Agency: Office of the Attorney General
Working Title: FINANCIAL INVESTIGATOR-ECONOMIC CRIMES - 41001032
Salary: $39,000 - $49,000
Posting Closing Date: 09/25/2017
INTRODUCTORY STATEMENT: The Office of the Attorney General, Department of Legal Affairs (OAG) is a pre-eminent, constitutional office, which serves as the chief lawyer to all state agencies and provides legal protections for Floridians against fraud and through the enforcement of the states laws. The OAG, is a cabinet agency in the executive branch of Florida state government.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: To be considered for the position all applicants must:
Submit a complete and accurate application profile necessary for qualifying, such as dates of service, reason for leaving, etc. In addition, all applicants must ensure all employment and/or detailed information about work experience is listed on your application (including military service, self-employment, job-related volunteer work, internships, part-time employment, etc.) and that gaps in employment are explained. Applicants who do not provide all information necessary to qualify, will not be considered for this position.
Verify that applicant responses to qualifying questions are verifiable by skills and/or experience stated on the employment application and/or resume. Applicants who do not respond to the qualifying questions will not be considered for this position.
The elements of the selection process may include a skill assessment exercise.
Current and future vacancies may be filled from this advertisement for a period of up to six months. Following the six-month period, a new application must be submitted to an open advertisement to be considered for that vacancy.
OAG employees are paid biweekly. All state employees are required to participate in the direct deposit program pursuant to s. 110.113 Florida Statutes.
A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major course of study in a related field and five years of professional experience conducting law enforcement or civil financial investigations or other related investigative experience. A masters degree in a related field from an accredited college or university may substitute for one year of the required experience. Professional or nonprofessional experience in law enforcement or civil investigations may substitute on a year for year basis for the required education. Preference will be given to candidates who possess the Certified Fraud Examiner designation.
JOB SUMMARY: This position is in the Consumer Protection Division andinvolves independent work coordinating and carrying out investigative and related functions of the Consumer Protection Division for the Office of the Attorney General. This is a highly responsible position necessitating the ability to perform the major portion of the duties assigned with a minimum amount of supervision.
This position will provide analytical support and assistance to the Bureau Chief, attorneys, and investigators including, but not limited to the following duties:
- Prepare reports, statistics, correspondence, and memoranda relating to all analytical duties, including preparation of statistical reports, charts, and spreadsheets relating to data research and/or analysis.
- Assist investigative and legal staff with investigation and analysis of covert business transactions and properly documenting internet and computer evidence.
- Perform web site capturing and archival of internet web domain content and imagery.
- Assist investigative and legal staff in case development.
- Assist investigative and legal staff in preparation cases for trial, through coordination with attorneys, investigators, and other law enforcement, as appropriate, including providing testimony.
- Assist investigators and legal staff with special assignments, which may require extended hours and/or travel outside the worksite.
- Seek and attend investigative computer training. Network with industry analysts and experts to detect potential targets of investigation for case development.
- Use typewriter, word processor, and other computer programs with high degree of skill.
- Experience using the following Computer programs, databases and software: Summation, CLEAR, Consumer Sentinel, Camtasia, SnagIt, Offline Explorer Pro and Microsoft Office.
- Perform other assigned tasks and duties in a timely fashion.
KSA/EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
This is a Civil Enforcement/Investigation position within the Office of the Attorney General, Consumer Protection Division.
The North Florida Bureau of the Consumer Protection Division is seeking an Enforcement Financial Investigator with a proven track record related to investigating complex financial crimes and fraud. This position involves the investigation of violations of Florida Statute Chapter 501, Part 11, also known as Florida's Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act, as well as Florida Statute 895, and includes civil enforcement powers of the Office of the Attorney General under those statutes. The North Florida Bureau covers the Counties of Escambia, Washington, Calhoun, Gadsen, Madison, Suwanee, Santa, Rosa, Holmes, Liberty, Leon, Taylor, Gilchrist, Okaloosa, Bay, Franklin, Wakulla, Dixie, Levy, Walton, Jackson, Gulf, Jefferson, Hamilton, Lafayette, Clay, Putnam, Bradford, Duval, Alachua, Union, Nassau, Flagler, Baker, St. Johns, and Columbia.
The desired candidate will have five (5) or more years of experience conducting complex civil or criminal investigations. The desired candidate will also have experience conducting fraud investigations, white collar crime investigations and/or investigations of business entities or other large organizations. This position is for an enforcement investigator, which means that the investigations will focus on locating assets and individuals in an attempt to enforce an outstanding judgment. Candidate must be a team player and be able to work closely with the guidance of an Assistant Attorney General. Candidate will also work with other legal staff such as paralegals and investigative analysts. Candidate must have a strong work ethic and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Candidate must be available to work extended hours and travel with little notice on occasion, as a result of a routine investigation, or during a declared state of emergency.
The desired candidate will have the following experience:
- The ability to locate and identify concealed profits in trusts, domestic and foreign corporations, banking institutions, real and personal property and any other method or means of concealment;
- Asset tracing of profits received from unlawful activities through all financial conduits;
- Use of Microsoft Excel to track financial and banking information;
- Professional writing skills to compile reports and affidavits; Interviewing complainants and witnesses; Collecting evidence, especially documents and digital evidence; Testifying in court proceedings;
- Strong time management and organizational skills;
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