Temporary Aide - Criminal Investigators - #19503207

State of Colorado

Date: Dec 26, 2020
City: Denver, CO
Contract type: Full time
State of Colorado

Department Information

The Department of Labor and Employment keeps Colorado strong and competitive. We connect workers with great jobs and assist those who have been injured on the job. We help people who are unemployed through no fault of their own by providing temporary wage replacement and we ensure fair labor practices. We provide an up-to-date and accurate picture of the economy that helps in decision making. And we protect the workplace – and Colorado communities – with a variety of consumer protection and safety programs.

This is a values-driven organization, committed to accountability, agility, collaboration, and respect.

We believe in outstanding customer service, an inclusive culture, continued process improvement and in our role as a trusted and strategic partner. Recognizing that knowledgeable employees drive our success, we are seeking dedicated individuals who exhibit our shared values and our passion for quality and excellence in all we do.

Our agency website: Colorado Department of Labor and Employment

Description of Job

Please note that these temporary positions do not include any of the State benefits such as health insurance or paid leave. These positions will work for no more than 9 months.

This position will learn to identify and investigate criminal activity affecting the Division of Unemployment Insurance (UI) with the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment. This position will learn criminal investigations involving fraud, waste, abuse, and other misconduct related to the UI program.

Duties include the following:

  • Identifying and interviewing suspects and witnesses

  • Examining records

  • Using multiple databases to make determinations

  • Examining multiple types records

  • Gathering, analyzing, interpreting multiple pieces of evidence

  • Verifying the authenticity of documents

  • The ability to make decisions on evidence discovered

  • The ability to triage situations and be agile in a changing work environment

  • Determining if there is fraudulent activity on a claim

These positions will work Monday - Friday beginning at 7:00 a.m. Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights


Education and Experience:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Criminology, Criminal Justice, Law, Law Enforcement, Police Science, Psychology, Behavioral Science, or Sociology .



Required Competencies:

  • Attention to Detail: Work is accurate and requires little or no checking; maintains a

checklist, schedule, calendar, etc. to ensure that small details are not overlooked.

  • Writing: Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

  • Critical Thinking: Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of

alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to claims.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Investigative experience in white collar and/or financial crimes

  • Experience in a law-related/law-enforcement setting

  • Interviewing skills: suspects and witnesses

Background Check – Condition of Employment

You must pass a thorough background check prior to employment.

Supplemental Information

Minimum Qualification Screening

A Human Resources Analyst will only review the work experience/job duties sections of the online job application to determine whether you meet the minimum qualifications for the position for which you are applying. Cover letters and resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of the official State of Colorado online application, but may be attached. Part-time work experience will be prorated.

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications to continue in the selection process for this position. Work experience and qualifications must be specifically documented on your online application. Do not use "see resume" or "see attached" statements on your application. Resumes WILL NOT be reviewed for minimum qualification screening.

The State of Colorado believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status (with preference given to military veterans), or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to our ADAAA Coordinator, Deidre Johnson, at deidre.johnson@state.co.us or call 303-318-8163. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. For all other inquiries about this recruitment effort, please call 303-318-8200.

ADAAA Accommodations: Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources at (303) 318-8200 or cdle_hr_group@state.co.us at least five business days before the assessment date to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date.

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