“In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right…to the assistance of counsel for his defense.” – U.S. Constitution, Amendment VI

County Positions

Position:       Investigator II

Location:     Paulding Judicial Circuit

Job Description and Requirements:

The Paulding County Judicial Circuit has a full-time county position available. ***Must be available to start by November 1, 2015

Investigator (Salary based upon experience – maximum $37,000.00):

This position will handle both felony and misdemeanor case investigations under the Paulding County Public Defender’s Office.

Note: Position serves at the pleasure of the Chief Public Defender and is not a Paulding County BOC Civil Service position.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
  • Sufficient investigation experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice related field.
  • Bi-lingual- Spanish a plus.
  • Prior Law Enforcement experience.
  • Working knowledge/history of computer and communication skills.
  • Must be proficient in report writing.


To Apply:

Resumes should be addressed to Thomas V. Driggers, Circuit Defender, Paulding Judicial Circuit, emailed to tdriggers@gapublicdefender.org, and cc to rfranklin@paulding.gov