Special Agent, Fraud & Abuse Litigation Division (Office of the Kansas Attorney General)

07/02/2021

SPECIAL AGENT

Office of the Kansas Attorney General, Fraud & Abuse Litigation Division

POSITION DESCRIPTION

This is a Commissioned Law Enforcement position in our Fraud and Abuse Litigation Division (FALD) that will conduct a variety of routine and complex investigations of alleged criminal violations of state law; including consumer crimes, fraud, financial exploitation of the elderly, etc.

Under supervision of the Deputy Attorney General and the Special Agent in Charge (SAC), the Special Agent will perform duties to include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Obtain evidence or establish facts by witness interviews; procure and analyze records to include computer, legal, financial, medical and investigative files.
• Conduct surveillance or participate in undercover assignments, as needed
• Develop accurate, detailed and impartial reports of investigative findings and provide recommendations for civil, criminal, or administrative action
• Prepare, apply for and execute search and arrest warrants
• Testify as an investigative witness in criminal court proceedings resulting from investigations
• Assist in review of cases to determine scope, timing and direction of investigations
• Work alongside assistant attorneys general to develop cases for criminal trials
• Serve subpoenas or other official papers
• Serve as a liaison between the OAG and local county and district attorneys, law enforcement and regulatory agencies

Additional duties may be added at any time. This announcement does not state or imply that these are the only activities to be performed. We would expect you to follow other job-related instructions and perform other job-related duties as requested.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • Graduate from a high school accredited by the Kansas state board of education or the appropriate accrediting agency of another state jurisdiction or have obtained the equivalent of a high school education

Licensing & Certification

• Currently or previously certified as a commissioned law enforcement officer in Kansas or in another state. To be certified by the Kansas Commission on Peace Officers' Standards and Training (KS-CPOST) this includes, among other requirements, that the candidate must:

  • be a United States citizen and at least 21 years of age
  • have graduated from a high school accredited by the Kansas state board of education or the appropriate accrediting agency of another state jurisdiction or have obtained the equivalent of a high school education as defined by rules and regulations of the Commission
  • be of good moral character sufficient to warrant the public trust in the applicant as a police officer or law enforcement officer
  • not have been convicted of a crime that would constitute a felony under the laws of the state, a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence or a misdemeanor offense that the Commission determines reflects on the honesty, trustworthiness, integrity or competence of the applicant as define by rules and regulations of the Commission

    As used in this section, "conviction" includes rendering of judgment by a military court martial pursuant to the uniform code of military justice, by a court of the United States or by a court of competent jurisdiction in any state, whether or not expunged; and any diversion agreement entered into for a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence and any diversion agreement entered into on or after July 1, 1995, for a felony.

  • A valid driver's license when operating a state vehicle, a private vehicle, or a rental vehicle for the benefit of the State

Preferred Qualifications

• Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in criminal justice, business administration, or related field(s)
• Preference will be given to candidates with two (2) or more years of felony-level investigative experience
• Preference will be given to candidates with white-collar/financial crime investigative experience
• Familiarity with electronic case management system

Travel

• You would travel to locations required to competently and diligently discharge the assigned duties. Occasional in-state travel may be required.

Post-Offer, Pre-employment Requirements

• As a condition of employment, candidate(s) are subject to a pre-employment screening process to include a drug screening test, physical examination, psychological testing, fingerprint and name-based criminal history records check and reference/background check of past and present employers. The pre-employment screening process will be waived for current OAG personnel who have previously completed the screening requirements.

• In this position you would be authorized access to private information to the extent necessary to perform the assigned duties. Employees of the OAG are required to protect against unauthorized access to such information, ensure the security and privacy of such information, and disclose any anticipated threats or hazards to such information. Employees must be very careful not to release this information to the public or to other individuals, including but not limited to OAG employees who have not been authorized or who do not have a legitimate organizational, departmental, or business need to know. Any questions regarding release of such information to another person should be directed to the employee's supervisor.

• COMPENSATION RANGE $20.19 - $24.75 hourly
* Salary can vary depending upon education, experience, or qualifications.

APPLICATION DEADLINE
Monday, August 16, 2021

APPLICATION PROCESS
To apply for this position, please visit this webpage. Only electronic applications submitted through the State of Kansas Employment Center & Careers Portal will be accepted. Search for Job ID # 200504.

RECRUITER CONTACT INFORMATION

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

The State of Kansas/Office of the Kansas Attorney General is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, gender (sex), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, status as a qualified individual with a disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.

If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the agency recruiter.

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