The New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS), Human Capital Line of Service, seeks to appoint an Investigator to work in the Investigations Unit. The Investigations Unit is responsible for background investigations of candidates for City employment to ensure they are of good moral character and meet the minimum qualification requirements. The selected candidate will conduct investigations, review case records, and prepare written reports, utilizing computer systems to assist in the processing of investigations.
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 three years of satisfactory full-time
experience as an investigator evaluating credit worthiness, searching for assets, verifying information concerning education, experience, and other personal qualifications bearing upon character and fitness for employment; or performing investigations involving the research, compilation and/or location of evidence or information in order to build a case or uncover activities of a criminal, corrupt, unlawful or unethical nature; or
2. An associate degree from an accredited college or university or 60 semester credits from an accredited college and two years of satisfactory full time experience as described in “1” above; or
3. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; or
4. A satisfactory combination of education and/or experience equivalent to “1”, “2”, or “3” above.
Qualified candidates must have experience working in investigations and have knowledge of investigatory procedures as well as excellent analytic, problem solving, organizational, computer, and communications skills (verbal and written). Must be able to meet deadlines, exercise independent judgment, take initiative, and develop effective solutions to various problems.
Please go to www.nyc.gov/careers and search for Job ID#: 120828
NO PHONE CALLS, FAXES OR PERSONAL INQUIRIES PERMITTED. NOTE: ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES UNDER CONSIDERATION WILL BE CONTACTED
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.
NYC Careers - 6 months ago