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Kern County Personnel - Bakersfield, California

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Entry Level Salary:
$39.63 hourly
Top Pay:
$48.38 hourly

Job Description

Under general direction, to supervise and direct a unit of investigators in the Investigation Division of the District Attorney's Office; coordinate training of subordinates in investigative laws, procedures and techniques; to personally supervise special projects and conduct sensitive and complex investigations; and to do related work as required.

Eight (8) year's experience as a peace officer in the State of California INCLUDING EITHER three (3) year's experience as an Investigator III in the Kern County District Attorney's Office OR five (5) years experience as a Sergeant or equivalent in another law enforcement agency, one year of which has been completed within the past three years. Possession of an Advanced Certificate awarded by the Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission (POST).

Applicants must meet all requirements for peace officer status that are mandated by the California Government Code and Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Regulations for the class of Investigator. Possession of a valid California Driver’s License. Knowledge of: principles of organization supervision and training; the function, responsibilities, and authority of the District Attorney’s Office; methods and techniques of criminal investigation, including techniques of interviewing and interrogation; laws of arrest, search and seizure, rules of evidence, and courtroom procedures; principles of supervision and training. Other Functions: Performs other job-related duties as assigned. Incumbents must have the ability to perform the Essential Functions of the job.

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Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: See job description.
  • Experience: See job description.

Contact Informaton

Keri Pharris

Kern County Personnel
1115 Truxton Ave
Bakersfield, California 93301
phone: (661) 868-3480

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