Department of Insurance
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT POSTING
- SPECIAL INVESTIGATOR
Final Filing Date: Until Filled
The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.
It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.
$4,140.00 - $4,895.00
$4,726.00 - $5,861.00
$5,186.00 - $6,446.00
||San Diego County
||Permanent, Full Time
We will fill multiple vacancies using this JC.
Under general direction of the Supervising
Special Investigator I (Non-Peace Officer) or designee, incumbents perform the
insurance investigations relating to regulatory compliance and/or criminal
investigations including the enforcement of California and Federal laws related
to the transaction of insurance. Travel
is required. Background check and
fingerprinting are required. Working
irregular hours may be required including nights, holidays, and weekends. Investigators
are appointed pursuant to the provisions of Penal Code § 830.11, and as such,
the completion of a thorough background investigation prior to appointment is
The Special Investigator is a deep class with
three alternate ranges. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to,
conducting independent criminal, civil, and/or administrative investigations to
detect or verify suspected violations or provisions of Federal, State, and/or
local laws, rules, or regulations; obtaining and verifying evidence to support
administrative action, conferences, and/or prosecution; determining type of
case and developing investigation plan; conducting and completing
investigations; maintaining accurate master investigation case files; providing
technical assistance and training to others; cooperating with and securing the
assistance of Federal, State, and local law enforcement agencies; preparing
clear, concise, and accurate documents and reports detailing investigation
activities and findings; and performing other related duties.
Must be willing to work in high-rise buildings.
Failure to include a completed Criminal Record Supplemental Questionnaire with your application may eliminate you from being considered for the position. The criminal supplemental questionnaire may be accessed through the CalHR jobs Web site: http://jobs.ca.gov/pdf/crsq.pdf.
PLEASE NOTE JC-23246 on your application.
Final Filing Date: Until Filled
Who May Apply
Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, eligible for a Training and Development assignment, have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility, or have list eligibility (or are in the process of obtaining list eligibility). SROA and Surplus candidates may attach “surplus letters” to their applications.
Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected for an interview.
How To Apply
Complete Application Packages (Applications and any applicable or required documents) must be submitted electronically through your CalCareer account at www.jobs.ca.gov.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.
Completed applications and all required documents must be received by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered.
Required Application Documents
Please submit the following items with your application.
Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:
- Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.jobs.ca.gov.
All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
- Resume is optional. It may be included, but is not required.
- Criminal Record Supplemental Questionnaire
In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
- Proficient in working with various computer databases and software packages such as Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook;
Ability to work flexible hours;
- Demonstrated ability to exercise a high degree of initiative and independence in performing assigned tasks;
- Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment with commitment and a cooperative attitude;
- Aptitude for investigation work;
- Ability to act in a professional manner to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with clients of various levels in the Department, general public and other state departments and public entities;
- Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive and confidential issues and materials;
- Demonstrated ability to handle changing priorities and deadlines;
- Willingness as a learner to do routine or detailed work in order to learn the practical application of investigative principles;
- Demonstrated capacity for development as evidenced by work history, academic attainment, participation in school, or other activities, or by well-defined occupational or vocational interests;
- Verbal and written fluency in Spanish, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Russian, Korean, Chinese and other foreign languages desired.