GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: |
Assist deputy district attorneys by conducting criminal investigations as assigned; conducts child support investigations and prepares cases for court action; assists in all phases of case preparation; and performs related work as required.
Works under the supervision of a Trial Team Supervisor the Criminal Investigations Supervisor who assigns investigations and outlines policies and procedures; conducts assignments in investigation procedures and in child support areas.
Supervision of employees is not a responsibility of positions in this classification. However, an employee in this classification may assume lead work responsibilities in the coordination of investigative work assignments and schedules.
Typical Duties - Duties include, but are not limited to the following:
- Reads and analyses technical reports from investigations.
- Writes technical reports for court processing.
- Accesses computer equipment for criminal history and locating information.
- Prepares court displays for trials.
- Reports findings orally to supervising attorney.
- Locates and interviews persons to prepare for trial.
- Schedules events.
- Coordinates witness appearance.
- Operates a motor vehicle
- Transports witnesses
- Serves subpoenas
- Examines and photographs crime scenes
- Prepares and serves subpoenas for court
- Transports persons for interviews and court appearances
- Operates electronic equipment to prepare court exhibits.
- Performs mathematical calculations
Requirements for the Position:
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
Three (3) years law enforcement experience, which includes criminal investigations; AND two (2) years of college with specialization in police science field; OR
Any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience relevant to the position.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITY:
- Must possess a current driver’s license in the applicant’s state of residence and an acceptable driving history. Marion County will obtain a copy of the driving record for selected applicants from Driver and Motor Vehicle Services.
- The finalist for this position will be required to pass a criminal history background check, however conviction of a crime may not necessarily disqualify an individual for this position.
- This is a full-time position, which is eligible for overtime.
- This position is represented by a union.
- Typical work schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. with flexibility depending upon the needs of the department.
Considerable knowledge of : investigation techniques and procedures; the principles of identification and preservation of evidence; services providing information useful in locating persons; State laws concerning rules of evidence; courtroom practices, procedures, and case presentation; criminal justice system.
Ability and skill to : obtain information and evidence by observations, record examinations and interviews; analyze and evaluate the statements of witnesses or suspected violators; secure and present evidence in oral or written form; to deal with citizens and public officials under conditions requiring tact and good judgement; analyze situations accurately, to think and act quickly in emergencies, and to adopt an effective course of action; to prepare correspondence and reports; operate a motor vehicle; operate a computer.
Provides backup and support to coworkers; establishes and maintains professional and effective working relationships with customers, coworkers and other agencies; maintains punctual and regular attendance; complies with department and county policies, procedures and regulations; participates fully as a member of a team; participates fully as support to a service area or areas; participates in employee training and orientation; provides training to coworkers as requested; performs other job duties as assigned by supervisor.
MENTAL REQUIREMENTS :
Customer service; creativity; decision making; basic math; use of discretion; effective interpersonal skills; independent judgment; fluency in reading, speaking and writing English; problem analysis; reasoning; teamwork; and negotiation.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS :
Drives a motor vehicle and maintains an effective driving history; sees with depth perception; bends; lifts and carries up to 20 lbs.; uses fingers and hands to grasp and handle items; hears a normal speech level; reads a 12 point font; stands and walks; speaks with a clear and audible voice; uses repetitive motion of hands, wrists and feet; turns neck and torso 90 degrees in either direction.
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