Employment Opportunity

Medical Death Investigator

Webb County Medical Examiner's Office, Laredo, Texas

Salary: $42,390.40 Annually

Final Filing Date: Continuous

This position is responsible for examining death cases to report to the Medical Examiner.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


  • Reports to locations of deaths, makes death pronouncements, and transports decedents..
  • Communicates with law enforcement, medical staff, and families to gather information.
  • Prepares decedents for examinations.
  • Inventories decedents medications.
  • Investigates crime scenes; takes photographs with digital camera.
  • Releases decedents following established policies and procedures; releases decedent property.
  • Prepares written reports.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.


  • Must have a Bachelor's degree in science related field or criminal justice.
Supplemental Information
  • Knowledge of crime scene investigation.
  • Knowledge of Texas Law as related to death scenes.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Knowledge of computers and job related software programs.
  • Skill in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions.
  • Skills in the preparation of clear and precise reports.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Ability to communicate in English and Spanish.

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Posted: May 15, 2017

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