Department of Administrative Services

DCJ Inspector (2614DI)

$38.59-$47.18 Hourly / $2,700.96-$3,302.34 BiWeekly /
$70,495.06-$86,191.07 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Division of Criminal Justice, this class is accountable for assisting the State's Attorney and/or Assistant State's Attorney in the investigation and preparation of criminal cases under prosecution.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the general supervision of a State's Attorney, Supervisory Assistant State's Attorney, DCJ Supervisory Inspector or other employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

May lead support personnel and other law enforcement officers.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Upon receipt of criminal investigation assignment, reviews all documentation for accuracy, adequacy and legibility in order to determine viability of proof beyond a reasonable doubt; directs and supervises post-arrest investigative measures; schedules and requests follow-up records, such as medical reports, toxicology lab analyses, ballistics tests results, etc.; interviews victims and witnesses and assesses credibility of testimony; prepares reports, statements and affidavits; prepares synopsis of investigation for attorneys; ensures court appearance of witnesses, including issuance of subpoenas and inter-state subpoenas which may require transportation, accommodation and protection arrangements; prepares extradition requests; checks in evidence for trial; accompanies attorney throughout the trial in order to take notes and follow-up on investigations in response to defense presentations; conducts independent investigations as assigned; acts as liaison with and may serve as a resource for local, federal and state law enforcement agencies; serves as liaison with victims; has statewide police power to make arrests with or without a warrant; keeps abreast of changes in relevant laws and developments in investigative methods; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of police investigative procedures, including laws of arrest, search and seizure, preservation and presentation of evidence, etc.; knowledge of and ability to apply relevant laws and regulations; knowledge of the State judicial system and procedures; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; ability to qualify in use of firearms; ability to analyze and organize presentation of data.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Seven (7) years of experience as a law enforcement officer.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

Three (3) years of General Experience must have included criminal investigation.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Possession of a valid Connecticut Motor Vehicle Operator's license is required during employment in this class.
2. Incumbents in this class must qualify in the semi-annual Division-issued Firearms Proficiency Course.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Candidates must be in good general health; candidates must have and retain sufficient physical strength, stamina, agility, visual and auditory acuity to perform the duties of the class. Applicants will be required to pass a physical examination.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Incumbents in this class may be exposed to a significant degree of danger or probability of physical harm and to moderately disagreeable job conditions.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Unclassified

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(28)-Police-Protective Services

BARGAINING UNIT

(74)-DCJ CSEA INSPECTORS

EEO

(4)-Protective Service

SALARY INFORMATION

DI 27

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the specification of DCJ Inspector 2 in Salary Group CJ 25. (Revision of specification and change in title and salary group)
2614A 9/30/99 nv

EFFECTIVE DATE

3/18/1999

CLASS: 2614DI; EST: ; REV: 3/19/1999;