DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: The Coroners make inquiries into unnatural deaths within the County as prescribed by law. The Coroners shall have all the powers and duties and shall be subject to all the obligations and liabilities lawfully granted or imposed by applicable laws and rules. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Thorough knowledge of applicable state and local laws and requirements for the investigation of violent, suspicious or unnatural deaths which occur in the county; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of medicine; ability to prepare required reports clearly and accurately; conscientiousness and thoroughness; interest in maintaining a high standard of professional ethics; good professional judgment.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: These are elective positions for terms of four (4) years.