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Investigator, Vacancy No. 23-2014

Monday, June 30, 2014

Investigator, Vacancy No. 23-2014

Opening Date: June 30, 2014
Closing Date: July 14, 2014

This position is located in the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia (OAG), Child Support Services Division (CSSD), Locate Unit. The CSSD’s goal is to elevate the well-being of children and the self-sufficiency of families by delivering first-rate child support services that help parents meet the financial, medical, and emotional needs of their children. Serves as a member of an investigative team or works independently to perform the duties associated with locating and serving upon the Respondent a notice to appear.  Conducts investigations in response to request from in-take workers or out-of-state governments to locate responsible or potentially responsible persons for the purpose of establishing paternity and financial support obligations.  Assists higher level investigators in planning and conducting  investigations  to expose fraud and misrepresentation, as it relates to the receipt of child support payments while obtaining public assistance or receipt of support for children out of the home.  Interviews witnesses and/or the alleged parent(s), reviews records, contacts various agencies by mail or telephone, researches court records, etc.  Determines methods and sources to be utilized; analyzes findings and conclusions; and recommends sanctions, if warranted.  Acts as a “Special Process Server” in locating and serving summons, and contempt citations on alleged parents with existing court orders.  Conducts on-site observations and surveillance to gather information of violations. Provides written monitoring reports, identifies program discrepancies, trends, or problems and keeps management abreast of progress of compliance or concerns.  May be required to testify at administrative review, formal appeal hearings and court trials on any portion of investigations.

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