This is the first level of investigative work.
Upon satisfactory completion of department promotional standards and job requirements, employees may be eligible to be promoted to the next level.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
- Conducts investigations, which includes conducting interviews to obtain confidential information, gathering evidence and documenting findings.
- Interviews or interrogates witnesses, complainants and others.
- Verifies claims of alleged or probable violations.
- Examines various records and documents in order to ascertain relevant information.
- Gathers, controls and evaluates evidence.
- Makes judgments after evaluating all available facts and recommends appropriate action.
- Interprets and applies applicable laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures.
- Prepares various investigative reports.
- Testifies before boards, commission, administrative bodies or courts.
- May conduct surveillance and undercover investigations.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Investigator I
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
- Six months experience in conducting investigations which includes conducting interviews to obtain confidential information, gathering evidence and documenting findings.
- Six months experience in determining compliance with laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures.
- Six months experience in narrative report writing.
- Knowledge of civil, criminal or administrative proceedings.
Conditions of Hire
Criminal background check: A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire. The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as part of the conditional offer of hire.
The application is evaluated based upon a rating of training and experience.
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