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Fraud Investigator I (Middlesex)

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Fraud Investigator I (Middlesex)
Role Title Local-Classified
Job Open Date 01/12/2018
Job Close Date 02/02/2018
Open Until Filled No
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No
Hiring Range $14.11
Agency Dept of Social Services - Local (765-01)
Agency Website
Location Middlesex - 119
Sublocation
Position Number 00007
Job Posting Number 1033031
Type of Recruitment General Public - G
Does this position have telework options? No
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No
Job Type Hourly/Wage
Job Type Detail Part-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- PTS-1
Pay Band UG
Job Description

Fraud Investigator I represents the entry level and works under close supervision while being trained in investigating fraud for a variety of social services and government assistance programs. The Fraud Investigator I performs all the assigned fraud investigation duties under the supervision of the Benefit Programs Supervisor and makes judgments following agency practices and procedures and mandated Federal, State or Local laws and policies as directed by the Benefits Programs Supervisor. The Fraud Investigator will be a shared position between four local department of social services agencies and will be based at Middlesex Department of Social Services, but must be willing to travel to King & Queen, King William and Mathews Counties. The Fraud Investigator I, under supervision of the Benefit Programs Supervisor, is responsible for investigating fraud, calculating overpayments, initiating Administrative Disqualifications or referring cases to Commonwealth Attorney’s Office for Court Action on all Intentional Program Violations. The Fraud Investigator I receives, evaluates, documents and tracks allegations of suspected fraud; investigates allegations to determine intent or no intent on the part of the client in all program areas; prepares and provides case documentation to Commonwealth’s Attorney; testifies in court; prepares reports; maintains the Fraud Free Database Tracking System; and enters disqualifications in EDRS. POSITION HOURS ARE LIMITED TO 28 HOURS PER MONTH.

Minimum Qualifications

Some knowledge of: investigative techniques; public assistance programs; legal proceedings; collection methods; self-defense; public assistance program policies and regulations; applicable laws, codes, policies and procedures, including civil and court procedures; basic human behavior; and social problems and resources. Skill in operating a personal computer and the associated office and agency software. Demonstrated ability to: communicate effectively both orally and in writing; perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; calculate overpayments and track payments; testify in court proceedings; establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, associates, law enforcement, other agencies and others; work independently; analyze data, recognize gaps and collect information; draw legal and supportable conclusions; prepare reports; apply principles of persuasion and/or influence; document data from interviews, forms, and documents; and organize own work schedule.

Preferred Qualifications

High school diploma supplemented by work experience and/or training involving human services program eligibility, case management work, or some legal work OR any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Special Requirements
Special Instructions to Applicants

Contact Information

Name Lori Stallings
Phone 804-758-2348
Fax 804-758-2357
Email Lori.Stallings@dss.virginia.gov
Address

2893 General Puller Highway
Saluda, Virginia 23149

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only);
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  2. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  3. * How did you find this employment opportunity?
    • State Recruitment Management System (RMS)
    • Agency Website or Bulletin Board
    • Job Board (Indeed, Monster, Dice, etc.)
    • Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)
    • Newspaper or Professional Journal (Please specify below)
    • Career Fair or Job Event (Please specify below)
    • VEC (Virginia Employment Commission)
    • Radio/TV (Please specify below)
    • Other (Please specify below)
  4. * Please specify the actual source from your response to question #3 above (Name of newspaper, Journal Title, Job Board, Career Fair, Agency Website, Social Media Type, etc.) If unknown or none, enter: N/A.

    (Open Ended Question)

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