In the Department of Consumer Protection this class is accountable for acting as a working supervisor for investigators engaged in investigating alleged violations of state laws and regulations pertaining to state regulated gaming and pari-mutuel operations.
Receives general direction from the Consumer Protection Manager of Gaming Enforcement and Assurance or other administrative employee of higher grade.
Leads staff as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Plans unit workflow and determines priorities;
Schedules assigns, oversees and reviews work;
Establishes and maintains unit procedures;
Provides staff training and assistance;
Conducts or assists in conducting performance evaluations;
In absence of the manager, assumes charge of unit;
Acts as liaison with operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures;
Conducts sensitive and complex investigations;
Interviews witnesses, complainants and others to obtain information;
Secures evidence in form of statements, documents, records and exhibits for use in administrative hearings and court;
Investigates backgrounds of licensees, subcontractors and agents;
Analyzes financial records and other reports;
Identifies possible threats to internal and external security;
Gathers information and writes reports;
Prepares and submits affidavits and applications for arrest warrants;
Apprehends suspects and makes arrests;
Presents cases in court;
May make recommendations on policies or standards;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of
relevant state laws and regulations;
investigatory methods and techniques;
law enforcement and security practices;
oral and written communication skills;
Ability to utilize computer software;
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Seven (7) years of investigatory experience in law enforcement.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
College training in law enforcement or a closely related field may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
Incumbents in this class must obtain and retain appointment by the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection as a special police officer.
Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.
Candidates for this class are subject to selection standards pursuant to Sections 7-294e-1 to 7-294e-24 of the Regulations of the Police Officer Standards and Training Council.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to dangerous situations which may cause injury or loss of life and may perform field investigations under unpleasant conditions.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(16)-ADMIN & RESID (P-5)
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Consumer Protection Lead Gaming Investigator in Salary Group AR 24 approved effective February 15, 2012. (Revised to modernize format and add Acknowledgement section) Final No. 23-135