Houghton County News

Medicolegal Death Investigators

The County of Houghton, Michigan is seeking applications for the positions of Medicolegal Death Investigator. These are part time and on-call positions, and members of the Death Investigative Team work under the guidance and directly with the Houghton County Medical Examiner, Dr. Petio Kotov. Applicants must pass a background check, and have a valid Michigan Driver’s License. Successful applicants must also be able to work in all weather conditions, in the evenings and overnights, and potentially at venues where a biological hazard would exist. The County’s Medicolegal Death Investigators work directly with all local Hospitals, Law Enforcement, Emergency Services, Funeral Homes, and with the family members of the victims and the deceased. Prior healthcare experience and/or investigative experience is necessary and preferred.

For more information, and to submit an application for employment, please contact the Office of Administration at 906-482-8307, or by email at administrator@houghtoncounty.net.