Under the general supervision of the Special Investigator Supervisor, performs statewide, national, and at times international investigations of highly complex nature, oftentimes involving multiple criminal offenses, working with a high degree of independence. Reviewing allegations, complaints or other information to determine/criminal offenses may have been committed. Conducting investigations, including but not limited to; theft, fraud, embezzlement, forgery, conspiracy, fraudulent schemes, political corruption, etc. Conferring with prosecuting attorneys regarding progress of investigations, quality of case files and evidence, drafts of subpoenas, warrants, etc. Preparing affidavits to obtain search warrants, arrest warrants, wiretaps, physical characteristic court orders. Background check is required
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
The ideal candidate for this position will have:
Experience, education and training in law enforcement/criminal justice environment and course work resulting in full authority Peace Officer Certifications as mandated by the Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board (AZPOST). Minimum of 3-years in an investigative or detective unit.
This position requires Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training (AZPOST) Full Authority Peace Officer certification. A CVSA certification may be required. Weapons certified in accordance with AZ P.O.S.T. standards, physical, polygraph,background check and possession of a valid Driver License. Candidates for this position must complete and sign PART 1 and PART 2 of the State of Arizona Application for Employment prior to the interview, which will allow ADOT to obtain the candidate's motor vehicle record (MVR) and conduct a reference/ background investigation. The most recent 39-month period shown on the MVR will be reviewed in accordance with A.A.C. R2-10-207.11 (H) and (I). The review must show an acceptable driving record and background prior to any offer of employment being made by ADOT.
The Arizona Department of Administration 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
Participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) is mandatory.
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 712-7279. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. ADOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.
ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)
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.