Vacancy Announcement: Investigative Specialist - PDS

May 15, 2018

The Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia (PDS) is hiring for Investigative Specialists; There are nine (9) open positions.  For those not familiar with PDS, I can say from personal experience it is an amazing place to work and there is no better place to be to learn and grow as a criminal defense investigator (regardless of your experience level).  The level of passion, dedication and team approach to indigent defense at PDS is second to none so pass this announcement on to all investigators wanting to learn more about PDS and possibly join their team. 

Please see the announcement:

PDS Investigative Specialist

How to Apply: You must provide a complete application package which includes: (1) a cover letter as noted above; (2) a resume, including email address; (3) official college transcripts; and (4) a list of three references that include name, address, telephone number, and a statement of how each reference is able to evaluate your skills.

Send materials to: Steve Yu, Lead Human Resources Specialist, Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, Job Announcement #PDS 2018-06, 633 Indiana Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20004; via fax to (202) 824-2939; or via email to (subject line must include announcement number with MS Word or PDF attachments only). The vacancy number and title of the vacancy MUST APPEAR on the subject line of the email. Application packages submitted without required information as noted above may result in the application not being processed. All application submissions must be faxed or emailed, become the property of PDS upon receipt, and will not be returned. For more information about our organization, please visit our website at

PDS is an Equal Opportunity Employer