ABCA Enforcement Agent 2 - ABCA - See Posting

State of West Virginia - West Virginia

Full-time | Part-time
Nature of Work

Department of Revenue/ Alcohol Beverage Control Administration (ABCA)/ Enforcement/ Harrison, Doddridge, Pleasants, and Ritchie Co. – Under general supervision, at the full performance level, performs inspection/investigation work for the enforcement of state alcohol and tobacco laws within an assigned region of the state. Frequent contact is maintained with licensees, the general public, and law enforcement personnel in the area of assignment. Inspects licensed establishments and new applicants for compliance with state alcohol and tobacco laws, rules, and regulations. Examples of such establishments include private clubs, beer taverns, convenience stores, liquor stores, restaurants, private wine restaurants, farm wineries, beer distributors, and brew pubs. Conducts background investigations of potential licensees and their employers. Conducts undercover operations and compliance checks. Cooperates with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies as required. Responsible for writing detailed inspection and violation reports. Responsible for the seizure/collection and protection of evidence in preparation for legal proceedings. Testifies in administrative proceedings and criminal cases. Responsible for serving hearing notices and subpoenas. Interacts with the public to explain state alcohol and tobacco laws and regulations. This position requires availability of a motor vehicle and possession of a valid driver's license. Regular statewide travel is required. Counties within the region are subject to change. A successful criminal background check with results satisfactory to the West Virginia Division of Personnel is a condition of employment. All results will be kept confidential and will not be provided to any parties other than the Division of Personnel. Performs related work as required across the state.

IMPORTANT: Your eligible score will be based on information provided in your application; therefore, make sure your application is detailed and complete. You may attach a resume and other documents; however, you should NEVER enter "See Resume" on the application. You MUST complete ALL parts of the application, including the Work Experience section. NOTE: Jobs on your application that do not have a salary amount will be considered volunteer and will NOT be counted as qualifying. Estimate salary if necessary.

ATTENTION: Applicant MUST VERIFY POST-HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION (DIPLOMAS, DEGREES, etc.), TRAINING, or LICENSURE EARNED pertaining to this position BY THE CLOSING DATE OF THE POSTING, if not previously verified. It may ONLY be in the form of a copy of an OFFICIAL transcript or diploma. If you are claiming Veteran's preference, please submit "MEMBER 4" form and/or your VA Letter. DOCUMENTATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE CLOSING DATE and you will not be considered for this vacancy. Please attach documents to the online application before submitting it. Or, you may email it to: or by FAX to 304-957-0396, or by mail to: WV Division of Personnel, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. E., Building 3, Suite 500, Charleston, WV 25305.

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As a condition of employment, an inquiry into job-related information will be completed which may include, but not limited to, criminal records, abuse registry records, driving records, employment history, and education and training. Failing to cooperate with this process, providing false or incomplete information, and/or discovery of disqualifying information may result in denial of or dismissal from employment or denial of transfer irrespective of when discovered.
Minimum Qualifications
Training: Graduation from a standard four year high school or the equivalent.

Experience: Two years of full-time or equivalent part-time paid experience in conducting investigations/enforcement.

Substitution: Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university may be substituted for one year of the required experience.