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The Florida Legislature
Commission on Ethics

Job Title

Ethics Investigator

General Summary

This is work investigating alleged violations of the Code of Ethics for public officers and employees or other breaches of public trust for the Commission on Ethics

Examples of Work Performed

  • Travels throughout the state to conduct complex, sensitive field investigations of alleged violations of the Code of Ethics for public officers and employees or other breaches of public trust. 
  • Interviews witnesses; inspects and analyzes records.
  • Identifies, collects, and evaluates documents and other photographic or physical evidence.
  • Prepares comprehensive written reports of investigation.
  • Consults with and advises the Advocate on preparation of cases at the public hearing stage.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to conduct fact-finding interviews and take statements. 
  • Ability to collect and analyze evidence. 
  • Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments. 
  • Ability to make independent decisions. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Minimum Qualifications

A high school diploma or its equivalent and eight years of experience in conducting investigations or regulatory inspections or in law enforcement; or,
A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and four year of experience as described above.
A master's degree from an accredited college or university can substitute for one year of the required experience.
A doctorate from an accredited college or university can substitute for two years of the required experience; or,
Any combination of education and experience in investigative work that totals eight years.

Salary

Positions are usually filled at or near base of $35,928. 
Excellent benefits package.

Application Deadline

Applications will be received until the position is filled.

Submission of Application

Qualified applicants should send a completed legislative application and detailed resume to:
 
Robert Malone
Florida Commission on Ethics
P.O. Drawer 15709
325 John Knox Road, Building E, Suite 200
Tallahassee, FL 32317-5709
 
Accommodation for Disability:
If an accommodation is needed for a disability, please notify Human Resources Office at (850) 488-6803.
 

Applications are available through the Florida Legislature's web site Online Sunshine and in Room 701 of the Claude Pepper Building.

Accommodation for Disability

If an accommodation is needed for a disability, please notify Human Resources at (850) 488-6803.