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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/05/21

Applications Due11/05/21

Vacancy ID92376

AgencyState Inspector General, Office of

TitleSenior Investigator/ Job ID #21-0223

Occupational CategoryEnforcement or Protective Services

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $80000 to $90000 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 25%

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 New York

Street Address 61 Broadway

Suite 2100

City New York


Zip Code10006

Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications
Overall, the ideal candidate possesses sound judgment, strong oral and written communication skills, is an excellent and creative researcher, has significant investigatory experience and exceptional interviewing and interrogation skills. The ideal candidate has a collegial attitude, is a self-starter, works well both independently and in a team setting, and is a highly adept multitasker. Candidate must also be willing and available to work unscheduled hours when necessary.
This is a senior-level position that requires 10+ years of law enforcement practice in a major police department or law enforcement agency, NYS license to carry a weapon and be a DCJS police or peace officer. Senior Investigator will be expected to supervise and conduct large-scale, confidential, and sensitive fraud investigations, and thus must have experience in public benefits fraud, contract and white-collar crime, with significant work-related familiarity with New York State and federal laws and agencies. Bachelor’s degree is required, Master’s degree highly preferred. Candidate must also have a valid NYS driver’s license.
On technology, candidate must have significant experience in surveillance techniques and the use, installation and maintenance of technical equipment used in law enforcement, for electronic and video surveillance; in particular, the installation, monitoring and removal of covert cameras; GPS live tracking devices; data loggers; and body wires. Candidate’s must have adept computer skills that include word processing and spreadsheet proficiency, and in-depth experience with computerized case management systems. Candidate is proficient in preparing intelligence reports, and uses law enforcement databases such as NYSTEP, Compass, EJustice, Accurint, and Dun and Bradstreet. Candidate is well versed in computer and cell phone forensics.
New York State Residency is Required. This is an appointed management confidential position. Salary range is $80,000 to $90,000.

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”], as 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”].

Job Description
OIG seeks a Senior Investigator for its Downstate Regional Office, based primarily out of New York City. The Senior Investigator conducts in-depth investigations and analysis of alleged criminal wrong-doing, corruption, conflicts of interest, fraud and abuse in New York State agencies and entities which fall under OIG’s jurisdiction. Working collaboratively with OIG attorneys, auditors and other investigators, the OIG Senior Investigator works cases and prepares written reports and audits containing OIG’s investigative findings and recommendations. The OIG Senior Investigator manages investigations using surveillance, witness/target interviews, forensics, liaising with other law enforcement agencies, written reports to prepare recommendations, and will assist with any further proceedings, including arrest, grand jury, etc. The Senior Investigator aids the Chief and Deputy Chief of Investigations as needed, including assists with overall case direction, staff training and supervision. Frequent instate travel is required. 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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Name NYS Offices of the Inspector General



Email Address


Street Empire State Plaza

Agency Buiding #2, 16th Floor

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12223


Notes on ApplyingThe deadline for applying is November 5, 2021. Please email resume and cover letter, referencing Job ID #21-0223 in the subject line, to:

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