SENIOR DETECTIVE INVESTIGATOR                                          5732

 

 

DISTINGUISHING FEATUR OF THE CLASS

An employee in this class supervises the work of a small number of Detec­tive Investigators in the securing and verifying of facts for use in criminal proceedings.  The incumbent provides on-the-job training for these investiga­tors, assigning and reviewing their work in addition to participating in the more difficult and complex investigations.  Work is performed under the general supervision of an administrative supervisor and is evaluated through reports and periodic review of performance and achievements.  Does related work as required.

 

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES

            Supervises and assigns investigations to Detective Investigators;

            Performs the more difficult or involved criminal investigations;

            Trains newly appointed investigators in the proper methods and techniques used in modern criminal investigation;

            Assists investigators in the preparation of material for trial, checks court calendars and expedites trials;

            Testifies in court concerning evidence obtained on criminal cases;

            Prepares and submits reports and maintains necessary records on activities.

 

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Thorough knowledge of the techniques and procedures used in making criminal investigations; good knowledge of the techniques of securing and preserving evidence and of executing process; good knowledge of laws governing arrests, rules of evidence and court procedures; skill in the use of firearms sufficient to provide instruction as to their proper use, control and safety; ability to gather, assemble, analyze and evaluate evidence; ability to supervise the work of personnel in a manner conducive to good performance and high morale; ability to establish and maintain friendly and cooperative relations with law enforcement offices of other government agencies; physical condition commensu­rate with the demands of the position.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

            PROMOTIONAL

            One (1) year of permanent competitive status as a Detective Investigator.

 

 

R11/8/19

SUFFOLK COUNTY

Competitive