Senior Mortuary Technician - Coroners Court/Forensic Medicine Centre
Part-time Permanent

Closes: 18 June 2019

Classification: Technical Officer Level 3
Salary: $72,017 - $81,387
Position No: 39292
Directorate: Justice and Community Safety
Advertised (Gazettal date): 21 May 2019
Contact Officer: Doug Sawtell on doug.sawtell@courts.act.gov.au or (02) 6205 5545

Details: The ACT Forensic Medicine Centre (FMC), which is part of the ACT Courts and Tribunal, is seeking a Mortuary Technician. The role of the Mortuary Technician is to assist the Mortuary Manager with the day to day duties of the FMC which includes administrative work, admitting and releasing bodies and preparing bodies for viewings. The role also involves working in theatre as part of a team during coronial autopsies and other post mortem examinations. Theatre duties will involve preparing bodies for autopsy, taking of toxicological samples, removal of organs, reconstruction of bodies and cleaning. The role is physically and emotionally demanding, and applicants need to be aware that they will be exposed to deceased bodies on a daily basis and also have regular contact with grieving families. The ACT Courts and Tribunal is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment we strongly encourage people from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, and/or People with Disability, to apply.
Note: This is a permanent part-time position available at 22:05 hours (three days per week) and the full-time salary noted above will be paid pro-rata. Additional casual roles for primarily theatre work may be advertised at a later date. An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months.
How to Apply: Applicants are required to submit a Curriculum Vitae, Application Coversheet, contact details of at least two referees and a covering letter (maximum two pages) addressing the Selection Criteria by telling us how your skills, experience and ability makes you the best person for this job opportunity. Highlight any specific examples or achievements that will demonstrate your ability to perform the role and try not to duplicate information that can already be found in your resume.
Applications should be sent to jobs@act.gov.au  For information on the ACT Courts and Tribunal please visit: www.courts.act.gov.au

Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services
Legal and Courts