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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 06/14/23

Applications Due12/27/23

Vacancy ID132867

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleInvestigative Specialist 1, (2 positions), Box OP-1636/21607, OP-1592/21434

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $63108 to $80248 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Westchester

Street Address Office of the Professions

Office of Professional Discipline - Investigations

City Port Chester

StateNY

Zip Code10573

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Reassignment: Candidates must have one year of permanent non-competitive service as an Investigative Specialist 1.

Non-Competitive Appointment: Candidates must have six years of experience in a field investigative position, which must include:
• Conducting interviews of witnesses and others;
• Taking written statements and affidavits;
• Collecting and analyzing physical and documentary evidence;
• Preparing detailed written reports of investigative findings.

SUBSTITUTION: An associate degree in criminal justice or related field may be substituted for two years of qualifying experience. A Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or a related field may substitute for four years of qualifying experience. Related fields include law enforcement, police science, criminology, criminal investigation, criminal justice administration, public justice, police studies, forensic accounting, forensic psychology, forensic science, and economic crime management.

Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Office of the Professions is seeking candidates for two Investigative Specialist 1 positions in the Office of Professional Discipline (OPD), Division of Investigations Port Chester Regional Office. Under the supervision of an Investigative Specialist 2 (Professional Conduct), the Investigative Specialist 1 will investigate allegations of professional misconduct by professionals licensed by NYSED pursuant to applicable statutes, rules and/or regulations. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Investigate unlawful practice of a profession by an unlicensed person, the moral character of an individual seeking licensure, or the background of former licensed professionals who are seeking reinstatement of their professional licenses;
• Prepare detailed investigative reports of the activities undertaken pursuant to his or her assignments and maintain the chain of custody with respect to evidentiary items;
• Conduct pharmacy inspections; and
• Assist other program areas within OPD.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: These will be a permanent, non-competitive appointment. Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit. Candidates should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. Verification of degree and/or experience will be required for all candidates at the time of interview. This position will require 10% in-state travel.

These positions lead to a maximum salary of $80,248 based on annual performance advances.

Based on the location of these positions, in addition to the listed base salary, these positions also receive a $3,087 Annual Downstate Adjustment.

APPLICATION: Recruitment will continue until these positions are filled. Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to opjobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. You must include the Box number (OP-1592/21434, OP-1636/21607) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Links to application materials will not be accepted (i.e., Google Docs). Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address opjobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street NYS Education Department

89 Washington Avenue, OHRM, Room 528 EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Recruitment will continue until these positions are filled. Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to opjobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. You must include the Box number (OP-1592/21434, OP-1636/21607) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Links to application materials will not be accepted (i.e., Google Docs). Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.

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