Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 08/01/22
Applications Due: 08/15/22
Vacancy ID: 109612

Position Information

AgencyLabor, Department of

TitleInvestigative Officer 1/Trainee - (Spanish Language) - Kingston

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade16

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

Salary RangeFrom $46529 to $69882 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 50%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Ulster

Street Address NYS Department Of Labor

Kingston Office

City Kingston


Zip Code12401

Job Specifics


Candidates reachable on the Civil Service Eligible list(s) will be canvassed. However, you may also apply if you are eligible for appointment by one of the following qualifications:

70.1 TRANSFER QUALIFICATIONS: One year of permanent, contingent-permanent, or 55b/c service as a grade 11 or higher determined to be similar by Civil Service.

70.4 TRANSFER QUALIFICATIONS: 1. One year of permanent, contingent-permanent or 55 b/c service in a position allocated to a Salary Grade 11 or higher. 2. Must meet the Minimum qualifications of an Investigative Officer 1/Trainee. 3. A passing score on an Investigative Officer 1/Trainee exam. 4. Candidates must not have failed the most recent examination for this title.

NOTE: For 70.1 and 70.4 transfers, a comprehensive list of titles approved for transfer and minimum qualifications are available through Civil Service GOT-IT:

55b/c: This position may be designated 55b/c and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility. Please provide a copy of your 55b/55c letter when applying

FINGERPRINTING/BACKGROUND CHECK: Some positions may require a fingerprint/background check. If the position you applied for requires fingerprinting, you will be advised at the time of your interview. There is no cost to candidates, fingerprinting fees are paid for by the Department of Labor. Candidates being considered for appointment will be provided a pre-paid code and instructions after the interview.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to initiate and maintain relationships across a diverse set of stakeholders

Duties Description STANDARD DUTIES:

As an Investigative Officer 1/Trainee in the Office of Special Investigations, the incumbent will:
• Investigate allegations of claimant UI fraud.
• Interview and obtain sworn testimony of employers, UI claimants and witnesses.
• Collect and analyze evidence for comprehensive written reports.
• Issue determinations on behalf of the Commissioner of Labor.
• Investigate leads on alleged Identity theft.
• Analyze data to determine whether claims are fraudulent.

Additional Comments Pending Funding Approval

Travel is required and will be discussed at the time of interview.

As this position requires travel, the appointee must have a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State and have a motor vehicle or otherwise demonstrate their capacity to meet the transportation needs of the position.

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

Contact Information

Name Nicholas Helton

Telephone (518) 457-1020

Fax EFax:

Email Address


Street State Office Campus

Building 12, Room 561

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12240


Notes on ApplyingCandidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Department of Labor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Department of Labor is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities and workplace diversity.

To be considered for this position, interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to Please include the title, location and vacancy ID #109612 you are applying for in the subject line of your e-mail. Failure to do so may result in the delay of processing your application. In order to qualify you for the position, when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by the NYSDOL Personnel Bureau for your social security number to confirm your employment history.