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Position Title: Revenue Investigator
Agency Name: Nebraska Department of Revenue
Category: Law Enforcement
Location: Lincoln
The Nebraska Department of Revenue seeks experienced applicants who under limited direction conducts law enforcement and background investigations for purposes of determining whether or not criminal violations of laws administered by the Nebraska Department of Revenue have occurred. Enforces statutes pertaining to the Nebraska Lottery, Charitable Gaming (such as Keno, Raffles, and Pickle Cards), Skill Devices, Income Tax, Sales Tax, and other tax programs; performs related work as assigned. This is an armed, law enforcement position and the incumbent will be appointed a Special Deputy State Sheriff.

REQUIREMENTS: Coursework/training in criminal justice, law enforcement, police science, criminology, or related field and experience conducting criminal investigations.

OTHER: Active law enforcement certification required or the ability to have certification renewed through NLETC reactivation training. Any individual convicted of any crime involving moral turpitude, fraud, theft, theft of services, and theft by deception and any individual whose constitutional rights have been forfeited and not restored shall not be eligible for employment in the division; ability to pass an annual firearms qualification.; the candidate will also be required to take and pass the following three conditional tests: 1. polygraph; 2. psychological exam; and 3. medical exam and drug screening; a valid driver's license is also required.

Knowledge of: Rules of evidence, laws of arrest, search and seizure, and basic court procedures; criminal investigation techniques and procedures; principles of identification, preservation, and presentation of evidence; accounting and bookkeeping principles; automated record systems; crimes such as fraud, embezzlement, extortion, bribery, larceny, tax evasion, conspiracy to defraud, gambling, or racketeering activities.

Skills in: persuasive communication and investigative interviews; analyzing, preparing, and presenting evidence under criminal proof standards in written and oral testimony; planning and organizing work; maintaining effective relationships with government officials, police units, gaming and lottery industry personnel, and the general public; preparing clear, concise written reports; applying the steps of due process.

Ability to: conduct extensive investigations which may result in criminal prosecution; analyze, prepare, and present evidence under criminal proof standards in writing and oral testimony; review evidentiary leads and select and investigate leads effectively; establish and maintain effective relationships with government officials, police units, agency staff, and the general public; recognize pertinent resources in order to pursue an investigation to a conclusion; communicate both orally and in writing; clearly communicate the position of the agency; analyze written documents for compliance with laws and regulations.
Salary: $22.90 Hourly
Closing Date: 7/13/2020
Contact Person: Steve Anderson
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 402-471-5941
Contact Address:
137 NW 17th Street
Lincoln, NE 68528
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Opening Date: 6/19/2020

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