NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL JOB POSTING
Position Investigator Work Hours 9:00am to 5:00pm
Unit Oversight and Investigations Open Date 04/24/18
Number of Positions Multiple Close Date Until Filled

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The New York City Council is the legislative body of the City of New York. In that role, the City Charter vests the Council with, among other things, powerful oversight authority over mayoral agencies and any matter effecting the property and affairs of the City. The Council takes this responsibility seriously, with over 30 committees conducting hundreds of oversight hearings each year on topics ranging from progress on the state of the subway system to the erroneous lifting of deed restrictions on Rivington House. The Council seeks to build on this work through the establishment of an Oversight and Investigations Unit, which will work with the Committee on Oversight and Investigations to conduct complex, in-depth oversight into City agency activities and other important matters.

Investigators will be the front line in investigations conducted by the Oversight and Investigations Unit, leading interviews, establishing leads, performing research and fact-finding, and participating in the formulation and execution of tailored investigative frameworks that lead to successful oversight and investigations into a variety of matters that effect the well-being of New Yorkers.

REQUIREMENTS

BA/BS degree; advanced degree preferred. Prior work experience in any of the following fields: audits, investigations, law enforcement, criminal justice, oversight, accounting or investigative journalism. Demonstrated ability to analyze, assess and draw conclusions based on a multitude of complex documents, data, and sources, including but not limited to internal communications, policies, procedures, and financial documents. Comfort identifying and then implementing investigative strategy. Strong interpersonal skills, oral communication, and interviewing skills. Demonstrated ability to write succinct and organized reports. Strong organizational skills and proven ability to manage time efficiently, meet deadlines, and multi-task.  Proven ability to work as a team player toward shared goals.  CFE and/or CPA designation viewed favorably.

New York City Residency required within 90 days of appointment.

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified candidates should forward a cover letter and resume to:

MAIL:   

New York City Council
Administrative Services
Attn: Recruiting Unit/INV
250 Broadway, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10007

FAX:  (212) 791-5266

E-MAIL: counciljobs@council.nyc.gov

 

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

 

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