forensic Attendant

22418

(Competitive)

 

 

Distinguishing Features of the Class

 

This is an entry level, skilled position in the Medical Examiner's Office responsible for assisting with the in-processing and release of decedents. The work involves responsibility for answering the office phone, collection of preliminary case information upon death notification, database data entry and record scanning, case file maintenance and custodial maintenance in the morgue, garage and other areas. Due to the nature of the position, employees may be required to work evenings, weekends and holidays. Does related work as required.

 

 

Typical Work Activities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Forensic Attendant

 

 

 

 

 

WHEN ASSIGNED TO THE ONONDAGA COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT:

Participates in public health preparedness activities as trained and assigned.

 

 

Full Performance Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma plus EITHER:

 

  1. One (1) year of paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience in law enforcement, as a funeral director, or in an emergency medical service or related field such as, but not limited to, firefighter, paramedic, health care provider or ambulance attendant; OR

 

  1. Two (2) years** of active volunteer experience in an organized volunteer or paid fire department or ambulance organization and either: 1.) successful completion of a course in typing or data entry; or 2.) six (6) months of paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience involving typing or data entry on a computer style keyboard/terminal as a major function of the job.

 

Note: **Two (2) years as a volunteer in an organized volunteer or paid fire department or ambulance organization means length in time in calendar years as an active member in good standing. This does not have to be full-time experience.

 

SPECIAL NECESSARY REQUIREMENT:

 

When required to operate motor vehicles, employees must possess a valid Non-CDL or CDL with appropriate endorsements as required by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles for the class of vehicle(s) being operated.

 

 

 

 

11/2011 Date of original composition