Investigator Positions

Below you’ll find various positions from across California and the Country.  DIA does not endorse any specific candidates or organizations.  If you’d like to add a posting please let a board member know or contact us at  Best of luck in your pursuit of a noble profession!


Federal Public Defender’s Office Central District of California

Updated: 7/9/20

The Federal Public Defender’s Office for the Central District of California is accepting applications for full-time investigator positions in the trial unit for our Los Angeles office. The trial unit is committed to the pursuit of justice by aggressively advocating in federal court for the constitutional rights and inherent dignity of individuals who are accused or convicted of crimes and cannot afford their own lawyer.

This is a full-time, at-will position.  Benefits include health and life insurance, retirement, and a Thrift Savings Plan.  For more information on benefits, see

San Joaquin Chief Investigator Position

Updated: 4/6/20

San Joaquin County is seeking a part-time Chief Public Defender Investigator for an appointment not expected to exceed six months. 

San Joaquin County Public Defender is searching for an experienced, public agency law enforcement criminal investigator who possesses the leadership, initiative, adaptability and flexibility to assume management and supervision of a unit of investigators for a period of limited duration,
expected to not exceed 6 months.

The Chief Public Defender Investigator plans, coordinates and supervises the investigative
functions of the Public Defender’s Office. Direction is received from the Public Defender and Assistant Public Defender.

Sonoma County Investigator Position

Updated: 1/20/20

In Sonoma County, there’s always a place at our table. A place to connect with the land. And also with each other. All just 45 minutes north of San Francisco. Discover one of California’s top food and wine destinations, home to more than 425 wineries ranging from rustic to regal. Hike among towering redwoods, cruise along the rugged Pacific coastline and get to know inviting towns. Or, just sit back and take it all in. Because here, you’re free to go your own way. And we wouldn’t have it any other way. Life opens up in Sonoma County. See Sonoma’s Calendar of Events

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San Diego, CA 92112

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