Applying To: Correctional Investigator

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Salary

  • Minimum: $33,020.00
  • Maximum: $51,610.00

Normal entry salary is $33,020.

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position investigate alleged violations of city and state corrections policies and procedures. Duties include interviewing witnesses and participants; drafting written reports and summaries; coordinating investigations with other law enforcement agencies; documenting and photographing physical evidence and testifying at legal proceedings.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Correctional Investigator

Minimum Qualifications

Education:  An Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Corrections or a related field.

Experience: At least one year of experience working as an investigator in a correctional, law enforcement or similar agency OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

License: Must possess and maintain a valid Missouri driver's license while employed by the City of St. Louis.  Must possess a valid driver’s license at the time of filing application and be able to present it upon request. Please note type of license, number, class and expiration date on the Employment Application. 

Documentation of academic credentials must be submitted with the Employment Application or upon request.

A limited number of applicants may be scheduled for the Oral Interview based on an evaluation of their qualifying experience and training as listed on the Employment Application.  Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application.  Include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment.  Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.

MEDICAL:  Candidates will be required to pass an oral swab "Drug Screen" as part of their medical examination

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS:  To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of his/her DD 214 Certificate of Release or discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or upon request.  The Director of Personnel may, in his discretion, accept alternate documentation.

LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATION: Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancies.  Please submit application as soon as possible.  Applications can be submitted on the Internet.  Visit the City web site at http://stlouis-mo.gov/jobs

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: Pass/Fail
  • Oral Interview: 100%
  • Character Investigation: Pass/Fail
  • Medical Examination: Pass/Fail

O.C. 3434
November 09, 2021
2339-12G

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