Investigator II

Recruitment #051520-MBAA02-350100

Summary Statement

The incumbent will investigate allegations of fraud and complete in-depth audits for public assistance programs within the time allotted by Federal and State guidelines.  Work includes conducting comprehensive investigations, making appropriate recommendations, completing complex overpayment calculations, and presenting investigative findings at Fair Hearings and Administrative Disqualification Hearings when needed.  Investigators acquire and retain extensive knowledge of public assistance program polices and regulations.  This class series is not focused on law enforcement work.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Conducts investigations, which includes conducting interviews to obtain confidential information, gathering evidence and documenting findings.
     
  • Interviews or interrogates witnesses, complainants and others.
     
  • Verifies claims of alleged or probable violations.
     
  • Examines various records and documents in order to ascertain relevant information.
     
  • Gathers, controls and evaluates evidence.
     
  • Makes judgments after evaluating all available facts and recommends appropriate action.
     
  • Interprets and applies applicable laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures.
     
  • Prepares various investigative reports.
     
  • Testifies before boards, commission, administrative bodies or courts.
     
  • May conduct surveillance and undercover investigations.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Investigator II
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. One year experience in conducting investigations which includes conducting interviews to obtain confidential information, gathering evidence and documenting findings.
  2. One year experience in determining compliance with laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures.
  3. One year experience in narrative report writing.
  4. One year experience in civil, criminal or administrative proceedings.
  5. One year experience in providing testimony before boards, commissions, administrative bodies, or court officials.

Additional Posting Information

Writing Exercise: A writing exercise will be given at the time of interview.

Conditions of Hire

Criminal background check:  A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire.  The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as part of the conditional offer of hire.    

As a condition of hire you must possess a valid driver's license (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).

Benefits

To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/

Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at statejobs.delaware.gov.

Accommodations

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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