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FRAUD AND ENFORCEMENT INVESTIGATOR, CONTRACTUAL

Recruitment #22-009640-0004

Introduction

The Maryland Insurance Administration (MIA) is an independent State agency that regulates Maryland’s insurance industry and protects consumers by monitoring and enforcing insurers’ and insurance professionals’ compliance with State law.  Through the diligence of a highly professional staff of market analysts, financial analysts, accountants, lawyers, law enforcement officers, actuaries, complaint investigators, and others, the MIA works to facilitate a strong and competitive insurance marketplace where consumers are well informed and treated fairly.  Staff members are subject matter experts who serve as a resource for lawmakers, consumers, and other public and private entities. 

 

The MIA is charged with a broad range of responsibilities including the licensure of insurance carriers and insurance producers (brokers/agents) operating in Maryland, the conduct of financial examinations of companies to monitor financial solvency, and the review and approval of rates and contract forms.  The MIA investigates reports of consumer fraud and consumer complaints about life, health, automobile, homeowners, and/or property insurance.  Insurance carriers are subject to market conduct examinations and other actions to monitor compliance with Maryland law. The MIA also has a unit dedicated to consumer education and outreach, which participates in hundreds of events and reaches thousands of individual consumers annually.

GRADE

16

LOCATION OF POSITION

Baltimore City (potential for hybrid between office and teleworking)

POSITION DUTIES

The Maryland Insurance Administration’s Insurance Fraud and Producer Enforcement Division is seeking to fill three (3) contractual Fraud and Enforcement Investigator positions.  These positions conduct detailed investigations into allegations of insurance fraud for the purpose of pursuing prosecution of criminal cases to be tried in a criminal court of law or civil fraud matters in administrative sanctions.  Job responsibilities include interviewing witnesses; collecting and analyzing documents and other evidence; preparing detailed reports, subpoenas, orders to produce, applications for statement of charges or orders, and casebooks. Fraud and Enforcement Investigators interact with prosecutors, Assistant Attorneys General, law enforcement agencies, insurance carriers, court and administrative personnel and witnesses; and provide testimony at court and administrative hearings. Employees in this position will be required to travel Statewide.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university.

 

Experience:  Five years of fraud investigatory or law enforcement experience.

 

Note: Additional experience performing fraud investigatory work or law enforcement may substitute on a year-for-year basis for up to four years of the required education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

1.    Detailed fraud investigatory experience; e.g., complex white collar, financial fraud, insurance fraud.

2.    Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) designation or similar designation.

3.    Knowledge of the basic principles of insurance laws, constitutional law and rules of evidence in Maryland.

4.    Court or administrative hearing testimonial experience.

5.    Experience working with prosecutors.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this position will be assigned duties which 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.

 

BENEFITS

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Please contact: charrison@maryland.gov for additional information concerning this recruitment. Online applications are strongly preferred.  For immediate consideration, upload one WORD or PDF file, at the "Resume" tab, that contains:

 

1. a cover letter stating your interest and specific salary requirements; and

2. a current professional resume.

 

If you are unable to apply online, you may submit an application by mail.  The paper application must be received by close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment.  Postmarks will not be accepted. 

Complete application packets may be mailed to:

Maryland Insurance Administration

Human Resources - Recruitment #: 22-009640-0004

St. Paul Place, Suite 2700

Baltimore, MD 21202

TTY  Users: call via Maryland Relay

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

 



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