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July 12, 2013
Program Services 3
A successful society is defined by its people and the opportunities available for them to fully and actively participate in all aspects of life and provide for their families. Human Services works to foster a society in which families are secure and resilient, individuals have safe, sustainable employment, vulnerable Albertans have the supports they require, and no one is left behind. You can be part of helping us make a difference!
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Are you passionate about investigation and are committed to seeking the truth? Are you accountable, possess integrity and strive for excellence? If so, we want to hear from you!
Reporting to the Investigation Supervisor, you will be responsible for investigating Income Support, AISH, and other Human Services program client cases where allegations of fraud or program abuse have been lodged. You will gather evidence and bring charges forward in accordance with the provisions of the Criminal Code of Canada. In this role, you will also verify reported information and liaison and consult with program staff, Crown Prosecutors, and Federal, Provincial and Municipal Policing Agencies.
As the ideal candidate, you require strong organizational skills, problem solving skills and conflict resolution skills. Well developed communication skills, especially investigation and interviewing skills, as well as writing skills will ensure your success in this role. Outcomes focused, you will be flexible and adaptable and exercise sound judgment supported by evidence in your approach. The ability to work both independently and within a team environment is an important element of this position. You will demonstrate excellent relationship building skills, coupled with tact and diplomacy while interacting with stakeholders, colleagues and clients.
If this sounds interesting, and you would like to investigate this role further, apply now!
A University degree in a related field and a minimum of 2 years of progressively responsible investigations experience is required. Successful completion of the Peace Officer Legal Studies course and appointment as a Peace Officer by the Solicitor General is required. Knowledge of Departmental programs and policies is considered an asset. Court experience and the ability to interpret and apply legislation are preferred. Equivalencies will be considered.
$2,420.93 to $3,175.47 biweekly ($63,186 to $82,879 annually)
1. A condition of employment for this position is successful completion of the Peace Officer Legal Studies course and appointment as a Peace Officer by the Solicitor General. Candidates not having the Peace Officer designation may be considered at a lower classification level on a developmental plan.
2. Final candidates for this position will be asked to undergo a security screening.
3. This competition may be used to fill other positions at the same or lower classification level in the Government of Alberta.
How to Apply
Online applications are preferred. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. Please include an email address on your resume as you may be contacted by email if you are selected for an interview. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition.
If you are unable to apply online, please submit your cover letter and resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Mandy Schmidt, Human Resource Assistant, Alberta Human Services, 3rd Floor Centre West Building, 10035 - 108 Street, Edmonton, AB T5J 3E1. Phone: (780) 644-8539; Fax: (780) 644-4962.
For individuals who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada, it is recommended that you obtain an evaluation of your credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) and include the IQAS assessment certificate as part of your application. Further information on IQAS is available at:
We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
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