This is a peace officer classification [PC 830.3(h)] subject to Peace Officer Standards and Training [POST] requirements. The Investigator will be required to complete POST Basic training within the first year of appointment, if not completed prior to employment. Under the direction of the Supervising Special Investigator I, the Investigator, Arrest Unit is typically assigned to an arrest investigation unit that conducts priority investigations of arrests involving personnel assigned to community care facilities. Duties include conducting interviews of subjects, witnesses and victims. The investigator needs to be resourceful and able to work regularly with law enforcement. They must be organized and able to utilize law enforcement databases and obtain large numbers of police, court and medical reports. The investigator will prepare a report on each case assigned and the Department may take legal action based on the evidence obtained. This investigator must perform the full range of peace officer duties and responsibilities and have a valid driver's license.
If successful in the hiring interview, the candidate must clear the POST reading and writing assessment before undergoing a thorough background investigation that includes criminal record checks, psychological screening and a medical examination. Completion of these requirements is necessary to be appointed to the position.
WHO MAY APPLY: Eligible candidates who are current state employees with status in this classification or lateral transfer candidates from an equivalent class, former state employees who can reinstate into this class or persons who are reachable on a current employment list for this classification.
All interested applicants must submit a standard State Application Form 678 (with original signature).
Subject to CDSS DROA Process and SROA/State Surplus policies.
800 - 818 - 8610 - 004
Final Filing Date:
818 Investigations 3737 Main Street, Suite 201 Riverside, 92501
David Gomez (951) 248-0204
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