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Fire Investigators

Conduct investigations to determine causes of fires and explosions.

Salary Breakdown

Fire Investigators

Average

$61,820

ANNUAL

$29.72

HOURLY

Entry Level

$49,490

ANNUAL

$23.79

HOURLY

Mid Level

$62,005

ANNUAL

$29.81

HOURLY

Expert Level

$74,520

ANNUAL

$35.83

HOURLY


Current Available & Projected Jobs

Fire Investigators

10

Current Available Jobs

190

Projected job openings through 2024


Sample Career Roadmap

Fire Investigators


Top Expected Tasks

Fire Investigators


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Fire Investigators

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Public Safety and Security

KNOWLEDGE

Law and Government

KNOWLEDGE

Psychology

KNOWLEDGE

Chemistry

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Complex Problem Solving

SKILL

Judgment and Decision Making

ABILITY

Deductive Reasoning

ABILITY

Inductive Reasoning

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity


Job Opportunities

Fire Investigators

  • APS Field Investigator
    ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SECURITY    Phoenix, AZ 85007
     Posted 6 days    

    Job Summary:
    The Department of Economic Security, Division of Aging and Adult Services, seeks an experienced and highly motivated individual to join our team as an APS Field Investigator 3 with Adult Protective Services. DAAS supports at-risk Arizonans to meet their basic needs and to live safely, with dignity and independence. Services and programs reach a diverse population of Arizonans from homeless.

    You will perform senior level case investigation related activities involved in providing direct and indirect assistance to vulnerable, elderly, and incapacitated adults, 18 years of age or older, alleged to be abused, neglected, or exploited. You will experience human nature at its best and worst. You provide comfort and resources to those who need help. You must also remain detached from very stressful situations.

    Job Duties:
    • Investigates, assesses, evaluates, documents, and provides referral of appropriate services for the most complex case investigations involving vulnerable and incapacitated adults, 18 years of age or older, alleged to be abused, neglected and/or exploited.
    • Determines if there is a need for protective and/or social services.
    • Makes time sensitive contacts with client and interviews anyone who may have information regarding the situation.
    • Writes various assessments and summaries regarding the case.
    • Analyzes a variety of complex documents.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):
    Knowledge of:
    • Federal and state statutes, APS regulations, policies and procedures related to reporting of vulnerable adult maltreatment
    • Physical behavioral indicators of neglect and abuse of adults with mental disabilities or seriously mentally ill and frail elderly
    • Case investigation and social work practices and principles (e.g., elder rights, psychological abuse, adult maltreatment, etc.)
    • Appropriate interventions for a variety of behavioral, developmental, and psychological symptoms

    Skill in:
    • Oral and written communication
    • Time management and organization
    • Critical thinking
    • Using computer software packages (e.g., Excel, Word, Google Suite, etc.)

    Ability to:
    • Write clear, concise, and accurate reports
    • Quickly assess, prioritize, and process report cases when received
    • Handle clients and callers in a professional, calm manner eliciting information quickly and efficiently
    • Effectively deal with irate or hostile customers or reporters

    Selective Preference(s):
    • Requires Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Rehabilitation, Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Human Services, Justice Studies, Gerontology or closely related field and 1 year of full case management/investigation experience (Intake, Needs Assessment, Service Planning, and Monitoring and Evaluation); OR 1 year of experience as a Human Service Specialist 2 in AZ state government performing full case management/investigation activities noted above; OR 3 years’ experience providing professional case management/investigation activities noted above; OR 3 years’ experience as a Registered Nurse, Assistant Nurse, CNA, EMT, or LPN.
    • Flexibility in willingness to work longer shift hours or after-hours coverage, if necessary.

    Pre-Employment Requirements:
    • Candidates for this position shall be subject to a search of both the Child Protective Services Central Registry pursuant to A.R.S. 8-804 and the Adult Protective Services Registry pursuant to A.R.S. 46-459.
    • A.R.S. 41-1968 Employee shall have a valid, unrstricted Level One fingerprint clearance card issued pursuant to Arizona Revised Statute 41-1758.07 in order to work with children and vulnerable adults, prior to the start of their employment.
    • In-state travel is required. The position will require the possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.11). Individuals may be required to use their personal motor vehicle.
    • Successfully complete the Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify), applicable to all newly hired State employees.
    • Successfully pass background and reference checks; employment is contingent upon completion of the above-mentioned process and the agency’s ability to reasonably accommodate any restrictions.

    Benefits:
    We offer a competitive benefits package that is unmatched by the private sector and a culture that encourages team success and advocates for personal advancement.

    • Affordable Health, Dental, Vision and Life and Disability Insurance
    • 10 holidays per year
    • Paid Vacation and Sick time off - start earning it your 1st day
    • Eligible to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (must meet qualifications)
    • Contribute to, and participate in the Arizona State Retirement System
    • Ride Share and Public Transit Subsidy
    • Career Advancement Opportunities
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Opportunity to participate in the Remote Work Program where the employee telecommutes primarily from home and when required in the office

    For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

    Retirement:
    State employees are required to participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS), the State sponsored retirement contribution plan and the Long-Term Disability (LTD) program after a 27-week waiting period. The ASRS defined benefit plan provides for life-long income upon retirement. You will also have the option to participate in a voluntary deferred compensation program to take advantage of tax-deferred retirement investments.

    On, or shortly after, your first day of work you will be provided with additional information about the available insurance plans, enrollment instructions, submission deadlines and effective dates.

    Contact Us:
    Apply through www.azstatejobs.gov. For questions about this career opportunity, please call DAAS Human Resources at (602) 542-0400 or email DAASHR@azdes.gov.

    Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting (602) 542-0400. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.


    Seniority Level

    Some work experience (up to 5 years, non-manager)

    Industry

    Government & Public Administration

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Computer Forensic Investigator
    ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SECURITY    Phoenix, AZ 85007
     Posted 6 days    

    Job Duties:
    -Performs digital and forensic administrative and criminal investigations. Generates ad-hoc reports of user access history, and user digital and system activity; and conducts an analysis of user activity in order to develop objective findings and reporting of the facts of an incident. Prepares written reports of findings of fact, and communicating findings to management.

    -This position will be responsible for Legal Hold duties from other agencies (e.g., EEOC filings, Attorney General Office, Court Filings) and for creating GREP type Search queries in order to fulfill Public Records Requests.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):
    Knowledge of:
    -Experience using of Forensic Software
    -Understanding of advanced security protocols and standards
    -Experience with security practices of Intranet and Extranet
    -Strong communication skills, both written and oral
    -Organized, responsive and highly thorough problem solver.
    -Technical knowledge; Forensic Software, Electronic Discovery duties, Legally defensible reporting and standards

    Skill in:
    -Verbal and written communication skills including proficiency with grammar and syntax
    -Ability to express technical information in oral and written form understandable to technical and non-technical personnel;
    -Must possess excellent problem solving and analytical skills and have the ability to grasp functional requirements quickly
    -Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills for communication with customers and peers.

    Ability to:
    -Lead multiple projects with competing deliverables and deadlines in a fast paced environment;
    -Develop partnerships and credibility across an organization;
    -Perform independent research;
    -Proficiency in a variety of requirement gathering and documenting methodologies;
    -Work with the Division's and Administration's employees, customers and vendors

    Selective Preference(s):
    Certification(s) in some area of Data Security and Information Security OR
    4 years of College in relevant field OR
    5 years working in Network / HR / Legal security/Discovery/Forensics Related fields in a "hands-on" role.

    Pre-Employment Requirements:
    -In-state travel may be required for State business. Employees who drive on state business must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.) AND have an acceptable driving record for the last 39 months including no DUI, suspension or revocations and less than 8 points on your license. If an Out of State Driver License was held within the last 39 months, a copy of your MVR (Motor Vehicle Record) is required PRIOR to driving for State Business. Employees may be required to use their own transportation as well as maintaining valid motor vehicle insurance and current Arizona vehicle registration; however, mileage will be reimbursed.

    -Each employee of the department who may have contact with children or vulnerable adults shall apply for and show proof of receipt of a valid fingerprint clearance card issued pursuant to § 41-1758.07 or provide to the department documentation of the person's application for a fingerprint clearance card.

    -Must obtain ACJIS Terminal Operator Certification within 30 days of hire and maintain certification throughout the course of this assignment with the unit.

    Benefits:
    We offer a competitive benefits package that is unmatched by the private sector and a culture that encourages team success and advocates for personal advancement.
    -Affordable Health, Dental, Vision and Life and Disability Insurance
    -10 holidays per year
    -Paid Vacation and Sick time off - start earning it your 1st day
    -Eligible to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (must meet qualifications)
    -Contribute to, and participate in the Arizona State Retirement System
    -Ride Share and Public Transit Subsidy
    -Career Advancement Opportunities
    -Tuition reimbursement
    -Opportunity to work remotely (home office) on an ad-hoc basis

    For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

    Retirement:
    State employees are required to participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS), the State sponsored retirement contribution plan and the Long-Term Disability (LTD) program after a 27-week waiting period. The ASRS defined benefit plan provides for life-long income upon retirement. You will also have the option to participate in a voluntary deferred compensation program to take advantage of tax-deferred retirement investments.

    On, or shortly after, your first day of work you will be provided with additional information about the available insurance plans, enrollment instructions, submission deadlines and effective dates.

    Contact Us:
    Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-542-1169.
    Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.


    Seniority Level

    Some work experience (up to 5 years, non-manager)

    Industry

    Government & Public Administration

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • AML Investigator I
    MUFG Union Bank    Tempe, AZ 85282
     Posted 6 days    

    AML Investigator I - 10046968-WD

    **Description**

    Do you want your voice heard and your actions to count?

    Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world (as ranked by S&P Global, April 2020). In the Americas, we’re 13,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, developing positive relationships built on integrity and respect. It’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed, and agility. We’re a team that accepts responsibility for the future by asking the tough questions and owning the solutions. Join MUFG and be empowered to make your voice heard and your actions count.

    Some MUFG roles require that individuals be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to medical and/or religious exemptions, if applicable. Should you be selected for an interview, your recruiter will provide additional information.

    **Job Summary:**

    We're seeking an AML Investigator who is responsible for performing independent reviews and analysis of possible suspicious activity to ensure compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act and the USA Patriot Act.

    This role provides research and evaluation of anti-money laundering (AML) alerts and accurately documents analysis and findings in the MUFG Union Bank case management system. Additionally, you may complete defined tasks to support the creation of Suspicious Activity Reports (SAR) and other relevant documentation related to non-SAR filing decisions. And you will recommend a course of action for most events, while occasionally seeking guidance from a manager or higher-level investigator in unusual or uncommon situations.

    An AML Investigator reports to a Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) Team Leader in AML Operations and is an entry-level position. You will review less complex and risky client situations and provide findings to management to evaluate the potential risk to the Bank.

    **Major responsibilities:**

    80%

    + Performs AML alert and case review, including research, to decide whether suspicious activity exists.

    + Works within established FIU performance timeframes and in accordance with quality standards set forth within the FIU procedures.

    + Ensures alert and case determinations are appropriate, fully supported, and clearly documented.

    10%

    + Maintains effective working relationships with key business partners, including Financial Crime Risk Management, to obtain and validate client information.

    + Provides good customer service.

    10%

    + Department support, as assigned.

    **Qualifications**

    **Qualifications:**

    + Minimum of 1 to 3 years of direct work experience in AML risk analysis or equivalent, with related experience in other areas of banking and preferably in the financial services industry.

    + Good organizational, verbal, written, interpersonal, and analytical skills

    + Must be able to multi-task, adapt well to changing priorities, and effectively prioritize work to meet critical deadlines.

    + Ability to work in a fast-paced, demanding, and changing environment

    + Basic working knowledge of AML/BSA laws and regulations relative to money laundering and terrorist financing. Experience applying this knowledge in assessing transaction activity of high-risk customer accounts is preferred.

    + CAMS certification is desirable.

    _The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified._

    _We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category._

    _A conviction is not an absolute bar to employment. Factors such as the age of the offense, evidence of rehabilitation, seriousness of violation, and job relatedness are considered in all employment decisions. Additionally, it’s the bank’s policy to only inquire into a candidate’s criminal history after an offer has been made. Federal law prohibits banks from employing individuals who have been convicted of, or received a pretrial diversion for, certain offenses._

    **Job** : Compliance

    **Primary Location** : ARIZONA-Tempe

    **Job Posting** : Sep 14, 2021, 9:21:31 AM

    **Shift:** : Day

    **Schedule:** : Full Time

    **Req ID:** 10046968-WD


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • AML Investigator SAR Writing I
    MUFG Union Bank    Tempe, AZ 85282
     Posted 6 days    

    AML Investigator SAR Writing I - 10045614-WD

    **Description**

    Do you want your voice heard and your actions to count?

    Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world (as ranked by S&P Global, April 2020). In the Americas, we’re 13,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, developing positive relationships built on integrity and respect. It’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed, and agility. We’re a team that accepts responsibility for the future by asking the tough questions and owning the solutions. Join MUFG and be empowered to make your voice heard and your actions count.

    Some MUFG roles require that individuals be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to medical and/or religious exemptions, if applicable. Should you be selected for an interview, your recruiter will provide additional information.

    **Job Summary / Responsibilities:**

    + Knowledge of the laws applicable to money laundering, to include the BSA, The Patriot Act, U.S. Treasury AML guidelines, OFAC requirements and Suspicious Activity Reporting requirements.

    + Review and research suspect items and/or transactions and report suspicious activity as required.

    + Communicate with AML Compliance Manager any activity and trends that could implicate potential money laundering or terrorist financing.

    + Perform routine compliance tasks and deal with routine compliance issues, typically concerning documentation, reporting, etc.

    + May assist in monitoring regulatory issues.

    + Follow established guidelines and procedures.

    + Stay apprised of regulatory matters and developments through regular review of appropriate compliance publications and websites and by participating in relevant compliance conferences and other training events.

    + Apply knowledge of company policies and standard practices to resolve problems.

    + Analyze issues and use judgment to make decisions.

    + Escalate non-standard problems or issues.

    + Understanding of banking and financial services, including an understanding of the various types of products, services, and transactions that are typical for the Branch.

    + Analytical/Investigative skills to determine unusual or possible suspicious activity regarding transaction or account activities.

    **Qualifications**

    **Qualifications:**

    + Bachelor degree and/or equivalent relevant experience.

    + Minimum of 1 to 3 years in banking, with a strong emphasis on BSA, AML and OFAC laws and regulations.

    + Candidates must have AML experience within Correspondent Banking accounts.

    + Experience preparing and writing SARs (Suspicious Activity Reports); taking what is recommended from the alert adjudicators and analysts; the investigator would research and determine if something is suspicious; then create SARs.

    + CAMS certification preferred but not required.

    + Experience in analyzing or managing financial crime investigative processes.

    + Experience interacting with senior managers and compliance subject matter experts.

    + Collaborative with strong interpersonal communication skills.

    + Process oriented coupled with a strong ability to develop appropriate program enhancing strategies.

    + Detail-oriented and organized execution.

    _The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified._

    _We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category._

    _A conviction is not an absolute bar to employment. Factors such as the age of the offense, evidence of rehabilitation, seriousness of violation, and job relatedness are considered in all employment decisions. Additionally, it’s the bank’s policy to only inquire into a candidate’s criminal history after an offer has been made. Federal law prohibits banks from employing individuals who have been convicted of, or received a pretrial diversion for, certain offenses._

    **Job** : Compliance

    **Primary Location** : ARIZONA-Tempe

    **Job Posting** : Sep 14, 2021, 12:52:53 PM

    **Shift:** : Day

    **Schedule:** : Full Time

    **Req ID:** 10045614-WD


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • AML Investigator III, Associate/AVP
    MUFG Union Bank    Tempe, AZ 85282
     Posted 6 days    

    AML Investigator III, Associate/AVP - 10046910-WD

    **Description**

    Do you want your voice heard and your actions to count?

    Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world (as ranked by S&P Global, April 2020). In the Americas, we’re 13,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, developing positive relationships built on integrity and respect. It’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed, and agility. We’re a team that accepts responsibility for the future by asking the tough questions and owning the solutions. Join MUFG and be empowered to make your voice heard and your actions count.

    Some MUFG roles require that individuals be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to medical and/or religious exemptions, if applicable. Should you be selected for an interview, your recruiter will provide additional information.

    **Job Summary / Major responsibilities:**

    Knowledge of the laws applicable to money laundering, to include the BSA, The Patriot Act, U.S. Treasury AML guidelines, OFAC requirements and Suspicious Activity Reporting requirements. Review and research suspect items and/or transactions and report suspicious activity as required Communicate with AML Compliance Manager any activity and trends that could implicate potential money laundering or terrorist financing. Performs routine compliance tasks and deals with routine compliance issues, typically concerning documentation, reporting, etc. May assist in monitoring regulatory issues. Follows established guidelines and procedures. Stay apprised of regulatory matters and developments through regular review of appropriate compliance publications and websites and by participating in relevant compliance conferences and other training events. Applies knowledge of company policies and standard practices to resolve problems Analyzes issues and uses judgment to make decisions. Escalates non-standard problems or issues Understanding of banking and financial services, including an understanding of the various types of products, services, and transactions that are typical for the Branch Analytical/Investigative skills to determine unusual or possible suspicious activity regarding transaction or account activities.

    **Qualifications**

    **Qualifications:**

    + Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent relevant experience.

    + Minimum of 5 years in banking, with a strong emphasis on BSA, AML and OFAC laws and regulations.

    + Candidates must have AML experience within Correspondent Banking accounts.

    + Experience preparing and writing SARs (Suspicious Activity Reports).

    + Taking what is recommended from the alert adjudicators and analysts; the investigator would research and determine if something is suspicious. The candidate would then create SARs. CAMS certification preferred but not required.

    + Experience in analyzing or managing financial crime investigative processes.

    + Experience interacting with senior managers and compliance subject matter experts.

    + Collaborative with strong interpersonal communication skills.

    + Process oriented coupled with a strong ability to develop appropriate program enhancing strategies.

    + Detail-oriented and organized execution.

    _The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified._

    _We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category._

    _A conviction is not an absolute bar to employment. Factors such as the age of the offense, evidence of rehabilitation, seriousness of violation, and job relatedness are considered in all employment decisions. Additionally, it’s the bank’s policy to only inquire into a candidate’s criminal history after an offer has been made. Federal law prohibits banks from employing individuals who have been convicted of, or received a pretrial diversion for, certain offenses._

    **Job** : Compliance

    **Primary Location** : ARIZONA-Tempe

    **Job Posting** : Sep 13, 2021, 10:08:34 AM

    **Shift:** : Day

    **Schedule:** : Full Time

    **Req ID:** 10046910-WD


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • AML Investigator SAR Writing I
    MUFG Union Bank    Tempe, AZ 85282
     Posted 6 days    

    AML Investigator SAR Writing I - 10046952-WD

    **Description**

    Do you want your voice heard and your actions to count?

    Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world (as ranked by S&P Global, April 2020). In the Americas, we’re 13,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, developing positive relationships built on integrity and respect. It’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed, and agility. We’re a team that accepts responsibility for the future by asking the tough questions and owning the solutions. Join MUFG and be empowered to make your voice heard and your actions count.

    Some MUFG roles require that individuals be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to medical and/or religious exemptions, if applicable. Should you be selected for an interview, your recruiter will provide additional information.

    **Job Summary / Major responsibilities:**

    Knowledge of the laws applicable to money laundering, to include the BSA, The Patriot Act, U.S. Treasury AML guidelines, OFAC requirements and Suspicious Activity Reporting requirements. Review and research suspect items and/or transactions and report suspicious activity as required Communicate with AML Compliance Manager any activity and trends that could implicate potential money laundering or terrorist financing. Performs routine compliance tasks and deals with routine compliance issues, typically concerning documentation, reporting, etc. May assist in monitoring regulatory issues. Follows established guidelines and procedures. Stay apprised of regulatory matters and developments through regular review of appropriate compliance publications and websites and by participating in relevant compliance conferences and other training events. Applies knowledge of company policies and standard practices to resolve problems Analyzes issues and uses judgment to make decisions. Escalates non-standard problems or issues Understanding of banking and financial services, including an understanding of the various types of products, services, and transactions that are typical for the Branch Analytical/Investigative skills to determine unusual or possible suspicious activity regarding transaction or account activities.

    **Qualifications**

    **Qualifications:**

    + Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent relevant experience.

    + Minimum of 1 to 3 years in banking, with a strong emphasis on BSA, AML and OFAC laws and regulations.

    + Candidates must have AML experience within Correspondent Banking accounts.

    + Experience preparing and writing SARs (Suspicious Activity Reports).

    + Taking what is recommended from the alert adjudicators and analysts; the investigator would research and determine if something is suspicious. The candidate would then create SARs. CAMS certification preferred but not required.

    + Experience in analyzing or managing financial crime investigative processes.

    + Experience interacting with senior managers and compliance subject matter experts.

    + Collaborative with strong interpersonal communication skills.

    + Process oriented coupled with a strong ability to develop appropriate program enhancing strategies.

    + Detail-oriented and organized execution.

    _The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified._

    _We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category._

    _A conviction is not an absolute bar to employment. Factors such as the age of the offense, evidence of rehabilitation, seriousness of violation, and job relatedness are considered in all employment decisions. Additionally, it’s the bank’s policy to only inquire into a candidate’s criminal history after an offer has been made. Federal law prohibits banks from employing individuals who have been convicted of, or received a pretrial diversion for, certain offenses._

    **Job** : Compliance

    **Primary Location** : ARIZONA-Tempe

    **Job Posting** : Sep 14, 2021, 9:41:12 AM

    **Shift:** : Day

    **Schedule:** : Full Time

    **Req ID:** 10046952-WD


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • AML Investigator SAR Writing III, Associate/AVP
    MUFG Union Bank    Tempe, AZ 85282
     Posted 6 days    

    AML Investigator SAR Writing III, Associate/AVP - 10046863-WD

    **Description**

    Do you want your voice heard and your actions to count?

    Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world (as ranked by S&P Global, April 2020). In the Americas, we’re 13,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, developing positive relationships built on integrity and respect. It’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed, and agility. We’re a team that accepts responsibility for the future by asking the tough questions and owning the solutions. Join MUFG and be empowered to make your voice heard and your actions count.

    Some MUFG roles require that individuals be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to medical and/or religious exemptions, if applicable. Should you be selected for an interview, your recruiter will provide additional information.

    **Job Summary / Major responsibilities:**

    Knowledge of the laws applicable to money laundering, to include the BSA, The Patriot Act, U.S. Treasury AML guidelines, OFAC requirements and Suspicious Activity Reporting requirements. Review and research suspect items and/or transactions and report suspicious activity as required Communicate with AML Compliance Manager any activity and trends that could implicate potential money laundering or terrorist financing. Performs routine compliance tasks and deals with routine compliance issues, typically concerning documentation, reporting, etc. May assist in monitoring regulatory issues. Follows established guidelines and procedures. Stay apprised of regulatory matters and developments through regular review of appropriate compliance publications and websites and by participating in relevant compliance conferences and other training events. Applies knowledge of company policies and standard practices to resolve problems Analyzes issues and uses judgment to make decisions. Escalates non-standard problems or issues Understanding of banking and financial services, including an understanding of the various types of products, services, and transactions that are typical for the Branch Analytical/Investigative skills to determine unusual or possible suspicious activity regarding transaction or account activities.

    **Qualifications**

    **Qualifications:**

    + Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent relevant experience.

    + Minimum of 5 years in banking, with a strong emphasis on BSA, AML and OFAC laws and regulations.

    + Candidates must have AML experience within Correspondent Banking accounts.

    + Experience preparing and writing SARs (Suspicious Activity Reports).

    + Taking what is recommended from the alert adjudicators and analysts; the investigator would research and determine if something is suspicious. The candidate would then create SARs. CAMS certification preferred but not required.

    + Experience in analyzing or managing financial crime investigative processes.

    + Experience interacting with senior managers and compliance subject matter experts.

    + Collaborative with strong interpersonal communication skills.

    + Process oriented coupled with a strong ability to develop appropriate program enhancing strategies.

    + Detail-oriented and organized execution.

    _The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified._

    _We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category._

    _A conviction is not an absolute bar to employment. Factors such as the age of the offense, evidence of rehabilitation, seriousness of violation, and job relatedness are considered in all employment decisions. Additionally, it’s the bank’s policy to only inquire into a candidate’s criminal history after an offer has been made. Federal law prohibits banks from employing individuals who have been convicted of, or received a pretrial diversion for, certain offenses._

    **Job** : Compliance

    **Primary Location** : ARIZONA-Tempe

    **Job Posting** : Sep 13, 2021, 8:46:18 PM

    **Shift:** : Day

    **Schedule:** : Full Time

    **Req ID:** 10046863-WD


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Special Investigative Services Technician (SIS Technician)
    Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 7 days    

    Summary Why work for the Federal Bureau of Prisons? You can have a meaningful career with an agency that truly values a diverse workforce. You will find a diverse workforce employed from entry level jobs to senior management positions. We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming. Employees at correctional facilities perform correctional work regardless of their specific occupation. Responsibilities This position is located in a Federal Bureau of Prisons federal correctional facility, in the Special Investigative Services Office. Serves as an assistant to the Special Investigative Agent (SIA)/Special Investigative Supervisor (SIS) and is responsible for providing assistance during investigations, developing reports, preparing correspondence, maintaining evidence, and computer support. Assists the SIA/SIS in conducting investigations of inmate violations of BOP prohibited acts of various severity levels, such as assaults, introduction of contraband or narcotics, possession of money or currency, communicating gang affiliation and/or participating in gang activities, and other prohibited activities. Investigations can range in length from several hours to weeks or months depending on severity. Along with all other correctional institution employees, the Special Investigative Services Technician is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staff correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis. Requirements Conditions of Employment U.S. Citizenship is Required. See Special Conditions of Employment Section. The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP eligibility, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and score 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at: Click Here Qualifications To be considered for the position, you must meet the following: Education: As a general rule, education is not creditable above GL-5 for most positions covered by this standard; however, graduate education may be credited in those few instances where the graduate education is directly related to the work of the position. OR Experience: You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level in federal service. To be creditable, this experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular qualifications to perform successfully the duties of the position, and must typically be in or related to the position to be filled. Some examples of this qualifying experience are: Experience which demonstrated the ability assisting in conducting investigations or investigative research. Experience which demonstrated knowledge of investigative techniques, control of evidence and crime scene preservation. Experience which demonstrated knowledge and use of current telephone monitoring equipment, drug test kits, and all available media recording and playing devises. If applicable, credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience. To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as the number of hours worked per week) spent in activities. **Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.** Education See Qualifications Section for education requirements, if applicable.ONLY if education is a requirement/substitution for specialized experience, applicant MUST upload legible transcripts as verification of educational requirement. Transcripts MUST be uploaded and electronically linked from USAJOBS at the time you apply and MUST include identifying information to include School Name, Student Name, Degree and Date Awarded (if applicable). All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, Click Here. Foreign Education: For information regarding foreign education requirements, please see Foreign Diploma and Credit Recognition at the U.S. Department of Education website: Recognition of Foreign QualificationsIf you are selected for this position and qualified based on education (i.e. basic education requirement and/or substitution of education), you will be required to provide an OFFICIAL transcript prior to your first day on duty.See Qualifications Section for education requirements, if applicable.ONLY if education is a requirement/substitution for specialized experience, applicant MUST upload legible transcripts as verification of educational requirement. Transcripts MUST be uploaded and electronically linked from USAJOBS at the time you apply and MUST include identifying information to include School Name, Student Name, Degree and Date Awarded (if applicable). All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, Click Here. Foreign Education: For information regarding foreign education requirements, please see Foreign Diploma and Credit Recognition at the U.S. Department of Education website: Recognition of Foreign QualificationsIf you are selected for this position and qualified based on education (i.e. basic education requirement and/or substitution of education), you will be required to provide an OFFICIAL transcript prior to your first day on duty. Additional Information This position IS included in the bargaining unit.In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 3307, a maximum entry age of 36 has been established for initial appointment to a position in a Bureau of Prisons institution.The representative rate for this position is $57,046 per annum ($27.33 per hour). Special Conditions of Employment Section:Appointment is subject to satisfactory completion of a urinalysis, physical, and background investigation.All applicants are subject to National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and credit checks. All applicants not currently working in an institution will be required to complete a qualification inquiry regarding convictions of misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence in order to be authorized to carry a firearm.The Core Value Assessment (CVA) is an in-person assessment that must be facilitated at a Bureau of Prisons Human Resource Servicing office. On the day of the scheduled interview, a CVA will be administered. The applicant assessment must be completed within a 70 minute time period and a passing score must be obtained. Further employment consideration will not be extended if the applicant fails to complete the examination or fails to achieve a passing score. Note: The Core Value Assessment will not be administered to current BOP employees.Successful completion of the "Introduction to Correctional Techniques," three-week training course at Glynco, Georgia is required.The addresses listed on the USAJOBS account/resume must be the primary residence at the time of application. You may be required to provide proof of residence.Additional selections may be made if vacancies occur within the life of the certificate.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Consultant - Global Investigations & Compliance - Fraud Research Specialist - Remote Location
    Guidehouse    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 7 days    

    Overview

    Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit: www.guidehouse.com.

    Responsibilities

    The Research Specialist will assist investigators in the review of loan applications and related documentation and conduct research utilizing a variety of publicly available resources to verify and supplement information provided. The Research Specialist must be able to conduct open source research and summarize findings in a well-organized, accurate, succinct and cohesive manner supported with documentation of the information presented.

    Responsibilities:

    + Complete trainings to enhance existing knowledge of applicable fraud schemes, indicators and red flags, risks, investigation processes and reporting requirements;

    + Review loan files to assess compliance with specific criteria;

    + Perform database and open source research to identify items of potential concern on individuals and/or corporate subjects;

    + Verify the accuracy of credentials by contacting outside agencies and cross-referencing information; and

    + Provide on-going qualitative feedback to investigators and project management.

    Qualifications

    + Undergraduate degree;

    + English language proficiency;

    + One year or more experience conducting research in public records databases, such as LexisNexis and/or CLEAR, and reviewing associated reports;

    + Experience searching and analyzing public records (e.g. Secretary of State registries);

    + Knowledge of professional licensing databases;

    + Experience conducting adverse media research;

    + Strong entity resolution skills;

    + Ability to concisely summarize large volumes of information in a timely manner;

    + Familiarity with MS Office and other office automation applications;

    + Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills;

    + Creative problem-solving ability and a collaborative mindset;

    + Ability to learn internal operating systems and procedures;

    + Effective oral and written communication skills

    + Strong organizational skills and attention to detail;

    + The ability to quickly learn new skills and subject matter;

    + The ability to apply newly acquired skills using logic and reasoning to public records and financial data;

    + The ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize tasks;

    + A highly motivated, driven, and dynamic attitude towards work and career;

    + The ability to excel within a team environment and independently; and

    + Willingness to work a 50-hour week.

    Additional Requirements

    + United States Citizenship is required by contract

    + The salary for this position is $60K

    + The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

    Disclaimer

    Disclaimer

    About Guidehouse

    Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

    Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

    If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

    Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

    Project Employees are eligible for Personal and Family Sick Time.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Associate Director – Global Investigations and Compliance – Forensic Accounting and Investigations
    Guidehouse    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 7 days    

    Overview

    Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit: www.guidehouse.com.

    Responsibilities

    + Perform various activities in connection with financial/fraud investigations, including interviews and fact finding for integrity and accounting issues.

    + Perform and supervise detailed research and analysis of accounting records and transactions.

    + Direct, review, and develop computer models, including detailed and potentially complex spreadsheet analysis.

    + Supervise and conduct data gathering activities including document review as well as supervision and quality control of data entry activities.

    + Produce high quality documentation including project work plans, policies, procedures, methodologies, job aids, trainings, meetings memorandum, and comprehensive reports.

    + Prepare client communications, both written and oral, for senior level review.

    + Responsible for engagement planning and managing/building client relationships.

    + Supervise, mentor, and motivate a team of junior professionals.

    Qualifications

    Preferred:

    + CPA, CA, CMA, CIA, CFI, and/or CFE certification.

    + Auditing experience.

    + A mix of both industry/financial institution and management consulting firm experience.

    Required:

    + Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in accounting or forensic accounting.

    + 10+ years of experience in a public accounting and/or management consulting firm performing forensic accounting, financial/fraud investigations, and litigation disputes work.

    + 4+ years of managerial experience and solid Subject Matter Expert capabilities.

    + Knowledge of books and records review, e.g., reviewing general ledgers, debits/credits.

    + Strong proficiency in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

    + Excellent written and oral communication skills.

    + Stellar organizational and investigative skills, as well as interpersonal skills.

    + Understands the various legal and regulatory issues that could affect an organization.

    + Understands the importance of privileged and confidential communications.

    + Commitment to quality and leading/working within a team.

    + Able to work on various projects simultaneously.

    + Able to travel when needed.

    Additional Requirements

    + The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

    + This role is available virtually from the Eastern or Central time zones.

    Disclaimer

    About Guidehouse

    Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

    Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

    If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

    Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

    Rewards and Benefits

    Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

    This position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive.

    Benefits include:

    Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

    Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

    Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

    401(k) Retirement Plan

    Basic Life & Supplemental Life

    Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

    Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

    Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

    Skills Development & Certifications

    Employee Referral Program

    Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

    Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program


    Employment Type

    Full Time


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