Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:
An associate’s degree or higher in criminal justice or related field, or six years of insurance claims investigation experience or professional investigation experience with law enforcement
agencies, or eight years of professional investigation experience involving economic or insurance related matters. Related fields include: law enforcement, police science, criminal justice administration, criminology, criminal investigation, police studies, public justice, forensic accounting, forensic psychology, forensic science, and economic crime management.
One or more years of experience in a supervisory role or responsible for managing an investigator program.
Duties Description Reporting to the Director of Investigations, the Investigative Officer 3 SIF is responsible for planning, coordinating, and monitoring the investigative activities of an assigned region or fraud-type based unit within the Division of Confidential Investigations (DCI). Duties include,
but are not limited to:
• Assigns, plans, coordinates, and monitors extensive investigations of waste, fraud and abuse by claimants, policyholders, or medical care providers within assigned area.
• Develops timeline projecting the amount of time to be expended on each case and monitors progress against the projected timeline. Revises timeline as needed.
• Plans and coordinates educational seminars on fraud detection for staff.
• Performs ongoing review of investigations in progress within assigned area to determine if revisions in investigation scope or techniques are necessary.
• Ensures that Investigators have necessary surveillance equipment and electronic devices, confirms that equipment is in proper working order.
• Manages record inspection, and the obtainment of documentary evidence and photographic evidence.
• Obtains services of expert witnesses such as handwriting analysts, laboratory analysts, etc. when needed.
• Assists with preparation of management reports on investigations and management reports on each program area’s productivity as required by the Director.
• Ensures that appropriate investigative procedures are followed consistent with program policy, and monitors the practices of investigators in orders, locating witnesses, and using interrogative techniques.
• Performs first-level supervisory review of investigations conducted by subordinate investigators within assigned region prior to presentation to a prosecutor or the Director of Investigations.
• Coordinates the presentation of cases to prosecutors within assigned area. Assists with assignment/re-assignment of fraud referrals from NYSIF business offices within assigned jurisdiction.
• Oversees conduct of research and intelligence gathering, ensuring that appropriate investigative procedures and steps are followed.
• Analyzes data gathered by the Fraud Prevention Data Analytic unit for use in investigations.
• Supervises lower-level Investigative Officers and/or DCI support staff and forensic accounting staff.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.