The Enforcement Investigator will conduct investigations of Department licensees/registrants relative to county child support and Minnesota Department of Revenue deficiencies, as well as those involving individual license and registration continuing education requirements and unlicensed activity. The specific construction trades regulated by CCLD include residential building contractors, roofers and remodelers, electrical contractors, plumbers, elevator contractors, high pressure piping contractors, boiler engineers, building officials, and manufactured home dealers, manufacturers, and installers.

To provide consumer education and information services to Minnesota citizens and business organizations on a day to day basis through correspondence, telephone calls, email and in-person consultation. To provide and promote alternative dispute resolutions as a mechanism to resolve citizen complaints and for enforcement of the statutes and rules over which CCLD has authority.


Minimum Qualifications:

1-year professional experience in investigation, regulation, or administration of professional or occupational licensure in a regulatory or law enforcement environment. Experience must include investigating complaints, ensuring compliance or providing technical assistance.

Skills in planning, organizing and prioritizing work assignments.

Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

Ability to deal with conflict and adversarial role situations.

Ability to simultaneously conduct work and maintain status tracking on multiple cases.

Good computer software programs and word processing/keyboarding skills (Access, Excel, MS Word, etc.).

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in investigation, regulation, or administration of professional or occupational licensure in regulation of the construction industry.

Bachelor's degree in pre-law, law enforcement, construction management, paralegal, or related field.

Knowledge of MN State Statue 326B, rules, policies, and procedures sufficient to apply to enforcement cases.

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GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

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Effective July 1, 2009, new legislation provides that the top five Recently Separated Veterans, who apply and meet the qualifications for the vacancy, must be granted an interview. To be considered a Recently Separated Veteran, you must meet all the following criteria:

have separated under honorable conditions from any branch of the armed forces of the United States;

have served on active duty for 181 consecutive days or more or for the full period ordered to active duty OR have separated by reason of disability incurred while serving on active duty;

be a United States citizen or resident alien;

have served in active military service at any time on or after September 11, 2001 as shown on your form DD-214.

If you meet all of the above criteria for a Recently Separated Veteran, it is your responsibility to send a copy of your form DD-214 by mail, e-mail or fax to Ashley Scherek, 443 Lafayette, St. Paul, MN 55155,, fax 651-284-5723 by the closing date of this posting.

Effective August 1, 2012, legislation provides state agencies with the option to appoint certain disabled veterans on a non-competitive basis if you meet all of the following criteria:

  • Meet service requirements and have a verified service-connected disability rating of at least 30%.
  • Provide qualifying documentation verifying the disability.
  • Meet all of the Minimum Qualifications identified in this posting.
To be considered under this legislation you must submit all documentation by the closing date via mail, e-mail or fax to: Ashley Scherek 443 Lafayette Road N, St. Paul, MN 55155, or , or fax 651-284-5723.

If you have questions about the position, contact Ashley Scherek at or 651-284-5119.


The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services 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.