Claims Investigation Agent (Latrobe)

Compensation

: $75,040.00 - $132,960.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Financial Services - Insurance



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The Claims Investigation Agent (CIA), investigates and prosecutes Cash, SNAP, Medical, Energy, Long Term Care, and Subsidized Childcare assistance overpayments generated by the Department of Human Services. The CIA reviews documents, analyzes data, conducts interviews and prepares investigative reports, and works directly with the District Attorney's Office to determine if cases are suitable for criminal prosecution or administrative action.CIAs file welfare fraud private criminal complaints at the District Magistrate court level, conduct preliminary hearings, and act as a Commonwealth witness during criminal welfare fraud trials within the County Common Pleas court system.

The employee in this position is responsible for investigation, administrative hearings, and prosecution of cash, food stamp, medical assistance, daycare overpayments; electronic benefit fraud; and other similar investigation or prosecution activities related to the intentional violation of programs administered by agencies under the Governor's jurisdiction.

The employee utilizes proper investigative techniques, conducts investigations, interviews witnesses and subjects, analyzes statements, case records, and inter-governmental matches; conducts record searches at courthouse, banks, and employers; and, develops leads that are followed to a reasonable end. The employee files criminal complaints at the district court level, prepares witnesses to testify for hearings and trials, and presents or assists the District Attorney with presentation of the Commonwealth's case at criminal preliminary hearings and trials.

The employee may work alone or with other investigative staff under the direction of the assigned supervisor. The employee will travel to the field to conduct investigations, administrative hearings, subject interviews, and prosecutions. The employee is subject to travel throughout the Commonwealth. Overnight stays may be required.Read the complete position description for more information.

Four years of investigative public contact experience requiring the review and presentation of records, correspondence, and documents used in the prosecution of cases, approval of claims or credit, or collection of debts; ORA bachelor's degree in Pre-law, Criminal Justice, Police Science, or a closely related field; ORAny equivalent combination of experience and training.PLEASE NOTE: Due to Act 29, the agency the selected candidate will be serving has limited law enforcement powers and requires all employees with access to agency systems to undergo fingerprinting and an in-depth background check to include criminal, tax, and credit history.WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30 AM 5:00 PMMonday - FridayLunch Period: 1 hourThe Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity.

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity.
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Associated topics: adjuster, auto, automobile, claim, claim adjuster, damage, insurance examiner, investigate, investigation, title examiner * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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