The Virginia Lottery is seeking a fun, energetic, and experienced Lottery Investigator for a part-time position located in Farmville, Virginia. The ideal candidate should have extensive knowledge of criminal investigative techniques and practices, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. The position is responsible for conducting Lottery-related investigations involving allegations of criminal and regulatory violations, as well as background investigations of potential Lottery employees, retailers, and vendors.
To qualify for the position, the candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent, five years of experience in law enforcement with an emphasis on conducting criminal investigations, and a current Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) Law Enforcement Certification. The candidate must meet statutory minimum qualifications for law enforcement officers, and never have been convicted of a felony, bookmaking or other forms of illegal gambling, or any crime of domestic violence. Additionally, the candidate must undergo a physical examination, pass a background investigation, have a valid Virginia Driver’s License with a good driving record, and be willing to do occasional overnight travel statewide and work some irregular work schedules as needed.
The preferred qualifications for the position include a background in conducting cyber-crime investigations and an advanced degree in Criminal Justice or a related field.
The Virginia Lottery offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. The agency is committed to diversity in the workforce and is an equal-opportunity employer. The agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants in need of accommodation to provide access to the application and/or interview process. Applications will be accepted until a suitable pool of candidates is received, and the position may be closed at any time after five business days. Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process.