Senior Environmental Investigator at State of Indiana

State of Indiana


Mid Level

Indianapolis, IN, USA


12 Nov → 12 Dec

Job Description

As a Senior Environmental Investigator, you will perform highly responsible investigative work requiring expert knowledge of state and federal statutes, rules and procedures relating to environmental issues as enforced by the Department of Environmental Management. You will perform overt and covert investigations in highly sensitive areas, interacting with persons or corporate staff targeted for criminal or civil action violations. You are the primary case agent for an assigned regional area with responsibility for all elements of the criminal or civil investigation from initial report up to prosecution or administrative action.

Job Responsibilities

  • Investigate criminal and civil complaints on behalf of the Commissioner and develop cases for civil or criminal action or administrative adjudication
  • Keep abreast of federal and state statutes, rules, and procedures by a systematic and documented review of available data
  • Direct the overall evidence collection needs of each assigned case including preparation of documents to establish continuity of custody for items of evidence to ensure judicial requirements are met
  • Prepare all documentation, including affidavits for search warrants, case reports, witnesses, and evidence lists, and test results for the county prosecuting attorney, the Attorney General’s staff or Department of Environmental Management legal staff

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, criminology, forensic studies, police administration required

  • 5 years of full-time professional experience in a Law Enforcement Agency or 4 years of full-time professional experience as a criminal investigator in a Law Enforcement Agency or full-time Admin/Managerial law enforcement experience within an environment hazardous materials program

  • Extensive knowledge of state and federal laws, rules and regulations relevant to the Department of Environmental Management’s enforcement mission

  • Thorough knowledge of case preparation, court procedures, rules of evidence and legal proceedings

Benefits/What We offer

  • Paid time off

  • Health & Dental Insurance

  • Wellness program

  • 401(k) matching

How To Apply

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