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State of Massachusetts UCP Certification Investigator (Compliance Officer II) in Boston, Massachusetts

Duties and Responsibilities * Under the supervision of the Director of MassUCP/DBE Certification Program, investigators will be required to prepare reports on every certification/application with recommendations to either certify or deny applicants. * Schedule and perform site visits at various locations such as offices, private homes, and construction sites. * Review and analyze documentation such as tax returns and personal financial statements. * Review all business documentation, such as meeting minutes, stock certificates and licenses. * Communicate to Director when cases are delayed due to lack of documentation and information. * Perform related duties and projects as assigned by the Director. * Attend hearings, work with legal counsel on writing reports. * Attend trainings as required or assigned by the Director. * Submit weekly recommendations to certify or deny applicants to the certification committee. * Perform other duties as required. Required Qualifications * Strong visual skills. * Deadline driven self-starter with proven ability to work under pressure. * Attention to detail is required. * Independent thinking skills are essential along with proven interviewing, investigative and interpersonal skills. * Proven ability to independently research information. * Excellent organizational and writing skills. * Demonstrated ability to communicate and interact well with applicants. * Demonstrated ability to work in a high-profile, high-pressure environment effectively. * Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite or comparable applications i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Vizio. * Excellent organizational and time management skills. Qualifications Acquired on Job * Working knowledge of the Federal Regulations 49 part 26 for certification of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises. * Review applications submitted from businesses seeking DBE certification. * Manage and prioritize case load effectively. * Ability to interpret and apply rules and regulations. * Attend DBE trainings and seminars as required. * Ability to interact with out of state certifying agents, to obtain information on businesses apply for certification in MA. * Working knowledge of the North American Industry Classification Systems (NAICS codes). * Knowledge of the Business Size standard(s). * Ability to calculate and process personal net worth statements. Preferred Qualifications * Strong communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills. * Ability to work independently as well as within a team. * Good organizational skills needed to manage a high volume of cases. * Honest and ethical with a high level of confidentiality and integrity. * Experience with database entry. * Ability to gather necessary financial and business structure information. * Ability to give written and oral instructions. About MassDOT The 4,000 employees of Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) take great pride in connecting the Commonwealth’s residents and communities. MassDOT is responsible for developing, implementing, and coordinating transportation policies and projects for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and to efficiently plan, design, construct, and maintain a safe statewide transportation system which effectively meets the transportation needs of the Commonwealth. Information about MassDOT’s inclusive culture and career opportunities can be found at MassDOT’s divisions include Highway, Registry of Motor Vehicles, Aeronautics, and Rail & Transit. Headquarters (Planning & Enterprise Services) provides business and administrative support and policy leadership for each of the four (4) divisions. First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. All job applications must be submitted online through MassCareers to be considered. Please provide a complete, accurate and current resume / application for MassDOT to review to determine if your submitted materials meet the minimum entrance requirements for the position. Current MassDOT employees should use their internal MassCareers account to apply. Minimum Entrance Requirements Applicants must have at least (A) three years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in investigatory or law enforcement work, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below. Substitutions: An Associate’s or higher degree may be substituted for the required experience.* Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed. Comprehensive Benefits When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future. Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards! * For questions regarding the job posting, please email the MassDOT Talent Acquisition Team at * For general questions regarding MassDOT, call the Human Resources Service Center at 857-368-4722. * For a disability-related reasonable accommodation or alternative application method, call Diversity Officer, Derrick Mann at 857-368-8541. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role. Job: Compliance and Certification *Organization: Massachusetts Department of Transportation *Title: *UCP Certification Investigator (Compliance Officer II) Location: Massachusetts-Boston-10 Park Plaza Requisition ID: 23000DJX