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ASSET TRACKING SPECIALIST

Class Title: ASSET TRACKING SPECIALIST
Class Code: 2012
Salary Schedule: Approved Arizona Law Enforcement Merit System Council Salary Schedule
One Salary
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$42,680.14/$20.52
$44,651.54/$21.47
$46,622.94/$22.41
$48,594.34/$23.36
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$50,565.74/$24.31
$52,537.13/$25.26
$54,508.53/$26.21
$56,479.93/$27.15
$58,451.33/$28.10
Annual salaries are calculations based on approved hourly rates.

Summary Statement: Assists Department officers, investigating complex racketeering cases. Work involves exploiting related databases, determining money transmittal frequency and patterns and exposing hidden ownership. Performs related duties as assigned. This is a competitive classification.


Essential Functions: (not intended to be all inclusive)

1. Reviews written documents to gain information or document activities (e.g., investigative reports, cash flow transactions, FinCEN databases).

2. Prepares audit trial evidence for use in court to illustrate illegal activity; testifies as an expert witness in financial crimes/money laundering cases.

3. Provides advice and direction to investigators; organizes case information; prepares affidavits in support of search/seizure warrants and civil racketeering complaints for forfeiture. Assists case supervisor with the coordination of multi-agency/multi-state efforts.

4. Develops anti-money laundering strategies for attacking inferences and deductions identified by criminal investigators and intelligence units.

5. Interviews law enforcement personnel and personnel associated with the transmittal of negotiable instruments.

6. Trains officers and criminal intelligence analysts on state and federal money transmittal requirements and racketeering laws, particularly money laundering.

7. Participates in search warrants with officers as the financial lead investigator to obtain documents as evidence of criminal activity and acquiring subpoenas for the same purpose.

8. Promotes agency involvement in state and national money laundering efforts (e.g., money laundering grants, training, etc.).

9. Cultivates, maintains and debriefs sources of information and informants, related to extraction of evidence of money laundering and other financial crimes.

10. Assists DPS Asset Forfeiture Unit with investigation and prosecution of ongoing complex asset forfeiture cases.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required: Knowledge of:

1. applicable research sources and techniques.

2. investigative techniques.

3. federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations applicable to assignment.

4. techniques of interviewing witnesses.

5. crime patterns, trends, operations and methodologies in area of assignment.

6. time management systems and techniques.

7. rules of evidence and court procedures.

8. report writing criteria (format, grammar, and style).

9. team building concepts.

10. case management techniques.

Skill in:

1. the operation of a personal computer to manipulate complex data.

2. identification and understanding of R.I.C.O. offenses.

Ability to:

1. follow directions.

2. establish effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the assignment.

3. communicate orally across educational, cultural, and social barriers.

4. perform mathematical and statistical calculations.

5. analyze, interpret, and summarize complex financial transactions and accounting records.

6. balance multiple priorities.

7. perform detailed work with a high degree of accuracy.

8. work independently, exercise sound judgment and make operational decisions.

9. analyze complex information and draw valid conclusions.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Office setting.


Minimum Qualifications: Requires three (3) years of experience in a criminal justice agency doing asset tracking, asset forfeiture, and money laundering investigations. Experience should include multi-agency, interstate, and international operations.
Progression to the next pay level/step requires an overall performance rating of at least "Standard" in the last 12 months.

Must successfully complete the examination process.

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt




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