Investigator – Reno, NV Office
Posted: January 05, 2018

The Office of the Federal Public Defender is now accepting applications for an Investigator position. This is a full-time position located in Reno. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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Applicants should enjoy working collaboratively with their attorneys, fellow investigators, and staff.  They should have investigative experience in the criminal justice field and possess excellent interviewing and report writing skills. Other duties include gathering records, locating and interviewing potential witnesses and experts, and photographing crime scenes and evidence. Applicants should have a working knowledge of the criminal justice system and the ability to interact easily with many different types of individuals. Computer literacy is essential. Mitigation experience and fluency in Spanish are preferred. Litigation support and paralegal experience are helpful but not required.  Travel is required.

A minimum of three years’ investigative experience or the equivalent is required. Knowledge and experience working on tribal cases or with Native American communities are a plus. Must possess a valid driver’s license and insurance.   Applicants must also possess the requisite initiative, ingenuity, resourcefulness, and judgment needed to perform the duties outlined.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.  Please submit a letter of interest, resume, three references and writing sample to:

James Morgan
Personnel Administrator
411 East Bonneville, Suite 250
Las Vegas, NV 89101

Position Open Until Filled.  Priority given to those applicants who respond by Friday, January 19, 2018.

The Federal Public Defender is an equal opportunity employer.  Applicants must be a United States citizen, or a person authorized to work in the United States and receive compensation from this agency.  Employment is subject to a satisfactory background investigation, including an FBI name and fingerprint check.

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