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Salary: $5,369.00 - $6,802.00
Posted: 03/12/2013

Job Description:
REQUIRED INFORMATION: This is a peace officer position pursuant to Penal Code 830.3(d). Person chosen for this position of Supervising Special Investigator I must have the Peace Officers’ Standard Training (POST) basic certification and will be required to undergo a background investigation prior to appointment. In order to be considered for this position, the individual must submit a Standard State Application (Std. Form 678), Criminal Record Supplemental Questionnaire and a copy of POST certification(s) to: ATTN: WENDY MATSUDA California Horse Racing Board 1010 Hurley Way, Suite 300 Sacramento, CA 95825 (916) 263-6000 MAKE SURE YOU ENTER: SUPERVISING SPECIAL INVESTIGATOR I # 395-400-8548-907 in the title box of the Standard State Application, Form 678, revision 06/2010, and include the Criminal Record Supplemental Questionnaire page of the Standard State Application found at POSITION DESCRIPTION: Under the general direction of the Chief Licensing and Enforcement, the Supervising Special Investigator I, plans, organizes, directs, and evaluates a staff of Investigators in (1) field investigations to detect or verify suspected violations of California Horse Racing laws, California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) rules and regulations, and other related laws; reviews the Investigators’ reports in preparation of cases for hearings and/or criminal/civil prosecution and (2) assisting with the occupational license process of persons and entities participating in California horse racing. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of or willingness to learn about race horses; the common procedures and practices that are used in the horse racing industry; ability to gain the respect and trust of the horse racing industry; knowledge of drug enforcement practices; knowledge of the veterinary practices used in the horse racing industry; background investigative experience; and good report writing, interviewing, and investigative skills. Those with Spanish bilingual skills are encouraged to apply. SPECIAL PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Work irregular hours, holidays, and weekends; travel frequently in southern California and occasionally throughout the State. Good writing skills; emotional stability; tact; keenness of observation; good memory for names, faces, and incidents; interpersonal skills; ability to follow directions; ability to work independently and as a team member. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Other monthly benefits may include Spanish bilingual pay of $100; Intermediate POST certification or an Associate degree pay of $50 or Advanced Post certification or a Bachelors degree pay of $100; and Physical Fitness pay of $65. It is the policy of the CHRB that no person may be hired as an employee if that person has been convicted of a felony, or any gambling-related offense, therefore, all employees are subject to a background check. You are eligible to apply if you are currently in the Supervising Special Investigator I classification; on the State Restriction of Appointment (SROA) list for the same or a comparable classification; a surplus employee in the same or comparable classification; have reinstatement eligibility to the same or comparable classification; are in a classification comparable and transferable; or reachable on a Supervising Special Investigator I eligibility list. Questions regarding the duties of the position may be directed to Bill Westermann at 626 945-4236.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Supervising Investigator 395 - 402 - 8548 - 005
Location County
Arcadia - Santa Anita Field Office LOS ANGELES
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Human Resources
1010 Hurley Way Suite 300
Sacramento, 95825
Wendy Matsuda

Special Requirements:
POST certs & Background check

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