JA05 - Investigator I
General Nature of Work:
Assists in the investigation of complaints, claims, inquiries or violations of laws or regulations; administers license examinations.
Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:
Investigators in this class help more senior Investigators perform routine to moderately complex investigations.
Examples of Work:
(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)
Investigates regulated activities to ensure compliance with federal, state or municipal laws.
Locates and interviews plaintiffs, witnesses or representatives of business or government to gather facts relating to alleged violations.
Observes conditions to determine if there has been a law violation relating to such activities as revenue collection, employment practices or benefit claims.
Examines business, personal or public records and documents to establish facts and authenticity of data.
Investigates applicants for special licenses or permits; investigates suspected misuses of licenses or permits.
Prepares correspondence and reports of investigations for use by administrative or legal authorities.
Testifies in court or at administrative proceedings concerning findings of investigations.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)
Knowledge of the laws, rules and regulations applicable to the job.
Knowledge of investigative techniques, principles and practices.
Ability to evaluate evidence and conduct investigations.
Ability to present clear, concise and comprehensive written and oral reports.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials, claimants, attorneys, witnesses and the general public.
State Minimum Training and Experience
State Necessary Special Requirements:
(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)
A high school diploma and experience or training that would provide the applicant with a knowledge of the laws, rules and regulations applicable to the occupational area.
MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
A high school diploma and experience or training that would provide the applicant with a knowledge of the laws, rules and regulations applicable to the occupational area. Some positions require certification by the Department of Public Safety in accordance with 23-6-430 or the 1976 South Carolina Code of Laws.
MUSC Physical Requirements:
This classification is not currently used at MUSC. Please contact the Department of Human Resources for more information.