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Employment Opportunities

DeKalb County Solicitor-General’s Office


The Solicitor-General’s Office has an opening for an Part-Time/Time Limited Investigator. The following duties are normal for this position; other duties may be required and assigned:

  • Conducts thorough and impartial investigations to gather evidence used in the apprehension, indictment, prosecution and conviction of law violators.
  • Works with other law enforcement agencies during investigations; locating & subpoenaing victims/witnesses, completing cases as appropriate; and participating in high risk assignments, including raids, arrests and undercover work.
  • Assists assigned Assistant Solicitors in conducting investigations and preparing cases for trial; reviews case files and identifies investigative tasks; drafts and executes search warrants or court orders for evidence; collects, secures, and analyzes evidence, ensuring chain of custody is maintained; assists with interviewing victims and witnesses; surveys, photographs, and sketches crime scenes; utilizes various investigative tools, resources, and programs to obtain necessary information; compiles witness lists; consults with Assistant Solicitors regarding trial strategies; and testifies in court.
  • Identifies, locates, serves subpoenas, and ensures court appearances of complainants, suspects, victims, and lay and professional witnesses involved in felony cases; researches and creates witness files; works to obtain full victim/witness cooperation; coordinates witness accommodations such as travel and lodging; drafts material witness warrants as needed; coordinates with fugitive units to apprehend witness; and coordinates schedules for court appearances.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology or Criminal Justice required; two years of experience in investigation, law enforcement, criminology or related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

All candidates are subject to a background check. Applicants selected for hire will be subject to fingerprinting, a criminal history background check, a motor vehicle driver’s history check and pre-employment drug screening; employment is contingent upon the completion and satisfactory results of each investigation.

The DeKalb County Solicitor-General’s Office is an equal employment opportunity employer and in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.

Salary Range: $28-$30 per hour

Contact Number: 770-286-8406

Submit resume and cover letter to:


Position Status: Part Time
Position Type: Grant Paid
Application Opening Date: 08/05/2022
Application Closing Date: 09/30/2022