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Organization:    Financial Services Commission
Division:    Licensing and Market Conduct Division
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    05672 - Investigator 2, OSC
Salary:    $1,305.24 - $1,639.75 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    56754

Do have a passion to protect the public interest and enhance public confidence in the regulated sectors? Do you have a strong background in investigative and interview skills to carry out fraud investigations? Are you and strong communicator and have the ability to use your judgement and integrity to carry out investigations. Then consider this exciting opportunity with the Investigations Unit at the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role you will:
• Investigate alleged misconducts on the part of individuals and/or companies licensed or requiring licensing under legislation administered by FSCO
• Take statements from witness and/or alleged offenders to obtain the relevant evidence
• Execute search warrants, lay chargers and prepare Crown briefs and assist Crown counsel
• Use your analytical, investigative and interview skills as well as your good judgement, integrity and tact to carry out investigations

How do I qualify?

• You must possess a valid Driver's license as recognized by the province of Ontario.

Technical Knowledge and Experience:
• Superior knowledge in investigative methods and techniques to conduct investigations and identify breaches or criminal offences such as fraud.
• Demonstrated experience in fraud-related investigations involving financial institutions and the ability to conduct investigations and to identify and confirm breaches of various acts and regulations administered by FSCO
• Established experience in preparing and executing search warrants
• Experience in testifying before a court or judicial body
• Knowledge of court procedures, rules of evidence, related legislative and regulatory requirements such as the Provincial Offences Act, the Ontario and Canada Evidence Ant, the Criminal Code of Canada.
• Established experience in the preparation and execution of search warrants

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:
• Superior oral and written communication skills to to represent FSCO and to identify issues in an accurate and timely fashion.
• Written communication skills to prepare investigative review papers and reports, issue notes, briefing documents, letters of recommendations and correspondence
• Strong oral communication skills to meet with senior officials, management and/or representatives of financial institutions to outline investigative process and to gather information
• Ability to work independently with little supervision, under pressure and to meet strict deadlines

Analytical and Problem Solving Skills:
• Ability to interpret and apply relevant legislations, regulations, policies and procedures that impact investigations such as the Insurance Act
• Demonstrated good judgement and strong analytical skills to conduct investigations and prepare reports
• Sound knowledge of judicial processes to investigate issues and provide recommendations
• Thorough problem solving skills to work in partnership with law enforcement agencies to investigative cases.
• Familiar with relevant case law to conduct investigations, prepare investigative reports, prepare cases and Crown evidentiary briefs, and testify in court and in hearings

Note: The successful candidate will be given a conditional offer pending a suitable Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) security check.

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 5160 Yonge St, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   6
Category:   Inspections and Investigations
Posted on:   Friday, August 23, 2013
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, September 16, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
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