RESERVE INVESTIGATOR ACADEMY/PART-TIME INVESTIGATOR OPPORTUNITY
If you are interested in becoming a part of our team as a reserve or part-time investigator, please submit a resume to our office via email to email@example.com. The list of qualified candidates created by this open announcement will be reviewed individually and if accepted, the applicant will be contacted for an interview.
The 2013 Reserve Academy will meet every Saturday, beginning June 1, for thirteen weeks of classroom instruction. Orientation and practical lab exercises will be held on Monday evenings. Successful completion of the 2013 Reserve Academy does NOT guarantee employment with the Clark County Office of the Medical Examiner. Application process will close April 15, 2013.
Reserve Investigators are volunteers who assist the investigative staff in conducting medicolegal death investigations. Upon successful completion of the Reserve Investigator Academy, graduates are eligible to apply for a limited number of Reserve Investigator positions. Reserve Investigators are expected to complete two shifts monthly, during which time they will continue to learn and experience all the facets of a medicolegal death investigator’s role in the community.
Part-Time Investigative staff are tasked with the same investigative responsibilities and held to the same accountability as a Full-Time Investigator. They are not normally scheduled more than twenty hours per week and receive $15 hourly. Part-Time Investigators do not receive benefits.
Investigators are exposed to dead bodies in various stages of decomposition, infectious and contagious disease, noxious fumes, and hazardous materials. Investigators work evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays in all weather conditions.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS FOR PROSPECTIVE APPLICANTS:
Applicants must be twenty-one years or older.
Applicants must submit to a criminal background check and have no felony convictions.
Applicants must provide two references from persons not related to him/her, attesting to his/her integrity and suitability for the position.
Applicants must successfully complete an initial interview and may be requested to attend subsequent interviews.
Applicants must demonstrate a sincere career interest in the field of medicolegal death investigations rather than mere curiosity.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS FOR PROSPECTIVE APPLICANTS:
Preferred candidates have a proven ability to deal with the public in stressful situations.
Preferred candidates must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills.
Preferred candidates have experience performing investigations and crime scene processing.
Preferred candidates must demonstrate an ability to work with diverse cultures in diverse environments.
Preferred candidates must demonstrate an ability to work with various disciplines within the criminal justice field.
Preferred candidates have professional or educational experience in related fields.