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29 Jan 2018

Full-Time Investigator II

Davis County Government – Posted by Davis County Government Farmington, Utah, United States

Job Description

POSITION: Investigator II


SALARY: $26.82/ Hour (Starting salary commensurate with qualifications)

OPEN: January 29, 2018

CLOSES: February 9, 2018

JOB SUMMARY: Under general guidance and direction from a Supervisor, performs the most complex criminal and civil case investigation and preparation prior to court and trial presentations.

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position does not include all of the duties listed; nor do the listed examples include all duties which may be found in positions of this class). Reviews pending cases scheduled for prosecution to determine if facts warrant the charges made, if witnesses’ testimony is sufficient, if proper witnesses have been subpoenaed for hearings; coordinates continued investigation on insufficient cases with other law enforcement agencies. Conducts investigations for the County Attorney’s office on civil and criminal cases. Uses specialized techniques and tools to find and interview victims, witnesses, and suspects. Assists in tracking and investigations connected to various programs managed by the Davis County Attorney’s Office (Davis County Mental Health, DUI, Drug and PIA programs). Participates in special assignments with local task forces (i.e., Davis Metro Narcotics, Internet Crimes Against Children, Child Exploitation Task Force, North Davis Metro SWAT, Davis County Child Abduction Response Team and Davis County Gang Enforcement). Investigates incidents involving police officers, Davis County Critical Incident Protocol, conflict cases at the request of other agencies, or as directed by the County Attorney. Responds to urgent situations and make arrests; transports witnesses, inmates and defendants to and from the jail and/or court. Staffs cases with attorneys; determines best approach to solution of cases; testifies in court. Operates a motor vehicle in a safe manner and in compliance with all Utah laws and regulations, and in accordance with Bureau of Investigation Vehicle Policy. Performs other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school graduation or equivalent plus six (6) years of full time peace officer experience on a police force, three (3) years of which must have included full-time investigative police experience; an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered. Preference given for ICAC experience and college coursework in police science, criminology, criminal justice, or a closely related field.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: Must pass a Davis County Attorney’s Office background investigation. Must pass an established law enforcement physical fitness standard sanctioned by the Davis County Attorney’s Office; must have passed within the past twelve (12) months; official documentation required. Must be certified as a full-time Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) through the Utah Peace Officer Standards and Training Academy (POST); must complete the required training hours to maintain certification. Employees driving a personal or a County vehicle for job related travel must possess a valid driver license and must operate a motor vehicle in a safe manner; new employees with an out-of-state license must obtain a valid Utah Driver License within sixty (60) days of hire date (exceptions for military personnel and their dependents). Employees driving a personal vehicle while on county business must maintain the minimum vehicle liability insurance as specified in the Utah Code.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Davis County is a drug-free workplace. All successful applicants for positions in the County must successfully pass a drug screen prior to employment.

How to Apply TO APPLY: Interested individuals are required to complete an official Davis County application on line at An Applicant Instruction Sheet describing important information is available. Applicants are responsible for stating their qualifications in an understandable manner. Incomplete and/or vague information may disqualify an applicant from further consideration. All statements are subject to verification. Applicants requesting Veterans’ preference must attach a copy of form DD-214. If assistance is needed, call 801-451-3415. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Categories: County. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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