CRIMINAL INVESTIGATOR 2

State of Louisiana - Bunkie, LA

Commission
Supplemental Information

This vacancy is located at the Acadiana Center for Youth in Bunkie, Louisiana. The position number is 50561308.

Applicants must have Civil Service test scores for 9500-LEAPS in order to be considered for this vacancy unless exempted by Civil Service rule or policy. If you do not have a score prior to applying to this posting, it may result in your application not being considered.

Applicants without a current test score can apply to take the test here.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.

For further information about this vacancy contact:
Daniel Beachler
DPS/Human Resources
Email: Daniel.Beachler@la.gov

In the event there is a preferred reemployment list for this position, the position may be filled from that list with no other interviews.

If you are contacted for an interview, please let us know at that time if you will need special accommodations.

NOTE: Prior to an appointment, the selected applicant must take and pass a drug screening test, possess a valid Louisiana Driver's License and clear a background check.

This agency participates in the E-Verify system for verification of citizenship and employment authorization.

The Office of Juvenile Justice is a State as a Model Employer (SAME) agency that supports improved employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. For more information on employment-related resources available for those with disabilities, refer to the Louisiana Employment Resource Guide (Download PDF reader).

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Three years of experience in law enforcement, investigatory work or military intelligence work, one year of which must have been investigatory work while being employed as a commissioned law enforcement officer.

SUBSTITUTIONS:
College training which included six semester hours per year in law enforcement or criminal justice will substitute for a maximum of two years of the required general experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience.

A baccalaureate degree or associate degree in law enforcement or criminal justice will substitute for the two years of required general experience only.

There is no substitution for the one year of required experience in investigation work while being employed as a commissioned law enforcement officer.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be eighteen years old at time of application.

An applicant will be disqualified if he or she has been convicted of a felony or if there are any indictments or bills of information pending against him or her in which felony charges are included; or if he or she has been convicted within the past three years of hit and run or driving while intoxicated.

A drug screen will be administered prior to employment.

May be required to possess a valid Louisiana driver's license at the time of appointment.

Required to attend and pass a Police Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certification school.

Some P.O.S.T. certification schools require the passing of a physical examination.

NOTE:
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Job Concepts

FUNCTION OF WORK:
To conduct criminal, administrative, and regulatory investigations; and conduct surveillance of known and suspected criminal targets for purposes of intelligence gathering and investigation.

LEVEL OF WORK:
Experienced.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
General from a Criminal Investigator 4, higher level law enforcement officer.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
None.

LOCATION OF WORK:
Department of Public Safety and Corrections, Office of State Inspector General, Department of Environmental Quality.

JOB DISTINCTIONS:
Differs from other related investigative jobs by specialization intelligence gathering, or assignment to a federal task force with a law enforcement purpose, or assignment to conduct highly sensitive or complex investigations requiring the application of advanced investigative techniques.

Differs from the Criminal Investigator 1 by the presence of full performance duties at the experienced level.

Examples of Work

EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.
Investigates violations of state criminal laws, conducts administrative investigations and investigations of regulatory violations enforced by the department through statute.

Gathers evidence, prepares warrants, and effects arrests.

Locates and interviews witnesses and testifies in court.

Conducts undercover operations, assumes undercover roles, and conducts physical and technical surveillance.

Prepares necessary reports on investigations.

Makes physical arrests and transports fugitives.

Performs background investigations.