County of Marin
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The County of Marin seeks an experienced Chief District Attorney Investigator to Chief District Attorney Investigator

District Attorney’s Office

County of Marin – San Rafael, California

Annual Salary: $155,792 - $186,222 DOE/DOQ

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The County of Marin seeks an experienced Chief District Attorney Investigator to uphold the highest standards of justice in the District Attorney’s Office. The ideal candidate has an extensive background working with/in law enforcement, with experience managing a department of 20+. They will have direct oversight of a 20-person staff and a grant award budget of approximately $250k. While this position will primarily oversee and manage the investigative work of others, they will personally conduct the most complex, sensitive, and intensive felony investigations. This role will serve as a key liaison with law enforcement and community agencies while also ensuring that staff conduct successful investigations. As such, the Chief Investigator will possess knowledge of the principles and processes of law enforcement: including firearms, forensics, digital discovery, techniques of interview and interrogation, report preparation, evidence analysis, human resources, budget management, and press and media. The Chief Investigator will approach all investigations with an eye toward diversity, equity, and inclusion – emphasizing the equal treatment and protection of all. Join us in beautiful Marin County, where you'll have the opportunity to make a real difference in the pursuit of justice – apply today!



The ideal candidate is a driven and decisive leader with the ability to inspire others toward excellence. They will encourage the dedicated pursuit of justice as staff reports carry out thorough investigation of crimes and strictly observe the Brady Doctrine in the collection and handling of exculpatory evidence. A foundational understanding of digital forensics and data extraction will be helpful in the process of handling cases. The Chief Investigator will relay case details to the District Attorney, investigating Officers, and Prosecutors as needed. While this position is an administrative role, the successful candidate will also have exceptional interpersonal and people management skills. The ideal Chief Investigator has prior experience working with justice partners and participating in Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.).