Minimum Qualifications • Minimum three years of relevant work experience conducting investigations into financial frauds, white collar crime, computer/cyber-crimes, criminal groups or enterprises or other similarly related investigative experience.
• A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited educational institution, in a field such as criminal?justice, public?administration,?law, social sciences, physical sciences, forensic science, criminology, risk management or other?related?law enforcement?or operational?field.
• Knowledge of law enforcement and/or financial or regulatory oversight procedures and standards.
• Knowledge of applicable local, state, and federal statutes, rules, and regulations
• Knowledge of investigative and interviewing techniques.
• Ability to conduct and direct interviews of subjects, witnesses, and other individuals.
• Ability to make sound judgments, and exercise critical, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
• Ability to compile, evaluate and interpret information and data from a variety of information sources.
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
• Ability to identify the most effective and efficient method to carry out duties outlined herein.
• Strong organizational skills to manage a varied and high-volume caseload.
• Strong written and oral communication skills required.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to interact with colleagues and senior leadership inside and outside the MTA/OIG.
• Strong investigative computer skills and the ability to evaluate for accuracy public and internal proprietary data, including various social media platforms.
• Possesses the ability to identify the most effective and efficient method to carry out duties outlined herein.
• Proficiency in all Microsoft Office 365 Suite computer applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, OneDrive, SharePoint),
• Familiarity with data analytics software applications, including data mapping, data analysis and other similar analytical techniques.
• Superior interpersonal, organizational, analytical and investigative skills required.
• After-hours work may be required, including weeknights, weekends, and holidays.
• A valid New York State Driver’s license is required.
• Travel within the MTA’s geographic area may be required.
• Pursuant to the approval of the EDIG/Investigations, this position is subject to tele-working.
• A two-year commitment is required.
Duties Description • Conducts high quality, comprehensive, end-to-end investigations, as assigned, into allegations of fraud, waste and abuse within the mandate of the MTA Inspector General, including the MTA and its affiliates, consultants and contractors and employees thereof.
• Analyzes complaint allegations, data and reports for investigative areas of inquiry within the mandate of the MTA Inspector General.
• Performs multi-faceted inquiries into allegations of fraud, waste and abuse within the mandate of the MTA Inspector General.
• Prepares analysis of financial and tele-communications data and records pertaining to alleged illicit or improper activity within the MTA and its affiliates, consultants and contractors and employees thereof.
• Independently develops and researches investigative leads to corroborate the accuracy of information obtained.
• Conducts interviews of investigation subjects, witnesses, and other persons of interest in pursuit of investigative leads and areas of inquiry.
• Serves subpoenas duces tecum as directed by the EDIG/Investigations, the EDIG/Legal or their designees.
• Drafts written memoranda of witness interviews, surveillance observations and other investigative activities.
• Enters written memoranda and reports of investigative activities into the OIG case tracking management system on a timely basis.
• Conducts or assists in surveillances at off-site locations in the furtherance of investigative inquiries.
• Manages and prioritizes assigned caseload efficiently and effectively, including comprehensive analysis of related investigative information, documents and data, to achieve positive investigative results in a timely manner.
• Presents results of investigative activities, both orally and in writing, to members of the investigative team, Investigations leadership and individuals outside the MTA/OIG as directed.
• Presents proposed investigative areas of inquiry and investigative resolutions when briefing the investigative team, Investigations leadership and individuals outside the MTA/OIG.
• Prepares written and oral investigative briefings, charts and reports, as needed, for Senior and Executive Staff.
• Testifies in administrative hearings and other court proceedings as required.
• Other duties and projects as may be assigned by the EDIG/ADIG Investigations, the EDIG/Legal or their designees.
Additional Comments In order to protect our employees and continue to provide safe and reliable service to our communities, as of November 14, 2021, we are requiring all new MTA hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. MTA will consider exceptions for religious and medical reasons, where appropriate. “Fully
vaccinated” means you must have both doses of a 2-dose vaccine and two weeks have elapsed since the second dose or have received 1 dose of a 1-dose vaccine and two weeks have elapsed since the dose. Proof of your vaccination status in the form of a CDC vaccine card must be submitted prior to your start date.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.