|Department||Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control|
|Date Opened||6/19/2020 08:00:00 AM|
|Full or Part Time||
Please submit to Human Resources as soon as possible:
(1st review of applicants will take place by June 30th)
• Professional cover letter identifying title of the position, announcement number and daytime contact information including email address
• Please contact HR if you need further detail. 405-530-3145.
419 N.E. 38th Terrace
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Phones: 405-521-2885 / 405-530-3145
Work Locations: Oklahoma City
All applicants must pass an initial physical fitness exam. A selected classified applicant must sign a letter of understanding that they are resigning the classified service to accept the position in the unclassified service.
Education and Experience Requirements:
• Must be at least 21 years of age
• Must have 60 semester hours of college course work
• Must be CLEET Certified in Oklahoma
• Must have two years of experience as a Law Enforcement Officer with primary responsibilities in narcotics investigations
Major Work Duties:
Investigates alleged violations of the State Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substance Act (Title 63) of the Oklahoma Statutes; prepares and presents appropriate cases for prosecution.
Subsequent to conditional offer of employment, a background investigation, polygraph, psychological and medical evaluation must be successfully completed. Applicants must possess a valid Oklahoma driver's license at the time of appointment. Applicants must live within a 37 mile driving distance to the duty station.
Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving criminal and administrative investigations related to the enforcement of the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substance Act.
The functions within this job family will vary by level, but may include the following:
• Investigates violations of state laws concerning narcotics, dangerous drugs, or other controlled substances; makes arrests, participates in undercover operations, raids and surveillance of persons or targeted locations or where it is believed that the law is being violated.
• Gathers and analyzes information; searches for and gathers physical or documentary evidence or clues; interviews witnesses; interrogates suspects; obtains signed statements and affidavits; prepares investigative reports and case records; presents findings in clear, logical, impartial and properly documented reports.
• Assists prosecutors in filing charges; appears as a witness in criminal and administrative court proceedings; drafts and executes legal documents for use in criminal and administrative investigations, subpoenas for evidence, search warrants, arrest warrants and affidavits.
• Examines physical security safeguards and accounting procedures of persons registered to manufacture, receive, hold and dispense controlled dangerous substances.
• Participates in in-service training; studies professional material relating to new investigative procedures and techniques; studies legal materials relating to court rulings and state and federal law; attends training sessions to acquire new skills.
• Operates and monitors electronic surveillance equipment; operates computers and software.
This is the career level of this job family where employees are assigned responsibilities at the full performance level for performing a full range of basic criminal investigative duties pertaining to the enforcement of the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substance Act. This involves completing all required activities to investigate violations of applicable laws, participate in undercover operations, raids and surveillance operations, gather and analyze evidence, interview witnesses, interrogate suspects, and other related duties.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of the principles and techniques of investigation; of state and federal laws pertaining to controlled dangerous substances; of laws, court decisions, and rules pertaining to search and seizure, invasion of privacy, arrest, and rules of evidence; of the scope, applications, and interpretation of laws and regulations relating to investigating records, reports, and other documents; of laws and regulations relating to investigating, interviewing, and interrogating witnesses, suspects, and informants; and of firearm safety practices.
Ability is required to analyze, interpret and evaluate information obtained; to recognize, collect and preserve physical evidence and controlled dangerous substances; to subdue persons; to protect oneself, associates and others; to organize and present facts and opinions clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; to use a firearm; to cope with stressful and/or potentially dangerous situations; to handle confidential work with tact and discretion; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other law enforcement agencies.
Additionally, requirements include the ability to carry out undercover work assignments; to evaluate the reliability and credibility of statements and witnesses; to write reports where facts are presented clearly and concisely; and to complete any necessary training required by the agency.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Veteran's Preference Points apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.