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Administrative Investigator

Company: Cumberland County Government
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

JOB PURPOSE: - Provides support for the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office and other Law Enforcement in researching of Inmate telephone calls. - Assists the Administrative Lieutenant with background checks of prospective employees and Corrections investigations. - This position is 40 hours per week, with a full benefits package. - Pay is commensurate with experience, with a range of $30.57-$32.43 per hour. - -Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.QUALIFICATIONS: -

  • Graduate of MCJA Basic Police School or equivalent.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • High School Diploma required; Associates degree in criminal justice or related field preferred.
  • Minimum of five years' experience in law enforcement required; at least two years' experience in police investigations preferred.
  • Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience will be considered. - -MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provides law enforcement agencies phone recordings or E-messages for investigative purposes. - Tracks the release of recordings and e-messages through internal reporting software.
  • Provides Internal Affairs, CID and Jail Operations with necessary phone recordings and E-messaging.
  • Maintains and updates a list of attorneys that are registered in the inmate telephone recording system to ensure privileged calls are not recorded.
  • Writes investigative and internal reports using agency CAD system and organizes and prepares case files.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Supports the county's safety and health policies by attending required safety training programs and reporting all accidents and suspected safety hazards to supervisor.
  • Fulfills job function by participating as an active member in training, participating on county task forces and performing other responsibilities as assigned.
  • Assists the Administrative Lieutenant in quality and timely background investigations of potential employee and volunteer applications, when necessary.
  • Assists the Administrative Lieutenant by conducting administrative investigations into allegations of employee misconduct, when necessary.
  • Conducts investigations into criminal acts committed within the Jail and refers cases to the District Attorney or other prosecuting authority. - Shares information/intelligence gathered to other law enforcement agencies when appropriate. - Coordinates and ensures the custody and control of all evidence that is obtained in jail incidents.
  • Conducts all PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act) investigations.
  • Serves inmates with court paperwork, including Protection from Abuse/Harassment Orders and criminal summons.
  • Reports directly to the Administrate Lieutenant regarding all activities by providing a monthly report of the activities.
  • Appear and testify at any internal hearings or criminal proceedings, as necessary.
  • Aids outside agencies, county detectives and legal team with the preparation of reports and collection of pertinent materials with regards to any civil and criminal litigation cases against the department. - Additionally, organizes and arranges proffer meetings between inmates, attorneys, and law enforcement.
  • Maintain working knowledge of criminal law as well as agency policies and procedures.
  • Performs similar or related work as required, directed or as situation dictates.Cumberland County offers an excellent and comprehensive benefits package and is proud of its talented and dedicated workforce. Come join our team and culture of engaged employees. Our strong management team is dedicated to providing employees with inspiring leadership, a positive and friendly workplace, support, encouragement and the necessary tools for success. We offer tuition reimbursement, wellness program, and professional development and training opportunities.This position is 40 hours per week, with a full benefits package. - Pay is commensurate with experience, with a range of $30.57-$32.43 per hour.Position will remain open until filled. - Please note, applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.Cumberland County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected Veteran status.Powered by JazzHRPIf5ac72597698-31181-33213061

Keywords: Cumberland County Government, Portland , Administrative Investigator, Other , Portland, Maine

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