Investigator V (Medicaid Fraud)
Recruitment Number 215297 – Downtown, Island of Oahu Employment Only – $4,447 to $5,202 per month (SR-24, Step C to Step G).
Note: Hiring rates will be based on availability of funds, the applicant’s qualifications, and other relevant factors.
A continuous recruitment may be closed at any time. The notice of the last day to file applications will be posted on the Civil Service Hawaii State Government Jobs page of our website.
Plans, organizes, directs and coordinates the activities of an investigative agency concerned with civil, administrative and/or criminal investigations falling within its respective jurisdiction, where violations investigated are related to a specific program area, e.g., welfare fraud, etc., OR conducts civil, administrative and/or criminal investigations falling within a variety of jurisdictions, such as the Executive, Legislative or Judicial Branches, State departments or agencies, county and federal governments and regulatory boards and commissions, where violations or circumstances investigated are related to a broad variety of program areas, and are not limited to a specific program area (welfare fraud, controlled substances, etc.), like that of lower investigator levels; and performs other related duties as assigned.
These positions are located in the Medicaid Fraud Unit, Criminal Justice Division of the Department of the Attorney General. These positions are vested with statewide police powers in accordance with Section 28-11 of the Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS) and are authorized to carry and use firearms and ammunition. These positions are responsible for independently performing investigations in a wide variety of criminal and civil fraud cases involving State Medicaid, medical, and health care programs. Investigations include suspected fraud and abuse by providers; complaints of abuse and neglect of patients, and other criminal cases such as homicide, assault, theft and criminal neglect. A majority of work time is spent conducting criminal investigations which involve interrogation of suspects, interview of witnesses, searching for physical evidence, cultivating informants, maintaining surveillance, doing undercover work, preparing search warrants, assuring that the evidence is properly handled throughout the investigation, and making proper arrests.