Cuyahoga County, Ohio Medical Examiner's Office

Forensic Photographer

Closing Date

Applications must be received by 4:30 pm, January 27, 2017


Cleveland, Ohio


Photographs bodies including mug shots, clothed overalls, autopsies and gross specimens; photographs clothing and associated evidence, property, vehicles or scenes. Processes raw image files from digital media cards, processes property or digital media cards for other departments; burns files to CD's or DVD's; prints color or black and white digital photos or conventional silver prints; scans film or flat copy and documents. Cleans and maintains equipment; orders supplies. Conducts tours of department; instructs interns and provides demonstrations.


A Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography or Science degree including coursework in photography, or related field; with one (1) year experience performing digital and conventional photography in a studio or laboratory setting; forensic experience is desirable; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Adobe Photoshop, Extensis Portfolio and Camera RAW are required. Additional competencies in other photo software applications as needed. Completion of FEMA ICS 100, 200, and 700 courses is required within probationary period (180 days). Must be capable of obtaining a valid Ohio driver's license.

To Apply

Please complete an on-line profile. Applications and resumes will only be accepted through the on-line process. All job offers are made with the understanding that prospective employees pass a drug test and a criminal background investigation prior to being hired.

If interested go to You must first register an account. Click the "Apply/Register" button to create an account/profile. This is used in case you want to apply for multiple jobs within the county. Once you have completed your profile you will then "Apply for new job" to fill out the application.

This position is subject to civil service examination. Exam information will be sent to qualified applicants at a later date. If you wish to request military service credit, please send an email by the end of the application period. All communications regarding testing will be made via email, using the email account on your online profile. You must monitor that email account for communications regarding testing and important deadlines.