Job Details for 2127 - EO Chief Criminal Investigator - States Attorney
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
Under general direction; performs work of considerable
difficulty planning, organizing and directing criminal investigations in the
State’s Attorney’s Office; performs related work as required.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
An employee in this classification
is responsible for the administration of the investigative and complaints
division of the State's Attorney's Office. Work involves the application of
advanced knowledge and skills to the analysis of police problems for a wide
variety of law enforcement activities. Work is distinguished by overseeing
multiple areas of assignment such as Children’s Center and General Assignment.
Direction is received from the First Assistant State’s Attorney.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The list of duties and
responsibilities is illustrative only, and is not a comprehensive listing of
all the duties and responsibilities performed by positions in this class.
• Supervises all facets of the investigative procedures on each
individual criminal case
• Supervises subordinate criminal investigative
• Provides instructions on types of techniques to be utilized to
accomplish tasks and how reports are to be prepared
conducts criminal investigations
• Testifies in court regarding cases
• Assigns investigators to locate witnesses
• Coordinates assistance provided by the staff to other law enforcement
• Initiates reports, photographs and other types of evidence
• Maintains records on of all investigations staff
• Monitors the
inventory, control and security of evidence maintained by the State's
• Recommends hires and promotions, directs and evaluates employment decisions for all assigned positions
Maintains regular attendance and punctuality
• Completes required training programs and stays
current with County Emergency Management operational policies and procedures
• Supports the County Incident Command and Emergency Management Systems
in preparedness, response and recovery efforts
• Maintains 24/7
availability to respond to emergencies, exercises and other related
• Adjusts work assignment or schedule in the event of an
emergency to participate in emergency
preparedness, response and
recovery activities as assigned.
• Depending on assignment, may require
emergency management training, licensure or
Performs related duties as required or assigned within job classification.
To perform this job successfully, an individual
must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements
listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform essential functions.
Police principles, practices, methods, techniques and equipment with special
reference to investigative work
• Relevant laws, rules and regulations
• The principles and practices of leadership, training and supervision
• Accounting for investigating financial cases
• Principles and
practices of leadership, training, and supervision
• Current office
practices, procedures, and equipment
• County policies and procedures
• Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, regulations, codes,
• Applying investigative methods,
techniques, and practices in conducting investigations to secure witnesses,
facts, and evidence
• Planning, assigning and supervising the work of
subordinate legal investigators in conducting criminal investigations
Using computer hardware and software including work processing, spreadsheets,
• Applying an acquired knowledge of
procedures, rules, regulations, and services of office to which
• Manage projects and multiple priorities
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships
with department and division staff, other departments and others, such as
• Ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local
laws, rules, and regulations and statutory requirements
excellent oral and written communication
• Work effectively under stress
• Maintain confidentiality
• Monitor and evaluate employees
• Prioritize and assign work
• Analyze problems, identify alternative
solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement
recommendations in support of goals
• Plan, organize, manage and evaluate
the work of the division to ensure efficient, timely and cost-effective
• Plan, analyze, and evaluate programs and services,
operational needs, and fiscal constraints
• Provide leadership to
effectively resolve issues
Exercises supervision of personnel in related area of responsibility.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in
Law Enforcement or related field and five years’ experience in criminal
investigative or law enforcement work including three years’ experience in a
supervisory or administrative capacity; or, an equivalent combination of
education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential
duties of the job such as those listed above.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that
must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of
the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of
force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required
to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands
and arms; and talk; and/or hear. The employee is occasionally required to
climb or balance; stoop; kneel; crouch; or crawl; and taste; or smell.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance
vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to
adjust focus. The employee is required to maintain a level of physical fitness
to meet department standards. Correct visual acuity to 20/20.
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work will occur in an office and field environment. While performing the
duties and responsibilities the employee maybe exposed to loud noise, noxious
odors, unsanitary conditions, chemicals, electricity, moving mechanical parts,
varying weather conditions, explosives, and other related conditions and
situations. Position is subject to atmospheric conditions: Fumes, odors, dust,
mists, gases or poor ventilation.
Must possess and maintain in good standing, a valid IL