Drug Compliance Investigator

State of Illinois - Cook County, IL3.9

Under general supervision, performs intensive technical, complex, controversial or sensitive administrative and regulatory investigations under the provisions of the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act, rules and regulations for the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Prepares comprehensive reports of the inspection, complaint investigation reports and advises superior of investigation findings. Determines nature and severity of violations and takes necessary immediate action.
Minimum Requirements: Requires current license as a registered pharmacist in the State of Illinois. Requires extensive knowledge of the enforcement provisions of state and federal laws. Requires working knowledge of the principles and practices of hospital, institutional, retail and wholesale pharmacy operations; state and federal statutes regulating the manufacturer, distributor, wholesaler, analytical labs, research facilities, chemical analysis and instructional activities; judicial rules of evidence. Requires ability to understand and explain statutory requirements, rules and procedures; examine and evaluate premises and records for evidence of violations; quickly and reliably identify and classify drugs; maintain satisfactory relationships and to conduct tactful, productive interrogations and investigations; prepare accurate technical reports. Requires possession of an appropriate valid driver's license. Prefers proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Word, Excel and Outlook.

Work Hours & Location/Agency Contact:
Work Hours: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Work Location: IDFPR/Investigations/Medical Cannabis
JRTC, 100 W Randolph ST
Chicago, IL

Agency Contact: Human Resources
320 W Washington St 2nd floor
Springfield, IL 62786
Scan all applications or questions to FPR.Employment@illinois.gov
217-557-3022 Fax

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Illinois Human Rights Act, State agencies must ensure that the employment process is accessible to persons with disabilities. Specifically, these laws require that the State provide reasonable accommodations upon request by individuals participating in all steps of the employment process. This includes the State of Illinois Rutan interview process.

Current State Employees: Submit an official position vacancy bid form and CMS 100 Employment Application (version date 04/2018 or later) to the Agency contact address listed above. If bidding on a promotion, applicant must be deemed qualified or have submitted a promotional application (CMS 100B) to CMS to receive a qualifying promotional grade PRIOR to the closing of the posting period. A separate bid form and application is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected.

If you are a current state employee wish to transfer, you must submit an Employee Transfer Request form. If no Employee Transfer Request form is submitted, you will not be considered for the position.

Former State Employees: Submit an official position vacancy bid form and new version of the CMS 100 Employment Application (version dated 10/2014 or later) to the agency contract address listed. A separate bid form and application is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected.


Non-State Employees: Follow the HOW TO APPLY instructions/link below.

How to Apply:
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This position may require a current grade from Central Management Services (CMS), Division of Examining and Counseling, to be deemed qualified and available for employment consideration. For more information, please refer to the Work4Illinois website at Work.Illinois.Gov and select 'Application Procedures'. Additional information may also be obtained from the Agency Contact listed above or by contacting CMS, Division of Examining and Counseling at Work4Illinois@Illinois.gov or (217) 782-7100, (217) 785-3979 (TDD/TTY), (800) 526-0844 (TTY Only).

Additional Documentation for Drug Compliance Investigator:
Class Specification
Additional Title and Exam Information

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NOTE: Salary amounts shown are only to be used as a guide; actual salary will be determined at the time of hire based on current salary plans and/or collective bargaining agreements, if applicable.