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STATE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, 20TH CIRCUIT-INVESTIGATOR II - 21008387

Date: Jan 30, 2018

Location: FORT MYERS, FL, US, 33902

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Requisition No: 29085 

Agency: Justice Administrative Commission

Working Title: STATE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, 20TH CIRCUIT-INVESTIGATOR II - 21008387

Position Number: 21008387 

Salary:  $42,000.00 

Posting Closing Date: 03/31/2018 

OFFICE OF THE STATE ATTORNEY 20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
LOCATION:  LEE COUNTY COURTHOUSE ANNEX
CITY:             FORT MYERS
COUNTY:      LEE

CONTACT INFORMATION:  

                      OFFICE OF THE STATE ATTORNEY
                       ATTN: ASSISTANT CHIEF INVESTIGATOR 
                       PO BOX 399
                       FORT MYERS, FL 33902

DEADLINE TO APPLY:   MARCH 31, 2018

*****OPEN COMPETITIVE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY*****

TO APPLY:

Applicants must submit a cover letter*, resume, and a Employment Application available at http://www.sao.cjis20.org/career-opportunities/investigators/ to the Assistant Chief Investigator, PO Box 399, Fort Myers, FL 33902, or email electronically to Investigativeapplicant@sao.cjis20.org. Incomplete applications, late applications, or applications without the required cover letter and resume will not be considered. Applications submitted through the People First job site are not being considered.

*The cover letter must answer the following questions:

Do you currently poses a law enforcement officer certification issued by the Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission? Yes or No

Have you been a detective assigned to an investigative bureau of law enforcement agency for at least five years? Yes or No

ONLY APPLICANTS WITH A CURRENT FLORIDA LAW ENFORCEMENT CERTIFICATION AND FIVE YEARS OF SWORN CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIVE EXPERIENCE WILL BE CONSIDERED. 

Candidate screening process may consist of an application review, skills testing, employability assessment, interviews, reference checks, and other job-related testing or verifications.  Candidates will be subject to a thorough background investigation to include pre-employment, medical examination, polygraph, and drug screen. The position is subject to assignment as needed throughout the 20th Circuit (Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry, Glades) during the course of employment.
 
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; provide testimony in court; 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:

This is a sworn law enforcement position subject to on-call status. Work may involve nights and weekends. Investigators interview a wide range of persons, secures physical evidence, take sworn statements, conducts physical surveillance, prepares written reports, assists prosecutors in preparation and presentation of criminal cases, obtains and serves warrants, serves subpoenas, and makes arrests.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

In addition to the requirements above, applicants must possess a current Florida Law Enforcement Certification, valid Florida Driver’s License, and meet the minimum eligibility requirements established in Florida State Statute 943. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university may substitute for one (1) year of the required criminal investigative experience.   
Florida Statute 943 requires that any person employed in this class must: (1) Be at least 19 years of age. (2) Be a citizen of the United States, notwithstanding any laws of the State to the contrary. (3) Be a high school graduate or its equivalent as the term may be determined by the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission of the Department of Law Enforcement. (4) Not have been convicted of any felony or of a misdemeanor involving perjury or a false statement, nor have received a dishonorable or undesirable discharge from any of the Armed Forces of the United States. Any person who, after July 1, 1981, pleads guilty or nolo contendere to or is found guilty of a felony or of a misdemeanor involving perjury or a false statement shall not be eligible for employment or appointment as an officer, notwithstanding suspension of sentence or withholding of adjudication. (5) Have his/her processed fingerprints on file with the employing agency. (6) Have passed a physical examination by a licensed physician, based on specifications established by the Commission. (7) Have a good moral character as defined by Administrative Code 11B-27-0011, by a background investigation under procedures established by the Commission. (8) Possess a current certificate of compliance for basic employment certification issued by the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission. If the employee does not hold a current certificate of compliance issued by the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission at the time of appointment to a position in this class, the individual must be appointed in accordance with the Florida State Statute and obtain the certificate of compliance within 180 consecutive days following such appointment. 

DESIRABLE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

Notable investigative experience in major crimes, public corruption, financial crimes, and organized crime, or prior training and experience as a polygraph examiner may be given preference. Special consideration may be given to eligible candidates who have bilingual verbal & written skills, which meet a critical need of the agency’s mission. Veterans are encouraged to apply.
 
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

The Office of the State Attorney, 20th Judicial Circuit is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, marital status or disability. If you require an accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the application/selection process, please contact Assistant Chief Investigator in advance via e-mail at Investigativeapplicatant@sao.cjis20.org

 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


Nearest Major Market: Fort Myers
Nearest Secondary Market: Cape Coral