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The Office of the Attorney General is seeking a Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) Investigator to join the Programs Section of the Executive and Administration Division. We offer the challenge and opportunity of public service, a professional team environment, and competitive salary and benefits. This is a grant-funded position.

 

SEXUAL ASSAULT KIT INITIATIVE (SAKI) INVESTIGATOR (00500)
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
EXECUTIVE AND ADMINISTRATION DIVISION
PROGRAMS SECTION

 

DUTIES:  In conjunction with the Office of the Attorney General’s statewide efforts to submit previously untested Physical Evidence Recovery Kits (PERKs) for testing and eliminate Virginia’s sexual assault kit backlog, the Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) Investigator will provide investigational support and technical assistance to law enforcement agencies following up on cases tested as part of the SAKI project. The Investigator will also work with the SAKI Advocate to develop and implement statewide training initiatives for investigators, prosecutors, advocates, and other disciplines on current trauma-informed, victim-centered practices for investigation, prosecution, victim engagement, and multidisciplinary collaboration. The Investigator will also provide staff support to the SAKI Project team.

 

The position requires frequent in-state travel and occasional travel outside of the state.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Applicants must have a minimum of five years of law enforcement experience investigating major crimes, including sexual assault cases. Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or related field and/or equivalent prior law enforcement/investigative experience is required. The candidate must have knowledge of trauma-informed, victim-centered investigative practices and techniques and experience with multidisciplinary collaboration.  The candidate should have a demonstrated ability to provide sound technical and programmatic assistance to criminal justice personnel and possess superior analytical and communication skills (verbal and written). Public speaking/group facilitation experience preferred.  Candidates must have demonstrated computer proficiency with word processing (Microsoft products preferred). Selected candidate must possess the ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and establish and maintain effective partnerships with public safety and advocacy stakeholders and OAG team members.  A criminal background check will be completed on successful candidate.

 

LOCATION:  This announcement is for one position in the City of Richmond.

 

SALARY: Starting salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

 

TO APPLY:  Please apply on-line at http://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com . Application must include a cover letter and résumé. Veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. To ensure timely consideration, please submit application materials by 3/21/2020.

 

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