District Attorney Investigator I – Extra Help

US Government, District Attorney's Office (DAO)

The District Attorney’s Office seeks a skilled criminal investigations professional to become an Extra-Help District Attorney Investigator I.
Starting salary negotiable up to $61.37/Hour!

Working as a District Attorney Investigator I

The District Attorney’s Office is dedicated to providing the community with a safe place to live, while seeking truth and justice in a professional and ethical manner. As an Extra-Help District Attorney Investigator I, you will investigate sensitive cases pertaining to civil and criminal complaints, consumer fraud, public corruption, and related matters. Additionally you will:

  • Perform investigations for pending criminal matters, serve civil papers, and make arrests as necessary
  • Investigate, locate, and ensure victims and witnesses are available for interviews and court dates
  • Conduct home visits and in-the-field surveillance to obtain information pertinent to the prosecution of cases
  • Investigate locations and scenes of alleged crimes for evidence and to evaluate physical, material, and environmental factors relevant to cases
  • Photograph and prepare charts and diagrams of crime scenes and events
  • Participate in multi-jurisdictional task forces

What You Bring

The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment and possesses:

  • Experience with Insurance Fraud, especially Workers Compensation and Auto-Insurance Fraud investigations
  • Recent experience as a full-time law enforcement officer in California (as defined by Penal Code section 830.1.)
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is highly desired


Extra-help employees relieve or augment permanent staff. Temporary, extra-help employees are not in the classified civil service and do not have property rights to permanently allocated positions. In addition, they do not receive most employee benefits such as: long-term disability insurance coverage; accrual of vacation; participation in the County retirement program; or eligibility to take promotional examinations. Temporary, extra-help employees are limited in their employment to a maximum of one calendar year. These employees must be off of work for three months before they can be re-employed on an extra help basis. Extra-help employees who meet the eligibility requirements may qualify for a County contribution toward medical coverage.

This employment list may also be used to fill future extra-help positions as they occur during the active status of the list.  

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