Under general direction of the Chief District Attorney Criminal Investigator, to supervise and coordinate the functions and services of criminal and welfare investigations within the District Attorney's Office; to perform criminal investigations, including the more complex and sensitive cases; to support prosecution of criminal matters; to prepare evidence and information for legal cases; to conduct investigations relating to suspected fraudulent receipt of public assistance aid; negotiate for and secure repayment of funds fraudulently obtained; to perform law enforcement and criminal prevention assignments; and to do related work as required.
Exercises direct supervision over professional, technical and clerical staff.
This is the full supervisory level in the District Attorney Criminal Investigator class series. Assignments require comprehensive knowledge of investigation procedures, case preparation, and the policies of the District Attorney's Office. The incumbent will supervise the work of senior and journey level investigators, and provide direction in the absence of or on behalf of the District Attorney Chief Criminal Investigator.
The position requires four (4) years of comprehensive law enforcement experience assigned to investigations, including two (2) years of experience comparable to that of a District Attorney Criminal Investigator with Madera County; equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by college level course work and specialized training in law enforcement; possession of an Advanced Certificate from the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training; the ability to obtain a Supervisory Certificate from the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training within two (2) years of appointment; and possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid driver's license.
Special Requirements: Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment:
Ability to sit, stand, walk, run, kneel, crouch, stoop, squat, crawl, twist, climb, and lift 80 lbs.; exposure to cold, heat, noise, outdoors, confining work space, chemicals, explosive materials, mechanical hazards, and electrical hazards; ability to travel to different sites and locations.
Additional Salary Information: Madera County has an excellent benefits package, which includes a CalPERS Retirement Benefit formula of 3% @ 55 local safety retirement formula for individuals identified as “classic members” pursuant to the provisions of California’s 2013 Pension Reform Act.
Internal Number: 2019-00055
About County of Madera
The Madera County District Attorney's office is committed to serving the public in the pursuit of truth and justice, through the vigorous prosecution of those who violate the law, while protecting the rights of victims.