Jobs: Protection From Harm - Investigator (East TN)

Monday, November 13, 2017 | 8:17am

DIDD is seeking to fill an Investigator position. This position will be stationed in East TN and will be located in Knoxville.

Job responsibilities include conducting administrative investigations involving allegations of abuse, neglect and/or exploitation with regard to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, participation in a regular on-call schedule, comprehensive report writing, interaction with other investigative agencies, and travel within the specified region.

Qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree, a valid driver license, professional experience working with individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities and significant investigative and/or law enforcement experience.

This position will be filled with a person who has the ability to manage multiple projects in a timely manner, possess excellent verbal and written skills, organize and prioritize assignments, work independently and have flexibility in their work schedule. 

Anyone interested in applying for this position should send their resume to Vicki.Wisecarver@tn.gov

For questions you may call:  (423) 787-6665. Resumes should be submitted by the close of business on December 15, 2017.

If your name appears on the Tennessee Department of Health Abuse Registry, the Protection from Harm Registry or on the Substantiated Investigations Records Inquiry (SIRI) database that is maintained by the Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, or the Felony Offender Registry that is maintained by the State of Tennessee, we cannot consider you for employment in this position.

This organization participates in E-Verify.  Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.  This employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

The State of Tennessee is firmly committed to the principle of fair and equal employment opportunities for its citizens, and strives to protect the rights and opportunities of all people to seek, obtain, and hold employment without being subjected to illegal discrimination or illegal harassment in the workplace.  It is the state's policy to provide an environment free of discrimination or harassment of an individual because of that person's race, color, national origin, age (40 and over), sex, pregnancy, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by state and/or federal civil rights laws.

Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities