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CRIMINAL INSURANCE FRAUD INVESTIGATOR

Date:  Jun 29, 2022
Req ID:  19615
Location: 

Little Rock, AR, US, 72202

Category:  STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT
Anticipated Starting Salary:  $45,010

Position Summary

Investigates reported insurance fraud by obtaining sufficient information to determine whether all the necessary elements of a criminal violation are present for the arrest of suspects and subsequent criminal prosecution. Receives complaints and responds to requests for information, facilitating communication  of information on insurance fraud with both in house and outside agencies. Prepares oral/written communications and reports, including criminal investigative files, to be presented to prosecuting attorney offices throughout the State of Arkansas. Utilizes the Arkansas Crime Information Center terminals to obtain and maintain confidential records regarding ongoing criminal investigations.

Maintains ongoing qualification in weapons proficiency in order to provide officer safety during ongoing criminal investigations and confrontations with potentially violent suspects . Conducts special operations and task force operations within the division, as well as teaming with other law enforcement agencies statewide, to combat large scale criminal activities in various jurisdictions. Reviews and makes recommendations on policies and procedures to be implemented on a division and/or department level regarding safety/security issues. Provides information/data for affidavits, subpoenas, and arrest/search warrants, executes arrest/search warrants and subpoenas, and testifies in state and federal criminal court/legal proceedings. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

 

Knowledge of state and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing the insurance industry. Knowledge of legal research methods and procedures. Knowledge of investigation techniques and record keeping systems. Knowledge of law enforcement methods and techniques. Ability to handle firearms and exercise self-defense techniques. Ability to interpret and apply the provisions of law, rules, or regulations to specific cases. Ability to establish effective communication orally and in writing, and to prepare investigative reports.

Minimum  Qualifications:

 

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus five years' experience in law enforcement with supervisory or leadership experience.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must have three years of certified law enforcement criminal investigation experience or its equivalent in national or military law enforcement experience as approved by the Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training. Other job-related education and/or experience may be substituted for part of these basic requirements upon approval of the Qualifications Review Committee.

 

Required Certificates:

 

  1. Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training Basic Certificate.
  2. Arkansas Driver's License

Position Information

Class Code: X072C

Grade: GS08

FLSA Status: EXEMPT

Salary Range: $45,010.00 - $65,265.00

Summary

The Criminal Insurance Fraud Investigator is responsible for monitoring criminal activity related to insurance fraud matters. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Functions

Investigates reported insurance fraud by obtaining sufficient information to determine whether all the necessary elements of a criminal violation are present for the arrest of suspects and subsequent criminal prosecution. Receives complaints and responds to requests for information, facilitating communication of information on insurance fraud with both in house and outside agencies. Prepares oral/written communications and reports, including criminal investigative files, to be presented to prosecuting attorney offices throughout the State of Arkansas. Utilizes the Arkansas Crime Information Center terminals to obtain and maintain confidential records regarding ongoing criminal investigations. Maintains ongoing qualification in weapons proficiency in order to provide officer safety during ongoing criminal investigations and confrontations with potentially violent suspects. Conducts special operations and task force operations within the division, as well as teaming with other law enforcement agencies statewide, to combat large scale criminal activities in various jurisdictions. Reviews and makes recommendations on policies and procedures to be implemented on a division and/or department level regarding safety/security issues. Provides information/data for affidavits, subpoenas, and arrest/search warrants, executes arrest/search warrants and subpoenas, and testifies in state and federal criminal court/legal proceedings. Performs other duties as assigned.

Dimensions

None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of state and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing the insurance industry. Knowledge of legal research methods and procedures. Knowledge of investigation techniques and record keeping systems. Knowledge of law enforcement methods and techniques. Ability to handle firearms and exercise self-defense techniques. Ability to interpret and apply the provisions of law, rules, or regulations to specific cases. Ability to establish effective communication orally and in writing, and to prepare investigative reports.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus five years' experience in law enforcement with supervisory or leadership experience. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must have three years of certified law enforcement experience or its equivalent in national or military law enforcement experience as approved by the Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training. Must be able to complete the Arkansas Law Enforcement Certification training within one year of employment as established by Act 452 of 1975. Other job related education and/or experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements upon approval of the Qualifications Review Committee.

Licenses

None


Nearest Major Market: Little Rock