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Criminal Investigator, Level I/II

County of Sacramento, Employment Services Division - Sacramento, California

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$5,698.00 monthly
Top Pay:
$7,629.00 monthly

Job Description

Under general supervision performs technical and investigative work in criminal cases and civil matters. Positions are typically located in the District Attorney's Office, the Public Defender's Office, or the Investigation Division of the Department of Human Assistance. Investigators in this class investigate a wide variety of crimes, which includes gathering evidence, interviewing and or interrogating and locating witnesses, investigating the scene of the crime, and writing a report of findings. Investigations by the District Attorney's Office focus on the prosecution of criminal violations, including making arrests of suspected criminal violators. Where investigators from the District Attorney's and Public Defender's Office have a broad criminal area of responsibility, investigators at the Department of Human Assistance investigate cases involving fraudulent receipt of public assistance, forgery, internal embezzlements, child care fraud, duplicate aid, fleeing felons, identity theft and have the responsibility to provide integrity for the varied programs administered by the department and may partner with other law enforcement units. Review complete job posting online - www.saccountyjobs.net

Additional Information

Minimum Qualifications Completion of 18 semester (27 quarter) units of coursework in administration of justice, law enforcement or police science or other related coursework which addresses prevention, discovery, control and treatment of crimes, criminals and criminality, from an accredited college or university.
EITHER: Two years in the class of Investigative Assistant in Sacramento County service. OR: Three years as a detective/investigator with a District Attorney's Office, Public Defender's Office, Sheriff's Department, Police Department or other recognized public law enforcement agency whose primary responsibility is the investigation of criminal activity. To meet this experience requirement the majority of time must have been spent performing duties such as gathering evidence, interviewing and locating witnesses, investigating crime scenes, and writing reports of findings to be used in Court in the prosecution or defense of defendants. Note: For the class of Criminal Investigator (Level I and Level II) investigative work which is gained through performance of duties such as patrol, inmate custodial work, accident investigation and the like is not considered qualifying. Note: The word "experience" referenced in the minimum qualifications means full-time paid experience unless the job announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the final filing date listed in this notice. Review complete job posting online - www.saccountyjobs.net

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18
  • Education: - Please rReview complete job posting online - www.saccountyjobs.net
  • Experience: - Please review complete job posting online - www.saccountyjobs.net
700 H St, Rm 4667, Sac CA 95814, or call 916-874-5593). The County of Sacramento is an EOE.

Contact Informaton

Richard Chang

County of Sacramento, Employment Services Division
700 H Street, Room 4667, 4th Floor
Sacramento, California 95814
phone: (916) 874-5795

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