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Date:  Apr 24, 2021
Req ID:  1314

Little Rock, AR, US, 72201

Anticipated Starting Salary:  36,154.98

Position Number: 22095631
County: Pulaski
Posting End Date:  05/22/2021

Anticipated Starting Salary: $36,154
Section:  Real Estate Commission

The mission of the Department of Labor and Licensing is to protect the health, safety and welfare of the general public and the wage earners of Arkansas through the administration, enforcement and provision of services related to licensing, permitting, code enforcement, and employment as authorized by Arkansas law.




Position Information

Class Code: X110C

Grade: GS06


Salary Range: $36,155.00 - $52,425.00


The Arkansas Real Estate Commission (AREC) Investigator is responsible for investigating complaints filed by the public against real estate licensees and for reviewing real estate escrow/trust accounts for compliance with license law and regulations. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.


Conducts investigations of complaints through interviews, review of real estate records, and review of real estate firm trust accounts. Completes office examinations at real estate firms around the state. Reviews applicant and complaint files. Prepares and submits investigation reports. Prepares exhibits, files, and records in conjunction with the Attorney General's office for hearings before the Real Estate Commissioners. Testifies in Commission hearings. Prepares and presents informational seminars to real estate groups and associations. Performs other duties as assigned.


Frequent in-state travel is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of Arkansas real estate laws and regulations. Knowledge of accounting techniques. Knowledge of investigative skills and techniques. Knowledge of general real estate practices and procedures. Ability to interpret and apply accounting and real estate practices and procedures. Ability to conduct interviews, compile and analyze information and prepare reports. Ability to respond to members of the public, real estate licensees, media contacts, and state officials. Ability to present oral testimony.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in business administration or a related field plus one year of experience in real estate, regulation, or a related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.



The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.



The Arkansas Department of Labor and Licensing, fosters, promotes and develops the health, safety and welfare of wage earners in Arkansas, providing services and enforcing laws to improve working conditions and enhance opportunities for safe and profitable employment.


ONLY COMPLETED APPLICATIONS WITH WORK HISTORY WILL BE ACCEPTED. Applications must include complete work history and references. A resume may accompany the state application but will not be substituted for any part of the application.


Veteran Preference: A copy of the DD214 must be submitted at the time of application, to be considered for Veteran's Preference.


The Arkansas Department of Labor and Licensing is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we will make any reasonable accommodations necessary to ensure equal employment opportunities.

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock