Labor, Department of
If Civil Service Eligible list(s) exist, they will be canvassed. You may also apply if you are eligible for appointment by one of the following qualifications:
55 B/C Qualifications:
This position is designated 55b/c and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility. Please provide a copy of your 55b/c letter when applying. You must meet the open competitive qualifications from the most recent examination announcement.
Current Department of Labor employees only, with at least one year of permanent, contingent-permanent, or 55b/c service in a/an Investigative Officer 1/Trainee if you have less than one year, you must be reachable on the current Investigative Officer 1/Trainee eligible list for this location, if one exists.
70.1 Transfer Qualifications:
One year of permanent or contingent-permanent as a Grade 11 or higher determined to be similar by Civil Service.
70.4 Transfer Qualifications:
One year of permanent or contingent-permanent service as a Grade 11 or higher and a passing score on Investigative Officer 1 /Trainee. Note: Candidates must not have failed the most recent examination for this title. Appointments are made at the Trainee 1 level.
As this position requires travel, the appointee must have a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State and have a motor vehicle or otherwise demonstrate their capacity to meet the transportation needs of the position.
Note: For all transfers noted, a comprehensive list of titles approved for transfer is available through Civil Service GOT-IT at https://careermobilityoffice.cs.ny.gov/cmo/gotit/
Ability to initiate and maintain relationships across a diverse set of stakeholders.
As an Investigative Officer 1 in the Office of Special Investigations, under the general direction of an Investigative Officer 2, the incumbent will:
Investigate allegations of claimant UI fraud and leads on alleged identity theft. This may include analyzing data to determine whether claims are fraudulent; interviewing and obtaining sworn testimony of employers, UI claimants and witnesses; collecting and analyzing evidence for comprehensive written reports; issuing determinations on behalf of the Commissioner of Labor; and testifying at administrative hearings and criminal proceedings.
In addition to the above depending on what section within the Office of Special Investigations you are hired for, you may be required to review multiple internal queries and leads to detect possible fraud schemes and could be assigned to work on joint task force sweeps to enforce NYS Labor Law. The positions may require occasional altered working hours for the purpose of search warrants, sweeps or other assigned fieldwork.
To be considered for this position, a review of your state history is needed. Please provide the last four digits of your social security number in your email response or on your resume. If you are not comfortable providing this information in your response, a representative from our office will contact you via phone.
This position may require a fingerprint background check prior to appointment.
Position specific job duties may include occasional altered work schedule or job assignments which require availability and willingness to work occasional evenings and/or out-stationed assignments.
Candidates with no previous state service will begin at the starting rate of the salary range listed above.
If you are a current NYS employee and have questions regarding salary, please contact the Business Services Center (BSC): 518-457-4272, BSCHR@ogs.ny.gov.
Telecommuting options will be discussed at time of interview.
To apply for this job please visit statejobsny.com.