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Date: May 18, 2020

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Requisition No: 177142 

Agency: Department of Corrections


Position Number: 70030735 

Salary:  $2,307.70 BI-WEEKLY 

Posting Closing Date: 06/11/2020 



Law Enforcement Inspector Supervisor – 70030735


****INTERNAL OPPORTUNITY ONLY – Must be currently employed with the Florida Department of Corrections to be considered for this position.


This advertisement is for a Career Service position located within the Office of Inspector General, Bureau of State Investigations, District 4.


  • Madison County
  • Suwannee County
  • Taylor County
  • Hamilton County
  • Columbia County
  • Lafayette County


Salary Rate: $2,307.70



  • This is a career service, sworn law enforcement supervisory position responsible for supervising District 4 field office, consisting of sworn law enforcement Inspectors & non-sworn OIG personnel.  The incumbent will ensure accuracy and timeliness of OIG investigations/inquiries and ensure they are carried out consistent with and pursuant to IG Directives & FDC Policies and Procedures.   These include following investigative procedures or directives, interviewing complainants, witnesses, and subjects related to alleged violations of state law or departmental procedures; and writing and reviewing final reports containing investigative reports.
  • The incumbent in this position shall have the following duties to include but are not limited to, planning, supervising, managing or conducting the following; complex criminal, administrative (internal affairs or OIG), financial and public corruption investigations.  This also includes criminal enforcement operations, physical surveillance, tactical operations, executing legal service, applying for arrest/search warrants and subpoenas and making physical arrests.
  • Additional duties include comprehensive whistleblower reviews and related investigations pursuant to FSS 112.3187, known as the Florida Whistle-blower's Act and coordination of IG investigations with the Office of the Chief Inspector General, Executive Office of the Governor.
  • The incumbent’s investigative authority is pursuant to FSS 944.31, Inspector general; inspectors; power and duties; FSS 20.055, Agency inspectors general and FSS 943, Department of Law Enforcement.  All OIG investigations are conducted pursuant to the Association of Inspectors General, Principles and Standards for Offices of Inspector General.



  • Knowledge of law enforcement, investigative and surveillance principles and techniques.
  • Knowledge of the criminal justice system.
  • Ability to work in dangerous and stressful situations.
  • Ability to understand and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to deal with individuals critical situations in an effective manner. 
  • Ability to gather and preserve evidence. 
  • Ability to describe facts and events accurately. 
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data.
  • Ability to effectively interview suspects, complainants and witnesses.


  1. Be at least 19 years of age.
  2. Be a citizen of the United States, notwithstanding any laws of the State to the contrary.
  3. Possess a high school diploma or its "equivalent" as the term may be determined by the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission of the Department of Law Enforcement.
  4. Not have been convicted of any felony or of a misdemeanor involving perjury or a false statement, nor have received a dishonorable or undesirable discharge from any of the Armed Forces of the United States. Any person who, after July 1, 1981, pleads guilty or nolo contendere to or is found guilty of a felony or of a misdemeanor involving perjury or a false statement shall not be eligible for employment or appointment as an officer, notwithstanding suspension of sentence or withholding of adjudication.
  5. Have his/her processed fingerprints on file with the employing agency.
  6. Have passed a physical examination by a licensed physician, based on specifications established by the Commission.
  7. Have a good moral character as defined by Administrative Code 11B-27-0011, by a background investigation under procedures established by the Commission.
  8. Possess a current certificate of law enforcement officer compliance for basic employment certification issued by the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission.
  9. Pass a urine drug test as a condition of employment.


Please note, when submitting a college/university degree, if selected for this position official transcripts will be required.



  • Meet the minimum qualifications and standards as set forth in section 943.13, Florida Statute and possess an active Florida Law Enforcement Officer Certificate from CJSTC.
  • Eight years of law enforcement experience with four of the eight years conducting criminal investigations or internal affairs investigations within a criminal justice agency or conducting investigations within an office of Inspector general.
  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university can substitute two of the four years of criminal investigative or internal affairs or inspector general experience.


  • An associate degree from accredited college or university can substitute one of the four years of criminal investigative or internal affairs or inspector general experience.


  • Non-Sworn investigative experience within a State of Florida, Inspector General’s Office, can count on a year to year basis, for a maximum of two years sworn experience.


The combined experience substitutions may not exceed four years.



  • Four (4) or more years of full time paid supervisory experience in a local, county, state, or federal law enforcement agency or Inspector General’s Office.
  • Supervisory or management experience of Law Enforcement Investigative Task Forces or multi-unit law enforcement management of Federal, Police, Sheriff or OIG divisions.
  • Extensive documented experience involving complex whistleblower investigations or comprehensive corruption/official misconduct investigations involving public officials.
  • Associates Degree or higher from an accredited college or university.


Support of knowledge, skills, and abilities must be demonstrated on the application, in the education, in the work experience, in the work sample, in the interview and/or during reference checks.


If you are interested in this position and meet the above indicated qualification and have the desired education, knowledge and experience, please submit a State of Florida Application and resume through the People First system. If you experience problems applying on-line, please call the People First Service Center at 1-877-562-7287.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the closing date.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

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