New York State Civil Service Investigative Specialist 2 (Professional Conduct), Box OP-1057/21405 in New York, New York

Minimum QualificationsMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Reassignment: For permanent appointment, candidates must have one year of permanent non-competitive service as an Investigative Specialist 2 (Professional Conduct).

Promotion: Candidate must have one year of permanent, non-competitive service as an Investigative Specialist 1

Non-Competitive Appointment: Candidates must have seven years of experience in conducting field investigations or investigations of medical misconduct preliminary to civil litigation or criminal prosecution. This experience must include conducting interviews of witnesses and others; preparing detailed reports of investigative findings; and testifying at administrative or criminal proceedings. One year of the experience must have been at a supervisory level.

SUBSTITUTION: An associate's degree in Criminal Justice or related field may be substituted for two years of qualifying experience. A bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or a related field may substitute for four years of qualifying experience. Related fields include: law enforcement, police science, criminal justice administration, criminology, criminal investigation, police studies, public justice, forensic accounting, forensic psychology, forensic science, and economic crime management. Please submit transcripts with degree confirmation (unofficial transcripts must include your name, college/university name, degree awarded, and date degree conferred) or a copy of your diploma with your resume submission.

Duties DescriptionThe New York State Education Department’s Office of Professions is seeking candidates for an Investigative Specialist 2 (Professional Conduct) position in the Office of Professional Discipline in the Bronx. The incumbent will work under the general direction of an Investigative Specialist 4 (Professional Conduct), and will supervise and direct Investigative Specialists 1. The duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Supervise and direct Investigative Specialists 1 in the investigation of allegations of violations of statutes, rules or regulations by licensed professionals; unlawful practice of a profession by an unlicensed person; the moral character of a person seeking licensure or the background of formerly licensed professionals who are seeking reinstatement of their professional license;

  • Assign cases and assist in the development of an overall plan for the conduct of the investigations;

  • Evaluate information gathered in all phases of investigations to determine the scope or direction of the Investigation;

  • Make recommendations to the Investigative Specialist 4 relative to case dispositions and;

  • Ensure the accuracy and timely submission of required reports, and for administrative tasks as assigned.

Additional CommentsCONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This will be a contingent permanent, non-competitive appointment. Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit. Applicants should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. Verification of degree will be required.

Leads to a maximum salary of $90,876 based on annual performance advances. * Plus $3,026 annual downstate location adjustment.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by July 10, 2017 to opjobs@nysed.gov (email submissions preferred). You must include the Box number (OP-1057/21405) of the position in the subject line of your email and/or cover letter to ensure receipt of your application.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Agency: Education Department, State

Title: Investigative Specialist 2 (Professional Conduct), Box OP-1057/21405

Occupational Category: No Preference

Salary Grade: 23

Bargaining Unit: PS&T; - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary Range: From $71847 to $90876 Annually

Employment Type: Full-Time

Appointment Type: Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class: Non-competitive Class

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