Recruitment Number 22-0037 – This vacancy is a permanent, full-time position with the Department of Commerce & Consumer Affairs, Regulated Industries Complaints Office (RICO).
THIS JOB POSTING WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL 12 APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED.
PLEASE APPLY IMMEDIATELY AS THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME.
Salary: $5,178 to $6,299 per month (SR-24, Step C to H)
Note: Hiring rates will be based on availability of funds, the applicant’s qualifications, and other relevant factors.
As a condition of employment with the State of Hawaii, each qualified candidate who has been given a conditional offer of employment must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination and shall be fully vaccinated by his/her/their employment start date. A reasonable accommodation will be provided if requested by a candidate and it is determined through an interactive process that pregnancy, a qualifying disability, or a sincerely held religious belief prevents the candidate from receiving a COVID-19 vaccination.
Positions in the Investigator series perform and/or supervise investigations concerned with suspected or actual violations of civil, administrative and/or criminal laws, rules, regulations or other legal requirements.
The Investigator V level plans, organizes, directs and coordinates the activities of an investigative agency concerned with civil, administrative and/or criminal investigations falling within its respective jurisdiction, where violations investigated are related to a specific program area, e.g., welfare fraud, etc., OR conducts civil, administrative and/or criminal investigations falling within a variety of jurisdictions, such as the Executive, Legislative or Judicial Branches, State departments or agencies, county and federal governments and regulatory boards and commissions, where violations or circumstances investigated are related to a broad variety of program areas, and are not limited to a specific program area (welfare fraud, controlled substances, etc.), like that of lower investigator levels; and performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements:
Basic Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university.
Specialized Experience: Three and one-half (3-1/2) years of progressively responsible professional investigative experience which demonstrated:
A. Initiative, ingenuity, resourcefulness, and judgment required to collect, assemble, and develop facts and other pertinent data;
B. The ability to think logically and objectively, to analyze and evaluate facts, evidence and related information, and arrive at sound conclusions;
C. Skill in written and oral reports and presentation of investigative findings in a clear and concise manner; and
D. Tact, discretion, and capacity for obtaining the cooperation and confidence of others.
Quality of Experience: At least one (1) year of Specialized Experience must have been comparable in scope, complexity and responsibility to work experience characteristic of the Investigator IV class of work in State service.
The Investigator IV performs and/or supervises investigations involving suspected or actual violations of civil, administrative and/or criminal laws, rules, regulations or other legal requirements within an agency’s jurisdiction; determines case approach and gathers supporting evidence or information; prepares reports; and performs other related duties as assigned.
Investigator IV positions consist of the following types:
A. An investigator independently performing the full range of investigations within an agency’s jurisdiction where the work regularly is of a complex nature and in which the violations are related to a specific program area;
B. One of two investigators who are responsible for the small investigative program in an agency, without higher level investigative supervisory guidance; and
C. The working supervisory investigator in an agency where investigations are carried out according to standard policies and procedures, from planning through fact-finding to reporting the results of the investigations.
Supervisory Aptitude: Supervisory aptitude rather than actual supervisory experience may be accepted. This requirement will be considered to have been met when there is strong affirmative evidence of the necessary supervisory abilities and/or potential.
Substitutions Allowed: Relevant substitutions as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements, will apply.
Driver’s License: Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license at the time of appointment.