Department of Insurance
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT POSTING
Final Filing Date: Until Filled
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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.
Job Control Details
||San Diego County
||Permanent, Full Time
This recruitment is for the San Diego Regional Office located at:
10021 Willow Creek Rd #100
San Diego, CA 92131
*These positions will be filled as Limited Term/Full-time if the candidates need to complete the Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) requirements. Upon successful completion, the incumbent will be appointed to the Investigator position Permanent/Full-time. If the candidate has already met POST requirements through an academy, then he/she will appointed Permanent/Full-time upon hire.
Investigators conduct felony criminal
investigations of insurance fraud and related penal statutes, both State and
Federal. Investigators make arrests, interrogate suspects, interview witnesses,
work with informants, prepare comprehensive written reports and utilize
sophisticated surveillance and electronic evidence gathering equipment. Investigators are expected to work undercover
and testify as expert witnesses for prosecutors in State and Federal
courts. Investigators must work unusual
hours on short notice and also travel throughout the state. The incumbent must successfully qualify at
quarterly weapon qualifications and meet all Peace Officers Standards Training
requirements. Incumbents perform a full range
of peace officer duties and responsibilities in the accomplishment of their
assignments in accordance with the California Penal Code, Section 830.3. Incumbents must qualify and carry a firearm;
possess a valid driver’s license issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles and
be able to safely operate a motor vehicle. This position is designated as peace
check, fingerprinting and approval of psychological screening and medical
examination are required. Travel
may be required. Applicants with prior fraud investigation experience are
encouraged to apply.
- The position(s) require(s) a Background Investigation be cleared prior to being hired.
- The position(s) require(s) Medical Clearance prior to being hired.
- The position(s) require(s) Psychological Evaluation clearance prior to being hired.
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
The Investigator examination can be found and taken by following this link;
Completed applications and all required documents must be received by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered.
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.
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
- Degree and/or School Transcripts
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:
- Recent experience in State service as a peace
officer investigating auto, workers’ compensation, property and casualty
- Ability to liaison with other law enforcement
and prosecuting agencies in the region;
- Graduate of Regular Basic Course (RBC)
academy or Specialized Investigators’ Basic Course (SIBC) academy desired;
- Verbal and written fluency in Spanish,
Vietnamese, Tagalog, Russian, Korean, Chinese and other foreign languages
Candidates are also encouraged to search for open Investigator and Special Investigator positions within the California Department of Insurance in our Benicia, Fresno, Orange, Los Angeles (Commerce), Sacramento, Inland Empire (Rancho Cucamonga), Silicon Valley (Morgan Hill), and Valencia regional offices.
Training and Development assignments are not being considered at this time.