DEPARTMENT OF INVESTIGATION
The New York City Department of Investigation (DOI) is one of the oldest law enforcement agencies in the country with a mission of combating municipal corruption. It serves the people of New York City by acting as an independent and nonpartisan watchdog for New York City government, City agencies, and City employees, vendors with City contracts, individuals and entities that receive City funds. We are seeking a self-motivated individual to conduct confidential investigations of for-profit and not-for-profit vendors, affiliates and principals being selected to provide goods and/or services as part of the City of New York procurement process, primarily researching vendors obtaining New York City Housing Authority contracts. The investigator will use DOIs internal database(s) to conduct research, determine if adverse information needs to be reported, draft memorandums of findings and utilize computer systems to track and submit data. If selected, the candidate will be fingerprinted and undergo a background investigation. In addition, for positions that have a law enforcement and/or investigative function, the candidate’s consumer credit history will be reviewed during the background investigation, and as otherwise permitted by NYC Administrative Code § 8-107(24)(b)(2)(A). NOTE: This position is subject to funding availability and is currently funded through June 2022, with the possibility for funding extensions.
Minimum Qual Requirements:
1. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State’s Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization and four years of satisfactory full-time experience in an industrial or governmental agency in the field of investigation, auditing, law enforcement, security, inspections, or in a major operational area of the agency in which the appointment is to be made; or 2.A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; or 3. Education and/or experience equivalent to 1 or 2 above.
1. Strong writing, editing, and ability to prepare professional emails, memos, letters, and reports. 2. Excellent verbal communication; active listening, conflict resolution and interpersonal skills. 3. Comfortable working in a fast paced environment and addressing unforeseen challenges. 4. Ability to analyze, assess and draw conclusions from a variety of sources. 5. Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, Access, and the ability to effectively utilize search engines.
All current City Employees may apply by going to Employee Self Service (ESS) http://cityshare/ess then click on Recruiting Activities/Careers and Search for the specific Job ID# 450998. All other applicants, please go to www.nyc.gov/career/search and search for the specific Job ID# 450998. Please do not email, mail or fax your resume to DOI directly. Submissions of resumes does not guarantee an interview. Due to the high volume of resumes DOI receives for positions, only selected candidates will be contacted. Appointments are subject to Office of Management & Budget approval for budgeted headcount. The City of New York is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to a policy of non-discrimination. We are committed to recruiting a diverse and inclusive talent pool.
Work Location 1:
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.