Job Code Pay Scale Group Pay Scale Type Bargaining Unit Civil Service or Non-Civil Service Last Executive Board Change Executive Board Change History
71845 10 ST G3 N 999-99 09/01/2019
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03/30/07 71845



This is professional managerial work in directing the regional operations and related special programs in the Bureau of Fraud Prevention and Prosecution in the Office of Inspector General.

The employee in this job directs, through subordinate managers, the operations of the regional offices and the special projects supported by the regional office staff. The work involves determining regional program priorities, goals and objectives; planning and directing the development of new or enhanced fraud prevention and prosecution programs; managing the implementation of new regional investigative operations; and recommending programmatic, legislative and regulatory changes to assist in preventing potential fraud and abuse in Commonwealth programs. Extensive contact is required with senior officials in state agencies and within federal and local governments to coordinate and develop new investigative programs and activities. Supervision is exercised over a managerial, supervisory and technical investigative staff. Work is performed with initiative and independent judgment based upon broad objectives assigned by the Fraud Prevention and Prosecution Director and is reviewed through reports, conformance to goals and objectives, and program effectiveness.


Directs, through subordinate managers, a staff engaged in the conduct of welfare fraud investigations and related prosecution activities.

Directs the development and implementation of projects and adaptive investigative methods on a statewide basis.

Establishes goals and objectives for investigation, prosecution and program development functions.

Oversees the investigations, administrative dispositions and benefit program reviews for fraud, misuse or abuse cases or for potential recovery of claims.

Directs the gathering and analysis of evidentiary information used in supporting findings and conclusions of investigations conducted by investigative staff.

Reviews complaints concerning staff or other Commonwealth employees for violation of laws, regulations, and policies to determine the type of investigative resources and activity required.

Supervises directly any operational activities involving internal investigative cases or highly sensitive investigations.

Interprets laws, legal rulings, regulations, standards and policies.

Proposes programmatic, legislative and regulatory changes to assist in preventing potential fraud and abuse in Commonwealth programs. Establishes and maintains communication with senior federal, state and local officials to coordinate and develop new investigative programs and activities.

Travels to various regional work sites.

Performs the full range of supervisory duties.

The employee in this job may participate in the performance of their subordinates’ work consistent with operational or organizational requirements.

Performs related work as required.


Knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques of criminal investigation and law enforcement.

Knowledge of the legal procedures involved in presenting evidence.

Knowledge of the statutes, court decisions, interpretations and administrative procedures and rulings pertaining to violations of state laws and the rights of citizens during and following arrest.

Knowledge of criminal and civil law and court procedures.

Knowledge of the use and care of technical, scientific and photographic equipment used in welfare fraud investigation.

Knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration.

Knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision.

Ability to direct a professional, supervisory and technical staff.

Ability to read and interpret written materials.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Ability to communicate effectively orally.

Ability to communicate effectively in writing.


One year of experience as an Investigation Manager, OIG;


Six years of experience in criminal investigation work, including three years in a supervisory or managerial capacity, and a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, criminology, pre-law, police sciences or a closely related field;


An equivalent combination of experience and training in criminal investigation including three years in a supervisory or managerial capacity.