Job Posting: Forensic Examiner

Department of Business Oversight

JC-201893
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Forensic Examiner
FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS EXAMINER

$3,817.00 - $7,436.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 6/10/2020

Job Description and Duties

The Department of Business Oversight (DBO) is accepting applications for one (1) permanent, full time Financial Institutions Examiner position in the Enforcement Division. The position will be located in San Francisco or Sacramento.This recruitment may be used to fill subsequent vacancies of these positions in DBO within the next 180 days.

Under general supervision and direction of the Supervising Examiner, the Financial Institutions Examiner (FIE) plans, organizes, and conducts examinations and investigations into the financial transactions of individuals and business entities to detect and obtain evidence of administrative and/or civil violations of the various laws administered by the DBO. The FIE develops audit and/or investigative plans, inventory productions, analyzes various offerings and solicitation documents, executive summaries; client, employee, and contractor lists; bank transactions, financial records, general ledgers, and other books and records. In addition, the FIE develops, tracks, and reviews witness questionnaires and summarizes examination findings and provides recommendations regarding additional courses of action to departmental counsel.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Working Conditions

Sacramento Location: The Sacramento office is currently located in a convenient midtown location within walking distance to light rail, restaurants, Capitol Park, and the Golden 1 Center. DBO anticipates moving their midtown office to the north Natomas area within the next 3 months. The north Natomas office offers FREE PARKING, is easily accessible from INTERSTATES 5 and 80, and is also close to various dining and shopping choices in the Natomas area.

San Francisco Location: The San Francisco office is located in the heart of the financial district within walking distance to BART and restaurants.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
JC-201893
Position #(s):
410-140-4101-XXX
Working Title:
Forensic Examiner
Classification:
FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS EXAMINER
$3,817.00 - $7,436.00

The California Department of Human Resources has authorized the Department of Business Oversight to pay candidates hired in at the Financial Institutions Examiner level (Range A) a hire above minimum (H.A.M.) rate of $4,930.00.
# of Positions:
1
Work Location:
United States
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

The Department of Business Oversight (DBO) protects consumers and oversees financial service providers and products. The DBO supervises the operations of state-licensed financial institutions, including banks, credit unions and money transmitters. Additionally, the DBO licenses and regulates a variety of financial service providers, including securities brokers and dealers, investment advisers, payday lenders and other consumer finance lenders.
Department Website: http://www.dbo.ca.gov

Special Requirements

  • The position(s) require(s) completion of educational courses as specified in the Class Specification (link available in the Minimum Requirements section).
  • The position(s) require(s) a Background Investigation be cleared prior to being hired.
In addition, other available sources of background information may be reviewed prior to appointment.
All interested applicants must include a copy of their complete transcripts showing completion of required coursework. 
Foreign Degrees must provide Degree Evaluation to verify U.S. equivalency.

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: 6/10/2020

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.
Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Department of Business Oversight
Attn: Olivia Maloney
Human Resources Office
1515 K Street, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95814

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Olivia Maloney
Human Resources Office
1515 K Street, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95814
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • School Transcripts
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
  • College level courses in business administration, public administration, accounting, auditing, business law, and finance.
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel and Word 3.
  • Knowledge of data analysis methods and techniques.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in forensic accounting.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with interviewing.
  • Ability to testify at hearings or trials.
  • Ability to work with attorneys. 
  • Ability to conduct special reviews and/or investigations.

Benefits

State employees may be eligible for health, dental, vision and leave benefits, as well as retirement programs and other benefits. Benefit eligibility may depend on length of service and may be subject to collective bargaining agreements, which are contracts negotiated between the State of California and employee organizations that define employees’ wages, hours and conditions of employment. Other possible benefits include:
  • Alternate Work Schedules
  • Telework
  • Reimbursement Accounts

For more information visit the CalHR website.

Contact Information

The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Department Website: http://www.dbo.ca.gov
Human Resources Contact:
Olivia Maloney
(916) 327-8917
olivia.maloney@dbo.ca.gov

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
Kevin Morrison
(916) 322-8862
kevin.morrison@dbo.ca.gov
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Additional Filing Instructions

  • You are encouraged to apply electronically through your CalCareers account.
  • If applying with a hard copy application, please reference “JC-201893/RPA# 19-ENF0016" in the Job Title section of your State application in order to be considered for this vacancy.
  • Applications not received or postmarked by 5:00 pm on the final filing date will not be accepted. 
  • Emailed and faxed applications will not be accepted.

Additional Information

Applicants will need to take and pass the Auditor I examination to apply for vacant Financial Institutions Examiner (FIE) positions. To be admitted into the Auditor I examination, applicants must meet the minimum qualifications listed on the Auditor I examination bulletin. Applicants can apply and take the Auditor I examination online directly on the CalCareer’s website.

The Auditor I examination bulletin can be found on the CalCareer’s website at https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Exams/Bulletin.aspx?examCD=0PB01.

By passing the Auditor I examination, applicants will be eligible to apply for vacant FIE positions posted on the Department of Business Oversight's website at https://dbo.ca.gov/careers/ and on CalCareer’s website at https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/.

Current or former state civil service employees may have lateral transfer eligibility to apply for vacant FIE positions and for questions regarding your employment history consult with your department’s Human Resources Office.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail
Drop-off