Wisconsin Department of Justice-Special Agent-Arson Bureau
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Wisconsin Department of Justice-Special Agent-Arson Bureau

If you are interested in applying for this position, please visit www.wisc.jobs and search for Job ID "11672" or "Special Agent (Arson Bureau)". We DO NOT accept applications from sources other than www.wisc.jobs
Deadline: September 28, 2023  
The Department of Justice does not sponsor work visas at the time of hire or anytime during employment. All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and complete the required Employment Eligibility Form I-9.
Applicants must meet WI Law Enforcement Standards Board requirements, which include an extensive character and background investigation, including fingerprints, drug screening, psychological and medical testing which will be completed on all DCI sworn law enforcement applicants prior to selection.
Applicants must also:
• Be at least 18 years of age upon appointment.
• Possess a general educational development diploma or be a high school graduate.
• Possess/be eligible to possess a Wisconsin driver’s license upon appointment.
• Have no unpardoned felony convictions or convictions of domestic violence offenses.
Additionally, candidates must be able to comply with OSHA Respiratory Protection Standard, 29 CFR 1910.134, use of air purifier respirators and self-contained breathing apparatus and must meet physical test requirements annually.
The minimally qualified candidate must be a sworn law enforcement officer with education, training and/or experience in the following:
• Writing affidavits, such as to obtain search warrants, court orders, and subpoenas.
• Interviewing and interrogating suspects.
• Processing crime scenes, such as gathering evidence, assessing the scene, securing chain of custody, securing the scene, etc.
• Preparing and presenting cases for prosecutorial review.
• Preparing detailed and accurate narrative investigative reports.
In addition to meeting the requirements in the minimally qualified category, the well-qualified candidate will be a sworn law enforcement officer with experience and one or more of the following:
• Leading investigations (directing investigative activities and resources, formulating investigative approach, and determining follow-up).
• Utilizing specialized investigative techniques such as conducting fixed and mobile surveillance, trap and trace, telephonic ping orders, GPS order, PEN register.
• Conducting specialized investigations such as those in financial crimes, violent crimes, arson, sensitive crimes, and cybercrime.
• Specialized training or specialized investigative certifications such as forensic interviewing, fraud examine, clandestine lab response, etc.
• Possess experience investigating fires and/or explosions to determine the origin and cause of the incident.
• Successful completion of at least 20 hours of tested training relevant to the investigation of fires and/or explosions.
• Possess current industry recognized designations or certifications related to the investigation of fires and/or explosions.
NOTE: for sworn law enforcement officer applicants from outside Wisconsin - Reciprocity Requirements for becoming a certified law enforcement officer in Wisconsin can be found at: https://wilenet.widoj.gov/training-standards/officer-training-employment-and-reciprocity
Location: 2 openings in Madison, WI, 2 openings in Milwaukee WI, and 2 openings in Eau Claire, WI
Compensation: $37.00 and $41.78/hr. An add-on of up to $1.00/hr. may be available for candidates who are bilingual
Angie Rizner, Human Resources Specialist at rizneram@doj.state.wi.us or (608) 347-9393 
Deadline: September 28, 2023