**IMPORTANT NOTICE** As required by the department's rules of conduct, all employees of the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) must be in compliance with the California revenue and taxation code. During the background investigation portion of the hiring process, FTB will review return information to verify California state income tax compliance. Any failure to comply with the California revenue and taxation code may prevent you from being hired at FTB. You must verify your filing status by calling 1-800-852-5711 to resolve any potential tax compliance issues, prior to submitting your application and seeking employment with FTB. All applicants not currently employed with the Franchise Tax Board will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation. The investigation will consist of completion of a pre-employment questionnaire, fingerprinting, and an inquiry to the Department of Justice to disclose criminal records. We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Persons with hearing or speech impairments, call TTY/TDD (800) 735-2929.
JOB DESCRIPTION : Positions exist in both Sacramento and West Covina Offices: Under the direction of the Investigation Specialist II, Supervisor, the Investigation Specialist I performs the full range of peace officer duties and responsibilities in accomplishing their assignments. Specific duties include: gathering, researching, and evaluating facts; collection and preservation of evidence; examination of records and account data; preparation of investigative reports; presentation at hearings, court proceedings, and conferences; and other investigative work to support criminal investigation activities. Incumbents, at first, investigate under supervision the less complex and sensitive criminal cases. After knowledge and skills have been developed, incumbents are assigned difficult and sensitive cases, and work with minimal supervision. Incumbents must be able to communicate effectively and maintain cooperative working relationships with coworkers, Federal, State, and local law enforcement.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES :
Strong analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong research and investigative skills
Ability to exercise good judgment and demonstrate good work habits .
Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
Ability to be flexible in response to changing workload and priorities
Willingness to travel and work irregular hours and overtime
Willingness to be exposed to potentially dangerous situations
Willingness to work undercover and participate in covert moving or stationary surveillance
Willingness to utilize assigned weaponry
Willingness to pursue potentially violent repeat offenders and effect their arrest
Willingness to use all appropriate means, including deadly force, to carry out peace officer duties
Must have tact; physical agility; keen observation and good memory for faces, places and incidents
Must have satisfactory record as a law-abiding citizen and maintain good credit
Experience in report writing
Knowledge of PIT and BE Tax Law, FTB Systems, and compliance programs
Ability to analyze data and situations, draw sound conclusions, and take effective action
WHO MAY APPLY : 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. A training and development assignment (T & D) may also be considered. All appointments are subject to SROA/Surplus hiring provisions. Surplus candidates must submit an application packet as outlined in this bulletin with a copy of their surplus status letter in order to be considered.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: All successful applicants will be subject to a sworn law enforcement officer pre-employment background investigation.
HOW TO APPLY : Interested applicants must submit ALL of the following documents:
*A completed application includes the position title, position number and contact person’s name in the job title line, and must be signed. Candidates who do not submit all of the required documents (incomplete application packages) will be eliminated from the selection process. All submitted information will be screened and the most qualified candidates will be invited to an interview. FTB EMPLOYEES MUST HAND DELIVER OR ROUTE TO: Julie Wines at M/S A-349. Candidates not currently employed by the Franchise Tax Board must send their application package to the address shown below. Multiple positions may exist for this vacancy.
RPA #1314-2305 & 1314-2337-2340
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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