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PSIN09-2021-00797-Investigator-Cheyenne

Company: State of Wyoming
Location: Cheyenne
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Description and Functions

Open Until Filled

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Office of the Attorney General is seeking an investigator to monitor Wyoming's marketplace. This position looks for patterns or practices of unlawful trade practices and anticompetitive conduct, closely examining potential violations of consumer protection and antitrust laws, building complex consumer protection and antitrust cases, and supporting consumer protection and antitrust enforcement actions in state and federal court. In addition, this position will perform investigative work related to the Master Settlement Agreement with Tobacco manufacturers. This position involves testifying in civil actions in state and federal courts. Collecting, analyzing, managing investigative materials, analyzing and processing consumer protection complaints, identifying violations of consumer protection and antitrust laws, coordinating with local, state, and federal law enforcement partners, communicating with and educating consumers, reviewing complex corporate documents and financial records, conferring with consumer protection and antitrust attorneys, and providing general support to the Consumer Protection Unit as assigned.

Human Resource Contact: Tara Gross tara.gross2@wyo.gov (307) 777-7893

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed at the job level.

  • Reviews reports and evaluates evidence and consumer complaints.
  • Writes investigative reports and conclusions.
  • Gathers evidence and builds consumer protection and antitrust cases.
  • Testifies at hearings, assists in trial preparation, and arranges service of subpoenas and other legal papers.
  • Conduct training to field staff or the public related to fraud awareness.
  • Maintain accurate and complete files.

Qualifications

PREFERENCES/AGENCY REQUIREMENTS

Preference may be given to applicants who are already familiar with consumer protection and antitrust laws and some of the unique challenges that arise when investigating unfair, deceptive, and anti-competitive trade practices. We want you to apply. If you are not familiar with these areas but have an interest, we still want you to apply. We will work with you to ensure that you have the knowledge that you need to succeed.

Valid Driver's License

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Knowledge of research and data gathering techniques.
  • Knowledge of state and federal laws and procedures specific to receiving, storing, and disseminating criminal intelligence.
  • Interviewing principles.
  • Concepts and current practices of civil and criminal jurisprudence.
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles and financial records.
  • Knowledge of common business organizations and business records.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

Bachelor's Degree (typically in Criminal Justice)

Experience:

0-3 years of progressive work experience in Investigation

OR

Education & ExperienceSubstitution:

4-6 years of progressive work experience in Investigation

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

None

Necessary Special Requirements

PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • May be required to be on call 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

NOTES:

  • FLSA: Non-Exempt

Supplemental Information

015-Attorney General - Human Services Division - Consumer Protection Unit

Click here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.

URL: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm

The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.

Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.

Keywords: State of Wyoming, Cheyenne , PSIN09-2021-00797-Investigator-Cheyenne, Other , Cheyenne, Wyoming

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