New York State has approximately 24 positions* in this title statewide. You may view a breakdown of positions by county. This position exists in State, Department of. 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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A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series. The salary schedule for this career ladder is also available.
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.
As an Investigator 2 (License), in addition to the above duties, you would supervise the performance of investigations related to the administration and enforcement of the laws, rules and regulations governing occupations licensed by the New York State Department of State (NYSDOS). These positions exist only in the NYSDOS.
View the classification standard for this title, on the Classification and Compensation webpage.
The NYS Title and Salary Plan provides additional information regarding other titles. If there is a classification standard available there will be a link under the column labeled STD. NO. If no link is available there is no classification standard available at this time for that title.
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.
On or before the date of the examination, you must be a qualified employee of New York State and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as an Investigator 1, Investigator 1 (Chinese Language), Investigator 1 (Korean Language), Investigator 1 (Spanish Language), Investigator, Investigator (Spanish Language), License Investigator 1, License Investigator 1 (Chinese Language), License Investigator 1 (Korean Language), License Investigator 1 (Spanish Language), Compensation Claims Investigator 1, or Rent Administration Investigator 1.
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
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.