Criminal Investigator job description template

This Criminal Investigator job description template includes the list of most important Criminal Investigator's duties and responsibilities. It is customizable and ready to post to job boards. Use it to save time, attract qualified candidates and hire best employees.

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Criminal Investigator job description template

Criminal Investigator job profile

Criminal Investigators are usually responsible for gathering evidence, investigate crimes, interview witnesses and apprehend suspects. 

In order to attract Criminal Investigators that best match your needs, it is very important to write a clear and precise Criminal Investigator job description.   

Criminal Investigator job description

We are looking for an ambitious and experienced Criminal Investigator to join our team! As a Criminal Investigator at our company, you will be responsible for investigating crime scenes and gathering evidence, investigate crimes, interview witnesses and apprehend suspects. 

Criminal Investigator duties and responsibilities

  • Investigate crime scenes and apply different investigation methods
  • Initiate survey
  • Construct detailed investigation reports 
  • Manage evidence 
  • Identify and prosecute perpetrators
  • Generate initial theories
  • Eliminate wrong theories
  • Document the scene in detail 

Criminal Investigator requirements

  • X years of previous working experience as criminal investigator 
  • X years of experience analyzing crime scenes and managing evidence 
  • In-depth understanding of various investigation processes and methods
  • Excellent interviewing and interrogation skills
  • Ability to observe and caption details  
  • In-depth knowledge of criminal law, rules and regulations
  • Good organizational and time-management skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Critical-thinker and problem-solver
  • BA in forensic science, criminal law, criminology or similar relevant field

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