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Special Investigator - High Tech Crimes

Investigations Division

LOCATION: Springfield

SALARY: $51,480-$61,740 annually


Under the direction of the Chief of Investigations, an Investigator is responsible for collecting and analyzing information from a variety of sources and is required to use that information to determine investigative strategies and case objectives. Duties include but are not limited to analyzing documents, collecting and processing evidence, locating and interviewing victims, witnesses and others, arresting and interrogating offenders, performing background checks, writing reports, assisting in office security issues, conducting surveillance and undercover operations, and serving subpoenas and search warrants.


This position requires a Bachelorís degree in criminal justice or a related field or a minimum of five (5) years of law enforcement experience as a sworn officer and certification of an agency approved training program from the Illinois Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board. This position requires a working knowledge of law enforcement procedures, state, federal and local laws and regulations, a valid Illinois driverís license and a responsible driving record. The ability to conduct research using law enforcement databases and open source search tools is required. Applicants must be LEADS certified or be eligible for LEADS certification. This position requires extensive skill in conducting on-line investigations with file sharing networks, cell phone investigations and social media investigations. Attendance and the ability to maintain satisfactory working relationships with other agency law enforcement personnel, OAG employees and the general public are required.

In order to be eligible for an interview, the applicant must meet all the minimum qualifications for this position.

HOURS OF WORK: 8:45 A.M. Ė 4:45 P.M. (Monday-Friday)

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send resume with cover letter to:

Office of the Attorney General
Human Resources Bureau.
500 So. Second Street
Springfield, Illinois 62706

An Equal Opportunity Employer

The Illinois Attorney General's Office is an equal opportunity employer. The Office considers applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or disability.

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