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Criminal Investigator - Burlington Vermont

Demanding criminal caseload in a fast-paced office environment. Must be able to work independently and as part of a legal team. Duties may require irregular hours and travel for which private means of transportation is required. Previous criminal investigation experience preferred. Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

  • Reviewing and analyzing cases to help develop defense plans.
  • Putting together release plans for clients with new cases, who are being held in jail on high cash bail, or who are being held without bail, and who need residences and/or responsible adults who will be approved by the court for them to be released.
  • Extensive legwork locating and interviewing clients and witnesses.
  • Reviewing and organizing discovery, which, in felony cases, can be voluminous.
  • Helping to find alternative placements for incarcerated clients, limiting incarceration, and when they are struggling with addiction, helping to assist them in treatment, whether residential or outpatient.
  • Assisting with preparation of and providing support during evidentiary hearings, trials, & sentencing hearings: including locating and subpoenaing witnesses; helping to get them to court; managing clients and witnesses during hearings; presenting evidence and providing tech support during hearings.
Position: Criminal Investigator - Burlington Vermont
Organization: Office of the Defender General
Location: Burlington,  VT 
United States
Salary: $46,500 annually
Posting Start Date: 10/22/2020
Date Posted: 10/22/2020
Requirements Minimum Requirements
Education: Bachelor’s degree. Experience: Four years of professional investigation work, or experience as required by the Defender General. Additional work experience may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree on a six month per semester basis. Duties may require irregular hours and travel for which private means of transportation is required. Must be located in Vermont.
Status: This listing expires on: 1/20/2021
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Organization Information
Office of the Defender General

Burlington,  VT 05401
United States
Mary Deaett, HR & Program Manager