This Job Posting closes at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Time) on Wednesday, August 12, 2020.
Please Note: The application deadline may be extended to expand the pool of qualified candidates. Any recruitment timeline changes will be communicated to all who have initiated an application process or have submitted an application.
WHAT WE OFFER (PAY & BENEFITS):
Clackamas County proudly offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, including competitive wages, cost-of-living adjustments, merit increases (for eligible employees) and a robust sick and vacation plan for regular status employees.
?Employees must work a minimum of 30 hours per week to receive full benefits. Employees working 20 - 29 hours per week are eligible for medical benefits for themselves and family members. Medical plans cover the employee and all eligible dependents (including spouse/domestic partner and/or children) at a reasonable cost.
This is a part time County position represented by the Peace Officers Association.
Competitive compensation package:
Hourly Pay Rate: $40.80 - $52.74
Attractive benefits package and incentives for employees in regular status positions are detailed below.
Generous paid time off package
Employer paid 6% PERS retirement contribution
If you answered “yes” to the questions above, we want you to join our team as a Part Time (28 hours per week) District Attorney Investigator at the Clackamas County District Attorney’s Office. If selected for this position, you will be assigned to the work in the Family Support Division with supplemental duties in the Domestic Violence Unit. In this role, you will will participate in and assist with conducting and coordinating the investigation, analysis and evaluation of criminal cases to be prosecuted or presented to the grand jury. Additionally, you will be involved in interrogating and questioning witnesses, analysis and evaluation of police reports and other evidence, assisting Deputy District Attorneys with case preparation and extradition of fugitives as well as have an opportunity to perform other duties as necessary, based on the District Attorney Office business needs. In this specific assignment, you will be tracking and locating persons for the purposes of family support enforcement as well as monitoring high risk domestic violence offenders. You will also be a member of the Clackamas County Interagency Major Crimes Team.
Required Minimum Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*
Preferred Special Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*
*For Veterans qualified for Veteran’s Preference: If you believe you have skills that would transfer well to this position and/or special qualifications that relate to this position, please list those skills and/or qualifications in the open-ended question at the end of the application and explain how those skills and/or qualifications relate to this position.
KEY COMPETENCIES FOR SUCCESS IN THIS ROLE:
Creates a Respectful and Safe Environment by promoting a working environment and culture in which employees and all the youth, families, and victims we serve feel physically and emotionally safe and able to express themselves without repercussion. The ideal candidate is committed to serving diverse populations, and recognizes that all youth, families, and the victims we serve must be treated with dignity and respect, and must not experience discrimination, bias, or a lack of equity in services. These diverse populations include, but are not limited to, people of all races, ethnicities, and national origins; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and gender-nonconforming people; individuals with physical or mental disability; people of all ages, religions, genders, political affiliations, veterans; and people of various socio-economic statuses.
Embodies “SPIRIT” by demonstrating a commitment to the Clackamas County core values of Service, Professionalism, Integrity, Respect, Individual Accountability, and Trust in their work (Clackamas County Core Values).
Builds Relationships by sustaining cooperative working relationships with internal and external customers, partners, and stakeholders.
Commits to Teamwork and Collaboration through team unity by working effectively towards a shared goal, encourages sharing of information, productive problem solving, and putting team success first.
Demonstrates Excellent Customer Service by anticipating, assessing, and responding effectively to the needs of the diverse youth, families, and victims we serve.
Embraces Continual Learning by displaying an ongoing commitment to, and takes ownership for, learning, self- improvements, and demonstrating willingness to grow within the job as technology and organizational changes demand it.
Honors Confidentiality in compliance with privacy laws and in accordance with the District Attorney's Office standard practices and procedures, where sensitive information is used with utmost discretion and only for the purpose of fulfilling employment obligations and business needs of the organization.
Values Technology & Use of Electronic Systems appropriately and effectively for the processing and distribution of information, supports the implementation and use of technology in the workplace.
Seeks to Problem Solve as evidenced by using critical thinking and analytical skills, identifies alternative strategies bringing a solution- focused approach to address challenging or difficult solutions.
Engages in Self-Management as demonstrated by the individual’s ability to manage and continually improve their own performance through thoughtfulness, self-awareness, self-motivation, personal accountability, and the ability to develop strategies to effectively manage tasks.
Puts Ethics into Action by holding himself, herself, or themselves to a high standard of professional, honest, and objective behavior in all dealings with or about victims, witnesses, Law Enforcement Agents, defense attorneys, Judges and Court staff, stakeholders, community partners, and service providers. Maintains professional relationships and appropriate social, emotional and physical boundaries at all times with all persons District Attorney's Office is entrusted to serve.
Duties may include but are not limited to the following:
Duties outside the office setting require walking, standing, squatting, bending, balancing, fine motor control, and may involve exposure to slippery and/or uneven surfaces, adverse weather conditions, and unpleasant elements at crime/death scenes.
This Part Time position works 28 hours during a standard workweek of Monday through Friday. Incumbents must be available for call back or call out to respond to crime scenes that occur outside normal work hours/days. Specific hours of work will be discussed with the candidate selected for this position at the time an offer of employment is extended.
EXPLORE CLACKAMAS COUNTY
Clackamas County is in a prime location in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area and is recognized nationally as one of the most livable areas in the United States. Located on the southern edge of the City of Portland and extending to the top of Mt. Hood, Clackamas County is part of a thriving region in the Northwest. It has a population of about 400,000 citizens.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
The Clackamas County District Attorney's Office is required by state law to represent the state in felony prosecutions, misdemeanor prosecutions, grand jury proceedings, mental commitment hearings, child support actions, family abuse prevention hearings, and juvenile delinquency and dependency hearings.
As the elected district attorney of Clackamas County, I am proud to lead a team of legal professionals who work every day to serve the interests of justice through vigorous and impartial prosecution of those who commit crimes in Clackamas County. Whether it is a high profile crime that garners the public's and media's attention, or a low-level misdemeanor offense, our office recognizes that every crime is important to at least one individual, the victim. We are dedicated to thorough and efficient service to victims, witnesses, law enforcement and the general public.
Ensuring that the interests of justice are met is not easy. But it is always the goal of the Clackamas County District Attorney's Office.
John S. Foote
Clackamas County only accepts online applications.
Help With Your Application:
If you have any questions or issues you may contact the Department of Human Resources at 503-655-8459 or e-mail us. Our office hours are Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time (closed on Fridays).
HOW TO CLAIM VETERAN'S PREFERENCE
Clackamas County does not offer visa sponsorships. Within three days of hire, applicants will be required to complete an I-9 and confirm authorization to work in the United States.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Clackamas County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.
If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the Department of Human Resources prior to the recruitment close date. You may request an accommodation during the online application process.