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Supervising Rackets Investigator
Title:Supervising Rackets Investigator
Department:Investigation Bureau
Campaign Start Date:08/26/2016
Salary Range:Commensurate with Experience
Position summary:

The New York County District Attorney's Office has an opening for a Supervising Rackets Investigator in its Investigation Bureau. In this position, under supervision, with wide latitude for independent judgment and initiative, the Supervising Investigator is responsible for conducting a wide variety of criminal investigations. This position is similar to that of a police office that requires 6 months of academy training and requires you to pass a mandatory background check to carry a firearm.

 Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Supervising, managing and updating all on-going criminal investigative caseloads.
  • Supervising staff and managing fieldwork, consisting of surveillance, quality assurance checks, and various undercover operations.
  • Reviewing voluminous and complicated facts to ascertain their validity.
  • Reviewing and revising extensive and comprehensive narrative reports created by subordinates.
  • Providing protective details, witness transportation protection.
  • Investigating assaults, frauds, larcenies, extortion, identity theft, cyber-crimes, perjury, public integrity/official corruption, elder/child abuse, child pornography, robbery, burglary, narcotics investigations, organized crime, labor racketeering, conduct wiretap investigations, pre-trial support, etcetera.
  • Executing search warrants often leading to arrests.
  • Work in an undercover capacity.
  • Deploy, operate and maintain both overt and covert electronic investigative equipment.
  • Supervise, manage and monitor, at times, complex and lengthy investigations.
  • Supervise, work with and oversee junior investigators when appropriate.
  • Testifying at grand jury, criminal trials and all other court proceedings.
  • Performing background investigations on employees, contractors and registrants.
  • Ensure that background checks are sent out and received.
  • Contact and interview witnesses.
  • Perform field visits to businesses, communities and other contacts.
  • Gather information through collateral contacts, financial institutions and other law enforcement agencies.
  • Use various City based databases to perform background and information searches, such as: eJustice, IIS, IFCOM, Webcrims, Google and various watchdog registries.
  • Working on special projects and tasks as assigned by the Chief Investigator.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours.
  • Prior law enforcement or criminal justice experience.
  • Ability to conduct confidential and sensitive investigations.
  • Experience as an investigator evaluating credit worthiness.
  • 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.
  • Proficiency in the use of wiretap equipment, GPS tracking devices, video and audio surveillance transmitting and recording devices preferred.
  • Expertise in covert entry and installation a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills required.
  • Prior supervisory experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Access.
  • Ability to work with frequent interruptions and adapt to changes in workflow.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple short-term projects.
  • Ability to follow directions and apply proper policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Strong attention to detail and high concern for data accuracy.
  • Dependable team player who works collaboratively and cooperatively with staff in a team-oriented environment.
  • Must be able to perform under pressure in a fast-paced environment; detail oriented and self-motivated and able to multi-task.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of staff and other law enforcement agencies.
Educational Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
Other Requirements:
  • Three (3) year commitment to the hiring bureau
  • Must posses a minimum of four (4) years of law enforcement experience two (2) years of which must have been conducting fulltime comprehensive and complex criminal investigations.
  • Firearms qualification required.
  • Must possess a valid certificate of completion from a New York State Basic Course for Police Officers academy, or must be eligible to attend and successfully complete a Police Officer Refresher course.
  • Must have a valid NYS driver’s license.
  • Must pass a medical exam, drug test, psychological screening and an intensive background check.
  • As per NY Public Officers Law 2, §3-B, U.S. citizenship required.
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