Investigator III

Recruitment #200302-UNCD-28

Introduction

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

To apply:
Email the list of documents below to: angie.powers@oid.ok.gov
1) Resume
2) One-page description of your full-time investigative experience to include job title,
tenure within investigative division, and size of investigative division; and, in not prohibited by statute,
3) A copy of a prosecutorial report on a closed case in which you obtained a conviction.
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#20-06-The Oklahoma Insurance Department has an opening in the Anti-Fraud Division for an Investigator III. The salary is $57,500. This position is open until filled.

DEFINITION
The OID Level III Anti-Fraud Investigator works with minimum oversight to fully complete white-collar criminal investigations leading to the successful prosecution of insurance-related crimes; administrative investigations of regulatory violations pertaining to the insurance industry leading to appropriate civil actions/penalties; and other duties as assigned.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Perform a wide range of investigative duties and other duties as assigned
• Maintain necessary confidentialities and establish/strengthen both internal/external working relationships
• Investigate pertinent criminal and/or regulatory violations by, but not necessarily limited to:
• Gathering necessary information and evidence
• Analyzing all data and material obtained
• Conducting interviews and interrogations
• Drafting grand jury subpoenas, search warrants, probable cause affidavits, etc.
• Preparing reports and exhibits for criminal and/or regulatory enforcement
• Providing courtroom testimony in criminal and/or administrative proceedings
• Maintaining documentary case records, evidence files, and chain of custody

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
• Honorable, ethical, and trustworthy character; self-sufficient in the exercise of sound, independent judgment, free of moral turpitude and/or compromised integrity
• Strong reading comprehension skills and the ability to extract pertinent information from complex insurance and financial records, as well as related documents
• Excellent report writing skills, accomplished in the drafting of prosecutorial documentation with precise grammar, spelling, and sentence structure for clarity of expression
• Effective articulation and oral presentation skills when communicating technical information to internal and external stakeholders, partners, prosecutors, juries, and lay audiences
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 and related software programs, particularly Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook; additional computer or program skills a strong plus.
• Familiarity with current technologies, radios, communication devices and systems, record management systems, investigative/relational databases, statistical tracking systems, etc.
• Ability to research and understand Oklahoma State Statutes as well as administrative rules and regulations of the Oklahoma Insurance Code pertaining to insurance-related crimes, and insurance industry regulation
• Expertise in all aspects of investigation through final prosecution; familiarity with criminal justice systems at local, state, and federal levels; maintain a network of personal/professional contacts.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in criminal justice, business, accounting/finance, computer or related field. Advance degree preferred. A minimum of 5 years of full-time criminal investigative experience is required. Consideration may be given to additional years of relevant full-time criminal investigative experience in lieu of educational requirements.

NOTE: Full-time experience in criminal investigations is defined by previous title/roles and primary-duty assignment to actual investigative divisions. Inquiries and investigations incidental to patrol duties are not considered full-time criminal investigative experience.  Preferred candidates will be those candidates having experience at the investigative division level, specifically in the areas of fraud and white-collar crimes.
 
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS 
This is a commissioned Oklahoma Peace Officer position. The successful candidate MUST:
• Possess and maintain valid CLEET Basic Peace Officer certification or above.
• Possess and maintain a valid Oklahoma driver’s license with a good driving record.
• Have no felony convictions, record of domestic violence or moral turpitude.
• Pass all interview requirements and an extensive personal background investigation.
• Be proficient in “use of force” knowledge, the carry of firearms, and annual qualifications.
• Meet and maintain all CLEET continuing education requirements, including Mental Health
• Meet and maintain all OID personnel requirements, including any professional designations
• Understand and follow proper chain-of-command in daily duties and emergency response
• Consistently demonstrate sound judgment during daily duties and emergency response
• Be willing to travel as needed, both in and out-of-state, with or without notice

NOTE: Upon hire, any applicant who is licensed as a producer/agent, adjuster or is otherwise affiliated with any entity that is regulated by the department must surrender their license and terminate any financial or non-financial affiliation with the entity that is regulated by the department. The selected applicant must pass a background check. Individual may be required to pursue NAIC designations as job duties require.

Employees of the Oklahoma Insurance Department are unclassified employees of the state.  For benefits offered by the State of Oklahoma to employees of the state, please use this link to access the Office of Human Capital Management benefits page at https://omes.ok.gov/services/employee-benefits

EEO/AA

Conclusion

Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.