Job Post 12/08/2014

Inspections and Appeals Investigations Division has an opening for a Compliance Officer 2 with a law degree.  Will you please forward to anyone who might be interested?  Thanks!


VACANCY No.:         14784BR


PAY GRADE:            32 (starting salary $55,057.60; pay range up to $85,155.20 annually)


LOCATION:               Lucas Building, Des Moines


DIVISION:                  Health Facilities


STATUS:                   Permanent Full Time


DESCRIPTION:         This position will present the department’s legal position and evidence at administrative contested case hearings; conduct legal research; prepare correspondence; draft/redraft comprehensive abuse memos; advise surveyors on evidence gathering and write ups; propose and draft legislation and rules; make necessary referrals to county attorneys; train staff, and serve as a policy advisor for the Health Facilities Division on the dependent adult abuse program. Additional duties will include assisting in other areas of the Investigations Division. Law degree required.  Preference will be given to those with a license to practice law in Iowa and work experience in the area of Dependent Adult Abuse.


QUALIFICATIONS:   Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university and experience equal to five years of full-time responsible investigative or closely related work which involved: preparing interpretative or administrative orders, rules, or regulations which have the effect of law; or interpreting and enforcing federal or state laws governing health care administration; or quality assurance review to determine, through internal audit or analysis, the level of compliance with program requirements; or drafting, negotiating, or examining contracts or related documents required for organizational operations; OR graduation from an accredited school of nursing and experience equal to five years of full-time work involving the interpretation and enforcement of federal and state laws governing health care administration or quality assurance review as determined through internal audit or analysis of the level of compliance to program requirements; OR graduation from an accredited school of law and experience equal to two years of full-time work in the practice of law or in performing the above qualifying work; OR any equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience totaling nine years on the basis that 30 semester hours of college or university course work is equal to one year of experience; OR employees with current continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes experience equal to 18 months of full-time work as a Compliance Officer 1.



PROCESS:                Application may be made from the Department of Administrative Services website at   Applications may also be downloaded from the DAS website.  Application deadline is December 12, 2014.







Betty Tschetter

Human Resources Manager

Department of Inspections and Appeals

Phone: 515-281-3659

FAX:  515-242-6863