ORLEANS PUBLIC DEFENDERS
The Orleans Public Defenders (OPD) is seeking applicants for a staff investigator position.
Justice. Dignity. Hope.
To fight for our clients by providing excellent client-centered representation, reforming the system and partnering with the community.
The Staff Investigator works with OPD Staff Attorneys to investigate alleged crimes and possible defenses to those allegations. The Staff Investigator may be required to locate and interview witnesses, take statements from witnesses, perform background checks, locate and secure records, survey and photograph crime scenes, prepare demonstratives for trial, and testify. The Staff Investigator will be involved in all aspects of case preparation including providing strategic recommendations.
Qualifications Ideal candidates will have demonstrated interest in serving underprivileged communities. The ability to work well with people of various socioeconomic and educational backgrounds, and the willingness to do field work are a must. Candidates must also be proficient at multitasking. The ideal candidate will possess good non-legal research skills and have very strong oral and written communication skills. Candidates must have access to a reliable and insured vehicle and retain a valid driver’s license.
To Apply Qualified and interested applicants must submit all of the following to be considered for this position: cover letter explaining your interest in the position, resume, writing sample, and references. Incomplete applications will not be considered. All materials should be e-mailed to email@example.com
. No phone calls.
Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No phone calls.
This is a full time position with competitive salary and benefits. OPD is an equal opportunity employer.