The Vermont Office of the Attorney General (AGO) is seeking a Criminal Investigator. The incumbent will be assigned to assist the Vermont Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (VT-ICAC). VT-ICAC is dedicated to the identification, apprehension and prosecution of those responsible for the victimization and exploitation of children through the use of computers, technology or the internet. This will be accomplished through enforcement of laws designed to protect children including the possession, collection or dissemination of child pornography, and the luring, seduction or enticement of a child or person believed to be a child through the use of technology or internet services. At times, investigative activity will include undercover operations designed to detect dangerous and illegal activity and to identify those involved in such activity. The investigator will be responsible for investigating allegations and complaints that involve child pornography and related criminal activity. The investigator will receive on-going training and will be responsible for identifying offenders and conduct criminal investigations of identified offenders, which will include executing search warrants, conducting interviews, drafting affidavits and other court-related documents, and testifying in court. The investigator will perform other related duties as required.
Who May Apply
This position, AGO Criminal Investigator (Job Requisition #47404), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online at https://careers.vermont.gov/job/Montpelier-AGO-Criminal-Investigator-VT… to be considered.
This position is Group "C" retirement with mandatory retirement at age 55.
Incumbents must be in good physical condition, able to perform strenuous physical activity on occasion, and to work long and irregular hours in the field during work assignments. Duties require travel throughout the State, for which a valid Vermont driver's license. The nature of the work creates situations of potential danger and injury. Evening and weekend work may be necessary.
Bachelor's degree AND four (4) years of professional investigatory or law enforcement work experience.
Associate's degree AND six (6) years of professional investigatory or law enforcement work experience.
High school diploma or equivalent AND eight (8) years of professional investigatory or law enforcement work experience.
A candidate must become a Level III certified law enforcement officer within six months of hire.
As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
- 80% State paid medical premium
- Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
- Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
- Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
- Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
- Low cost group life insurance
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Incentive-based Wellness Program
- Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
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