Special Investigator - Office of Disciplinary Administrator (Kansas Judicial Branch)


Topeka, KS - Full Time

Position number: K0224366 and K0183283

Position Title and Salary: Special Investigator, grade 41, $57,097

Location of Employment: Disciplinary Administrator Office, 701 SW Jackson St. # 1, Topeka, KS 66603

Kansas Judicial Branch Benefits State Employment Center - Benefits (ks.gov)

Job Duties: This position involves responsible professional work in the disciplinary administrator's office and primarily includes conducting investigations. An employee in this classification may be required to carry and use a firearm during assigned duties.

A special investigator works independently and collaboratively with the investigative staff. An employee in this classification will be placed in charge of specific investigations. Work is reviewed through reports, conferences, and based on results achieved, by the director of investigations or the disciplinary administrator. This position serves at the pleasure of the disciplinary administrator.

Required education and experience: Graduation from an undergraduate program, preferably with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice or psychology and experience working as a law enforcement officer for 10 years or more, preferred. A comparable combination of education and experience which provides the following knowledge, abilities, and skills may be considered.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Demonstrated ability to handle complex work assignments in a timely fashion.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively.
• Demonstrated ability to maintain a harmonious work environment through cordial, professional, and respectful behavior.
• Thorough knowledge of the court system.
• Ability to analyze and organize a variety of information for use in cogent written error-free reports and in informative oral reports.
• Ability to exercise initiative, judgment, and discretion in a variety of complex, sensitive, or confidential matters.
• Ability to use office technology to prepare investigative reports and security plans.
• Ability to express ideas concisely and clearly, orally and in writing.

Application deadline: Open Until Filled

Additional details and an online application can be found at https://www.kscourts.org/Public/Court-Careers, Under Judicial Branch Vacancies.


Allyson Christman
Director of Personnel

Cris Loomis
Personnel Manager

The Kansas Judicial Branch is an EEO/AA Employer.

ADA accommodation

The Americans with Disabilities Act ensures your right to reasonable accommodations during the employment process. Arrangements will be made if you have a disability that requires an accommodation in completing an application form, in taking an examination, or in interviewing. A request for an accommodation will not affect your opportunities for employment with the Judicial Branch. It is your responsibility to make your needs known to the Judicial Branch at adad@kscourts.org. TDD users may call through the Kansas Relay Center at (800) 766-3777.