INV/ Police Staff Investigator Complex - Firearm Investigation Team/ Grade E
Force Headquarters

Job reference: 005400

Closing date: 18/10/2019

Job start date: 04/10/2019

Salary: Grade E £26,208 to £30,951

Employment type: Permanent - Full Time

Department: (INV) Investigations

Hours per week: 36.5

Working Days: 5


x3 Police Staff Investigator

Firearm Investigation Team

Grade E (£25,566 - £30,195)

Hours: 36.5

Location: Speke


Closing Date: Friday 18th October 2019

Undertake the investigation of serious and complex crime in accordance with the Investigation Allocation Model supporting Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 Investigations in order to increase public satisfaction and reduce the fear of crime.

 The role will require the post holder to conduct Firearm Investigations as part of a team supporting Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 Investigations, including the reviewing of records and documentation obtained during the course of such investigations to ensure legal and procedural compliance whilst identifying further investigative opportunities.


It is essential that the post holder has extensive experience in the following in order to investigate and review cases and to quality assure processes:-


  • Proven inter-personal and communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to write and produce comprehensive letters and reports to a high standard.
  • Ability to plan and organise, manage priorities, balancing their workload and work to deadlines monitoring delivery to ensure required standard is met.
  • The post holder must be willing and able to undertake relevant courses to enable them to conduct criminal investigations together with the ability to interview witnesses and victims and interview suspects. They must have or be able to work towards gaining a sound and accurate working knowledge of legislation and procedures relevant to the documenting, handling and storage of exhibits, the responsibilities and procedures in respect of disclosure.
  • Ability to work in a small team with minimum supervision.


Please base your evidence on the knowledge and experience on the attached Job Description Questionnaire

Equality Act 2010

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Positive Action

Merseyside Police are proud to use Positive Action to redress the balance of under representation our team will offer advice, guidance and support throughout the recruitment process to candidates from under-represented groups.  For more information please refer to our Positive Action page


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