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Salary: $3,902.00 - $5,899.00
Posted: 09/24/2013

Job Description:
Under the supervision of the Enforcement Deputy Chief and Supervising Special Investigator (non-peace officer), the Special Investigator I (non-peace officer), conducts diverse administrative and civil investigations against the professional licensees of the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN), Department of Consumer Affairs. Incumbents may work independently or with a group of investigators (non-sworn), in executing a lawful and thorough investigation of alleged violations and pursue cases for prosecution or hearing where applicable. Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

55% Administrative and Civil Investigations - Most Complex
• Examines a variety of records and information to detect, secure or verify suspected administrative violations and violators of the laws, rules and regulations that govern the Board of Registered Nursing Practices Act. • Identifies, gathers, assembles, evaluates, and preserves statements, affidavits and other evidence for use in administrative legal action. • Locates accused persons and witnesses. Interviews complainants, witnesses, licensees, and professional experts face-to face to collect, analyze and evaluate testimony. • Contacts and interviews individuals and representatives of business or governmental organizations; interprets and explains business and professions code when necessary. Serves subpoenas, consumer notices and other legal papers. Logs evidence; confers and cooperates with federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies on investigations.

35% Investigative Reports
• Prepares concise, detailed reports of the events of the investigation, which include documented evidence, statements from witnesses and a general synopsis to ensure the findings are fully supported by the facts and other evidence.

5% Administrative
• Prepares and performs internal administrative functions such as daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly activity reports and mileage logs. Prepares various investigative correspondence.

5% Case Preparation and Prosecution (Driving, sitting and carrying required) • Assists prosecutors in preparing and presenting cases and testifies in administrative hearings. .

Special Requirements: Fingerprint Clearance and valid CA Driver License.

Title 11, section 703D California Code of Regulations requires criminal record checks of all personnel who have access to Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI). Pursuant to this requirement, applicants for this position will be required to submit fingerprints to the Department of Justice and be cleared before hiring.

WHO MAY APPLY: Eligible candidates who are current state employees with status in the above classification or lateral transfers from an equivalent class, former state employees who can reinstate into this class or persons who are reachable on a current employment list for this classification. Candidates whose eligibility is based on an employment list must submit a copy of their examination results, indicating their test score. All interested applicants must submit a standard State Application Form STD 678 (with original signature), and must clearly indicate the basis of their eligibility in the explanation portion of the STD 678. Applications without eligibility information will not be considered. Appointment is subject to SROA and State surplus policies. Surplus candidates must submit copy of surplus status letter. Only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed. A 60-day candidate pool will be established for subsequent vacancies.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 630 - 110 - 8612 - 003
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
10/07/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Board of Registered Nursing
1747 N. Market Blvd, Suite 150
Sacramento, CA 95834
Pam Hegje
(916) 574-7615

Special Requirements:
Fingerprint Clearance

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It is the objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free state workplace. Any applicant for State employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing civil service, and the special trust placed in public servants.