St. Paul, Minnesota

Posted Date

June 16, 2023

Contact Information

Jake Pleschourt

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified applicants

Date Posted: 6/14/2023

Closing Date: 6/28/2023

LA5 Salary Range: $47,342 – $69,762 annually

LA6 Salary Range: $51,325 – $78,318 annually

LA7 Salary Range: $56,110 – $99,570 annually


Job Summary

The Office of Attorney General Keith Ellison — one of Minnesota’s largest public law offices and recognized as a 2021/2022 Star Tribune Top Workplace Minnesota and 2022/2023 Top Workplace USA — has a clear mission: we help Minnesotans afford their lives and live with dignity, safety, and respect.  We are a dynamic group of dedicated professionals who could all work elsewhere but choose public service as a calling, and we are actively building an internal culture that supports that calling.


The Office is seeking a highly capable individual with the skills and drive to uncover, investigate, and stop fraudulent claims made to taxpayer-funded public health insurance programs.  This investigator makes a difference in the lives of vulnerable people and contributes to the economic well-being of Minnesotans and our state.

Why Work For Us


Diverse Workforce

Our differences make us stronger and leveraging them helps us create a workforce where everyone can thrive. The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to embedding diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility at our workplace. We do this by developing strong leaders and advocates, increasing cultural competence, fostering understanding among all employees, and removing institutional barriers and attitudes that prevent employees from advancing as far as their talents will take them. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), marital status, familial status, receipt of public assistance, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, or age.

Comprehensive Benefits

Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include:


  • Training and professional development
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • 12 paid holidays each year
  • Paid parental leave
  • Low-cost medical and dental coverage
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Vision coverage
  • Wellness programs and resources
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Health care spending and savings accounts
  • Dependent care spending account
  • Tax-deferred compensation
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive service to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.


We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at (651) 259-3637 or email Please indicate what assistance you need.


Investigators conduct criminal investigations into health care providers suspected of defrauding the Minnesota Medicaid program.  The investigator reviews complaints against public health care providers; evaluates and analyzes claims data, medical records, and financial records; conducts research and surveillance; interviews victims, witnesses, and targets of investigations; participates in the execution of search warrants; drafts reports summarizing investigative findings; and works with attorneys to prepare cases for prosecution.  Investigators are required to testify about their findings at criminal jury trials.


This position is eligible for a hybrid work environment.



Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or demonstrable similar experience
  • Good academic credentials
  • Ability to perform assigned job responsibilities with a high level of professionalism
  • Proven ability to show excellent judgement, character, and work ethic
  • Intermediate or advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated skill in
    • Research and writing
    • Critical thinking
    • Communication


To be considered at the LA6 level, candidates must have 6 years of related experience.


To be considered at the LA7 level, candidates must have 12 years of related experience.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Fluency in Spanish, Hmong, Somali, or other relevant language for Minnesota
  • Education or experience in one of the following fields:
    • Accounting or finance; economics or statistics; criminal justice, law enforcement, or investigations; healthcare or nursing


Application Process

How to Apply

Interested applicants must apply online through the State of Minnesota Careers website, which is the State’s official application and hiring site. The deadline for applications is Wednesday, June 28, 2023.

  1. Go to;
  2. Apply for posting number 66554
  3. Direct Link


If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Jake Pleschourt or (651) 757-1057.