Investigation Manager

Website City of Atlanta Office of the Inspector General

Investigation Manager (Job Number: 220590)

Posting expires: 5/12/2022

Salary: $58,700.00

General Description

To provide assurance to the public that City employees conduct business in a manner that is honest, transparent, lawful, and in the sole interest of its residents, the City of Atlanta recently created the Office of the Inspector General (OIG).  The OIG seeks to ensure integrity of city operations, good stewardship of public resources, and to prevent conduct that undermines public trust in government.  In furtherance of this mission, the OIG is searching for an experienced and highly motivated investigator to join its Compliance Division. Among other duties, the investigator will conduct investigations into complaints and allegations of fraud, waste, corruption, mismanagement, or abuse by City officials, employees, board members (voluntary or appointed), and contractors. The OIG is an independent agency that reports to the Governing Board of the Office of the Inspector General, which is composed of nine City residents selected by business, civic, educational, and legal organizations.

Supervision Received

Work under general supervision and report to the Deputy Inspector General and/or Inspector General designee(s).

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Intake allegations and complaints
  • Investigate allegations and complaints received
  • Gathering, organizing, and analyzing financial, computer, business, legal, real estate, and other public and private records
  • Interviewing complainants, witnesses, and subjects
  • Engaging in fieldwork
  • Drafting and serving subpoenas
  • Exploiting databases
  • Assessing applicability of relevant laws, regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Documenting information obtained and collecting evidence
  • Maintaining accurate and complete investigative files
  • Conceive and conduct proactive initiatives
  • Present investigative findings
  • Draft reports, hearing documents, reprimands, and other enforcement documentation
  • Conduct anti-corruption training
  • Testify in connection with enforcement and legal proceedings
  • Assess city operations to determine compliance risk, corruption vulnerabilities, and performance defects, and recommend corrective action and reform as applicable
  • Collaborate with local, state, and federal law enforcement partners

Decision Making 

Work under supervision; work independently or with others to complete assigned tasks

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

This is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job successfully.  It is not an exhaustive list

  • Experience conducting complex investigations, including but not limited to such work performed as an investigator, attorney, auditor, or data analyst
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, methods, and procedures or criminal, policy, and/or administrative investigations
  • Strong interview skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail, especially regarding documentation of gathered facts
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work on projects with minimal guidance
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to identify operational issues and develop solutions
  • Demonstrated ethics and sound judgment
  • Discretion with respect to sensitive and confidential information
  • Ability to guide, direct, control, mentor, and train less experienced investigative staff
  • Bilingual skills are a plus, but are not required
  • Prior law enforcement experience is a plus, but is not required
  • Knowledge of the Association of Inspectors General – Principles and Standards for Offices of Inspector General (“Green Book Standards”) is a plus, but is not required
  • Knowledge of City of Atlanta government is a plus, but is not required

Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience 

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university;
Minimum of two years of full-time experience in investigation, auditing, and/or law enforcement; or
Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform job duties

Preferred Qualifications – Education and Experience

Master’s degree from an accredited college or university
Three years or more of full-time experience in investigation, auditing, and/or law enforcement

Licensures and Certifications

Valid driver’s license

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment

Physical and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental conditions associated with job.

Application Requirements
Each applicant must submit a cover letter and resume.

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