Criminal/Narcotics Agent I

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The individual in this newly created Criminal/Narcotics Agent I position is responsible for conducting criminal and narcotic investigations and obtaining intelligence information which includes conducting interviews and surveillance, working with confidential informants and all criminal justice agencies, operating specialized equipment, gathering and maintaining evidence, and working in an undercover capacity. This individual is also responsible for serving on a statewide task force and providing law enforcement training to officers throughout the state. The Criminal/Narcotics Agent is affiliated with tribal enforcement and will be located in Carson, ND. The Agent will be able to live in the surrounding area to Carson, to include Bismarck/Mandan at the MANTF. In addition to the monthly salary, this position includes fully paid health insurance for employee and family, the option to participate in employee-paid dental and vision for employee and family, participation in the state NDPERS defined benefit retirement plan as well as the option to participate in the 457 deferred compensation plan, the option to contribute to a medical spending account, and earning annual and sick leave.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and five years of investigative experience is preferred. An acceptable combination of education, training, and experience will be considered. Licensed or eligible to be licensed as a North Dakota peace officer. Excellent report writing, communication skills, prioritization, time management, and organization skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective, harmonious working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, all criminal justice agencies, and the public. Maintain a high degree of confidentiality. Be in good physical condition. Ability to work in an undercover capacity. Ability to be certified as a North Dakota law enforcement instructor. Possess a valid state issued driver's license. Must carry a firearm and maintain firearm proficiency. Candidates who receive a conditional offer of employment will be required to complete a polygraph examination, medical evaluation, physical fitness assessment, drug screening, psychological assessment, background investigation, and final hiring panel review. Candidates must successfully complete all of the aforementioned screening processes to be considered for employment.

About Team ND

"Far and away the best prize life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing." - Theodore RooseveltMore than 7,500 talented, hard-working people across sixty-three agencies have come together as Team North Dakota. At Team ND, we are driven to succeed through gratitude, humility, curiosity and courage. Our purpose is to empower people, improve lives, and inspire success. Join us in being legendary.Total Rewards: The State of North Dakota is committed to providing team members with a strong and competitive rewards package that support you, your health and your family.Considering a new position on Team ND? How does your current position stack up? Use our Total Rewards Calculator to estimate.

125 Application Procedures

Applicants are screened based on qualifications, successful completion of the interview process and a background and criminal investigation. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. The Office of Attorney General does not provide sponsorships.Application package must be received by 11:59 PM on the closing date listed on the opening.TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE AT: to be submitted: Resume Cover letter with a summary that clearly explains how the applicant's work experience is related to the and minimum/preferred qualifications 3 Professional References College Transcripts (copies or unofficial versions are acceptable for the initial application process but when the top candidate is given a conditional employment offer, they are required to present official transcripts)Anyone needing assistance or accommodations during any part of the application or interview process please contact Ashley, Office of Attorney General: E-mail:; phone: (701) 328-1256 or TTY: 1-800-366-6888. Learn more about Office of Attorney General at: Learn more about Employment Benefits at: Visit North Dakota State government: http://www.nd.govTo learn more about living in North Dakota, visit

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. Sect. 23-12-10.
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