Public Defender Investigator I
Education and Experience: Education and experience that would provide the knowledge and ability.
License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including necessary special endorsements, as required by the State of California to perform the essential job functions of the position.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Working knowledge of: investigative techniques; interviewing principles and techniques; the principles of identification, preservation and presentation of evidence; civil and criminal law; the English language; its usage, syntax and grammatical structure; the legal rights of citizens as pertains to the judicial process.
Some knowledge of: legal procedures and rules of evidence; criminal and civil law; financial record keeping.
Ability to: conduct effective field investigations; establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public and staff; prepare basic factual reports in both written and oral formats.
Selection Procedure & Some Helpful Tips When Applying
Your application information and your responses to the supplemental questions are evaluated and taken into consideration throughout the entire selection process.
You should list all employers and positions held within the last ten years in the work history section of your application. Be as thorough as possible when responding to the supplemental questions.
You may include history beyond ten years if related to the position for which you are applying. If you held multiple positions with one employer, list out each position separately.
Failure to follow these instructions may impact your competitiveness in this process or may result in disqualification.