New York State has approximately 47 positions* in this title statewide. You may view a breakdown of positions by county. This position exists in various agencies statewide. View links to all New York State agencies including agencies that have this title. For more information, New York State employees can contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322. If you are not a current New York State employee, you can use the Department of Civil Service Web site to explore possible employment opportunities.
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There is currently no Career Ladder information available for this title.
As an Investigative Aide, you would perform a variety of technical and clerical tasks to assist Investigative Officer 1s (Motor Vehicle) in the performance of their duties. You would assist Investigative Officer 1 (Motor Vehicle) and/or Supervisors within the Division of Field Investigation in obtaining information concerning applications for licenses, registrations, titles, and other motor vehicle transactions and/or applications. You would receive complaints or requests for investigations and do initial workups of cases, including obtaining or clarifying initial data, and may be required to provide evidence and testimony at grand juries and in criminal and local courts regarding Departmental procedures and documents. You would compile certified copies as required, research and confirm Department procedures, and obtain affidavits of regularity from various units within the Department to be submitted as evidence. You would review Department image captures based upon the Facial Recognition Program to determine if the images need further review for fraudulent activity and correction. You would also analyze documents for authenticity and process requests for confidential information from federal, State, and local law enforcement agencies and other government agencies. Occasional travel and flexible working hours may be required.
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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.
You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.
There are two examinations held for this position.
For New York State employees, on or before the date of the examination, the candidate must be a qualified employee of the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service in a position allocated to G-6 or higher.
For New York State employees, on or before the date of the examination, the candidate must be a qualified employee of the New York State Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service in a position allocated to Grade 6 or higher.
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.00-407 00-411
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 announcement notification by email so that you will automatically be notified when new examinations are being offered.
Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through other examinations, additional education and/or work experience or transfer opportunities. For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office. Visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists. If you are not a current New York State employee, see Employment Opportunities with New York State and find out how to become a New York State employee.