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LICENSING & REGULATION INVESTIGATOR II

REAL ESTATE INVESTIGATOR

Recruitment #20-003438-0001

Introduction

The Department of Labor is accepting applications from all qualified applicants for the position of Licensing and Regulation Investigator II. This position gathers facts to prepare investigative reports in resolution of complaints.

GRADE

ASTD11

LOCATION OF POSITION

500 North Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to gather facts, and to prepare investigative reports to aid in the resolution of complaints filed with the Maryland Real Estate Commission by consumers against real estate licensees. The position also requires providing testimony in administrative hearings and on occasion testimony in criminal prosecutions.

POSITION DUTIES

Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:

Investigates real estate complaints filed by consumers against real estate licensees, using interviewing skills and techniques, a thorough knowledge of real estate practice, real estate laws, real estate documents, meets with the parties to complaints, prepares a thorough written report of findings, responds to telephone inquiries and manages an investigative case load.

Meets with Department counsel to review claims, complaints and investigative reports to ensure that all pertinent documentation is included.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:   Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: One year of experience conducting investigations of alleged non-compliance with state laws and regulations, which govern the licensing and practices of business occupations and professions.

NoteCandidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Compliance Inspection and Support classifications or Compliance Inspection and Support specialty codes in the Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement, and Compliance field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Strong preference will be given to applicants that possess the following. Include clear and specific information on your application regarding the qualification(s).

Investigative experience.

Law enforcement experience.

Experience testifying at Administrative, Criminal and/or Civil Hearings.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties that require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Upon appointment, employees in this classification possessing a business occupational and professional license or participating in any outside activity which may be deemed a conflict of interest by the Secretary of the Department of Labor will be required to put the license and/or outside activity in an “Inactive” status.

All candidates are subject to a background check against files maintained by the Division of Unemployment Insurance (Department of Labor/DUI) to determine whether any monies are owed to Department of Labor/DUI as a result of unemployment overpayment/fraud. Any unpaid debt may have an impact on whether or not a candidate is offered employment.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

RESUMES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE AND NOT CONSIDERED IN THE SELECTION PROCESS.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application is STRONGLY preferred. However, if you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via mail or deliver in person. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.


The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment.  No postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.


PLEASE DO NOT FAX OR EMAIL UNSOLICITED DOCUMENTATION.


Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendums may be mailed to:

 

Department of Labor Office of Administration

Attn: Tenisha Tunstall    20-003438-0001

1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 101

Baltimore, MD 21201

 

For additional information, please contact Tenisha Tunstall at 410-767-2772 or via email Tenisha.Tunstall2@maryland.gov.

 

The MD State Application Form can be found online

 

Department of Labor is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Department of Labor that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.



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Apply via Paper Application. You may also download and complete the Paper Application here.