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Iowa Department of Administrative Services Investigator 3 - Economic Fraud Control Unit in Fort Dodge, Iowa

Investigator 3 - Economic Fraud Control Unit

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Investigator 3 - Economic Fraud Control Unit

Salary

$51,209.60 - $77,979.20 Annually

Location

Fort Dodge - 50501 - Webster County, IA

Job Type

Full-time

Agency

427 Iowa Department of Inspections & Appeals Central Office

Job Number

20-01223

Closing

11/18/2019 11:59 PM Central

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Point of Contact

Melissa Conner; 515-669-7881

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Job Description

Only applicants who meet the Minimum Qualification Requirements and meet all selective requirements will be placed on the eligible list.

The Department of Inspections & Appeals, Investigations Division, is seeking applicants for an Investigator 3 with the Economic Fraud Control Unit. This position performs a variety of administrative and criminal investigative duties involving planning, fact-finding, and reporting on allegations of fraud or misconduct in programs administered by selected state agencies under chapter 10A of the Iowa Code. Incumbent is responsible for conducting or assisting other investigators regarding potential fraud or overpayment situations perpetrated by clients, recipients, employers, agency staff, or service providers.

Responsible for providing facts and evidence required to obtain arrest warrants and execute search warrants. Gathers information through fact-finding interviews, interrogations, subpoena of records, undercover work, observations, surveillance of individuals and locations, informant leads, search warrants, utilization of state agency systems, and restricted law enforcement databases. Documents and verifies the authenticity and accuracy of evidence in administrative hearings and criminal prosecutions.

Prepares and submits detailed records and reports for prosecution and final disposition of cases. Must understand and maintain a general knowledge of the eligibility requirements for all public assistance programs investigated by the Division. Identify and assist in coordinating investigations involving multiple state and federal agencies. Criminal history and abuse background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment.

Selectives

001 Investigative Work

6 months' experience, 12 semester hours, or a combination of both in one or in any combination of the below areas involving: Private investigation, Insurance company investigations, Parole/probation officers and similar investigative backgrounds such as misrepresentation/fraud investigations, or accident analysis, Creating reports to determine cause or responsibility in illegal or inappropriate actions involving the public domain

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in law enforcement, corrections, criminology, police science, accounting, finance or law and experience equal to two years of full-time work in law enforcement, corrections or criminal investigation;

OR

graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in an area not listed above and experience equal to three years of qualifying work;

OR

a combination of education and experience, substituting one year of qualifying full-time experience for each thirty semester hours of general college or university coursework;

OR

employees withcurrentcontinuous experience in the State executive branch that includes experience equal to twelve months of full-time work as an Investigator 1 or 2, or in a comparable position involving investigative work experience.

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Additional Qualification Requirements

Applicants for positions in the Department of Inspections and Appeals must undergo a background investigation which includes a criminal history check and a dependent adult and child abuse registry check.

As required for entry into the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy for designated positions, successful applicants must be of good moral character as determined by a thorough background investigation and not have been convicted of a felony or a crime of moral turpitude; applicants must be a United States citizen.

Some positions may require a valid driver's or chauffeur's license.

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01

Do you understand that the answers to all of the following questions must be truthful, honest, and accurate to the best of your ability?

Please read all questions and answers thoroughly and make sure you understand them completely.Ensure the answers to your questions match the information filled out on your application and the attachments you have uploaded. If the answers to your questions are inconsistent with your application information or uploaded attachments, you will be given zero points for the question.Knowingly misrepresenting the facts when submitting any information related to an application, examination, certification, appeal, or any other facet of the selection process will result in your disqualification from this application and future employment with the state of Iowa.

  • Yes - I understand and agree.

  • No

02

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

Have you filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq?

  • No - I have NOT filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

  • Yes - I HAVE filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

03

Have you graduated from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in law enforcement, corrections, criminology, police science, accounting, finance or law? IF YES - How many years do you have of experience of full-time work in law enforcement, corrections or criminal investigation?

  • I don't have any experience in the areas identified

  • Less than two years of the experience identified

  • Two years or more of experience in the identified areas

04

Have you graduated from an accredited four year college or university in an area OTHER THAN law enforcement,

corrections, criminology, police science, accounting, finance or law? IF YES - How many years of full-time experience do you have in law enforcement, corrections or criminal investigation?

  • Graduation from an accredited four year college or university in an area OTHER THAN the areas listed does not apply to me - I have not graduated or my major was in the areas listed

  • Less than three years of the experience identified

  • Three years or more of the experience identified

05

How many years do you have of a combination of post high school education and/or full-time work in law enforcement, corrections or criminal investigation? 30 semester hours equals one year of experience.

  • I do not have any of the required education and/or experience

  • Less than four years of the combined required education and/or experience

  • Four years to less than seven years of the combined required education and/or experience

  • Seven years or more of the combined required education and/or experience

06

Are you a current State of Iowa employee - executive branch? IF YES - How many months do you have of full-time work in the classification of Investigator 1 or 2, or in a comparable position involving investigative work experience for the State of Iowa?

  • I am not a State of Iowa employee

  • I do not have any experience in the classifications/type of work identified - for the State of Iowa

  • Less than 12 months of experience in the classifications/type of work identified - for the State of Iowa

  • 12 months or more of experience in the classifications/type of work identified - for the State of Iowa

07

Does your application demonstrate that you have 6 months experience, 12 semester hours, or a combination of both in the areas involving:

  • Private investigation;

  • Insurance company investigations;

  • Parole/probation officers and similar investigative backgrounds such as misrepresentation/fraud investigations, or accident analyses;

  • Creating reports to determine cause or responsibility in illegal or inappropriate actions involving the public domain?

  • Yes

  • No

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State of Iowa

Agency

427 Iowa Department of Inspections & Appeals Central Office

Address

Lucas State Office Building321 E 12th StDes Moines, Iowa, 50319

Website

https://dia.iowa.gov/

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