Special Agent/OIG Agent
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) was created as an oversight authority that could effectively investigate at all levels of City government, while remaining autonomous, independent and insulated from political influences.
The Mission of the OIG is to promote accountability, efficiency, and integrity in City government. The citizens of Baltimore have a right to expect that City government will operate with maximum efficiency, accountability, and integrity. The OIG is uniquely positioned to serve as a major contributor in the effort to build and maintain an increased level of public trust in City government and to assist the City in achieving better results with limited resources. The OIG is committed to working toward an open, honest, and accountable government. Investigating complaints of fraud, waste, and abuse is one way we carry out our mission.
The salary range for this position is $64,505 – $83,856, commensurate with education and experience.
• Conducts confidential internal reviews, investigations and evaluations of administrative, security, fiscal, legal and city government internal policies, systems and procedures involving matters of conflict of interest, mismanagement, embezzlement, contract fraud, work¬ers' compensation fraud, employee mis¬conduct, identity theft, property and informa-tion theft, drug abuse and related incidences.
• Confers with and reviews the collection, compilation, organization and analysis of data pertaining to case investigations and discoveries and related matters; ensures investigations are conducted according to professional standards.
• Prepares preliminary investigative reports detailing the case facts and findings, evidence discoveries and evaluations including final recommendation on case suitability and feasibility for disposition to the State's Attorney's Office or other law enforce¬ment agencies for presentation to the Grand Jury for criminal prosecution.
• Testifies as an expert witness before the Grand Jury on case facts and findings.
• Maintains liaison and confers with local, state and federal law enforcement, credit and financial agencies and officials to coordinate work efforts and joint investigations, prevent duplication of work and the compromising case strategies.
• Recommends improvements in City agency securi¬ty practices and procedures, internal controls and general operational systems to City officials.
• Prepares confidential studies, briefs, position papers, legal documents, correspondence and report.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Responsibilities
• Knowledge of professional and legal standards and analytical processes utilized for conducting business and governmental systems evaluations, reviews, analyzes and surveys.
• Knowledge of legal standards and protections related to investigation concepts and procedures
• Skill in testifying as an expert witness before the Grand Jury on case facts and investigative findings.
• Knowledge of the techniques of case investigation and facts discovery.
• Ability to collect, compile, organize and analyze investigative case findings and related data in a clear and concise document
Education & Experience Requirements
• A bachelor's degree in law enforcement, criminal justice or a related field from an accredited college or university and
• Five years of experience in conducting and coordinating complex internal investigations.
• Equivalent combinantion of education and experience.