Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
- Receives investigative assignments from the District Attorney and Deputy Attorneys.
- Conducts special investigations of criminal cases under the jurisdiction of the District Attorney.
- Locates and interviews witnesses, gathers and prepares evidence, makes arrests and testifies in court.
- Assists the District Attorney with special administrative studies.
- Cooperates with law enforcement officers of other agencies.
- Maintains necessary records and prepares reports.
- Plans, assigns, and evaluates the work of subordinate Investigative staff.
- Develops a training program for new staff.
Minimum Qualifications Experience:
Three (3) years of experience performing criminal or civil investigations.
This is the supervisory level in the District Attorney Investigator classification series. This level is distinguished by its responsibility for supervision of the other investigator staff.Education:
Equivalent to graduation from a four (4) year college or university with a degree in criminology, social work, law enforcement or a closely related field. (Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis.)License:
Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain.Certificate:
Possession of a valid Advanced P.O.S.T. Certificate.
Posses or obtain a Supervisor POST Certificate within one year of appointment. HOLIDAYS & LEAVES
MANAGEMENT LEAVE May receive, depending upon classification, 96 hours per Fiscal Year (prorated for the time remaining in the fiscal year).
10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). Optional annual sell back of a portion of accumulated vacation leave hours (maximum - 40 hours).
.0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria.
Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday.
Three (3) regularly scheduled consecutive work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way.
County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County.
County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan.
DISABILITY INSURANCE Management Disability Plan includes a comprehensive Short/Long Term Disability plan paid for by the County. LIFE INSURANCE
$50,000 County-paid Management Life Insurance coverage. $5,000 County-paid Life Insurance coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee.
The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable.
MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount. EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP)
MHN EAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services.
For more information log on to members.mhn.com.
EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS
The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more.
THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY.
For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682 or go to Merced County Benefits Summary
Do you possess a valid Advanced P.O.S.T. Certificate?
Can you provide a copy of a valid Advanced P.O.S.T. Certificate? If you answered yes, please provide a copy along with your application. You may attach it to your application, or submit it to Human Resources located at the Merced County Administration Building , 2222 "M" Street, third floor or email it to Liliana.Ramirez@countyofmerced.com, or fax it to (209) 385-7375.