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The AREC Senior Real Estate Investigator is responsible for the resolution of complaints pertaining to alleged violations of the Arkansas License Law and the Time-Share Law and Regulations by licensed Arkansas real estate brokers and salespersons. The position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

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Typical Functions:

Investigates complaints to determine whether or not a violation of Real Estate License Law, Time-Share Law, and/or Commission regulations has occurred. Conducts interviews with witnesses and licensees, reviews real estate transaction files and records, and examines and evaluates contracts, trust accounts, and bank statements as part of the complaint investigation process. Prepares written reports of investigations, including findings and recommendations, and presents the reports to the supervisor. Assists the Chief Investigator and/or the Assistant Attorney General in preparation and presentation of complaint and applicant cases at administrative hearings. Responds to inquiries concerning the License Law and Regulations and real estate practices and procedures from real estate licensees, state officials, media contacts, and the general public. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of the Real Estate License Law, Commission regulations, and state laws and procedures as they apply to the Real Estate Commission. Knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting and real estate. Knowledge of procedures and techniques used to prepare verbal and written reports, testimony, and responses to inquiries. Knowledge of computer functions and applications. Ability to interpret Real Estate License Law, Commission regulations, and state laws and regulations. Ability to interpret and apply accounting and real estate practices and procedures. Ability to conduct interviews, compile and analyze information, and prepare reports. Ability to prepare written and verbal responses to members of the public, real estate licensees, media contacts, and state officials and to prepare and present testimony.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, or real estate related field; plus two years of experience in a real estate related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

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