Coord Correctional Srvs Employee Invstgts - Grade 62

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This title exists in Corrections and Community Supervision, Dept of and has approximately 1 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.

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Salary Information for Correctional Services Employee Investigator
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Correctional Services Employee Investigator 14 $55,005 $68,805
Senr Correctional Services Employee Investigator 17 $64,821 $80,603
Coord Correctional Srvs Employee Invstgts 62 $100,845 $127,474

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.

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Job Duties

As a Coordinator Correctional Services Employee Investigations, you would:

May perform all of the same duties and functions of a Senior Correctional Services Employee Investigator.

Provide direction and oversight of  Employee Investigations Unit.

Establish and implement policies and procedures to be adhered to by unit staff.

Establish unit priorities and goals.

Ensure that subordinate staff effectively utilize available technological resources in completing the investigative process.

Coordinate the recruitment, hiring, and completion of detailed background investigations of all entry level security and specific civilian personnel for the Department, as well as criminal history inquiries for Office of Mental Health staff assigned to the Department, extra service personnel, and registered volunteers.

Coordinate with executive and managerial staff to determine Departmental hiring needs in order to ensure that an adequate pool of fully screened candidates is available at all times.

Coordinate the programming of a computer oriented list maintenance system.

Coordinate the scheduling of candidate medical examinations and the receipt of examination results with the Director of Employee Health Services.

Serve as liaison with Psychological Screening Unit relative to Correction Officer Trainee candidates.

Establish unit workloads and timeframes for completion of background investigations.

Coordinate the exchange of information on candidates with other law enforcement agencies.

Supervise the use of and dissemination of data received over the New York State Police Information Network, ensuring that security is maintained at all times and that exact records of inquiries are maintained.

Coordinate the receipt of data required for investigations through negotiations and personal contact with various federal, State, and local agencies.

Review all case recommendations prepared by staff, maintaining final authority to disqualify or declare eligibility of candidates.

Maintain quality control, tracking, and accountability on all DCJS/FBI fingerprints submitted on all new employees Statewide.

Provide in-service training on fingerprinting to EIU and Personnel staff, as well as ID Officers in the field.

Administer the disqualifications and appeals processes for prospective candidates.

Review and evaluate additional information submitted by a candidate at the preliminary appeal stage and issue a decision to sustain disqualification or approve the candidate for appointment, consulting with legal and executive staff as necessary.

If a candidate pursues the appeal process, direct the preparation of a detailed case study and present the case to the Civil Service Commission.

Ensure that all steps in the process, including notification of disqualification, appeal requests, case preparation, and case submittals are processed within an appropriate time frame.

Coordinate all investigations of employees.

Assign specific staff based upon type and sensitivity of investigation.

Establish parameters under which assigned staff must complete investigations.

Coordinate mutual investigations with other agencies.

Process and maintain all data relative to notifications of employee arrests, active and former, when received via teletype, DCJS notification, or telephone.  Notify the Office of the Inspector General, the Bureau of Labor Relations, and the Bureau of Personnel.

Manage a unit charged with investigating abuse of Workers Compensation Leave by employees, developing evidence, and taking necessary prosecutorial and disciplinary action.

Supervise and, in the most complex cases, participate in actual investigations of alleged fraud or other violations of law, rules, and regulations pertaining to claims for Workers Compensation benefits.

Review information received from various sources and prioritize those investigations that will be undertaken.

For highly complex investigations, develop the construct of the investigation and assign staff necessary roles.  In some cases, this may also involve the use of staff from outside police agencies.

On an ongoing basis, evaluate investigative activities and results with authority to either continue or terminate the investigation.

Work with independent prosecutors in the development of major cases.

Work with Labor Relations staff, as appropriate, relative to disciplinary issues.

Submit progress reports to the Deputy Commissioner on a continuing basis regarding the status of active investigations and periodic reports regarding the final disposition of those cases that have been adjudicated, including comments as to the reasons for the success or failure of major cases.

Work with various internal divisions; i.e., Personnel, Labor Relations, and Counsel's Office, in developing and/or improving management systems aimed at controlling Workers Compensation abuse.

Based on the results of investigations conducted by subordinate staff, identify policy and procedure deficiencies that allow for such abuses to occur and recommend modifications as necessary.

In concert with Counsel's Office staff and often in cooperation with the State Insurance Fund, recommend changes in legislation that will improve the enforceability of Workers Compensation Law and reduce the potential for abuse.

Provide ongoing training to subordinate staff relative to both the investigative process and ensure that they effectively utilize available technological resources in completing the investigative process.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

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Mobility Options

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