Recruitment #23-118-0064


NOTICE:  LCSO has a new electronic Applicant Screening Questionnaire that must be completed and submitted within 5 business days of the date you submit your County application to be considered for the position.  Failure to complete and submit the electronic questionnaire will disqualify you from this recruitment.

Job Description

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is seeking professional, dedicated applicants for a full time Civilian Cold Case Investigator position within the Criminal Investigations Division.

Major job duties include but are not limited to: conducting research, interviews, and investigations into assigned cases; developing leads for follow up; preparing and submitting investigative reports, case summaries, and case presentations for internal and external use; maintaining case files; collecting and distributing information in accordance with state and federal law, including FOIA; maintaining confidentiality and security of files and evidence; complying with court ordered subpoenas and testifying in court; and performs other duties as assigned. This position requires a flexible work schedule to include working evenings and weekends, and may require travel.

Hiring range is commensurate with experience.

Job Requirements

Associates degree in a related field; three (3) years of relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Must be a U.S. Citizen or current 10-year resident of the United States, minimum age of 18, and possess a current valid driver's license. Preference given to applicants with experience in the following areas: law enforcement, criminal investigations, homicide investigations, cold case investigations, and/or crime scene investigations.

Special Requirements

Must pass a VCIN/NCIC written examination and become VCIN/NCIC certified within one year of employment.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

All applicants must complete and submit the online Applicant Screening Questionnaire within 5 days of submitting the online County employment application. Selection process includes review of the Applicant Screening Questionnaire and County application, in-person interview(s), and an intensive background investigation to include fingerprinting, credit check, driving record, and polygraph examination.

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