Job Posting

Job Title: Special Investigator I

Starting annual salary: $46,921

Civil Service examination required: Yes


Ten (10) years of satisfactory experience in criminal investigation work as a sworn police officer in the State of New York as defined by Section 1.20 (34) of New York Criminal Procedure Law, with a minimum of five (5) years of experience in criminal investigation work with police officer status in one of the following specialized fields: homicide, index crime, collision investigation, civil forfeiture, law enforcement crime analysis and Medicaid fraud.

Required Skills and Abilities

  • A thorough knowledge of applicable New York State statutes, court decisions, and administrative ruling pertaining to violations of laws.
  • Skill in ascertaining facts by personal contact, observation and examination of records.
  • Skill in the use and care of firearms and in unarmed defense.
  • Ability to use technical investigative equipment.
  • Ability to testify effectively in court.
  • Ability to prepare detailed reports.