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Part-Time Investigator, Sedgwick County District Attorney's Office Consumer Protection Division

Job Objectives:
Investigates cases for the District Attorney’s Consumer Protection & Economic Crime Division.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Investigates complaints relating to civil and/or criminal fraud and other issues deemed necessary, which may include mediation, field investigations and court testimony.

  • Locates and conducts interviews with consumers and/or respondents, other necessary third parties, and other law enforcement officials during investigations.

  • Gathers information, records data specific to a complaint, and maintains detailed documentation of all contacts.

  • Conducts research and collects information utilizing research directories and law enforcement data bases, public utilities, state, county, and local agencies.

  • Prepares necessary paperwork including, but not limited to: reports, affidavits, correspondence and subpoenas, including the service of subpoenas as required; and other associated duties.

  • Attends depositions; gives depositions; testifies in court.

  • With prior authorization, may speak to community agencies, senior citizen groups and schools regarding consumer fraud issues.

  • Performs all other duties as requested.

TYPE:  Part-Time / 20 hours per week M-F

SALARY:  $15 - $20 per hour

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Finance/Business Administration, Criminal Justice, or related field and/or two years experience in law enforcement or investigative work or any combination of education, training, and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

  • Ability to learn and apply laws and regulations pertaining to investigatory work and ability to apply them to specific work situations appropriately.
  • Ability to learn and apply the Kansas Consumer Protection Act (K.C.P.A.), other state civil and criminal codes, the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), and legal terminology to cases and court procedures appropriately.
  • Ability to work complex cases involving collaboration with other private and public agencies and law enforcement organizations.
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of contemporary PC software such as Microsoft WORD and EXCEL.
  • Ability to compile and maintain accurate records and organize data.
  • Ability to learn and apply rules of evidence to collect, preserve and use evidence.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate, both orally and in writing and to deal tactfully with the public and to enforce laws and court orders appropriately.
  • Ability to understand the policies, procedures, and services of the Office of the District Attorney.
  • Ability to make independent decisions in accordance with established policies and procedures

OBTAINING AN APPLICATION:  https://www.hrepartners.com/jobdetails.aspx?id=30967

CLOSING DATE:  05/06/2018