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Employment Opportunities

Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit

Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Investigator

The DeKalb County District Attorney’s Office is currently accepting resumes for an Investigator to work in its Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Unit (DVSA). The DVSA Unit investigates and prosecutes all cases involving crimes of domestic violence, adult sexual assault and homicides stemming from domestic violence.

Principal duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: investigating and prosecuting complicated (sometimes high-profile) physical and sexual abuse cases; reviewing case files and ensuring that all relevant evidence has been secured and/or submitted to the GBI, properly documented, and organized for prosecution; interviewing lay, expert and law enforcement witnesses; advising law enforcement officers in the handling of complex criminal investigations; coordinating with Assistant District Attorneys, Victim Advocates and other team members in the review of case files to determine what investigation is needed; identifying and locating victims and witnesses that are needed for prosecution of the case; participating in the prosecution of cases by attending court, coordinating with victims and witnesses regarding their testimony, preparing exhibits for court, testifying at Grand Jury and possibly during trial regarding investigative actions and findings. This position will work closely with an assigned Assistant District Attorney, Victim Advocate and Trial Assistant, as well as other unit members. This position reports to the Supervising Investigator of the DVSA unit.

Minimum Qualifications:
Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice or a related field required; three years of experience in criminal justice or criminal investigation; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Preferred Qualifications:
The ideal candidate must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license; must possess and maintain Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (POST) certification.; possesses a minimum of five (5) years of investigative experience with an emphasis in domestic violence and sexual assault. Must be able to multitask and work under occasionally stressful time constraints.

Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter by Friday, January 21, 2022 to the attention of Deputy Chief Investigator Tracey Enderson at tlenders@dekalbcountyga.gov

Employment is contingent upon the completion and satisfactory results of a criminal background check and physical/drug screen.

Salary Range: Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience.

Submit resume and cover letter to:

Email: tlenders@dekalbcountyga.gov

Position Status: Full Time
Position Type: County Paid
Application Opening Date: 01/12/2022
Application Closing Date: 01/21/2022