Attorney General's Office Job Opportunity

Position Available: Investigator in the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, Criminal Law Division
Salary: Salary DOE - Full state employee benefits package.
Location: Boise, Idaho. As Idaho's capital, Boise is a growing city of approximately 205,700 and serves as headquarters for several major national and international corporations. Boise offers a rich variety of both cultural and recreational opportunities. Idaho's world-famous fly-fishing, skiing, kayaking and hiking are all within easy access. Housing costs are moderate.
Primary Duties: This is a law enforcement position. Investigators with the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit have all the authority given by statute to peace officers of the state of Idaho. Investigators must qualify with and carry a firearm. An investigator for the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit works as a member of a multi-disciplinary team consisting of lawyers, auditors and investigators in the investigation of suspected cases of fraud by providers in the Idaho Medicaid program and investigates suspected cases of the abuse or neglect of patients in facilities that receive Medicaid funding. An Investigator's primary duties include conducting interviews of witnesses and subjects, obtaining and analyzing documents and other evidence, serving subpoenas, the execution of search warrants and collection of evidence, and maintaining the investigative case file. The investigator also assists other team members in all aspects of the team's investigative work, including analyzing Medicaid claims data and financial records, and in preparing exhibits for use at trial. In cases that are prosecuted, the investigator testifies in court proceedings, including grand jury hearings and trials. Frequent travel throughout the state of Idaho is required.
Requirements:

Current peace officer certification (Patrol Academy) and five (5) years of full time law enforcement experience.

NOTE: If the employee does not hold a current peace officer certification issued by Idaho Peace Officer Standards and Training of the Idaho State Police at the time of appointment to this position, the individual must be appointed with a base salary of 10% below the minimum pay and must, within 365 consecutive days following such appointment, obtain the peace officer certification. Such appointments shall not count toward completion of the probationary period.

Special notes: This is an unclassified, at will position. All applicants will be required to complete the Compass test available at Boise State University, or your local vocational school or public university in Idaho. THE ONLY PARTS OF THE TEST REQUIRED TO BE TAKEN ARE: READING AND WRITING. For information on Compass and where to take it, go to act.org/compass/sites/index.html. Any cost associated with the taking of this test will be at the applicant's own expense. The results of the Reading and Writing tests are an important component of the selection process for this position. If you live outside of the state of Idaho and the Compass test is not available, you may take the Accuplacer test: reading comprehension and sentence skills only. This position requires a background investigation, including a personal history questionnaire, credit check, fingerprinting; polygraph examination; and a psychological examination. For POST Patrol Academy requirements, including how to challenge those requirements, go to www.post.idaho.gov.

Applications:

Submit via U.S. Mail postmarked, a resumé with an email address, references and sealed Compass or Accuplacer test results to:

Office of the Attorney General
Criminal Law Division
Attn: Paul Panther
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0010
paul.panther@ag.idaho.gov

For more information, please call Lead Investigator Tawni Limesand at (208) 334-4100.
Date Posted: March 19, 2014.
Closing Date: When filled.
Start Date: Upon successful completion of background check.

The Idaho Office of the Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer.

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