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The NYC Department of Homeless Services (DHS) seeks an Investigator for Employee Discipline to serve the Office of Legal Affairs' Ethics and Employment Unit (EEU). In this position, the selected candidate will be responsible for conducting confidential investigations into allegations of employee misconduct or incompetence under the Agency's Code of Conduct. Under the supervision of the General Counsel, the Deputy General Counsel, and the EEU Director, and with latitude for independent action and decision making, the investigator will interview witnesses and subjects of investigations, examine and analyze employee records, draft memoranda and reports of investigations, testify at agency or court hearings, and work in close coordination with City Investigatory agencies. The selected candidate will also conduct investigations on dual employment applications. Upon assignment of a case for investigations, s/he will schedule and conduct an investigation to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, City and Agency guidelines, update and maintain records in the EEU database, and submit case summaries and other required reports to his/her supervisor, the attorney and the General Counsel.

Minimum Qual Requirements

1. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and four years of satisfactory full-time experience in one or more of the fields of accounting, auditing, correction administration, criminal justice administration and planning, forensic science, and security, 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
3. Education and/or experience equivalent to "1" or "2" above.

Preferred Skills

Experience conducting investigations, including interviewing witnesses; collecting and analyzing evidence and drawing conclusions; excellent analytical, communication and report writing skills. Prior experience in employee discipline and law enforcement or related fields and conflict resolution training are highly preferred. Knowledge of Social Service issues, programs and multi lingual abilities are a plus.

To Apply

For City Employees, please go to Employee Self Service (ESS), click on Recruiting Activities/Careers and Search for Job ID # 134142.

For all other applicants, please go to NYC Careers by using the following link and search for Job ID # 134142.

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No phone calls, faxes, e-mails and personal inquiries permitted.


Mon. - Fri. 9AM - 5PM

Work Location

33 Beaver St, New York NY

Residency Requirement

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.



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