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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: District Attorney
Job Title: PT Investigator-Consumer Protection Division
Salary: $15.00 Hourly


Job Description:

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.

 

Competencies:

  • 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.

This class specification should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.  It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job.  The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification.

 

Job Standards:

Minimum Qualifications

     Educational Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Finance/Business Administration, Criminal Justice, or related field.

                     and/or

Years of Experience:  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.

 

Equipment:

Standard office equipment including:  computers (Microsoft Office Software), multi-function copiers, scanners, and multi-line phone system.

 

Work Environment:

Usual working days/hours:  M - F, 20 hours per week

Location of work:  Courthouse, 2nd Floor

Pay Range:  $15 - $20 per hour

 

*Please note this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice*

*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice. Must be at least 18 years of age to work for Sedgwick County*

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator, by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate. Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.

 



Vacancy Number: 20010262

Open Date: 4/6/2018 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 5/6/2018 11:59:59 PM