333 East Washington Street
Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's Degree and two years of experience conducting investigations of tax crimes, white collar crime and/or conducting related field investigation of criminal activities which includes establishing a chain of evidence; OR an Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice and four years of experience 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 six years of experience conducting investigations of tax crimes, white collar crime and/or conducting related field investigations of criminal activities which includes establishing a chain of evidence. Candidates without the relevant experience but who possess a Bachelor's Degree will be appointed at the trainee 1 level.
All Revenue Crimes Specialist 1 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.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
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.