Supervising Investigator/Confidential Investigator

The Special Commissioner of Investigation for the NYC School District

The office of the Special Commissioner of Investigation for the New York City School District (“SCI”) is seeking an experienced, self-motivated candidate to serve as a Supervising Investigator/Confidential Investigator for a team tasked primarily with investigating allegations not related to sexual misconduct involving students.  The successful candidate will work on highly confidential and sensitive investigations concerning criminal activity, unethical conduct, and sexual misconduct within the New York City School System.  The Supervising Investigator/Confidential Investigator will be required to question subjects and witnesses, including child victims, as well as examine/analyze records and documents.  The Supervising Investigator/Confidential Investigator will maintain case records, prepare reports and briefs, and analyze specific data gathered as a result of investigations by this Office, and will also be responsible for the preparation of reports on investigations and making recommendations for possible future investigations or legal actions.  The Supervising Investigator/Confidential Investigator is responsible for supervising a team of assistant supervising investigators and investigators, including 1) case assignment; 2) case management; 3) reviewing paperwork including memos, final reports, related documents and case files; 4) undercover operations; 5) arrest plans; and 6) reporting to the Special Commissioner on the status of all open cases in his/her team, on a regular basis.

*As of August 2, 2021, all new hires must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religion or disability.  If you are offered city employment, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation for exemption is received and approved by the hiring agency.




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The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual’s sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.


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