Agency Buiding #2, 16th Floor
Minimum Qualifications For this leadership-level position, the ideal candidate has significant law enforcement experience with at least 5 years of supervisory background in a major police department or law enforcement agency. Candidate must have extensive knowledge of New York State criminal law and procedure and New York State government operations. Candidate must be a DCJS-certified police or peace officer. Bachelor's degree is required.
Acceptable candidates must also possess the following qualifications: both supervising and conducting confidential, sensitive, and internal investigations, particularly in contracts, procurements, and white-collar crime; managing and coordinating multi-disciplinary investigative teams as well as conducting internal investigations; conducting large-scale, complex organized criminal enterprise investigations; high-level interacting with other major law enforcement agencies; displaying functional knowledge of technical equipment used in law enforcement, as well as adept computer skills (including word processing and spreadsheet proficiency); and can expertly and creatively explore investigatory research avenues of social media, law enforcement databases, electronic and video surveillance, and other forensic-related tools.
The ideal candidate possesses sound judgment, strong oral and written communication skills, has a collegial attitude, is a self-starter, works well both independently and in a team setting, and is a highly adept multitasker. Bachelor’s degree is required.
This is a Management Confidential position that is appointed by the Inspector General. New York State residency is required.
Duties Description The Office of the New York State Inspector General [“NYSIG”], as established by Executive Law Article 4-A, is entrusted with the responsibility of ensuring that New York State government, its employees, and those who work with the State meet the highest standards of honesty, accountability, and efficiency. The Office of the New York State Welfare Inspector General [“OWIG”], as established by section 74 of the Executive Law, is responsible for maintaining the integrity of New York State’s public assistance programs. The Office of the New York State Workers’ Compensation Fraud Inspector General [“WCFIG”], as established by section 136 of the Workers’ Compensation Law, is responsible for investigating violations of the laws and regulations pertaining to the operation of the workers’ compensation system.
The Office of the Gaming Inspector General ["GIG"], s established by the Upstate New York Gaming and Economic Development Act, has the duty to receive and investigate complaints from any source concerning allegations of corruption, fraud, criminal activity, conflicts of interest or abuse in the Gaming Commission. Collectively, the four offices are known as the Offices of the Inspector General [“OIG”].
OIG seeks a Deputy Chief Investigator for its Upstate Regional Office, based in Albany, New York. The Deputy Chief Investigator is responsible for assisting the Upstate Chief Investigator in supervising and managing the investigative staff in carrying out OIG’s mission to uncover fraud and abuse in New York State agencies and entities which fall under the jurisdiction of NYSIG, OWIG,WCFIG and GIG. The responsibilities of the Deputy Chief Investigator include planning, coordinating and monitoring investigations; reviewing and assigning complaints; directing case reviews; managing a caseload; conducting interviews and preparing written reports; and serving as a liaison with other law enforcement agencies. Frequent instate travel is required as well as willingness and availability to work unscheduled hours as necessary. This position operates on adherence to strict confidentiality.
Additional Comments The State of New York does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, religion or disability in the admission to, access to or employment in our programs or activities. Reasonable accommodation will be provided upon request. The State of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Agency Buiding #2, 16th Floor