Licensing Board Investigator - Law Enforcement
State of Vermont | Home Based, VT
Join a team of criminal and civil investigators who investigate reports of unprofessional conduct for the Vermont Secretary of State, Office of Professional Regulation. The office investigates licensees of nearly 50 diverse professions. This position manages an independent caseload with the responsibility to collect evidence, document and conduct interviews of witnesses and respondents and prepare investigative reports used in connection with criminal and civil prosecutions. Investigators routinely investigate allegations of professional misconduct ranging from drug diversion by nurses, pharmacists and other professionals charged with managing and dispensing of regulated drugs to reports of abuse and neglect, theft, fraud and many other forms of professional misconduct. Investigators work closely with the office's prosecuting attorneys on regulatory cases and they make arrests in criminal cases which are referred to the responsible State's Attorney's Office or the State Attorney General. There is ample opportunity to interact with professional leaders in the health science and business communities.
Who May Apply
This position, Licensing Board Investigator - Law Enforcement (Job Requisition # 1279), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
To qualify for the position you must be currently certified as a full time law enforcement officer by the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Brittany Elliott at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.
Investigative work involving civil and criminal investigations of complaints for the Medical Practice Board at the Vermont Department of Health; or for the Office of the Secretary of State, and those licensing boards within its jurisdiction. Class incumbents may perform or assist other law enforcement officials in performing criminal investigations, particularly in the area of drug abuse and diversion, and criminal negligence. Duties are performed under the supervision of the Licensing Board Chief Investigator. Individuals in this class who are employed by the office of the Vermont Board of Medical Practice are solely under the supervision of the Executive Director of the Medical Practice Board.
This is a home-based position with expected periodic office attendance and interaction. Duties may require travel throughout the state for which private means of transportation is required. A fleet vehicle may be issued dependent upon state policy mileage. The nature of the work may create situations with licensees with strong adversary opinions and/or highly reticent individuals may be encountered during investigations.
High School diploma or equivalent AND five (5) years or more at or above a technical level in investigatory, law enforcement, para-legal, or criminal justice work.
Associate's degree or higher OR two years or more of full-time college coursework in law enforcement, criminal justice, or para-legal studies AND three (3) years or more at or above a technical level in investigatory, law enforcement, para-legal, or criminal justice work.
Current certification as a full time law enforcement officer by the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council.
As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
- 80% State paid medical premium
- Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
- Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
- Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
- Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
- Low cost group life insurance
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Incentive-based Wellness Program
- Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.