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Investigator VI

Company: Texas State Job Bank
Location: Grand Prairie
Posted on: January 14, 2023

Job Description:

Job/Position DescriptionInvestigator VI- The Sergeant/Investigator VI ofthe State Centers Investigations Team (SCIT) is selected by and reportsto a Captain/Manager of the SCIT, Office of Inspector General. Theposition performs complex criminal investigations involving allegationsof abuse, neglect and exploitation of residents in state supportedliving centers and patients in state hospitals, and any other criminalallegations occurring at the state supported living centers and statehospitals. Investigations are conducted under the general direction of aLieutenant/Team Lead and managed though the SCIT Captain/ Manager/andDirector. Investigations are conducted independently requiring:evaluating, planning, and organizing, ability to quickly become familiarwith program areas administered by the HHS enterprise agencies. Specialinvestigations are conducted under executive order of the Governor.Investigations involve interviewing and taking statements; gathering andanalyzing records; coordinating with other internal and externaldepartments; may require the investigator to serve as lead on jointinvestigations; conducting surveillance and other covert investigations;preparing investigative reports; and, testifying in judicial proceedingsand/or administrative hearings. Investigations may result in referralsto management for consideration of adverse personnel actions or otherexecutive level responses, referrals to prosecuting authorities, andreferrals to outside entities at the local, state, and federal levels.50% Travel is required and this is a commissioned peace officerposition. Essential Job FunctionsEJF 1. Conducts investigations andexaminations of alleged violations of laws, rules, and regulations.Identifies, contacts, and interviews potential suspect, witnesses andcomplainants. Collects data and conducts field studies. Assists inperforming undercover or surveillance work regarding suspectedviolators. (40%) EJF 2. Evaluates, summarizes, and documentsinvestigative findings. Prepares records, correspondence, and reports.Interacts and exchanges information with various state, local, orfederal law enforcement organizations. (30%) EJF 3. Examines,investigates, and analyzes the business activities of entities to ensurecompliance with statutory standards and regulations. May review samplesof completed investigations to ensure the consistent and correctapplication of policy, and monitors the quality and quantity ofinvestigations conducted. (20%) EJF 4. Assists in preparing cases forpresentations at hearings or in court. Testifies and presents evidencein formal hearings or court proceedings. (10%)Registrations, LicensureRequirements or CertificationsApplicant must possess a valid TexasDriver License by employment start date. Evidence of licensure as apeace officer in Texas, or the ability to be licensed as a peace officerby Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) by employment start date(Copy of license or proof of passing TCOLE examination required at timeof interview). Ability to obtain TLETS certification required. Abilityto demonstrate firearms proficiency and qualify under current TCOLErules and regulations required.Knowledge Skills AbilitiesKnowledgeSkills Abilities: Knowledge of investigative principle, techniques, andprocedures. Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations.Skills in communicating effectively both orally and in writing. Abilityto plan, organize and conduct investigations. Abil the URL in the preceding sentence to an Internet Explorer browserto apply to the job directly through the Texas Health and Human ServicesCareer Portal.

Keywords: Texas State Job Bank, Grand Prairie , Investigator VI, Other , Grand Prairie, Texas

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