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1320 NW 14 ST
Miami, FL 33125
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Law Office of Public Defender Carlos J. Martinez
Street address: 
1320 NW 14 ST
Job type: 
Legal - Defender
Position Description: 


Opening Date: June 7, 2016 Closing Date: July 8, 2016

Miami-Dade Public Defender Carlos J. Martinez is seeking an investigator with bilingual skills.

PD11 Overview: The Public Defender is an elected official who has a constitutional duty to provide legal representation to persons in jeopardy of losing their liberty who cannot afford to hire a private attorney.

Position Type: Full time

Job Description: The investigator assists attorneys. The work includes crime scene investigation, locating and interviewing witnesses, analyzing and evaluating data and evidence. Applicants must be willing to work with clients in adult jails and in juvenile detention facilities.

How you will be evaluated: Your submitted application package will be reviewed to determine compliance with application requirements, level of position-relevant work experience, education and training.

After your application package has been reviewed, you may be required to participate in a selection interview. Non-local candidates may be interviewed initially via Skype or other electronic means.
Salary: Starting salary is $32,000 plus a full-range of state benefits including health insurance, retirement plan, paid vacation, sick leave and holidays, and free tuition for college courses on a space-available basis.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or the People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
Veterans are encouraged to apply.


• Bachelor’s degree
• Excellent verbal, written, computer, and communication skills
• Bilingual skills: English/Spanish and/or English/Creole preferred
• Experience in conducting investigations
• Clean driving record, valid Florida Driver’s License and proof of automobile insurance
• Reliable vehicle, as travel is required.

To apply: 

How to Apply: Download the State of Florida job application at and submit the completed application along with your resume, all in PDF format, to [email protected]:
Your application package must include the State of Florida job application, resume and required supporting documents. Please include information to support your qualifications for this position. Failure to provide required documentation information may result in rejection of your application package.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
Submission deadline: 
Tuesday, June 7, 2016