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Employment Opportunities

Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit


The District Attorney’s Office in the Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit has an opening for an 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 and completing cases as appropriate.
•Provides criminal investigative support of case-files; prepares reports and case summaries; prepares affidavits for subpoena; obtains certified copies of criminal convictions on defendants.
•Reviews law enforcement officers’ investigative reports; reviews victim and witness statements;
•Interviews victims, witnesses, and law enforcement officers; contacts businesses to obtain evidence. Advises prosecutors on appropriate and available investigative techniques and procedures.
•Conducts computer searches for suspects, defendants, and witnesses using automated criminal history databases, and other technology.
•Transports evidence for court proceedings; transports witnesses to and from court proceedings; transports victims to hospital for evidence gathering.
•Testifies in court proceedings; provides counsel to victims and witnesses regarding courtroom procedures and demeanor during their testimony.
•Consults and meets with state crime lab personnel to evaluate test findings and results.
•Assists with phone calls and walk-ins.
•Conducts thorough and impartial investigations to gather evidence used in the apprehension, indictment, prosecution and conviction of law violators.
•Reviews jail phone calls and body cam footage.
• Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications: Must be a citizen of the United States, have a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent, and not have been convicted by any state or federal government of any crime. Must be a current P.O.S.T. certified Georgia Peace Officer or within (12) months of initial employment or appointment as a peace officer, satisfactorily complete the basic course as established in accordance with the rules of the GA P.O.S.T. Council (an extension not to exceed three (3) months may be granted by the GA P.O.S.T Council for good cause). Applicants must also demonstrate efficiency with a firearm and possess a valid Georgia Driver’s license.

This position is subject to employment verification using the Department of Homeland Security’s E-Verify System. 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 Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit is an equal employment opportunity employer and in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.

Resumes may be submitted by mail, fax or email to Amy Brown, Office Manager.

Submit resume and cover letter to:

Contact Number: 706-638-2214

FAX: 706-638-4821

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1025, LaFayette, GA 30728

Salary Range: Salary will be according to the state pay schedule for District Attorney Investigators.

Position Status: Full Time
Position Type: TBD
Application Opening Date: 04/27/2021
Application Closing Date: 05/28/2021