Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Administrative Assistant to the Medical Examiner, the Receptionist will operate the Office of the Medical Examiner’s switchboard.

Explanatory Comments

This position is responsible for answering telephones, transferring calls to the appropriate extension, recording and distributing messages and greeting and directing visitors throughout the office.

Training and Experience

A minimum of two (2) years college or its equivalent, the ability to type a minimum of forty-five (45) words per minute, computer literacy with some knowledge of Word Perfect, superior organizational skills and the ability to work under stressful conditions are all requirements for this position.

Major Duties

  • Answering telephones.
  • Directing calls to the appropriate extension.
  • Recording and distributing messages.
  • Receiving incoming mail.
  • Greeting and directing Medical Examiner visitors and guests.
  • Occasional typing.
  • Occasional statement Preparation.
  • Occasional retrieving of records.

The above statements reflect a general description of this position and are not intended to be an all inclusive list of tasks or responsibilities which an employee may be assigned.

In house testing of the candidates abilities may be required prior to any employment offer.