With job openings in both private and public capacities, investigators are hired to provide clients with information regarding a particular event. This job is usually done under cover, but some investigators also work in public.
An investigator will gather facts about a specific event and then develop several relationships or use current ones to obtain information regarding the incident. The object of their work is to provide closure to a case by putting forward accurate information that led to the circumstances of an unpleasant event.
The following is a resume for the position of an entry level investigator that you may use when having no prior experience. This format focuses on skills rather than experiences.
Entry Level Investigator Resume Sample – No Experience
3039 Ridge Avenue, Steelville, IL 29202
(999) 947-9999 | [Email]
CAREER FOCUS: Criminal Investigation
A well-focused individual with keen attention to detail and ability to analyze complicated information to bring results. Dedicated to providing services akin to the criminal investigation by employing knowledge derived from 720 hours of crime scene process training. Possess in-depth knowledge of legal department policies and pertinent case laws and forensic practice with some exposure to real-time on-the-scene crime investigations.
– International Association of Identification
– Crime Scene Certification Board
Steelville University, Toronto, ON – 2017
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Psychology
Private Investigator Intern | Oct 2017 – Jan 2018
Ministry of the Attorney General – Toronto, ON
– Assisted in conducting investigations of complaints from inception to completion.
– Assessed the investigation scope.
– Identified appropriate investigation methodologies and interview techniques.
– Determined required information and evidence.
– Consolidated investigation data and pieces of evidence.
– Prepare reports to address facts and investigation findings.
– Prepared briefing notes and chronologies
– Ability to assume a high degree of accountability.
– Understanding of preparing investigative reports and other documents for cases that reach court.
– Knowledge of serving subpoenas.
– Excellent ability to develop relationships with witnesses, victims and other key players in a crime investigation.
– Exceptional eye for analyzing charges, complaints and law violations.
– Working knowledge of maintaining composure while on duty.
– Known for making quick decisions.