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(2) Contractual Criminal Fraud Investigators

Recruitment #18-005169-0001



Main Purpose of Job

The Office of the Attorney General is looking for two contractual Criminal Fraud Investigators who will conduct investigations of suspected disability fraud cases for the Cooperative Disability Investigations units within the U.S. Social Security Administration for the Criminal Investigation Division.


The Fraud Investigators will conduct undercover operations and surveillance; interview suspects and other witnesses; prepare investigative reports; maintain vehicle logs, attend staff meetings and receive CDI orientation; and provide testimony in criminal, civil and administrative proceedings.


EDUCATION:  A minimum of a bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university and three years of criminal or fraud investigative experience.


  1. Applicants may substitute graduate education for the required general experience at the rate of one year of education to one year of experience, for up to two years of the required general experience.
  2. Applicants may substitute additional experience as defined above for the required education at the rate of one year of experience to one year of education, for up to four years of the required education.


Must have computer software experience, including use of Microsoft Access and Excel, word processing programs, fundamental understanding of database concepts and experience using the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB).

Must have excellent communication and writing skills.

Must be willing to work throughout the state and at times work outside the typical workday, as required.


Must possess a valid Maryland driver's license.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.


Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents.  As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.


Online applications are STRONGLY  preferred.

If you are unable to apply online, please send your online application and supplemental questionnaire (if applicable) to:  Yolanda Colkley, Fair Practices Officer, 200 St. Paul Place   Baltimore, MD 21202 or fax to 410-576-6447.

If you have specific questions about this recruitment, please call 410-576-6440 or email

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

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