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Investigative Assistant

  • 503278
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Dec 8 2021 at 23:55 MST


The mission of the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners is to establish and maintain standards of qualifications and performance for licensed behavioral health professionals in the fields of counseling, marriage and family therapy, social work and substance abuse counseling and to regulate the practice of licensed behavioral health professionals for protection of the public.
Visit our website at https://www.azbbhe.us.

Investigative Assistant

Job Location:

Address:  1740 W Adams Street, Suite # 3600

Phoenix, AZ 85007

Posting Details:

Salary: $34,000 - $37,000 

Grade: 17

Closing Date: 12/8/2021

Job Summary:

The Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners is seeking a motivated individual to join our team in the role of Investigative Assistant. The Investigative Assistant will be responsible for conducting a wide range of administrative and clerical tasks in support of the Board’s investigative team. This individual will also be responsible for conducting small-scale investigations and inquiries.

*** This is not a telecommuting position. ***

Job Duties:
  • Oversees internal tracking spreadsheets, calendars, database and other organizational tools.
  • Drafts and uploads Board meeting agendas, minutes, or other documents.
  • Scans and uploads a variety of documents to different platforms.
  • Tracks and responds to requests for public records, complaint resolutions and confidential access to information.
  • Sends notices regarding complaints, meetings and final dispositions of investigations, among others.
  • Prepares and assembles complaint and other investigative files.
  • Completes other administrative/clerical tasks as necessary.
  • Maintains familiarity with the Board's rules and statutes.
  • Conducts small-scale investigations and inquiries.
  • Reviews adverse backgrounds on applicants and licensees.
  • Collects and analyzes information from a variety of sources.
  • Develops fact gathering questions and corresponds with applicants and licensees.
  • Issues subpoenas, requests information and corresponds with a variety of sources.
  • Assists as a backup for compliance matters.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:

  • Reviewing rules, policies, procedures
  • Confidentiality rules and statutes
  • Database applications including archiving information
  • Investigative techniques

Skills in:

  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient with computer programs including Excel, Word and Access.
  • Managing a high-volume event calendar.

Ability to:

  • Analyze complex information from a variety of sources.
  • Oversee a large caseload and multi-task.
  • Meet monthly deadlines.
  • Work both independently and in a team.

The State of Arizona offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:

  • Sick leave
  • Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
  • Health and dental insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
  • Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

  • Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
  • Please note that enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.
Contact Us:
  • If you have any questions please feel free to contact Shawn McConnell at Shawn.McConnell@azdoa.gov for assistance.


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.