Title: SUPERVISING SPECIAL INVESTIGATOR I Salary: $5,369.00 - $6,802.00 Posted: 03/12/2013
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
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 http://jobs.ca.gov/Profile/StateApplication.
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.
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.
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.
If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies.
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