Special Investigator
Saskatchewan Government Insurance
Saskatoon, SK
Out-of-Scope Competition
Do you have experience in criminal investigations with a distinctive ability for gathering evidence and asking the right questions?

If this sounds like you, we’d like you to join our dedicated Special Investigation Unit team as a permanent, full-time Special Investigator in Saskatoon. In this role, you are responsible for investigating suspected fraudulent activities perpetrated against the corporation by insureds, corporate agents, motor licence issuers, body shops and/or employees for SGI and its regional operations. You will liaise with public law enforcement agencies and represent the corporation in court proceedings. Some travel is required.

Key Accountabilities

Investigating, Interviewing & Reporting

Using your investigative skill set along with company systems/software, and internal and external data you will investigate and conduct interviews to determine if evidence of fraud exists in order to expedite claims settlements. Your investigations will also gather evidence in support of a criminal investigation. At the end of your investigations, you will summarize your findings and provide formal reporting on the results of investigations and follow-up with the line area where fraud is substantiated.

Internal & External Stakeholder Relationship Management

With your strong relationship building skills you will liaise with external partners such as the Canadian Society for Industrial Security, International and Canadian Associations of Special Investigations Units and provincial law enforcement agencies to keep up to date with changes in the field. You will also liaise with claims managers and senior adjusters on suspicious claims. You will provide advice and direction to employees and management on claim issues when consulted. With your investigative expertise you will provide training on insurance fraud at in-house training seminars for adjusters, underwriters and law enforcement agencies’ training programs.

Leadership & Corporate Management

Aligning to corporate and divisional strategies, you will have the opportunity to enable the success of programs and policies while managing applicable risk. As part of a high performing workforce, you understand the importance of contributing to your team and participating in the effectiveness of a seamless customer experience. You will help build a culture of empowerment and accountability to effectively deliver on strategic objectives by driving performance through others, and by supporting team and workforce readiness through knowledge transfer, mentoring and developmental opportunities. You also understand that safety starts with you, keeping every employee safe now - and in the future.

Candidate Requirements

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of the use of investigation best practices and investigative techniques with an emphasis on interviewing and interrogation.
Knowledge of Federal, Provincial and Municipal laws, crime prevention and investigation techniques as well as service policies and procedures and the equipment used by law enforcement agencies.
Knowledge of procedures and practices in business operations.
Knowledge of acts, regulations, and legislation as it relates to the insurance industry.
Knowledge of best practices in conducting complex and sensitive investigations.
Ability to conduct complex and sensitive investigations.
Ability to write technical reports.

Education & Experience:
Specialized investigation training in the law enforcement field as met by the standards and requirements set by the Saskatchewan Police Commission to be appointed a Special Constable and Peace Officer in and for the Province of Saskatchewan.
Ten years of directly related experience with proven abilities as a criminal investigator preferably in the field of interviewing and interrogation, fraud, theft and arson.

Annual Salary Range: $85,488 - $113,976

Apply prior to 11:59 p.m. on: Monday, January 21, 2019