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Job Title:

Defense Investigator

Job Post ID:

22775

Posted Until:

12/16/2021

Salary:

$35,000/yr.

Location:

Joliet

Hours:

1st Shift

WorkType:

Full Time

Industry

Other

Job Description:

JOB DEFINITION: Responsible for the investigation of appointed cases as assigned by the Chief Investigator or Assistant Chief Investigator.

NATURE OF WORK:
Supervisory Relationships: Reports directly to and responsible to the Chief Investigator, Assistant Chief Investigator and the Management Team of the Will County Public Defender.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK:

1. Interviews clients and family members.

2. Locates and interviews witnesses including representatives of business and government to gather facts relating to pending criminal proceedings.

3. Examines and obtains business, personnel or public records, police reports and related documentation and other items of potential evidence, to establish the facts of a case, and the authenticity of documentation and other related evidence.

4. Investigate and determine the background and character of clients, witnesses and other individuals involved in a case.

5. Prepare correspondence and reports of investigations for use by administrative or legal authorities.

6. Testify in court or at administrative proceedings concerning findings of investigations.

7. Serve legal documentation and other process.

8. Assist legal counsel in matters related to development and presentation of a case.

9. Perform other related duties as assigned or required.

Job Requirements:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Four (4) year College Degree, or two (2) year Associate Degree in Law Enforcement or related field, or three years investigative experience in related fields, or any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities to perform the functions of the job.

Benefits:

Excellent fringe benefits and working conditions.

Company Information

Will County Public Defender

Application Instructions:

REQUIREMENTS OF APPLICATION: LETTER OF APPLICATION HIGHLIGHTING JOB CREDENTIALS; RESUME OF WORK AND SCHOOL BACKGROUND; THREE (3) LETTERS OF REFERENCE; WRITING SAMPLE.

NO FACSIMILE OR E-MAIL APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED

APPLY TO: JAMES G. McNAMARA, CHIEF INVESTIGATOR
OFFICE OF THE WILL COUNTY PUBLIC DEFENDER
58 EAST CLINTON STREET, SUITE 210
JOLIET, ILLINOIS 60432

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