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Date:  May 12, 2022

Springfield, IL, US, 62701-1634

Job Requisition ID:  15674

Agency:  Office of the Executive Inspector General 
Closing Date/Time:  
THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2022
Salary:  70,000-90,000/yr 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  2 


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Position Summary


Under direct supervision of the Supervising Investigator, and/or Deputy 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. Collects, analyzes, and interprets information, documentation, and physical evidence.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Keeps current on agency and state policies, rules, regulations, and statutes.
  7. Conducts stationary and mobile surveillance.

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


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;
  • 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.

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: 607 E Adams St Springfield, IL 62701-1634 
Agency Contact:  OIG.InspectorGeneral@illinois.gov
Job Function: Legal and Compliance 



(The OEIG is a non-code state agency) 



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The OEIG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, or completing any pre-employment testing, please direct your inquiries to Human Resources at (312) 814-1789, or OIG.InspectorGeneral@illinois.gov.