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Special Victims Unit Investigator, 30hr a week

Provo City Police Department - Provo, Utah

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$20.50 hourly

Job Description

Essential Duties: • This is a Special Victims Unit Investigator (Detective) position with the Provo City Police Department. The appointed employee will be required to perform the following duties: • Enforce all laws of the State of Utah and/or the City of Provo and Utah County • Work under special assignment in the Provo City Criminal Investigative Division and investigate cases for the Victim Assistance Program (specifically violence against women) • Coordinate cases with the Victim Services Program Coordinator; gather intelligence through the investigative process • Investigate complaints and crimes by interviewing complainants, suspects, witnesses, victims and prisoners • Prepare, compose, and submit reports of a quality to be used in a court of law or as a basis for further investigation or intelligence gathering • Maintain case files and inform other detectives of relevant case information • Testify in court or at hearings when subpoenaed • Arrest suspects by proper and approved methods • Subdue, overcome, and control persons by using reasonable force • Maintain security of and escort prisoners from crime scenes to jail, court, or other assigned areas • Handle inquiries or complaints • Render first aid when necessary • Notify next-of-kin in cases involving death • Perform other duties as required

Additional Information

Mon-Thurs, 30hrs a week, contract position. This position is grant funded. The grant runs until April 2014. As this is a grant-funded position, duration will be determined in part by the continuation of grant funding. For additional information or to apply online go to provo.org

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: Utah POST Catagory 1 Certification
  • Experience: Requires a POST Category I certification and at least 5 years of previous law enforcement. Preference will be given to those with experience as a detective.
A valid, lawful Utah driver’s license is required at time of appointment. Applicant may be disqualified based on an unacceptable driving record as reflected by the State Department of Motor Vehicles. Screening: Based on meeting the minimum requirements and job-related experience, skills, knowledge, and education. Criminal background checks are conducted on all City positions. Non-disclosure may result in dismissal. Physical/Environmental Factors: • Essential tasks require remaining seated at a computer or desk for extended periods of time • Handling stressful, extremely sensitive, and uncomfortable situations • Infrequent exposure to adverse weather conditions Pre-employment Testing: Prior to appointment, applicant will be required to successfully pass a drug screening and background investigation. Individuals with unsatisfactory drug screen results will be ineligible for appointment or application to any Provo City position for a minimum period of six (6) months. Apply online at Provo.org

Contact Informaton

Sergeant Otte

Provo City Police Department
48 S 300 W
Provo, Utah 84601
phone: (801) 852-7220

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