Criminal Investigator
McHenry County Government Center - Woodstock, IL

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The McHenry County Public Defenders department has an immediate opening for a Full Time Criminal Investigator. This position will interview defendants represented by the Public Defender's office. This position will also interview, investigate and gather information from potential witnesses (prosecution and defense) who may be involved in the cases.

Initiates reports, photographs and other types of evidence as instructed.

Locates witnesses and serves subpoenas as instructed by attorney.

Testifies in court as necessary; transports witnesses, defendants and evidence to and from court proceedings as directed.

Good knowledge of the practices, procedures and techniques employed in criminal investigation.

Good knowledge of the laws and ordinances related to arrest, search and seizure.

Good knowledge of the rules of legal evidence and general procedures used by grand juries in conducting criminal investigations and by courts in conducting criminal trials.

Good knowledge of the geography of McHenry County.

Works closely with the Public Defender on all other duties as assigned.

Degree in Criminal Justice, in the field of Criminal Sciences, or related experience.

Bilingual Spanish preferred

A valid Illinois driver's license with proof of insurance required.

McHenry County offers an excellent benefits package which includes: Health and Dental Insurance, IMRF Pension Plan, Deferred Compensation Plan, Paid Holidays, Vacation, Personal and Sick days.

Please send cover letter and resume to McHenry County Public Defender, 2200 North Seminary Avenue, Woodstock, Illinois 60098. Candidates may submit materials by email to or via facsimile to 815/334-4692.

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