Please note: State agencies that contact job applicants do not usually request personal or financial information via text message or over the phone in connection with your response to a job posting. If you are contacted for such information by these methods, or any other method, please verify the identity of the individual before transmitting such information to that person.
Note: For questions about the job posting, please contact the agency that posted this position by using the contact information provided on the "Contact" tab for the position.

Review Vacancy

Date Posted 06/15/23

Applications Due02/29/24

Vacancy ID132959

AgencyTaxation & Finance, State

TitleRevenue Crimes Specialist Trainee

Occupational CategoryEnforcement or Protective Services

Salary Grade14

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

Salary RangeFrom $50678 to $71979 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? No

County Westchester

Street Address Mid Hudson Regional Office

44 S Broadway

City White Plains

StateNY

Zip Code10601

Minimum Qualifications The Revenue Crimes Specialist traineeship program is a two-year traineeship. You may qualify to be appointed into the Trainee 1 or the Trainee 2.

The minimum qualifications are below for each level:

Trainee 1:
1. Bachelor’s degree OR
2. Associates degree and two years’ experience in conducting investigations of tax crimes, white collar crime and/or conducting related field investigations of criminal activities which includes establishing a chain of evidence

Trainee 2:
1. Bachelor’s degree and one year of experience in conducting investigations of tax crimes, white collar crime and/or conducting related field investigations of criminal activities which includes establishing a chain of evidence; OR

2. Associates degree and three years’ experience in conducting investigations of tax crimes, white collar crime and/or conducting related field investigations of criminal activities which includes establishing a chain of evidence


All Revenue Crimes Specialist Trainee candidates are required to meet physical, medical, and psychological standards. Candidates must submit to a complete background check including: credit, criminal history, tax compliance, and other relevant issues. Candidates must also possess and maintain a driver's license valid in the State of New York and be able to obtain and maintain a valid pistol permit to carry a service weapon.

*** Cannabis use is not permitted for employees in this title. Cannabis use will be tested for during the pre-employment screening process and may be the basis for disqualification for employment or may be a basis for removal from employment.

**** Candidates must be United States citizens and reside in New York State at the time of appointment and maintain New York State residency during employment.

Duties Description · Plan and conduct investigations to identify illegal activities designed to evade the requirements of New York State Tax Law by using effective organizational skills, tact, and diplomacy while performing with the highest level of integrity.
· Apply knowledge of investigative principals and techniques to obtain evidence of tax crimes which can be used in court and administrative proceedings.
· Familiarity with NYS Tax, Penal and Criminal Procedure Laws as applied to criminal tax investigations.
· Write detailed narrative reports of investigative activities and make appropriate updates to the case management system while maintaining a case load.
· Utilize Dept. databases to identify, locate, interview, and interrogate individuals related to investigations.
· Issue appropriate forms of legal process, including subpoenas, criminal summonses, and desk appearance tickets.
· Testify in court and administrative hearings as to investigations and results.
· Provide investigative support to prosecutors during trial preparation and proceedings.
· Conduct regulatory inspections and associated paperwork.
· Prepare tactical plans.
· Apply for and execute search warrants.
· Appropriately carry, safeguard, maintain, qualify with, and -if necessary- use Department-issued firearm.
· Safely operate Department vehicles in accordance with all policies and applicable laws.
· Adhere to and comply with Dept. and Division policies, including attendance and leave rules, outside employment and personal weapons ownership.
· Successfully and timely complete all mandatory and assigned training.
· Act as team member, working with other investigators, auditors, and legal staff on assigned investigations.
· Interact with others in a respectful, honest, clear, and culturally aware manner.
· Take direction from the District Office Management Team.
· Travel, including overnight, for investigations, training, and other official business.
· And other duties as assigned.

Additional Comments Schedule, Travel and Telecommuting to be discussed at interview.

Trainee 1 is equated to SG 14 $50,678 - $64,693.
Trainee 2 is equated to SG 16 $56,550 - $71,979.
Plus location pay

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

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

Name

Telephone

Fax

Email Address tax.sm.RecruitmentTeam3@tax.ny.gov

Address

Street W.A. Harriman State office Campus, Bldg. 9

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12227

 

Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, current resume and unofficial transcripts, confirmation of degree, and include social security number for verification. Please reference the Vacancy ID and job title in the subject line.

Printable Version