DISTRICT ATTORNEY INVESTIGATOR

JOB TITLE:                             DISTRICT ATTORNEY INVESTIGATOR

SUPERVISOR:                        FIRST ASSISTANT CRIMINAL DISTRICT ATTORNEY

EMPLOYMENT STATUS:       FULL TIME / NON-EXEMPT

JOB SUMMARY:        Escort victims and witnesses to court during potentially dangerous situations.  Obtain and secure evidence from appropriate law enforcement agencies; maintain the chain of evidence before, during and after trial.  On call for immediate needs as determined by the prosecuting attorneys during court hearings, trial preparation and trials.  Assist prosecuting attorneys in gathering criminal discovery. Responsible for locating victims and witnesses. Prepare affidavits while interviewing victims and witnesses.  Prepare and serve trial and grand jury subpoenas.  Obtain pen packs, judgments, photos, fingerprints, etc. from Texas and other state jurisdictions for investigations; follow up as necessary for presentation to Grand Jury, court hearings and trials in the 47th District Court, 181st District Court, 251st District Court, County Court at Law No. 1 and County Court at Law No. 2 as requested by the prosecuting attorney.  Run criminal histories on defendants through TLETS. Provide assistance to civil prosecutors representing CPS. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  2. TCOLE certified (Advanced certification preferred)
  3. TLETS certified (Preferred)
  4. Knowledge of legal terminology
  5. Knowledge of courtroom procedure
  6. Ability to work effectively with employees, public and other agencies.
  7. Ability to work independently and prioritize responsibilities
  8. Basic technology knowledge (Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat (PDF), and audio/video file formats, etc.)

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Escort victims and witnesses in potentially dangerous situations
  2. Maintenance of evidence.
  3. Assist court security as needed.
  4. Contact various agencies and courts to obtain needed records, judgments, fingerprints, photos, police records, etc.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  1. Work in a high stress environment and perform several tasks at once.
  2. Work after/before regular business hours and/or overtime as job requires.

CONTACT WITH OTHERS:

High interaction with staff members, the public, District and County Courts, Law Enforcement Agencies, defendants, and Probation

SALARY: $71,072.00

The Randall County District Attorney’s Office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or handicapped status in employment or the provision of services.