Medical Examiner Investigator

Johnson County

Johnson County’s Medical Examiner department is seeking a full-time Medical Examiner Investigator to conduct death investigations, issue cremation permits and perform related tasks. Investigations will be performed in the field and in an institutional setting.  


  • Associate’s degree in criminal justice, nursing or closely related field and three (3) years related experience which includes a minimum of two (2) years of experience as a licensed or certified nurse or medical care provider; or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work.  
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.  
  • Special requirements:  
    • Arrive at scene within one-half (1/2) hour of notification.
    • Within six months of hire, must reside in Johnson County or within a twenty mile radius of the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office.  
    • Valid driver’s license, safe driving record and insurable under county liability coverage.  
    • May also require use of private vehicle for official business.  
    • Attend the Basic Medicolegal Death Investigator Training Course within the probationary period.
    • Attain certification as a Registered Medicolegal Death Investigator with the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators, Inc. within one year of employment.
    • Attend the Masters Conference for Advanced Death Investigation within two years of employment. 

Compensation: $30.66-$36.80 an hour to start plus excellent benefits.  

To apply and learn more about this position please click apply now!  

Applications will be accepted through September 16, 2020.  

Application Instructions:

Cover letter and resume required with online application. 

Job ID: 71578

Posted 29 days ago

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