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Date:  Jan 8, 2022
Req ID:  9564

any within the above counties, AR, US, any within

Anticipated Starting Salary:  36155

Position Number: 22089731 
County: Crawford; Franklin; Johnson; Logan; Pope; Sebastian; Yell 
Posting End Date: 01/21/2022 

Anticipated Starting Salary: 36155 


The Department of Public Safety’s mission is to enhance the safety and security of all Arkansans through ethical, character-driven behavior that promotes professionalism, clear communication, and accountability while serving as the state’s premier public safety agency.

Position Information

Class Code: X107C

Grade: GS06


Salary Range: $36,155.00 - $52,425.00


The Arkansas State Police (ASP) / Crimes Against Children Division (CACD) Investigator is responsible for the investigation of allegations of child abuse. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


Investigates allegations of child abuse while working in conjunction with state and/or local law enforcement investigators, prosecuting attorney's offices, employees of the Arkansas Department of Human Services, agency policies and protocols, and interagency agreements. Conducts interviews, may assist in criminal investigation, and enters information into the Children's Reporting and Information System (CHRIS). Compiles documentation, reports, and transcripts of all allegations of child abuse. Presents factual testimony in administrative hearings, juvenile proceedings, and criminal proceedings. Performs other duties as assigned.


Occasional twenty-four (24) hour emergency on-call duty is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the principles and practices of investigations in general. Knowledge of child abuse issues and state and federal laws and regulations. Knowledge of the social issues in child maltreatment investigation. Ability to understand and prepare written and oral information. Ability to apply laws, regulations, and protocols to investigative determinations. Ability to read and interpret federal rules and regulations.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in social work, sociology, psychology, criminal justice, criminology; plus two years of experience in criminal investigation. Must possess a valid Arkansas driver's license. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.



The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.