Accepting applications of interest for community coroners
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Applications of interest are being accepted for new coroners in the following communities: Carcross, Dawson, Haines Junction, Mayo, Old Crow and Ross River. Applications for Whitehorse are not being accepted at this time.
Reporting to the Chief Coroner, the community coroner is responsible for the investigation of all sudden, unexpected and unnatural deaths in their community. The coroner clarifies the facts for the public record and seeks to prevent similar deaths from occurring.
Experience in medical or legal disciplines, investigation, working in highly sensitive situations, and other relevant training and experience will be considered an asset. Yukon Coroner’s Service provides training and mentoring for all coroners in Yukon. First Nation applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.