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The City of Houston PUBLIC LOSS INVESTIGATOR in Houston, Texas

PUBLIC LOSS INVESTIGATOR

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PUBLIC LOSS INVESTIGATOR

Salary

$24.85 - $25.58 Hourly

Location

611 Walker Street, TX

Job Type

Full Time

Department

General Services

Job Number

26017

Closing

8/4/2021 11:59 PM Central

  • Description

  • Benefits

  • Questions

POSITION OVERVIEW

Applications accepted from: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED

Job Classification: PUBLIC LOSS INVESTIGATOR

Posting Number: 26017

Department: General Services

Division: Security Management

Reporting Location: 611 Walker *

Workdays & Hours: M - F 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.*

  • Subject to change

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The General Services Department (GSD) is seeking an Public Loss Investigator who will conduct administrative investigations on reports of employee wrongdoing and or policy violations. This position will also perform the following duties:

  • Investigates reports of illegal or improper use, diversions or theft of City and/or department materials or tools.

  • Gathers and submits evidence in cooperation with other City departments.

  • Contacts the Houston Police Department or other law enforcement agencies for the purpose of furnishing or obtaining information concerning damage, theft or misuse of City and/or department facilities.

  • Prepares reports and case summaries to document investigations.

  • May be on-call to respond to City facilities where building security has been breached and coordinates securing of the facility.

  • May coordinate contract security guard services at selected sites.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

  • Will require driving to various office locations to perform duties as assigned.

This is a Tier 1 position, which requires reporting during emergencies and/or special events, and may require night/weekend/multiple day duty. This position also requires passing a criminal background check, and obtain and maintain federally mandated security clearances where required.

WORKING CONDITIONS

The position occasionally requires stooping or bending. Occasional very light lifting, such as three or four reams of paper or books (up to 20 pounds or an equivalent weight) may be required. Requires the ability to make simple gross motor responses within large tolerances. This position is security sensitive and a criminal background check with no derogatory findings may be required.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Requires an Associate's degree in Criminal Justice, Accounting, or a related field.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Four years of professional experience in law enforcement and/or investigating public loss at the corporate level are required.

Pertinent professional experience in law enforcement and/or investigating public loss at the corporate level may be substituted for the above educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

A Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, Accounting, or a related field may be substituted for the education requirement and two years of the experience requirement.

MINIMUM LICENSE REQUIREMENTS

Valid Texas driver's license and compliance with the City of Houston's policy on driving (AP 2-2)

PREFERENCES

Preference will be given to applicants who are familiar and experienced with Best Key and Lock Systems, retrieval and review of various forms of video recording and related evidence logging, storage, record keeping, and chain of evidence procedures.

Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.

GENERAL INFORMATION

SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED

The selection process will involve application review and/or interview.

SAFETY IMPACT POSITION

Yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.

SALARY INFORMATION

Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.

Pay Grade 22

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during active posting period. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov . To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm . or call 832-393-2788.

If you need special services or accommodations, call 832-393-2788. (TTY 7-1-1)

If you need login assistance or technical support call 855-524-5627.

Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.

All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided.

EEO Equal Employment Opportunity

The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

The city offers a competitive benefits program, including competitively priced health coverage and a defined contribution pension plan.

Benefits include:

• Medical

• Dental

• Vision

• Wellness

• Life insurance

• Long-term disability

• Retirement pension

• 457 deferred compensation plan

• Employee Assistance Program

• 10 days of vacation each year

• 10 city holidays, plus one floating holiday

• Flexible schedules

• Professional development opportunities

• Transportation/parking plan

• Section 125 pretax deductions

• Dependent Care Reimbursement Plan

• Healthcare Flexible Spending Account

For plan details, visit http://www.houstontx.gov/hr/benefits.html

01

What is the highest level of education you have successfully completed?

  • Less than a High School Diploma

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Associate's Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree or Beyond

    02

    How many years of verifiable professional experience do you have in law enforcement and/or investigating public loss at the corporate level?

  • No experience

  • Less than 1 year

  • 1 year but less than 2 years

  • 2 years but less than 4 years

  • 4 years but less than 6 years

  • 6 years or more

    03

    Do you possess professional experience working with CCTV Systems, Access Control Systems, and Security Alarm Systems?

  • Yes

  • No

    04

    Please describe your professional experience working with CCTV Systems, Access Control Systems, and Security Alarm Systems; "See Resume" is NOT an acceptable answer. If No Experience, type "N/A"

    05

    This position is designated as a Tier 1 Position, which requires you to report during emergencies and may require night/weekend/multiple day duty. Are you able to meet this requirement?

  • Yes

  • No

    06

    How many years of professional verifiable experience do you possess in Best Key and Lock Systems?

  • Less than 1 year

  • 1 year but less than 3 years

  • 3 years but less than 4 years

  • 4 or more years

  • None

    07

    How many professional years of verifiable experience do you possess in retrieval and review of various forms of video recording and related evidence logging, storage, record keeping, and chain of evidence procedures?

  • None

  • Less than 1 year

  • 1 year but less than 3 years

  • 3 years but less than 4 years

  • 4 or more years

    08

    Please describe your professional experience with retrieval and review of various forms of video recording and related evidence logging, storage, record keeping, and chain of evidence procedures. if No experience, type "N/A." Any form of "See Resume" will not be acceptable.

    09

    Do you have a valid Texas driver's license and comply with the City of Houston's policy on driving (AP2-2)?

  • Yes

  • No

  • My license is presently restricted, suspended or revoked

  • My license is valid but from another state

    10

    Are you a veteran who served on active duty in the Armed Forces (United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard) for more than 90 consecutive days and received either an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions?

  • Yes

  • No

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