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Recruitment #23-005789-0001




Consumer Protection Division
200 Saint Paul Place
Baltimore, MD 21202 

Main Purpose of Job

The Office of the Attorney General is seeking applicants for an Investigator in the Home Builder Registration Unit (HBRU) of its Consumer Protection Division. The position requires a self-motivated person to work with the HBRU to investigate and prosecute violations of Maryland's consumer protection laws, including laws concerning home builder registration, protection of consumer deposits, construction defects, and related matters.


The Investigator is responsible for working with the Division’s Chief Investigator and the HBRU’s Assistant Attorney General and Administrators to: obtain, compile and maintain evidence; interview and take statements from consumers, builders, and other witnesses; find documentary evidence, including through electronic sources of data; review, analyze, and report upon information or evidence uncovered or obtained during investigations; write investigative reports, affidavits, subpoenas and other necessary documents for civil and administrative proceedings; and testify in enforcement proceedings.


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

Experience: One year of relevant experience.

Note:  Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate and five years of relevant experience may be substituted for the education.


The ideal candidate will possess:


 1. Experience in database systems and Microsoft Excel.

 2. Experience as a Paralegal.

 3. Experience interviewing consumers.


Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. 

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.



Online applications are STRONGLY preferred. 

If the online application process is not available, please send your paper application and supplemental questionnaire (if applicable) to: Yolanda Colkley, Fair Practices Officer, 200 St. Paul Place, Baltimore, MD 21202 or fax to 410-576-6447. 

If you have specific questions about recruitment, please call 410-576-6440 or email jobs@oag.state. md. us. 

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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