Investigator 2 - Grade 18

Positions in this title can be hired through NY HELPS

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Positions

This title exists within Various New York State Agencies and has approximately 40 positions statewide.


*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 Investigator 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Investigator 1 14 $52,198 $66,634
Investigator 2 18 $65,001 $82,656
Investigator 3 23 $84,156 $106,454

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

The Investigator title series was created effective June 16, 2016, and consolidated a wide variety of investigative titles.  Please visit Frequently Asked Questions for further information regarding this consolidation and Investigator Title Listing for a list of the titles consolidated.

As an Investigator 2, you would supervise multiple Investigator 1 staff and perform the more sensitive or complex investigations requiring greater knowledge and interpretation of the agency's laws, rules and regulations. You would schedule and assign cases to subordinate staff based on program priorities and individual workloads and abilities; plan scope and method of investigation and coordinate field activities of assigned staff; provide guidance and assistance to assigned staff in gathering and evaluating information and evidence, conducting background checks, and on investigative techniques and changes in agency policy and procedures; review completed investigation reports for adequacy of coverage, quality of findings, and soundness of recommendations and/or make recommendations consistent with findings and agency policy and practice; prepare periodic status reports for higher level staff; participate in intergovernmental and/or interagency task forces; and personally investigate difficult and sensitive cases using a variety of investigative techniques, including gathering and verifying information, interviewing witnesses and complainants, and reviewing electronic and paper documents. These positions exist only in the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, New York State Gaming Commission, New York State Department of State, New York State Department of Transportation, New York State Department of Criminal Justice Services, and New York State Department of Health.

View the classification standard for this title which illustrates the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe.

Summary of Minimum Qualifications

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.

38-354

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

All HELP and NY HELPS open positions are now posted on StateJobsNY. It is now even easier for Jobseekers to find openings and connect with New York State agencies.

To narrow your search to NY HELPS jobs, click on "For the General Public", then "Search Vacancies", and select "Yes" on the NY HELPS dropdown to narrow your search to NY HELPS jobs.

Directions to apply will be specified on each individual job posting.

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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