Forensic Mortuary Technician (512655)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jun 10, 2021
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:


$71,912 to $82,898 per annum


General Stream Band 4


Health and Human Services (Tasmanian State Service) Award

Period of Employment

Permanent full-time day work, working 76 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible.

Please also note that this process may be used to fill fixed term and casual opportunities as they arise.


Forensic Pathology – Hobart


  • Under general technical direction and general supervision, perform specialised procedures assisting the Forensic Pathologist in post mortem examination and other examinations as instructed.

  • Maintain forensic mortuary equipment.

  • Participate in continuing education and contribute to quality improvement activities within Statewide Forensic Medical Services.

Essential Requirements

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:
1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
a) Crimes of Violence
b) Sex Related Offences
c) Serious Drug Offences
d) Crimes involving dishonesty

2. Identification check

3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Desirable Requirements

  • An Associate Diploma from a recognised tertiary institution, or an equivalent qualification appropriate to the nature of the work.

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

(image) 512655, 516979 Forensic Mortuary Technician Band 4 (May 2021).pdf
(image) 512655, 516979 Forensic Mortuary Technician Band 4 (May 2021).docx
(image) Applicant Guide.pdf
(image) Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply Now" button on this screen.
Applications will only be accepted online. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, complete/upload your selection criteria responses and attach your resume. Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.

Important information

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For further information contact

Dr Don Ritchey
Director - Statewide Forensic Medical Services
Phone: (03) 6166 8611
Email: [email protected]

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