Careers

If you feel you have the desire, dedication, and determination to join our team, please submit a resume via e-mail to investigations@lpcoroner.com no later than July 15, 2015 (phone call inquiries will not be accepted). The list of qualified candidates created by this open announcement will be reviewed individually. If accepted, you will be contacted for an interview. Candidates not progressing to the next phase of the recruitment process will be notified via e-mail.

The 2015 Reserve Investigator Academy will meet every Saturday, beginning July 18, with practical lab exercises on Monday evenings. Qualified candidates that demonstrate accelerated capability MAY be considered for paid part-time or full-time positions, if openings are available. Successful completion of the 2015 Reserve Academy does NOT guarantee employment with the Lafourche Parish Coroners Office.

RESERVE INVESTIGATOR

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.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

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:

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS FOR PROSPECTIVE APPLICANTS: