assist the Forensic Pathologist in overseeing the functions of the Coronerís Division; directs, plans, and supervises the work of the Sheriff-Coroner Investigators and Administrative staff in the Coronerís Office; directs and/or conducts the more complex investigations; ensures maintained compliance with accreditation requirements; and performs other related duties as assigned.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This position is a peace officer under Penal Code Section 830.35, Paragraph C, in the Sheriff-Coronerís Office.† This class is distinguished from other peace officers in that persons in this class are not sworn and do not carry firearms.

This class is a supervisorial classification, supervising the investigators and administrative staff in the Coronerís Unit.† Incumbents function as first line supervisors and are expected to perform the most varied and complex investigations, which requires significant technical expertise, lead oversight, technical guidance, and training of coroner staff on a regular and recurring basis. This position may also handle routine cases as required by caseload. This position is distinguished from the positions of Sheriff-Coroner Investigators I and II, which do not have ongoing supervisory or administrative responsibilities.

TYPICAL TASKS


EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

Knowledge:

Thorough knowledge of:


Working knowledge of:


Some knowledge of:


Ability to:


Education and Experience/Training :

Any combination of education and experience which would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying, unless otherwise specified. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

 

Graduation from High School or G.E.D certificate and a minimum of an associate degree in forensic science, criminal justice, nursing, or other related fields.

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DESIRED QUALIFICATION:


Special Requirements/Conditions:

 

Bargaining Unit: 41

EEOC Job Category: 03

Occupational Grouping: 62

Worker's Comp Code: 0285