Merced Superior Court

Merced , CA

Court Investigator

Merced Superior Court
Merced, CA Full-time
Posted on December 22, 2018
DEFINITION: Under general direction, the Court Investigator performs independent work, conducts field investigations for probate conservatorships and guardianships. The Court Investigator also attends hearings, as necessary, to provide reports to the court; consults with judicial officers, attorneys, and parties involved in assigned cases; prepares reports and recommendations for the court. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: This classification encompasses a variety of investigator roles, including investigations in probate areas. This class is distinguished from the Child Custody Recommending Counselor (CCRC) class because, although the latter may conduct investigations, investigation activities are performed to assist in mediating disputes or provide counseling, which are the CCRC's primary duties. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Education: - Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Social Work, or other behavioral science from an accredited four (4) year college or university Experience: - Two (2) years employment experience performing casework and interviews or investigations in a legal, law enforcement, or social service setting OR - Five (5) years of responsible work experience in legal/judicial, social work, or other environment which requires handling a caseload pertaining to family, children, the elderly, or mental health issues License, Certification and/or Special Requirements: - A valid class C California driver's license may be required. The requirement will be reviewed on a position basis in accordance with ADA regulations. Biweekly Salary Range: $2,220.00 - $2,700.80 Official application and detailed job flyer can be obtained from: Merced Superior Court Administration 627 W. 21st Street Merced, CA 95340 Or from our website Filing Deadline: 4:30pm 01/11/19 EOE