New Job Posting – Contra Costa DA’s Office Senior Inspector

Bargaining Unit: District Attorney Investigator’s Association

The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office is seeking experienced investigators to fill District Attorney Senior Inspector positions in its Criminal Investigations Unit. Successful candidates will work as a team of attorneys, investigators and other supporting staff in the investigation and preparation of criminal cases for prosecution. Incumbents may be assigned criminal cases from various units to include, but not limited to homicide, felony trial team, sexual assault, statutory rape, drugs, domestic violence, juvenile, parental child abduction, political corruption, and fraud. Senior Inspectors locate witnesses, interview witnesses and suspects, visit crime scenes, gather and preserve evidence and take still and video photographs, serve subpoenas and other legal papers, request complaints, appear as witnesses and testify at inquests, court proceedings and Grand Jury sessions. In addition, Senior Inspectors prepare and serve search warrants, conduct initial investigations and make arrests in criminal cases initiated by the District Attorney’s Office. They also assist in discovery matters and prepare reports and correspondence as needed. Senior Inspectors participate in raids and sting operations and coordinate the work of other investigators assigned to the same or related cases.

As a member of the District Attorney’s Office Investigations Division, you will have an opportunity to work in many challenging and fulfilling investigative / prosecution focused assignments while helping our Office achieve our goals of “Seeking Justice, Serving Justice, and Doing Justice.

As a Senior Inspector you will be working in close conjunction with all of our partners in law enforcement. You will become a member of a team that is respected statewide, adopts the best practices available in the industry, and strives to operate efficiently, effectively and intelligently. By joining our team, you will hold criminal offenders accountable for their actions and protect the rights of victims.

With over 20 different division assignments, there is ample opportunity for both lateral movement and promotion. Developing and maintaining an expertise in a particular assignment, or experiencing many different assignments, are two examples of available career paths.

Incumbents in this class are required to serve a one year probationary period. The eligible list established from this recruitment will remain in effect for six (6) months.

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