The Virginia Lottery, an independent state agency, is seeking an Investigator to conduct Lottery-related investigations involving allegations of criminal and regulatory violations, as well as background investigations of potential Lottery employees, retailers and vendors. The position is responsible for collecting and analyzing facts and evidence, preparing detailed reports of findings, testifying in court, and working with local & state law enforcement agencies. The position handles cases in the northern region of VA, and reports to the Chief of Investigations.
The successful candidate must have extensive knowledge of criminal investigative techniques and practices; excellent verbal and written communications skills; proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint; proficiency in using automated databases and systems as integrated part of job responsibilities - and in generating & analyzing data as part of investigative process; familiarity with facility & workplace security strategies and systems; demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups & collaborate on team projects; and proven ability to make sound decisions.
High School diploma or equivalent required.
Five years experience in Law Enforcement with emphasis in conducting criminal investigations.
Current Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) Law Enforcement Certification.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited 4-year college or university in related field.
The selected candidate MUST meet all statutory minimum law enforcement officer qualifications, including satisfactory completion of a background investigation. Valid driver's license with good driving record is REQUIRED.
Selected candidate must reside in VA, and be willing to live within 50 miles of the geographic area's business center (i.e. Woodbridge).
Occasional overnight travel and some irregular work schedules are required.