Inspector General

Website City of Albuquerque

Position Summary

The Office of the Inspector General is created as an independent office of city government. This Office has the authority to supervise, direct and perform independent investigative assessments in support of City departments and programs consistent with the provisions and requirements outlined in the Accountability in Government Ordinance, the Inspector General Ordinance, and Professional Standards.

This is an unclassified at-will position.

Job descriptions are intended to present a general list of tasks/duties performed by employees within this job classification. Job Descriptions are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.

Minimum Education, Experience And Additional Requirements Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in criminal justice, accounting, auditing, business administration, public administration or a related field, plus eight (8) years of audit/investigation experience to include five (5) years of direct supervisory experience OR a professional law degree (J.D. or LL.B) from an ABA accredited law school, plus eight (8) years of audit/investigation experience to include five (5) years of direct supervisory experience.


Possession of a valid New Mexico Driver’s License, or the ability to obtain by date of hire.
Possession of a City Operator’s Permit (COP) within 6 months from date of hire.
The Inspector General shall be certified as a Certified Inspector General (CIG) or obtain the certification within two years of the appointment. Additional professional certifications such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) are preferred.  The finalist shall be fingerprinted and shall provide two fingerprint cards or the equivalent electronic fingerprints to obtain the candidate’s Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) record.  The City shall pay for the cost of obtaining the FBI records.

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