*****OPEN COMPETITIVE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY*****
POSITION TITLE: LAW ENFORCEMENT INVESTIGATOR II
STARTING SALARY: $38,000.00 to $42,000.00
DIVISION: OFFICE OF THE STATE ATTORNEY 20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
LOCATION: LEE COUNTY JUSTICE CENTER ANNEX
CITY: FORT MYERS
CONTACT PERSON: OFFICE OF THE STATE ATTORNEY
ATTN: CHIEF INVESTIGATOR
PO BOX 399
FORT MYERS, FL 33902
DEADLINE TO APPLY: January 30, 2014 (NOTE: Applicants who responded to the previous opening in 2013 are still under consideration and need not re-apply)
ONLY APPLICANTS WITH A CURRENT FLORIDA LAW ENFORCEMENT CERTIFICATION AND FIVE YEARS OF CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIVE EXPERIENCE WILL BE CONSIDERED.
A college degree from an accredited college or university may substitute for one (1) year of the required criminal investigative experience. Candidate screening process may consist of an application review, skills testing, employability assessment, interviews, reference checks, and other job-related testing or verifications. Chosen candidates will be subject to a background and criminal history investigation, qualifying pre-employment medical examination, polygraph, and drug screen. This position is subject to assignment throughout the 20th Circuit during their course of employment as needed.
TO APPLY: Submit a State of Florida Employment Application (http://www.sao.cjis20.org/Investigators.htm) to the Chief Investigator by fax at (239) 485-1128, mail it to the address listed above or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
REQUIRED ENTRY-LEVEL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to work in dangerous and stressful situations; to understand and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures; to deal with individuals critical situations in an effective manner; to gather and preserve evidence; to describe facts and events accurately; to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments; to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; to analyze and interpret data; to effectively interview suspects, complainants and witnesses.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
Conduct interviews with a wide range of persons, secures physical evidence, takes sworn statements, conducts physical surveillance, prepares prospective summary reports, assists prosecutors in preparation and presentation of criminal cases, obtains and serves warrants, serves subpoenas and makes arrests.
Applicants must possess a current Florida Law Enforcement Certification, a valid Florida Driver’s License, and meet the minimum eligibility requirements established in Florida State Statute 943.