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  • 514962
  • Full-time


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.

Investigator III

Job Location:

1740 West Adams Street Suite # 3600

Phoenix, Arizona 85007


Posting Details:

Annual Salary: $55,000  

Grade: 19

This position will remain open until filled

Job Summary:

The Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners is seeking a motivated individual to join our team in the role of Investigator III.

The Investigator III serves on an investigative unit which is responsible for conducting investigations including, but not limited to, adverse background issues, unprofessional conduct allegations and competency to practice concerns.

*****This is an in-office position with no telecommute*****

Job Duties:

• Conduct administrative investigations concerning unprofessional conduct

• Collect, analyze and summarize information from a variety of sources

• Communicate with respondents, attorneys and Board Members

• Maintain a high case volume and meet a variety of deadlines

• Prepare investigative reports

• Prepare consent agreements

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:

• Collecting, reviewing, analyzing and summarizing information

• Maintaining confidential information and documentation

• Writing professional reports

• Board rules and statutes

• Conducting interviews


• Clear, concise, logical, and professional writing skills

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Critical analysis of complex information


• Collect, understand and interpret complex information from a variety of sources

• Manage a large caseload, multitask, and meet continuous deadlines

• Identify potential violations of unprofessional conduct

• Work independently and as part of a team

Selective Preference(s):

• Required to attend a nationally recognized Basic Investigator Training within a year from the date of hire

• Bachelor’s Degree required

Pre-Employment Requirements:

• Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver license record checks, required to maintain acceptable driving records and complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.11)

• Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver license appropriate to the assignment


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

• Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

• Life insurance and long-term disability insurance

• Vacation plus 10 paid holidays per year

• Health and dental insurance

• Retirement plan

• Sick leave

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 staffing@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.