LAW ENFORCEMENT INVESTIGATOR II (Central) - 41500706

Date:  Jul 8, 2024
Location: 

OCALA, FL, US, 34474


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Requisition No: 832814 

Agency: Florida Gaming Control Commission

Working Title: LAW ENFORCEMENT INVESTIGATOR II (Central) - 41500706

 Pay Plan: Career Service

Position Number: 41500706 

Salary:  $59,000 - $65,920 

Posting Closing Date: 07/21/2024 

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FLORIDA GAMING CONTROL COMMISSION

Class Title: Law Enforcement Investigator II (Central)

Hiring Salary $59,000 - $65,920  

Position Number 41500706

Ocala, FL.

***Open Competitive***

 

Overview:

The newly created Florida Gaming Control Commission (FGCC) is a five-member commission appointed by the Governor. The FGCC is charged with investigating and enforcing Florida pari-mutuel and gaming statutes and rules.

 

This is a law enforcement position (Law Enforcement Investigator II) involving duties pursuant to Florida Statutes 16.711. The incumbent assigned to this position conducts criminal, internal, intelligence and other types of investigations, as well as providing some training to other agents, in support of the Florida Gaming Control Commission mission. 

 

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Investigates violations of criminal laws; collects evidence; prepares investigative reports; prepares and executes warrants; makes arrests; and performs other actions necessary to bring investigations to a logical conclusion.
  • Receives reports involving and opens cases of illegal gambling, contraband gambling devices, organized gambling schemes and coordinates with other law enforcement agencies for possible resolution. 
  • Works undercover to gain investigative intelligence and discover criminal methodology, to determine if a criminal violation has occurred. 
  • Manages numerous investigative assignments. Prepares analysis of investigative files and reports the findings to appropriate management, as required.
  • Assists Gaming Control Commission staff by requesting, receiving, compiling, and analyzing highly sensitive, confidential information regarding suspected criminals, criminal groups, and criminal activity.
  • Gives testimony in courts of law pertaining to investigations and to the facts obtained. 
  • Works with department staff, federal/state/county/municipal law enforcement agencies and representatives in a collaborative manner to satisfy investigative goals.
  • Crime Prevention Duties – presents information to local, state or other law enforcement agencies, in addition to community and civic organizations, regarding illegal gambling activity, effective deterrents, and aiding potential victims.
  • Mutual Aid Assignment – Pursuant to F.S. 23.121, the incumbent will respond to and participate in the Florida Mutual Aid program in a law enforcement capacity to assist other government or local agencies as specified by Mutual Aid agreements.
  • Training - Attends and completes 40 hours of training courses, every four (4) years, for mandatory retraining necessary to maintain certification as an active law enforcement officer.
  • Instructor Duties – May be required to perform instructor duties as training is received in specialized or high liability fields, such as firearms, defensive tactics, etc.
  • Field Training Officer – as knowledge and experience determine, the incumbent may be asked to provide field training to other agents regarding elements of their position.
  • Case Agent Duties – As an experienced agent, the incumbent may be assigned the role of lead agent in cases when multiple agents are assigned or for investigations conducted in conjunction with other agencies. Responsible for coordination of case activities and documentation by all parties.
  • Performs other related duties as appropriate or assigned by management.

 

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to write investigative reports, affidavits, and search warrants in a logical and concise manner, with appropriate articulation of events and situations, and demonstrating appropriate grammar, syntax, punctuation, and spelling.
  • Ability to conduct fact-finding interviews, take statements, gather, and preserve evidence.
  • Ability to use deductive reasoning.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to analyze information and determine its validity.
  • Ability to conduct surveillance or undercover activities.
  • Ability to read and understand complicated rules, regulations, and directives.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality as well as confidential records and correspondence.
  • Ability to make independent decisions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with the public in a professional manner.
  • Ability to deal with individuals and critical situations in an effective manner.
  • Ability to operate and maintain motorized equipment.
  • Ability to perform physical labor and withstand physical exertion.
  • Ability to train and assist employees in job duties.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays as required.
  • Ability to initiate, follow through and complete various types of investigations.
  • Ability to travel during the day, overnight, and unexpectedly, as may be required.
  • Ability to qualify with a firearm on an approved FDLE course.
  • Knowledge of investigative techniques.
  • Knowledge of law enforcement principles and techniques.
  • Knowledge of the criminal justice system.
  • Knowledge of computers and computer applications.
  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective communication.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a current Florida Law Enforcement Officer, possessing State of Florida Law Enforcement Certification pursuant to Section 943.13, Florida Statutes, or have passed the Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission (CJSTC) law enforcement examination.
  • Must reside within 50 air miles of the Central Regional Office (Ocala, Fl) at the time of employment or by the time of hire.

  • Must possess at least 3 Years of experience conducting criminal investigations.
  • Must be willing to complete an internal training program.
  • Must be able to pass a law enforcement level 2 background screening.
  • Must currently possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Driver’s License or if selected, must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Driver’s License by the date of appointment.
  • Must have a safe driving history.

 

 

Where you will work:

This position is located in Ocala, FL.

 

Contact, if applicable: Lerrah.Clark@flgaming.gov

 

                                                  

BENEFITS OF WORKING FOR THE STATE OF FLORIDA

 

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The state offers a comprehensive compensation package for our Senior Management Service (SMS), Select Exempt Service (SES), and Career Service (CS) employees that features a highly competitive set of benefits, including:

 

  • Low premium health, dental, vision, life, and supplemental coverage options!
  • Paid personal time that includes annual leave, sick leave, nine paid holidays, and one personal holiday!
  • Paid administrative leave for mentoring, volunteering, voting, and more!
  • Family planning support that includes adoption benefits and paid/unpaid leave options for family and medical responsibilities!
  • Retirement plans that include employer contributions (For more information, please click www.myfrs.com)
  • Deferred compensation plans!
  • FREE basic life insurance plus additional options for you, your spouse, and children!
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition waivers that allow eligible employees to take up to six credit hours per semester, tuition free at any state university or state college!

 

 

IMPORTANT NOTICES:

  • The Florida Gaming Control Commission has employment restrictions for all commission employees referenced in sections 16.713 and 16.715, Florida Statutes.
  • This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening as a condition of employment and participation in direct deposit. You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) and/or State Issued Photo Identification to conduct this background check.

 

Applicants are required to apply through the People First system by the closing date, by applying online.  All required documentation must be received by the closing date of the advertisement.  If you have any questions regarding your application, you may call 1-877-562-7287.

 

 

Special Reminders:

Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.  For more information, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov

 

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

 

We hire only U. S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. Our agency participates in the E-Verify System which is a federal government electronic database available for employers to use to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. 

 

 

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.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  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. 

 

The Florida Gaming Control Commission is committed to increasing recruitment and hiring of individuals with disabilities and improving employment outcomes.

 

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.  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.

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.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  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. 


Nearest Major Market: Ocala