For a position as an Investigator

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office is actively seeking County Investigators who are motivated, responsible, and committed to serving the people of Passaic County. 

 Position: County Investigator


Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office
401  Grand Street, 7th floor
Paterson, New Jersey 07505

Available: Rolling basis

Bargaining Unit: PBA Local 265

Hours: 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

*Subject to variation based upon assignment and on-call status

Pay Grade: Commensurate with experience and in accordance with bargaining agreement

Full-Time Employee Benefits: 

  • Health, vision, dental, and prescription insurance 
  • Optional life insurance 
  • Paid holidays 
  • Paid time off 
  • Pension retirement plan 
  • Optional Deferred Compensation plan 

Description of Duties and Qualifications:

 The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office is accepting applications for the position of County Investigator. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: assisting in trial and case preparation; conducting a wide variety of criminal investigations; responding to crime scenes; interviewing victims, witnesses and suspects; making criminal arrests; testifying at various court levels; preparing and submitting written reports; providing assistance and support to Assistant Prosecutors in the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office; and completing all other assignments as required. The candidate must be able to interact with local, State and Federal law enforcement agencies.

Application Process:

A cover letter and resume must be submitted for an application to be considered.  An offer of employment will be contingent upon a written application, interviews, background check, drug test, and fitness for duty evaluation.

Cover letters and resumes may be mailed to:

Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes
Passaic County Prosecutor's Office
401 Grand Street 
Seventh Floor
Paterson, New Jersey 07505

Cover letters and resumes may be forwarded via e-mail to:
Ms. Carmen Nieves,

*The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity and Inclusion*