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Health Occupation Investigator

Recruitment #24-000839-0004





Board of Chiropractic and Massage Therapy Examiners
4201 Patterson Avenue, Suite 301
Baltimore, MD  21215

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose for this position is to conduct investigations of complex complaints filed with the Maryland State Board of Chiropractic Examiners and the Maryland State Board of Massage Therapy Examiners against licensees and registrants. This position investigates violations of the Chiropractic Act or the Massage Therapy Act, including but not limited to professional misconduct, violations of the standard of care, insurance fraud, advertising violations, malpractice or incompetence. The Health Occupation Investigator III drafts subpoenas, obtains statements/evidence from witnesses, case management, analyzes evidence collected, prepares written reports of investigations prior to submission to the Boards’ Discipline Review Committee (DRC). This position maintains custody of evidence and records of all investigations and testifies before informal and formal Disciplinary Hearings and Courts. The HOI presents cases before Board meetings to determine evidence and charging parameters.


Experience: Seven years of experience conducting criminal investigations, including the preparation of analyses and reports for use in legal proceedings.


1. Candidates may substitute the possession of a bachelor's degree in the field of criminal justice, criminology, law enforcement or an allied health field, (such as nursing, pharmacy, psychology, social work, nutrition, dietetics, speech pathology, audiology) from an accredited college or university and three years of experience conducting criminal investigations, including the preparation of analyses and reports for use in legal proceedings for the required experience. 

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Investigator, Police and Intelligence Specialist classifications or Investigator, Police and Intelligence specialty codes in the criminal investigation field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


The selected candidate MUST have 2 years' experience conducting complex investigations at a regulatory agency setting.


The desired candidate should possess:
  • Experience communicating in written and verbal form regarding investigations, reports, and witness interviews
  • Experience conducting interviews of witnesses in cases involving sensitive subject matter
  • Experience testifying in administrative hearings


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.


Employees in this classification may be required to have daily use of a motor vehicle while on official State business. Standard mileage allowance will be paid for use of a privately owned vehicle.


Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). 

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. 

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

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

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