Real Estate Investigator

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$21 an hour

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Real estate experience, analytical, good communicator, strong writing skills, investigative experience – If you have all or most of these attributes, please apply! The Utah Department of Commerce, Division of Real Estate, needs to fill their vacant Real Estate Investigator position.Typical starting salary for this position: $21.00/hour. PRINCIPAL DUTIESIn this position you will be responsible for investigating potential violations of the Real Estate Licensing and Practices Act. Most cases are complaint driven, prescreened, and assigned to an investigator’s case load. It will be your responsibility to conduct interviews, request and review documentation, and write comprehensive investigative reports. Your duties will include, but not limited to the following: Managing a high volume caseload (50+ cases).Conducting investigations (mostly in the office via phone or scheduled interview).Ensuring compliance with applicable state laws, regulations, and/or agency rules, standards, and guidelines, etc.Maintaining detailed investigation records, preparing reports, and attending to other related administrative duties.Acting as an expert witness. Giving testimony and recommendations in court cases and/or hearings.THE IDEAL CANDIDATEOur model candidate will have: Experience as a licensed Real Estate agent or broker.The ability to analyze facts and apply the law.Strong writing skills.Excellent, professional communication skills.Investigative experience.PREFERENCESPreferences may be given to applicants with a college degree.WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN OUR TEAMIf you join our team, you will be eligible for a rich benefits package, generous paid time off, and great work-life balance. You can learn more about offered benefits here. Please visit our website for more information about our agency.AGENCYDepartment of Commerce is the licensing and registration agency for Utah’s professional and business community. We provide oversight of business registrations, trademarks, Uniform Commercial Code filings, occupational and professional licensing, consumer protection, public utilities, securities, real estate and residential mortgage lending. You can learn more about the agency by visiting the website.


Valid driver license required to drive a motor vehicle on a highway in this state per UCA53-3-202(1)(a).DHRM rules apply for promotions/transfers.As a condition of employment with the Department of Commerce, employees shall receive compensatory time off in lieu of payment in cash for all overtime worked under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).Risks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g. safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.Work requires some physical exertion such as long periods of standing, walking over rough terrain or rocky surfaces; recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, lifting moderately heavy items (up to 50 lbs.) or similar activities.

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