County of MarinSan Rafael 94903
Full Time
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Chief District Attorney Investigator

County of Marin
Full Time 3501 Civic Center Dr Ste 145, San Rafael, CA 94903, United States


At the County of Marin, our employees overwhelmingly report feeling their work is meaningful,   they like the work they do, and they are proud to tell people “I work for the County of Marin.” Read on to find out more about this opportunity.


The Chief District Attorney Investigator (Chief) is an integral part of the District Attorney’s Office. The Chief plans, directs, assigns, coordinates, and supervises the activities of the District Attorney's Office Investigations Unit (Unit).  The Unit is comprised of approximately 10-15 employees which include a Supervising Investigator, Investigators, and various administrative support positions. This Chief will take an active role in performance management, coaching and staff/team development. The position is responsible for administering and developing programs, performing related law enforcement and administrative duties, and has budgetary responsibilities for the Unit. In addition, the Chief is responsible for coordinating investigative responsibilities within the District Attorney's Office and personally conducting the most complex and sensitive investigations of criminal and civil law.


Our Highly Qualified Candidate: The ideal candidate has extensive investigations experience, possesses a strong work ethic, initiative, and the ability to prioritize tasks and follow through in a timely manner.  The candidate has strong leadership skills and is capable of taking an active role in managing the Division and developing our staff. The Office is particularly interested in candidates with supervisory experience, though this skill set is not required for the position Further, the ideal candidate has a proven track record of excellent customer service and is a team player, working respectfully, collaboratively and developing positive working relationships with colleagues, clients, and staff within the Division and throughout the state.

We recognize your time is valuable, so please note that you must have at least the following required Minimum Qualifications in order to be considered for this position:  
Any combination of education, training and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities. A typical way to qualify is eight years of recent paid experience as a law enforcement officer with a city, county, state or federal agency, including at least five years of experience performing criminal investigations. Lead or supervisory experience is highly desirable.

Certificates and Licenses
Possession of a Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Advanced Certificate and possession of or ability to obtain a P.O.S.T. Management Certificate within 24 months of appointment.

This job class requires travel between various County and business-related locations. Employees who drive on County business to carry out job-related duties must possess a valid California driver’s license for the class of vehicle driven and meet automobile insurability requirements of the County, including review of a recent DMV history. If a driver’s license is required, at the time of the selection interview by the appointing authority, applicants will have to furnish a recent DMV driving record.  

Special Requirements
Must not have been convicted of any crime for which the punishment could have been imprisonment in a federal penitentiary or state prison or any crimes which would prohibit employment in this position under State law. Shall be subject to a thorough background investigation. Position required to be on call at all hours.