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INVESTIGATOR

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Oct 8, 2021
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US, 60602-3134

Job Requisition ID:  8355

Agency:  Office of the Executive Inspector General 
Closing Date/Time:  
October 22, 2021
Salary:  50,000-80,000/yr 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Cook 
Number of Vacancies:  2 

 

Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

 

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION PLEASE VISIT: 

https://www2.illinois.gov/oeig/employment/Pages/EmpOpportunities.aspx

Position Summary

 

Under direct supervision of the Supervising Investigator, Deputy Inspector General and Chief, Deputy Inspector General, or Assistant Inspector General serves as Investigator. The incumbent is responsible for conducting investigations in compliance with applicable laws, rules, and policies. Gathers, preserves, and analyzes evidence; obtains information via interviews and other methods; prepares investigative reports.  This position involves working within limits of authority on assignments of an extremely sensitive and confidential nature associated with investigations and legal proceedings. 

Essential Responsibilities

  1. Interviews subjects, witnesses, and other parties to gather, verify, and/or corroborate evidence.
  2. Conducts stationary and mobile surveillance.
  3. Collects, analyzes, and interprets information, documentation, and physical evidence.
  4. Documents statements, observations, and evidentiary materials.  Prepares case reports on all investigative action taken; and ensures that reports are well-written, accurate, concise, thorough, and timely.
  5. Maintains records of all information and material pertinent to open investigations; and identifies, labels, and stores evidence and ensures the security of all pertinent stored evidence and information gathered during the investigative process. Updates agency systems with investigative information.
  6. Interacts with Office of Executive Inspector General (OEIG) legal staff and other agencies under the jurisdiction of the OEIG, investigative entities within other agencies, auditors, the Illinois Office of Attorney General, and various law enforcement agencies to ensure professional cooperation and investigative efforts.  Testifies in administrative and criminal court proceedings, as necessary.
  7. Keeps current on agency and state policies, rules, regulations, and statutes.


ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:  Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

REPORTS TO:  Supervising Investigator and/or Deputy Inspector General

SUBORDINATE POSITIONS:  None

Minimum Requirements

  • bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, law enforcement, public or business administration, or a related area of study or demonstrated knowledge, skill, mental development, and experience equivalent to four years of college; or four years of professional investigative experience in law enforcement or a related field;
  • knowledge of investigative techniques, practices, and concepts; 
  • ability to exercise independent judgment and make sound decisions effectively; 
  • ability to handle and resolve ambiguous situations and issues;
  • knowledge of Illinois statutes, rules, and regulations concerning conflicts of interest and malfeasance;
  • strong analytical, organizational, and problem solving skills; 
  • high personal ethical standards due to content of work materials;
  • flexibility to work independently as well as in a team environment; 
  • ability to travel, including overnight; 
  • demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook) and other applications; and
  • ability to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing, and the ability to interact professionally with others.
     

Physical Factors

Duties are generally performed in an office setting and typically includes:

•    sitting for extended periods of time;
•    using personal computer, photocopier, facsimile, telephone, and teleconference equipment;
•    handling and transporting documents weighing up to 30 lbs.; and
•    standing, reaching, and bending at the waist or bending of the legs.

 

Job Status

Full-time, FLSA non-exempt.  This position is exempt from the provisions of the State of Illinois Personnel Code.

Work Hours:  8:30 - 4:30, Mon - Fri 
Work Location: 69 W Washington St Chicago, IL 60602-3134 
Agency Contact:  OIG.InspectorGeneral@illinois.gov
Job Function: Legal and Compliance 

 

 

(The OEIG is a non-code state agency) 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Must submit application by following instructions at: 

https://www2.illinois.gov/oeig/employment/Pages/Application_Welcome.aspx

 

 

The OEIG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees with disabilities.