Six years of field investigative or law enforcement investigative experience. “Investigative Experience” is defined as gathering and securing information and evidence from a variety of sources through independent, non-structured activities including but not limited to the following activities: interviewing and interrogating witnesses; collecting and analyzing data and evidence; writing and summarizing case narratives; and testifying at administrative hearings and criminal proceedings.
Experience in credit verification; auditing; employment interviewing; building surveillance; traffic enforcement; performing routine inspections or surveys will NOT be considered investigative experience.
An Associate’s degree for two years of field investigative or law enforcement investigative experience; or two years of OPWDD experience for two years of field investigative or law enforcement investigative experience; or a Bachelor’s degree and four years of field investigative or law enforcement investigative experience. Regardless of any substitution, all candidates must have a least two years of field investigative experience or law enforcement investigative experience.
Types of Investigative Experience that could be considered Qualifying: Experience in such positions as: Police Detective; Insurance Investigator; Licensed and Registered Private Investigator; Federal Investigator; State Investigator; Municipal Investigator; Child Protective Services Investigator; Investigative position involving trial preparations and detailed reports; or Investigations within a branch of the Armed Services.
Types of Non-Qualifying Investigative Experience includes by may not be limited to: Experience in: Routine Police Patrol Work; Security Guard or Related Security Position; Tax Collector; Collector of Delinquent Accounts; Credit Checker; Legal Assistant/Attorney; Hotel or store detective; Loss Prevention Officer; Parole Officer; Correction Officer/Guard; Fire and Safety inspector.