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Title:  AGO Criminal Investigator- Medicaid Fraud and Residential Abuse Unit

Application Deadline Date:  12/08/2019
Req ID:  3225
Department:  Attorney General's Office
Location: 

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $26.25
Overview

The Vermont Medicaid Fraud Residential Abuse Unit is designated as the Medicaid fraud and residential abuse control unit for Vermont.  Specifically, MFRAU is responsible for investigating and prosecuting (a) fraud by healthcare providers in the Vermont Medicaid program; (b) fraud in the administration of the Vermont Medicaid program; and (c) the abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation of individuals who live in Vermont skilled nursing facilities and board and care facilities. The Unit also brings affirmative civil claims on behalf of the State to enforce Vermont's laws. Finally, the Unit is works on cases arising under the Vermont False Claims Act involving Medicaid Fraud.


The Unit is currently seeking a second Criminal Investigator to the join team. The MFRAU Criminal Investigators are full-time certified law enforcement officers who work frequently in the field conducting criminal investigations Statewide. Duties are performed with a high degree of independence, but investigations may be pursued as part of a team or in conjunction with other agencies. Work is performed under the supervision of a Director of MFRAU. While duties require travel throughout the State and weekend and/or evening work, a take home vehicle will be provided.

Who May Apply

This position, Attorney General's Office Criminal Investigator - Medicaid Fraud and Residential Abuse Unit (Job Requisition # 3225), is open to all State employees and external applicants.

 

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Lauren Jandl at lauren.jandl@vermont.gov.

 

Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.

 

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Class Definition

Complex investigative work for the Office of the Attorney General involving actual or alleged cases of either a criminal or a civil nature. Typical investigations may include fraud, abuse, corruption, environmental crime, homicide and a variety of white collar crimes. Duties are performed with a high degree of independence, but investigations may be pursued as part of a team or in conjunction with other agencies. Work is performed under the general supervision of a Division chief in the Office of the Attorney General.

Environmental Factors

Incumbents must be in good physical condition, able to perform strenuous physical activity on occasion, and to work long and irregular hours in the field during work assignments. Duties require travel throughout the State, for which a valid Vermont driver's license and private means of transportation are required. The nature of the work creates situations of potential danger and injury. Evening and weekend work may be necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree AND four (4) years of professional investigatory or law enforcement work experience.

OR

Associate's degree AND six (6) years of professional investigatory or law enforcement work experience.

OR


High school diploma or equivalent AND eight (8) years of professional investigatory or law enforcement work experience.

Special Requirements

A candidate must become a Level III certified law enforcement officer within six months of hire.

Total Compensation
As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
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Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.


Nearest Major Market: Barre
Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier