Investigative Specialist 2 Professional Cndt - Grade 23

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This title exists within Various New York State Agencies and has approximately 31 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.

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Salary Information for Investigative Specialist 2 Professional Cndt
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Investigative Specialist 2 Professional Cndt 23 $84,156 $106,454
Investigative Specialist 3 Professional Cndt 25 $93,530 $117,875
Investigative Specialist 4 Professional Cndt 27 $103,784 $127,830

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Job Duties

The Investigative Specialist 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 Investigative Specialist 2 (Professional Conduct), you would supervise a team of Investigative Specialist 1’s; perform and oversee the performance of investigations involving the enforcement of laws, rules, and regulations governing professions overseen by the Office of Professional Medical Conduct; interview individuals and obtain documentary evidence; engage the services of medical experts to review records and evidence; and review investigative procedures and techniques used by investigative staff.

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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.

For all qualified employees of the New York State Department of Health, on or before the date of the examination, you must have had one month of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as:

Either A. an Investigative Specialist 1, Investigative Specialist 1 (Spanish Language), Senior Medical Conduct Investigator, or Senior Medical Conduct Investigator (Spanish Language);

Or B. an Investigative Specialist 1 (Narcotics), Narcotic Investigator 1, Narcotic Investigator 1 (Spanish Language), Health Program Investigation Specialist 1, Community Nursing Services Consultant (Home Health Services), Health Care Surveyor 2 (Nursing), or Hospital Nursing Services Consultant.

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.


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

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 email notification so that you will automatically be notified when new examinations are being offered.

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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