Independently conducts investigations of complaints & allegations for violations of Ohio Smoke-Free Workplace Law as designee of the Director of Health: conducts unannounced on-site inspections/audits to public business establishments to look for state law violations; receives complaints/allegations via telephone, in person or in writing; makes initial contact with complainant & respondent; analyzes complaint & makes preliminary determination as to agency jurisdiction & validity of complaint / allegation; interviews witnesses, complainants, respondents & other parties with possible information related to the investigation; gathers & safeguards evidence, records & documentation; follows up with cases by monitoring compliance with disciplinary action plans. |
Prepares confidential investigation reports & recommendations, maintains files & records & confers with legal personnel (e.g., General Counsel’s Office, Attorney General’s office, prosecutors) in documenting & preparing cases for hearing, other resolution or filing of charges for prosecution; handles sensitive inquiries received via telephone, in writing, or in person from legal counsel, consumers & general public; assists in development of investigative policies, procedures & methods in accordance with related civil service laws. Enters & maintains case information in tracking database; assists in training local designees on investigational procedures. Answers calls from proprietors and the general public.
Provides technical assistance, consultation and/or training to local health departments, state agencies, grantees, contractors, industry and/or general public in the areas of smoking enforcement; provides technical assistance to state and local health department personnel, businesses and individuals regarding findings of non-compliance with requirements of ORC 3794 and OAC 3701-52; coordinates and conducts statewide training, consultation, and technical assistance for smoking enforcement, as required by the Revised and Administrative Codes; coordinates statewide training for specialized audiences (e.g., Midwest Workshop and Environmental Health Programs Course). As assigned, serves as a member of a Disaster Recovery/Business Resumption team, Incident Response team, or similar public health response team, which may include the conduct of operations on a 24/7 basis at remote locations.
Completion of associate core program in law enforcement, criminal justice or in academic field commensurate with program area to be assigned per approved Position Description on file; 12 mos. exp. conducting investigations &/or inspections; valid driver’s license.
-Or 30 mos. trg. or 30 mos. exp. as Investigator Assistant, 26210 with experience corresponding to type of complaints & alleged violations appearing in job posting/approved position description; valid driver's license.
-Or 30 mos. trg. or 30 mos. investigative exp. with experience corresponding to type of complaints & alleged violations appearing in job posting/approved position description; valid driver's license.
-Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications for Employment noted above.
Attachments to your application will not be accepted for this posting. You may copy and paste your resume in the text box provided on your application.
Applications of those who meet the minimum qualifications will be further evaluated against the following criteria: Bachelor’s or advanced degree in law enforcement or criminal justice; Experience in law enforcement or investigations (specify number of years); in smoking enforcement; working with word processing software and using a personal computer; conducting investigations that involve working with the hospitality industry. Your application must specifically address how you meet the above criteria through your experience, education, knowledge, skill and ability.
All eligible applications shall be reviewed considering the following criteria: qualifications, experience, education and active disciplinary record.
UNUSUAL WORKING CONDITIONS :
Requires travel to include overnight stays; exposed to hostile, unpredictable &/or violent persons; may work weekends; may work flexible hours.
EDUCATIONAL TRANSCRIPT REQUIREMENTS:
Official educational transcripts are required for all post-high school educational accomplishments, coursework or degrees claimed on the application. Applicants will be required to submit an official transcript prior to receiving a formal offer of employment. Failure to provide the transcript within 5 working days of being requested will cause the applicant to be eliminated from further consideration.
Please note that a transcript is considered “official” only if it is an original copy from the educational institution and includes an institutional watermark, ink stamp or embossed stamp. Transcripts printed from the institution’s website will not be accepted. ODH reserves the right to assess the academic credibility of an educational entity’s award of a putative degree.
STATUS OF POSTED POSITIONS:
Applicants can view the status of posted positions by logging onto our website www.odh.ohio.gov .
Click on the CAREERS link at the bottom of the page, then go to Status of Positions and click on that link to see if the position has been filled.
All applicants must submit a completed Ohio Civil Service Application and clearly indicate how they meet the minimum qualifications and/or position specific minimum qualifications. Applicants are also encouraged to document any experience, education and/or training related to the job duties below. An assessment of these criteria may be conducted to determine the applicants who are interviewed. A resume and/or additional information can be attached to the application and submitted on-line by adding it to your OHMS profile.
Applications for this position must be submitted on-line or date-stamped in Human Resources by 5:00 PM on the deadline day. Postmarked applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
Please submit a separate application for each Position Number (PN) for which you are applying. It is understood that this vacancy posting will in no way replace the position description which remains the official document outlining the duties and responsibilities of the incumbent assigned to this position.
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