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LAW ENFORCEMENT INVESTIGATOR II - 43001418
Date:Jun 12, 2019
Location:WEST PALM BEACH, FL, US, 33401
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Requisition No: 65154
Agency: Financial Services
Working Title: LAW ENFORCEMENT INVESTIGATOR II - 43001418
Position Number: 43001418
Salary: $44,000.00 or $46,000.00 plus $4,999.80 CAD
Posting Closing Date: 07/12/2019
OPEN COMPETITIVE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
DIVISION: INVESTIGATIVE AND FORENSIC SERVICES
BUREAU: FIRE, ARSON, AND EXPLOSIVES INVESTIGATIONS
CITY: WEST PALM BEACH
COUNTY: PALM BEACH
CONTACT PERSON: EMPLOYMENT SECTION 200 EAST GAINES STREET TALLAHASSEE, FL 32399-0324 PHONE NUMBER: Job Line # 1 (850) 413-4063 SPECIAL NOTES:
This is an open hiring pool for 30 days to fill one or more vacancies in our West Palm Beach Field Office.
TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITON,apply online at the State of Florida Employment Site AND mail in to the address listed above a DIFS Supplemental Law Enforcement found athttps://www.myfloridacfo.com/Division/DIFS/Career/documents/FinalLEOform.pdfThis supplemental application MUST be received no later than five (5) business days after the closing date of this advertisement in order to be considered for this position.
Only Applicants with ACTIVE Florida Law Enforcement Certification/Certification of Equivalency of Training will be considered.
NOTE:Correctional Officer and Correction Probational Officer Certifications do not meet the requirements of the job description.
Florida Law Enforcement Compliance/Certification isrequired.
Minimum three (3) years sworn law enforcement experience ispreferred. A college degree from an accredited college or university can count for one (1) year of experience.
Additional preferencewill be given to applicants with:
A college degree from an accredited college or university.
Sworn law enforcement investigation experience.
Knowledge of fire behavior, chemistry, and burn patterns.
Key personnel in the law enforcement, legal, and fire service communities; the Bureau’s Augmented Crime Information Support System (ACISS).
Ability to use the Bureau’s Augmented Crime Information Support System (ACISS).
Ability to interpret burn patterns and analyze other information to determine the cause and origin of a fire.
The skills to properly document the fire scene using sketching, diagramming, and photography.
Properly maintain and be proficient in the use of specialized equipment utilized at the fire scene (i.e. bobcat, dually, etc.)
This position requires the successful completion of the following: a physical agility test, a medical physical with EKG, a security background check, including fingerprinting, polygraph, psychological assessment and urine drug test as a condition of employment.
The starting salary for applicants with minimum three (3) years sworn law enforcement experience (a college degree from an accredited college or university can count for one (1) year of experience) will be $46,000.00 plus CAD, $4,999.80. Applicants with less than three (3) years sworn law enforcement experience (a college degree from an accredited college or university can count for one (1) year of experience) will be $44,000.00 plus CAD, $4,999.80.
Special consideration may be given to eligible candidates who have bilingual verbal & written skills that meet a critical need of the agency’s mission.
The Division requires you to live no more than 50 miles from your residence to your assigned duty station (office). The mileage will be determined by geodesic distance (direct line) from their address of resident to the address of their assigned office.
Employees of the Department of Financial Services are paid on a monthly pay cycle.
Responses to qualifying questions must be clearly supported by the state application and any omission, falsification or misrepresentation in the answering of the qualifying questions will be cause for immediate elimination from the selection process.
Minimum Qualifications for this position include the following REQUIRED ENTRY LEVEL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of investigative and surveillance principles and techniques; investigative and surveillance principles and techniques, and the laws governing their use; the criminal justice system.
Ability to use current Investigative practices and techniques; effectively Interview and interrogate within the laws governing; recognize, gather, and preserve evidence In accordance with established legal guidelines; prioritize work assignments; work effectively within time constraints; work effectively in dangerous and/or stressful situations, including disaster conditions.
Displays good written and oral communication skills.
Exhibits good mediation and negotiating skills.
Documents investigation activity in compliance with DIFS Policies and Procedures.
Complies with all administrative documentation as prescribed by DIFS Policies and Procedures.
Ensures that all reports are logically comprehensive and grammatically correct.
Prepares detailed and accurate reports of findings and ensures that they are filed and properly reported.
Exhibits flexibility to respond to change.
Exhibits demeanor which is appropriate for the situation.
Functions well as a team member.
Responds to others using tact and diplomacy.
Provides guidance, direction, leadership and motivation to assisting agents, analysts and others as applicable.
Displays ethical and responsible behavior.
Always conducts daily business in professional manner with respect, quality, service and commitment to excellence.
Training and Proficiency
All state-issued equipment is utilized and maintained in a safe and ready manner consistent with AP&P and DIFS Policies and Procedures.
All state-issued and personally approved firearms are maintained and utilized in a safe and proficient manner consistent with DIFS Policies and Procedures.
Applies a working knowledge of current Florida Statutes, Florida Administrative Code, AP&P, DIFS Policies and Procedures, industry trends, and current case law relevant to al Job-related functions.
Successfully completed mandated training programs required by Florida Statute, DFS, and DIFS.
Provide training and technical assistance to new investigators on the requirements and duties associated with the Bureau.
Train and instruct public safety personnel and others on State laws, rules and current investigative techniques.
Knowledge of fire behavior, chemistry, and bum patterns; key personnel in the law enforcement, legal, and fire service communities; the Bureau's Augmented Crime Information Support System (ACISS).
Ability to use the Bureau's Augmented Crime Information Support System (ACISS); Interpret bum patterns and analyze other Information to determine the cause and origin of a fire.
Skill to properly document the fire scene using sketching, diagramming, and photography.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
The duties of this position require a constituted law enforcement officer subject to call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The incumbent is required to bear firearms. The incumbent is required to maintain certification as a law enforcement officer pursuant to Chapter 943, Florida Statutes.
Conduct extensive investigations. Responsibilities to include following up on leads, conducting interviews, executing search warrants, making arrests.
Conduct follow-up latent investigations, interviewing witnesses and interrogation of suspects as appropriate in order to secure background information on suspect(s).
Identify and arrest criminal suspects. Prepare and present information and evidence to the prosecuting attorney.
Provide expert testimony at legal proceedings and assists in preparation of witnesses, victim, and evidence for use by the prosecution.
Identifies, recruits, documents and supervises confidential sources as per DIFS Policies and Procedures.
Collects, seizes, protects, maintains, transports and documents evidence consistent with statutes, current case law, and DIFS Policies and Procedures.
Displays sound surveillance techniques and undercover capabilities as needed.
Provides investigative support to DIFS personnel and to other public safety entities.
Applies diverse knowledge and research methods.
Development of strategic and tactical intelligence.
Monitors arrests, prosecutions and forfeitures. Maintains liaison with Prosecutor.
Conduct thorough background investigations on potential Department employees
Establish and maintain liaison with other entities.
Performs disaster related duties as requested.
Planning and Organizing:
Provides complete and accurate collection of data/information, evaluation and dissemination.
Displays initiative and organization skill in conducting investigative activities.
Prepares and implements investigative plan.
Focuses investigation on objectives necessary for prosecution and closure of cases.sa
Displays creative planning and seeks innovation resolutions.
Goals, objectives and assignments are met efficiently and in a timely manner.
Consistently allocates resources to maximize efficiency and successful case completion.
Demonstrates fiscal responsibility and monitors expenditures.
Develops case targets.
Assigns specific tasks to team members.
Performs other related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Florida Statute 943 requires that any person employed in this class must: (1) Be at least 19 years of age. (2) Be a citizen of the United States, notwithstanding any laws of the State to the contrary. (3) Be a high school graduate or its "equivalent" as the term may be determined by the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission of the Department of Law Enforcement. (4) Not have been convicted of any felony or of a misdemeanor involving perjury or a false statement, nor have received a dishonorable or undesirable discharge from any of the Armed Forces of the United States. Any person who, after July 1, 1981, pleads guilty or nolo contendere to or is found guilty of a felony or of a misdemeanor involving perjury or a false statement shall not be eligible for employment or appointment as an officer, notwithstanding suspension of sentence or withholding of adjudication. (5) Have his/her processed fingerprints on file with the employing agency. (6) Have passed a physical examination by a licensed physician, based on specifications established by the Commission. (7) Have a good moral character as defined by Administrative Code 11B-27-0011, by a background investigation under procedures established by the Commission. (8) Possess a current certificate of compliance for basic employment certification issued by the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission.If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clickinghere. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.
Nearest Major Market:Palm BeachNearest Secondary Market:Miami