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Recruitment #24-005474-0007


The Attorney General is the Chief Legal Officer of the State of Maryland. The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has the general charge, supervision, and direction of the State's legal business, acting as legal advisors and representatives of the major agencies, various boards, commissions, officials, and institutions of State Government.  The OAG also protects the public by civil enforcement of antitrust, civil rights, consumer protection, and securities laws and regulations and by the prosecution of organized crime, Medicaid fraud, environmental crimes, insurance fraud, state tax evasion, and other statutorily assigned matters. As Maryland's 47th Attorney General, Anthony G. Brown leads the Office with a critical focus on equity, justice, and fairness.




200 St. Paul Place
Baltimore, MD 21202

Main Purpose of Job

The Office of the Attorney General is seeking applicants for the Chief Investigator of the Consumer Protection Division. The Consumer Protection Division protects and provides relief to Maryland consumers by enforcing the Maryland Consumer Protection Act and related statutes. 

The Consumer Protection Division investigates and brings actions against unfair, abusive and deceptive trade practices that harm Maryland consumers. This position is an opportunity to protect Maryland’s most vulnerable residents from deceptive practices and to help people who have been victimized by those practices.


The Chief Investigator will supervise an experienced team of investigators and will conduct investigations, including interviewing witnesses, reviewing documents, analyzing data, providing litigation support, testifying in enforcement proceedings, monitoring settlements and overseeing the distribution of restitution to consumers.


Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience:  Seven years of relevant experience, such as work as an investigator, paralegal, auditor, fraud examiner, or data analyst as well as experience conducting complex investigations.

The candidate needs to be a self-starter, have a strong work ethic, and possess excellent writing, analytical, and investigative skills.

Note: Additional graduate education may be substituted for up to two years of experience.  


Experience with database and spreadsheet software is essential.  


The ideal candidate will have:

Supervisory experience;
Experience conducting complex document review or data analysis.


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 and answer all supplemental questions. 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/incomplete application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list for at least one year.  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.



Health Benefits: Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision Coverage, & Life Insurance

1. Personal - 6 days per year (prorated based on start date)
2. Annual - 10 days per year (increases every 5 years)
3. Sick - 15 days per year
4. Parental Leave - up to 60 days per birth or adoption

Local Mass Transit Benefits


Please upload a  resume in addition to completing the online application. Online applications are STRONGLY preferred. If the online application process is not available, please send your paper 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.   TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

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

The Office of the Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer that encourages all interested persons to apply regardless of race, color, religion or belief, ancestry, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, disability, pregnancy, family or parental status, veteran status, genetic information, or any protected category prohibited by local, State or federal laws.

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