This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time vacancy. The list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term and extra help vacancies for up to one year.
The District Attorney Investigator is an experienced sworn peace officer who conducts felony and misdemeanor investigations under the jurisdiction of the District Attorney's Office and performs a variety of work activities related to investigative assignments. Candidates with at least 7 years of experience as a peace officer pursuant to California Penal Code Section 830.1, which includes criminal investigations experience, is preferred.
District Attorney Investigators fall under the Law Enforcement Unit's Memorandum of Understanding and are eligible for incentive pay of up to 5% of base salary for degree attainment and/or P.O.S.T. certifications.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.
Conduct a variety of criminal investigations either independently, or as a member of a team; interview and take statements from witnesses and other individuals involved in assigned cases; review, analyze and maintain records, accounts, and other factual information; compile relevant data for assigned case investigation records; photograph crime scenes and items of evidence; prepare diagrams, charts, and other visual aids in support of investigative work; collect, analyze, and preserve evidence; prepare reports on investigations; assist attorneys in the District Attorney's Office with evaluation and preparation of cases for prosecution and be required to testify in court; serve subpoenas, execute search warrants and arrest warrants; assist in locating and making arrangements for the appearance of witnesses to present evidence; participate in investigative work involving various types of law violations; provide assistance to other law enforcement and/or regulatory agencies; and, may participate in meetings with community groups and other organizations relative to law enforcement functions and activities, as well as respond to crime scenes as necessary.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be:
Seven years of experience as a peace officer pursuant to California Penal Code Section 830.1, which includes patrol, detective and criminal investigation experience.
Completion of (or equivalent to) two years of college with major course work in police science, criminology, public or business administration, or closely related field. (Bachelor's degree desirable.)
License or Certificate:
Possession of a valid California Driver's License. Current California Peace Officers Standards and Training (CA P.O.S.T.) Intermediate Level Certificate (there is no exception to this).
Applicants must be United States citizens.
Bilingual Spanish and Microsoft Office skills are desirable.
Additional Salary Information: THIS POSITION WILL RECEIVE A 4.0% COLA (Cost of Living Adjustment), EFFECTIVE JUNE 29, 2019.
About Napa County
The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees.
As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation.