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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/16/24

Applications Due03/01/24

Vacancy ID151500


AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleInvestigative Auditor- 6477

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $66660 to $82588 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 10%

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? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Division of Legal Affairs, Bureau of Investigations

Corning Tower Empire State Plaza

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree and two years of relevant experience.*
*Substitutions: four years of specialized experience or associate’s degree and two years of specialized experience may substitute for bachelor’s degree; J.D. or master’s degree may substitute for one year of specialized experience; Ph.D. may substitute for two years of specialized experience

Experience include:
conducting audits, reviews, and investigations. interviewing witnesses; participating in surveillance operations and the execution of warrants.

Superior data-analysis skills. Demonstrated expertise using Excel and other standard tools to mine, analyze and organize large data sets.
Strong technical skills. Experience and familiarity with tools, technology, and techniques relevant to electronic data storage, retrieval, and transfer. Familiarity with chain-of-custody and data-authentication principles relevant to use of data in an investigative and adjudicative context.
Experience designing audit and/or investigative systems and procedures; working knowledge of the standard procedures, techniques, and tools used to audit, mine, review, analyze, and organize large datasets in an investigative context.
Experience analyzing large and complex datasets both to generate investigative leads and to support existing investigations. Familiarity with common datasets in healthcare, public health, and the medical profession preferred.
Strong written and oral communication skills. Experience drafting reports, creating graphics, and providing formal and informal presentations to audiences with various levels of expertise and in a variety of contexts. Experience testifying in criminal, civil, or administrative proceedings preferred.
Familiarity and experience with investigative field work, including conducting investigative interviews.
Ability to work independently and with a cross-functional, multi-disciplinary team. Experience working in collaboration with investigators, prosecutors, or attorneys involved in affirmative litigation preferred.
Superior interpersonal skills with a proven history of building and managing collaborative intra- and inter-agency relationships.
Overall, the ideal candidate has sound judgment, impeccable ethics, and strong intellectual curiosity. They are a highly motivated, creative, collegial, and resourceful self-starter who is comfortable doing novel work and excited to help build a new investigative function within the Division of Legal Affairs.

Duties Description In collaboration with Bureau of Investigations Attorneys and Investigative Specialists, identifying and defining datasets relevant to open investigations; analyzing data for purposes of advancing investigative objectives; collaborating with investigation teams and contributing to development of investigation plans; organizing data and creating visuals that assist in communicating the meaning and significance of data to various internal and external audiences; communicating with internal and external parties—including the subjects of investigations and their counsel—regarding datasets; conducting and participating in formal investigative interviews; translating complex data into effective and compelling evidence that can be used to generate investigative leads or as direct evidence at hearing or trial; writing investigative reports, memos, and informal emails summarizing analytic work. In collaboration with the Director of the Bureau of Investigations and other staff throughout the Division of Legal Affairs and the Department, using Department-owned datasets to generate new investigative leads and identifying novel areas for investigation and enforcement. As required, testifying regarding datasets and data analysis at hearings and trials; preparing charts, graphs, infographics, and other visuals for use as exhibits; providing informal presentations of analytic work within the Bureau of Investigations, Division of Legal Affairs, and Department of Health. As required, providing technical assistance around data transfer and translation; working with parties subject to Bureau of Investigations subpoenas and their counsel to timely provide the demanded material in the correct format; assisting Bureau of Investigations staff with providing datasets to third-parties; making recommendations to the Director of Bureau of Investigations and providing training to Bureau of Investigations staff regarding technical investigative tools and technologies.

Additional Comments Benefits of Working for NYS
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually
• Up to Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA
• Up to Eight (8) days of paid sick leave annually for M/C
• Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development

Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost

Additional Benefits
• New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership
• NYS Deferred Compensation
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• And many more.

The NYS Department of Health is committed to making New York a safer, healthier, and more equitable place to live. Understanding health equity, social determinants of health and health disparities is critical to accomplish our goal of eliminating health disparities. For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit:

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Name Human Resources Management Group, JGL/IA/06477

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference JGL/IA/6477 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, JGL/IA/6477, Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Failure to include the required information may result in your resume not being considered for this position.

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