|Date Opened||9/11/2020 12:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$65,913 - $83,239/year (New state employees are hired at the minimum salary)|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||9/21/2020 11:59:00 PM|
The State of Connecticut, Office of the State Comptroller (OSC), is an agency whose mission is to provide accounting and financial services, to administer employee and retiree benefits, to develop accounting policy and exercise accounting oversight, and to prepare financial reports for the state, federal and municipal governments and the public.
We are currently accepting applications for a full-time Special Investigator position to work in the Retirement Services Division. Located in the Office of the State Comptroller, this division is responsible for the administration of retirement plan benefits for members of the State Employees Retirement System (SERS), the Alternate Retirement Program (ARP), Judges, Family Support Magistrates and The Compensation Commissioners Retirement System, Probate Judges and Employees Retirement System, the States Attorneys Retirement System and the Public Defenders Retirement System.
In addition to the ability to explain complex benefit calculations to other stakeholders such as attorneys and union representatives, the incumbent in this role will also be responsible for:
The Office of the State Comptroller is located in the newly renovated, State Office Building at 165 Capitol Avenue. This state of the art building offers an on-site cafeteria, free garage parking, and ergonomic workspaces. The OSC offers an excellent salary and offers a competitive benefits plan that includes healthcare coverage, a retirement plan, as well as, paid time off!
Candidates must meet the minimum qualifications as indicated to apply for this position. State employees currently holding the above title or those who have previously attained permanent status in the class may apply for a lateral transfer.
All applicants must include a resume within the “Resume Tab” of their application. At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: a cover letter, performance reviews, supervisory references, college transcripts, attendance records, responses to referral questions etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency. Questions about these required documents should be directed to the hiring agency's human resources office: Ginger Frasca, email@example.com.
Conducts investigations related to assigned complaints, alleged violations of state laws and regulations or sudden and/or unexplained deaths; interviews witnesses, complainants, medical and hospital personnel and others to obtain information; secures evidence in form of statements, documents, records and exhibits which may be used in administrative hearings and/or court proceedings; researches, collects and evaluates data; compiles information; writes reports and recommends appropriate corrective action; answers public inquiries; may prepare affidavits and applications for arrest warrants; may prepare search and seizure warrants; may issue citations; may testify at hearings and in court; may conduct surveillance; may secure samples for testing; may conduct legal research; performs related duties as required.
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR: Inspects, investigates and licenses private employment agencies.
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH: Confers with consultants for professional opinion on standard of care; examines, analyzes and evaluates complex medical records.
1. College training in consumer protection, health care, 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.
2. A Master's degree in a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
Preference will be given to candidates with the following experience/training:
INCOMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGES AND THOSE RECEIVED AFTER THE CLOSING DATE INDICATED ABOVE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities. If you are requesting special accommodations under the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) please contact Bonnie Schlechtweg at 860.702.3323 or Bonnie.Schlechtweg@ct.gov.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.