Financial Services Examiner 2 - Grade 23

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This title exists in Financial Services, Department of and has approximately 240 positions.

*The number of positions is approximate and represents the number of positions established (both filled and vacant); it is not an indication or reference to position type or duration, or intent to be filled.

Career Ladder

A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series.

Salary Information for Financial Services Examiner Trainee 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Financial Services Examiner Trainee 1 14 $52,198 $66,634
Financial Services Examiner Trainee 2 16 $58,247 $74,135
Financial Services Examiner 1 18 $65,001 $82,656
Financial Services Examiner 2 23 $84,156 $106,454
Financial Services Examiner 3 25 $93,530 $117,875
Financial Services Examiner 4 27 $103,784 $127,830

All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.

This title may exist in more than one negotiating unit. This salary schedule represents the most typical salary for this title. Click here to view additional salary information regarding the various bargaining units.

An individual's final salary is determined by the Office of the State Comptroller. This salary schedule does not reflect any Special Salary Treatments

Job Duties

As a Financial Services Examiner 2, you would monitor various types of financial services activities in accordance with the statutory responsibilities of the agency; function as an advanced performance level; may supervise Financial Services Examiners 1, and lower-level staff; serve as commissioned examiner on an assignment of increased size and complexity; administer financial services examination/regulatory programs; develop examination plans; conduct financial services examinations, forensic accounting reviews, and examinations of alleged money-laundering activities as necessary; and independently handle the more difficult and complex assignments or regulatory matters.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

On or before the date of the examination, you must be a qualified employee of the New York State Department of Financial Services and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Financial Services Examiner Trainee 1, Financial Services Examiner Trainee 2, Financial Services Examiner 1, Insurance Examiner, or Bank Examiner.

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.


Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. Job postings on StateJobsNY will contain the most up-to-date qualifications.

How to Apply

When this examination is scheduled to be held, the announcement can be found on the Department of Civil Service, Examination Announcements web page. If you do not see an examination currently scheduled please check back on a monthly basis or sign up for email notification so that you will automatically be notified when new examinations are being offered.

Mobility Options

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through transfers opportunities or other examinations.

For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322.

You can also visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists.

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