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Auditor-Senior (Task Force Child Care Fraud Investigator) 
Job Announcement Code: 1303766

Classification Title(s)/JAC:
  Job Working Title(s): 
  Task Force Child Care Fraud Investigator
Type of Employment:
Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Part Time (less than 40 hrs/week)
Starting salary is between $22.247 and $26.000 per hour, plus excellent benefits. For state employees, pay will be based on the rules that apply to compensation upon transfer, reinstatement, or voluntary demotion transactions. This position is included in pay schedule/range 07-03. A six month probationary period may be required.
Chris Wolle (608) 266-8624,
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Deadline to Apply:

The Department of Children and Families is recruiting for two (2) full-time Auditor-Senior positions and up to four (4) part-time (50%) Auditor-Senior positions in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

The register created from this exam may be used to fill other Auditor-Senior positions that occur over the next 6 months in Milwaukee County.

Position Summary:   

These positions are responsible for leading the performance of investigative audits and reviews into allegations of child care overpayment and fraud that may be considered for criminal prosecution.  In addition, these positions will provide direction and leadership to county and tribal criminal investigations into child care fraud.  These positions also provide training and technical assistance to county, tribal, and other entities responsible for child care benefit overpayment and fraud investigations.  These positions require knowledge and application of professional accounting, auditing, and investigation theories and principles, and will participate in highly complex investigative audits.

Special Notes:   

Due to the nature of these positions, all applicants who may be appointed to this position will be required to allow the Department of Children and Families to conduct a criminal and caregiver background check to determine whether the circumstances of any pending charge or any conviction may be related to the job being filled.

Veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified veterans with a 30% or more service connected disability are eligible for non-competitive appointment to permanent positions in classified civil service under Section 230.275, Wis.Stats. Ask the HR contact listed in this announcement for information on how to apply under this provision.


Knowledge of investigative and fact-find techniques.  Ability to perform investigative auditing work and provide technical advice in complex or highly specialized phases.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, officials and the public.  Effective listening skills.  Effective oral and written communication skills.  Ability to be accurate and detailed.  Ability to apply investigative methods and procedures.  Ability to analyze complex facts and documentation to reach a logical conclusion.  Knowledge of professional accounting and auditing theory, practice and principles.

How To Apply:   

You must apply online to be considered for these positions. If you are logged in on WiscJobs, click on "Apply Now" at the top of the screen. (If you have not yet created an account on WiscJobs, you must do so before you can apply online.) The online application process will ask you to complete/update your personal information, add your resume, and complete the exam. Please limit your resume to two pages.

Your responses to the exam questions are considered an examination and will be used to determine your eligibility for this recruitment. A panel of job experts will be convened to review your examination materials. The most qualified candidates will be invited to participate further in the next step of the selection process.

You must complete the application/exam process by the end of the day (11:59 p.m.) on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 in order to be considered for this position.

Please direct any questions you have regarding this recruitment to or call (608) 266-8624.