Investigative Officer 2 Unempl Insur - Grade 20

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This title exists in Labor, Department of and has approximately 18 positions.

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Salary Information for Investigative Officer 2 Unempl Insur
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Investigative Officer 2 Unempl Insur 20 $72,032 $91,381
Investigative Officer 3 Unempl Insur 23 $84,156 $106,454
Investigative Officer 4 Unemployment Insurance 25 $93,530 $117,875

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Job Duties

As an Investigative Officer 2 (Unemployment Insurance), under the supervision of an Investigative Officer 3 (Unemployment Insurance), you would oversee the activities of a team of Investigative Officers 1 engaged in investigating allegations of Unemployment Insurance fraud; supervise and provide training and mentoring to Investigative Officers 1 in an assigned region; assign cases for investigation; prepare reports for supervisory staff and management as directed; review and approve completed cases; and serve as liaison with law enforcement and District Attorney offices in the geographical region.

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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.

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 the New York State Department of Labor and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as an:

Investigative Officer Trainee, Investigative Officer Trainee (Chinese Language), Investigative Officer Trainee (Korean Language), Investigative Officer Trainee (Spanish Language), Investigative Officer 1, Investigative Officer 1 (Chinese Language), Investigative Officer 1 (Korean Language), Investigative Officer 1 (Spanish Language), Unemployment Insurance Investigator, or Unemployment Insurance Investigator (Spanish Language).

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How to Apply

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