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Department of Human Resources

Criminal Investigator 

OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY

This work involves the investigation of criminal complaints both independently and in conjunction with outside police agencies. The work also involves handling of evidence, evaluation of criminal complaints and trial preparation activities. Significant independent action is required in conducting investigations of suspected or actual criminal activity. General supervision is received from the Chief Criminal Investigator. Incumbent must be available on 24-hour a day call, 7 days a week, to respond to crime scenes as directed by the District Attorney or the Chief Criminal Investigator. Does related work as required.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
A. Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice or a police science related field and six (6) years of experience in an investigative capacity with a law enforcement agency as a police officer; OR

B. Completion of 60 college credits from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees in Criminal Justice or a related field and eight (8) years of experience as described in (A) above; OR

C. Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and ten (10) years of experience as described in (A) above; OR

D. Any equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A), (B) and (C) above.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Incumbent must possess certification to serve as a Police Officer as required by Section 1.20(34)(g) of the Criminal Procedure Law. This includes, but is not limited to, certification issued by the Bureau of Municipal Police, graduation from the NYS Police Academy, the NY City Police Department Academy, or any equivalent New York State institution certifying the individual with Police powers.

SPECIAL NOTE:
1. Must maintain certification in the use of firearms.
2. Must possess at time of appointment and maintain valid Class D driver's license.

STARTING SALARY: $$52,689 per year

FINAL CANDIDATE MUST SUBMIT TO A FINGERPRINT CHECK AND CRIMINAL HISTORY AND BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION

Applicants must state whether or not they would require a 211 pension waiver.

Submit resumes and cover letters to:

David M. Hoovler, District Attorney
40 Matthews Street
Goshen, NY 10924

Equal Opportunity Employer
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