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Compensation Specialist - Investigator

Date Posted
August 3, 2022
Full Time
Salary Range
48,796 - 74,110

Job Details

The Crime Victim Assistance Division of the Iowa Attorney General’s Office (CVAD) is accepting applications for a Compensation Specialist position. State classification of this position is Investigator II. Compensation Specialists process eligibility and benefit determinations related to applications submitted to the Crime Victim Compensation Program.  Duties include assessment of law enforcement reports, medical and counseling records, lost wage verification, and funeral and other billings to determine program eligibility and benefit payment levels.

The position involves significant paperwork and comfort with database systems; telephone contact with crime victims, law enforcement, and service providers; teamwork; and attention to detail. The employee must possess high levels of organization, judgment, prioritization, customer service, written and verbal communication, math computation, and data entry skills. Experience working with confidential information and the capability to work with distressed persons from diverse backgrounds is necessary. Bi-lingual/multi-lingual capabilities are a plus.


Contact Information

Salary range is $48,796 - $74,110

Send resume and cover letter by August 26, 2022 to:

AG Human Resources
 Office of the Attorney General of Iowa
 1305 E. Walnut St.
 Des Moines, IA 50319

Or send via email to

Any questions may be directed to Sandi Tibbetts Murphy at Any applications sent to this email address will not be considered.

CVAD is committed to the recruitment and full inclusion of qualified individuals. BIPOC, bi/multi-lingual individuals, persons with disabilities and individuals from the Deaf or Hard of Hearing community are encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided during the application, interviewing and hiring processes. If you require such accommodations to participate in any of these processes (such as ASL interpretation, language interpretation, etc.), please send your request to or call 515-281-5044. If hired, any reasonable accommodation needed to perform essential functions of the position will be provided. Requests for accommodations will not be considered when making hiring decisions.

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