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Enforcement Investigator

Date Posted:  May 12, 2022
Requisition ID:  354564

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204


Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.


About the Indiana Secretary of State:
The Office of Secretary of State is one of five constitutional offices originally designated in Indiana's State Constitution of 1816. Sixty-one Hoosiers have served as the third highest-ranking official in state government.  Historically the duties of the office included the maintenance of state records and preservation of the state seal, but as state government expanded so did the responsibilities of the Secretary of State. Present duties include chartering of new business, regulation of the securities industry, oversight of state elections, commissioning of notaries public, registration of trademarks and licensing of vehicle dealerships throughout Indiana.



The salary range for this position is $37,000- $40,000.


About the Job:

The Enforcement Investigator for the Office of the Secretary of State, Securities Division is responsible for investigating suspected violations of the Indiana Uniform Securities Act, Indiana Loan Broker Act and the Indiana Commodities Code. Investigators in conjunction with the assigned Enforcement Attorney determine the theory of investigation, conduct interviews and gather documentation, prepare reports and testifies at hearings as necessary.


A Day in the Life:

  • The Enforcement Investigator is responsible for investigating potential violations of law and bringing all assigned cases to a well documented and timely conclusion. 
  • During the course of an investigation the Enforcement Investigator will develop and implement an investigatory case outline that shall include the interviewing of  potential witnesses, potential victims and/or alleged violators, gathering of documents via Subpoena or other means available as well as analyzing and creating spreadsheets from the received documents. 
  • The Enforcement Investigator may be required to provide depositions and to testify regarding their case findings at Administrative, Civil and/or Criminal proceedings.
  • The incumbent implements broad changes in existing programs which may have an effect on total agency operation and agency policies. Incumbent works independently and possesses sufficient technical authority for the work. The incumbent makes a substantial contribution in the development and implementation of significant programs.
  • The incumbent works with agency staff, legislators and officials from local, federal and state agencies for interpreting, developing and implementing major programs and resolving disputed issues. These contacts have an important role in the development of the programs.
  • Office enviornment involving extensive use of computer and financial analyst software. Periodic travel is required in carrying out duties.  Under certain circumstances, protective equipment is required (firearms, protective vests, mace, batons)

What We're Looking For:

  •  Bachelor's Degree / Related work experience considered
  • Complete ILEA Tier III requirements/Maintain ILEA Certification
  • Report Writing Skills
  • Must be a team player and have the ability to work seamlessly and cohesively with an assigned attorney as well as fellow law enforcements officials, internal as well as external.
  • Must be able to understand and apply all statutes the Division is charged with enforcing.
  •  Must be able to comprehend and analyze voluminous amounts of documents involving Brokerage and/or Investment Advisory account statements, bank account statements, etc.
  • Minimum physical effort required/Low level defensive tactics training required/Firearms qualification 


Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages 
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards) 
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution) 
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options 
  • Group life insurance 
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits 
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off 
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs 
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 
  • New Parent Leave 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis