Victoria County Sheriff's Office (CID Sergeant Investigator Position)
THE VICTORIA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
POSITION: CID Sergeant Investigator
General Statement of Duties: Provide follow-up investigations on crimes initially reported to the patrol function or of any crime as directed by a supervisor; general law enforcement services to those within the jurisdictional limits of the agency; Preserve public peace; Protect life; Protect property; Prevent crime; Protect the constitutional rights of all persons encountered or arrested; Formally advise all suspects of their rights as assured by U.S. Constitution, and upon request provide those rights accordingly; Provide equal protection for all; Use legally appropriate force and only when necessary to effect a lawful end; Enforce the laws of the state and other applicable ordinances; Arrive to work at a specified time in regulation attire, unless otherwise instructed; Protect persons and property that may come under your charge or custody; Be mentally, emotionally and physically prepared to perform all required duties; Remain on duty and fully conscious until the expiration of the shift, and/or relieved by a supervisor; Maintain a clean and professional appearance while on duty unless an investigation merits otherwise as approved by a supervisor; Complete, and turn in all reports and necessary paperwork in a time frame as set by the unit supervisor; Maintain sensitivity and provide equality to all races, religions, sexes, and cultural groups; Establish and maintain positive, effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, other agencies, and the public; Attend and complete all required training and demonstrations of proficiency; Establish and maintain liaison with local, county, state, federal agencies, and public officials; & Abide by all lawful policies and procedures, orders, and instructions issued by superiors of Victoria County Sheriff’s Office.
Investigators perform a critical role in how we are perceived and supported by the public. Their case assignment may become the focus of national attention as well as our own local community scrutiny. Investigators are assigned to a variety of duties. Many of the duties they perform are not assigned but are voluntarily addressed without hesitation. Some of these duties are telephonic request for assistance from various local, state, and federal agencies; giving advice to first responders in the field on specific types of cases; being on call formally and informally and responding to calls; speaking with citizens who come to our agency for assistance.
In addition to the general duties required, Investigators will perform the following specific duties. Deviations from the duties within this job description are subject to the prior written approval of the CID Lieutenant or the Division Captain. The investigator will:
1. Follow up and investigate assigned cases to completion or until all efforts to reach a successful conclusion have been exhausted;
20. Report to the CID Lieutenant inaccurate, incomplete reports submitted by patrol that could hinder the follow up aspect of their case;
EDUCATION, REQUIREMENTS AND EXPERIENCE:
1. Possess an Intermediate Level Peace Officer Certificate from TCOLE.
Submit any questions to: Rex Mayes (Enforcement Division)
Submit complete application packet to Lt. Pat Aitchison Training Victoria County Sheriff’s Office
VCSO personnel must submit a Supplemental Employment Application, resume, TCOLE training records and a Promotion/Transfer Eligibility form containing supervisor recommendation/approval
Closing Date: March 16th, 2017 at 12 Noon.