Supervisory Investigator - Cripple Creek
$76,536.00 - $95,184.00 Annually
Teller County, CO
Department of Revenue
10/7/2022 5:00 PM Mountain
We serve all Colorado residents in their everyday lives. The department is driven by our values of service, teamwork, accountability, integrity, and respect. We support the Colorado community as well as those that work here. We value the contributions of every employee and encourage learning so our employees can grow. We celebrate diversity, and together, support an equitable and inclusive culture. We embrace our differences because we believe this brings innovation to our work.
The Department of Revenue (DOR) employs approximately 1,600 hard-working and dedicated employees throughout Colorado. We can be seen performing functions as varied as auditing and collecting taxes, issuing driver licenses and motor vehicle titles, marketing lottery products, and regulating liquor, gaming, horse racing, marijuana, and the auto industry in order to assist the citizens of our state.
The Department of Revenue offers 11 paid holidays per year, paid vacation and sick leave, BenefitHub program (discounted merchandise, food and travel, etc.) employee wellness program and a great healthcare and retirement benefit package.
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To become a trusted partner to every Coloradan to help them navigate the complexities of government so they can thrive.
Description of Job
The Professional in this position is assigned supervisory responsibilities for investigators in the CRIPPLE CREEK Location of the Division of Gaming. Perform as a peace officer to investigate and enforce the Colorado Limited Gaming Act of 1991 and the Colorado Revised Statutes. Investigators use and interpret the Colorado Limited Gaming Statutes, Regulations, and Internal Control Minimum Procedures to plan and initiate investigations and determine outcomes.
- Position is a Supervisory Investigator responsible for the daily operation of enforcement, compliance and background investigations functions and staff.
- Assigns and monitors caseload, reviews work product for completeness and accuracy, schedules staff to ensure adequate coverage during casino operation hours.
- Responsible for performance planning, reviews and final evaluations.
- Recommends corrective and disciplinary actions.
- Performs as the Acting Agent in Charge of the local office in the absence of the Agent in Charge.
- Position plans and conducts investigations of violations of limited gaming and criminal laws.
- Prepares written investigative reports and affidavits for search and arrest warrants.
- Conducts interviews of victims and witnesses, and interrogates suspects.
- Testifies in court.
- Provides assistances to local, state and federal law enforcement agencies with information on limited gaming and gambling practices, methods and licensees.
- Maintains on-call duty status while off-duty for emergency response.
- Assists other law enforcement officers and agencies upon request.
- Proactively patrols casinos as an armed peace officer to observe violations, preserve the peace, prevent and discourage cheating, thefts and other violations of laws.
- Executes warrants and collects and preserves physical and documentary evidence.
- Responds to complaints, issues criminal summonses, effects arrests, Transport prisoners to jail incident to arrest.
- Assists or augments other law enforcement agencies to ensure officer and gaming patron safety. Prepares detailed written reports for criminal prosecution.
- Maintains on-call duty status while off-duty for emergency response.
- Assist other law enforcement agencies upon request.
- Proactively patrols casinos monitoring for compliance with Colorado Limited Gaming Regulations and Internal Control Minimum Procedures.
- Responds to disputes and complaints of violations.
- Participates in comprehensive compliance inspections to ensure that licensees, patrons, premises, records and devices are within approved minimum guidelines and those licensees and patrons are in compliance with Limited Gaming Regulations and Internal Control Minimum Procedures necessary to ensure the integrity of Limited Gaming.
- Initiates appropriate disciplinary action for recommendation and presentation to the Colorado Limited Gaming Control Commission.
- Provides training and delivers presentations to the gaming industry, outside law enforcement agencies and the public.
- Responds to verbal and written inquiries concerning gaming laws, regulations and licensing. Remains current on Limited Gaming Statutes, Regulations and Internal Control Minimum Procedures as well as pertinent criminal and civil statutory and case law.
- Maintains proficiency and qualification with firearms and other defensive equipment assigned.
Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights
Bachelor's degree in Criminology, Criminal Justice, Police Science, Law Enforcement, Law or a field of study closely related to the work assignment, as determined by the Department.
Two (2) years of professional investigative experience appropriate to the position.
A current Colorado Peace Officer Standards & Training (POST) certification, or the ability to obtain a current lateral certification for out-of-state applicants, is required.
Colorado statute requires that officers wishing to transfer their POST certification be fully certified in another state and have served at least one year in the last three years to be eligible for Provisional Certification. Please see the "Provisional Certification" page on the POST website for further information: https://post.colorado.gov/certification/certification-types/provisional-certification.
Criminal Investigative experience in a field appropriate to the position may be substituted for the degree requirement only on a year-for-year basis.
Necessary Special Requirements:
- Applicants must successfully pass a background investigation and a tax check prior to appointment to positions in the Gaming Division.
- Must possess and maintain a valid Drivers License within the United States (at the time of application).
- Applicants must successfully pass a Psychological Evaluation prior to being appointed to a position in the Gaming Division.
- Must be willing to work nights, rotating shifts, weekends with on-call status, holidays, and be able to do extended travel.
- Must be able to qualify and maintain qualification with a firearm
- Must be able to certify and maintain certification in arrest control techniques
- A current Colorado Peace Officer Standards & Training (POST) certification, or the ability to obtain a current lateral certification for out-of-state applicants, see "Residency Requirements" section for additional information.
This announcement is open to potential candidates who are legal residents of the United States. All legal residents of the United States are eligible to apply and compete.
If appointed to a position, applicants from outside of Colorado will be required to relocate to Colorado at their own expense. The time frame for relocation is based on DOR needs and is typically between 30 and 60 days after an offer has been accepted.
Colorado statute requires that officers wishing to transfer be fully certified in another state and have served at least one year in the last three years to be eligible for Provisional Certification. Please see the "Provisional Certification" page on the POST website for further information: https://post.colorado.gov/certification/certification-types/provisional-certification.
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Preferred applicants will possess more than the required minimum experience:
- Knowledge of Colorado rules and regulations related to Division of Gaming.
- Additional years of experience as a supervisor.
- Outstanding candidates will have recent experience with: investigations interpreting and applying statutes, and researching databases.
- Additional years of experience in professional investigative and/or compliance experience in a regulatory environment.
- Active policing in the community equivalent to police patrol officer, sheriff deputy state trooper/police.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Proven ability to work independently and accept supervision.
- Proven success organizing and tracking workload.
- The preferred candidate will be currently employed as a detective or criminal investigator, and possess patrol/police officer experience.
- Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite.
- Proficiency in Google Suite.
- Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
DOR Required Skills and Competencies:
Competencies required for all DOR positions include good communications skills, interpersonal and people management skills, the ability to multitask, the ability to work with confidential information, the ability to work in high-stress environments, and the demonstrated ability to assist customers.
Conditions of Employment with the Colorado Department of Revenue:
1. As a condition of employment with the Colorado Department of Revenue, a requirement exists that all personnel timely file all necessary Colorado Individual Income Tax (CIIT) returns and timely pay tax obligations. As such, all employees must undergo a pre-employment evaluation of their tax records/accounts to ensure compliance with this policy.
2. Employees are in a position of public trust in the performance of their job duties and must operate in a manner that maintains the highest standards of honesty, integrity, and public confidence. All job finalists require successful completion of a background investigation and reference check prior to appointment. Background checks may include national criminal, financial, traffic, civil, education, and/or experience checks or any other checks related to the job assignment. Fingerprint background checks and pre-employment drug testing may also be required for some positions.
Only complete applications submitted on or before the closing date for this announcement will be given consideration. Failure to submit all required documents by the closing date of this announcement may result in your application being rejected. For assistance with the application process, please review the following video provided by the Colorado Department of Personnel & Administration "Applying for a Job with the State of Colorado".
Complete Applications must include the following documents:
1) A complete CDOR Application for Announced Vacancy (Submit online using the link in this announcement)
2) A complete Supplemental Questionnaire (Submit online as part of your application)
Minimum Qualifications and Comparative Analysis:
Part of, or the entire comparative analysis for this position, may involve a review of the information submitted in the application material, including the answers to the supplemental questions. Therefore, it is paramount that in the experience portion of the application, the applicant describes the extent to which they possess the education, experience, competencies and background as they relate to the duties outlined in the job announcement, as well as the special and/or preferred qualifications.
- List your employment history starting with the most recent job, including part-time, temporary, and volunteer jobs. If more than one job was held with a given organization, list each job held as a separate period of employment.
- Under "Duties," describe clearly the tasks you performed and the nature of your supervisory, technical, or other responsibilities as they relate to the job for which you are applying. Be complete and specific in detailing of duties.
- Information must be accurate, including dates of employment. If it is found that information provided is falsified, you will not be considered for a job with the State of Colorado and/or may be removed from a job after hire.
- Failure to include adequate information or follow instructions may affect the applicant's score and/or prevent them from competing in any subsequent measures used to arrive at a top group of applicants.
- Factors to be assessed are those outlined in the requirements, competencies, and preferred qualifications.
- Years will be expressed in terms of full-time equivalent service with full-time workload equal to one (1) Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) year. No more than 1.00 FTE year may be credited in any twelve (12) month period. Positions working 40 hours or less per week will be prorated (30 hrs/wk=0.75 FTE=9 mos credit; 20 hrs/wk=0.5 FTE=6 mos credit; 10 hrs/wk=0.25 FTE=3 mos credit)
The eligible list established from this posting may be used to fill additional vacancies.
All correspondence regarding your status in the selection/examination process will be conducted via email. Include a working email address on your application; one that is checked often as time sensitive correspondence such as exam information or notification will take place via email. Please set up your e-mail to accept messages from "state.co.us" and "email@example.com" addresses. It is your responsibility to ensure that your email will accept these notices and/or review your junk mail and spam filtered email.
If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination.
Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging.
Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures are available at www.colorado.gov/spb.
A standard appeal form is available at: https://spb.colorado.gov/ . If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038. Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Compliance
The State of Colorado believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status (with preference given to military veterans), or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.
The Colorado Department of Revenue is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to our ADAAA Coordinator, Jacqueline Brown-Tremble at firstname.lastname@example.org
The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building work environments that are inclusive and reflect our communities and the diverse talents of all people. We strongly encourage candidates from all backgrounds and abilities to apply.
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