US Government, District Attorney's Office
THE CURRENT VACANCY IS IN THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE
WRITTEN/ ORAL EXAM IS TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED FOR DECEMBER 2023
SEE “SPECIAL REQUIREMENT” SECTION REGARDING
POSSESSION OF A VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE AND BASIC POST CERTIFICATE
THIS RECRUITMENT MAY BE USED FOR A POSITION THAT HAS A SUNSET DATE OF 06/30/2028
IF A CURRENT BASIC POST CERTIFICATE IS NOT
SUBMITTED BY THE DEADLINE YOU WILL
NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION
RESPONSES TO SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS REQUIRED
FINAL FILING DATE: DECEMBER 07, 2023, AT 5:00 PM
District Attorney’s Investigator I: $5,775 – $8,476 APPROXIMATE MONTHLY* / $33.32 – $48.90 APPROXIMATE HOURLY*
District Attorney’s Investigator II: $6,366 – $9,344 APPROXIMATE MONTHLY* / $36.73 – $53.91 APPROXIMATE HOURLY*
*Please refer to the appropriate Bargaining Unit Memorandum of Understanding for potential future salary increases* Please visit https://www.shastacounty.gov/personnel/page/labor-agreements-mous.
- Sign on Bonus: $15,000. Bonuses are paid in two installments – half at initial hiring, and half upon successful completion of probation.
- POST Certificate Incentives: Investigators are granted up to an 8% incentive for possession of POST Intermediate and Advanced Certificates.
- Holidays: 12 days per year.
- Paid on duty workout hours: Once training is complete, Investigators are allowed two hours of on duty workout time per week.
- Flexible Schedules: work 4/10 or 5/8 schedules. On-call pay and over-time opportunities also available.
- Take Home Vehicle
- Your own office
- Standby Time: Investigators receive $3.00 an hour for being on call during off hours.
- Specialty Pay: Investigators who are POST instructors, Training Officers, and Officers in Charge are paid an additional 5% while serving in those capacities.
- Vacation: 10 days/year first 3 years; 15 days/year 4-9 years; 17 days/year 10-15 years; 20 days/year 16 years and thereafter.
- Sick Leave: 12 days per year with a generous pro rata payoff at termination after at least 5 years
- Retirement: CalPERS, coordinated with Social Security. Formulas include 3% at 50, 3% at 55, and 2.7% at 57.
- Insurance: Medical and dental plan, with the County paying for most of the employee and a portion of the dependent cost; a vision plan, a fully-paid life insurance policy and long-term disability plan
- Other: Deferred Compensation plan, IRC Section 125 plan, and credit union membership available.
ABOUT SHASTA COUNTY
Shasta County offers all the amenities of the big city while retaining a comfortable small-town atmosphere. With its natural beauty, affordable housing, excellent educational system, abundance of recreational opportunities, and excellent quality of life, Shasta County is a great place to live, work, and raise a family.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
The District Attorney evaluates all reported crimes to determine if sufficient evidence exists to prosecute individuals for felony and misdemeanor offenses. In those cases where the District Attorney finds sufficient evidence, a criminal prosecution is undertaken. The Department also supervises the Victim/Witness Program.
ABOUT THE POSITION
Under direction, personally participate in the detection and investigation of all criminal matters submitted to the District Attorney’s Office; assist in Grand Jury investigations; and to perform related work as required. This position is a sworn peace officer under P.C. 830.1(a).
Special Note: An individual will be required to pass a background investigation relevant to working in a law enforcement office or facility, prior to be hired.
This class is assigned the responsibility of performing all investigative activities relating to criminal prosecution and all incidences referred to the District Attorney for investigation.
District Attorney’s Investigator I: This is the entry and trainee level in the alternately staffed District Attorney Investigator class series. District Attorney’s Investigators I differ with District Attorney’s Investigators II as to experience level within the field of law enforcement investigations. Although duties may be common to the next higher class of District Attorney’s Investigator II, incumbents are typically assigned a variety of less complex cases and function within more clearly defined guidelines.
District Attorney’s Investigator II: District Attorney’s Investigators II differs with District Attorney’s Investigators I as to experience level within the field of law enforcement investigations. This class is distinguished from the District Attorney’s Investigator I class by the demonstrated ability of an incumbent to perform difficult assignments that require considerable skill, professional judgment, and thorough knowledge of the criminal justice system.