The Chief Investigator position is an excellent career opportunity for an exceptionally qualified and highly motivated individual with strong management skills in law enforcement. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of effective senior-level management experience in a California law enforcement agency.
This is a one-position, unclassified management classification in the Office of the District Attorney, reporting directly to the District Attorney. As Chief Investigator, you will have executive-level responsibility in the overall management of the Bureau of Investigations, which provides investigative support to the Deputy District Attorneys prosecuting criminal cases.
Qualified candidates will possess a California Advanced P.O.S.T. certificate and twenty (20) years of experience as a peace officer as defined in California Penal Code section 830.1, of which one (1) year must have been in a management level position as one of the following:
1. A Captain or higher in any Police or Sheriff's Department; OR, 2. A District Attorney Investigator V (Commander) or higher in the San Diego County District Attorney's Office.
Only applications submitted to www.sandiegocounty.gov/hr will be accepted.
Internal Number: 18034409U
About San Diego County, Office of the District Attorney
PROSECUTION OF CRIMES: The San Diego County District Attorney's Office is responsible for prosecuting felony crimes committed in the County and prosecutes misdemeanor offenses that occur outside the City of San Diego. Each year, the more than 300 prosecutors in the DA's Office file about 40,000 cases on behalf of the county's more than 3 million residents. The employees of the District Attorney's Office, in partnership with the community we serve, are dedicated to the pursuit of truth, justice and protection of the innocent, and the prevention of crime through the vigorous and professional prosecution of those who violate the law.
PROTECTION OF VICTIMS: Victim Advocates are focused on providing assistance to victims of violent crimes. The Victim Services Division helps about 13,000 victims of crime every year with a variety of services. The Victim Assistance Program provides comprehensive services to all crime victims, as mandated by law. The goal of the program is to reduce the trauma that victims experience in the aftermath of a crime.
PREVENTION OF CRIMES: The District Attorney's Office participates in many crime prevention programs, including collaborative courts that hol...d offenders accountable but divert them to programs and treatment that stop the cycle of recidivism. The Collaborative Courts Unit advocates for the best solutions to protect public safety while transitioning offenders back into society with appropriate treatment and supervision to reduce the likelihood of recidivism.