Chief Auditor

New York City Department of Investigation, New York New York, US

Work at New York City Department of Investigation

Job Description

The New York City Department of Investigation ("DOI") is one of the oldest law enforcement agencies in the country with a mission of combating municipal corruption. It serves the people of New York City by acting as an independent and nonpartisan watchdog for New York City government, City agencies, and City employees, vendors with City contracts, individuals and entities that receive City funds.DOI's BT-2 unit is conducting a proactive monitorship over a New York City Department of Environmental Protection Capital Construction project. The project, (Roundout - West Branch Bypass Tunnel Construction & Wawarsing Repairs Project (BT-2), consists of connecting two water shafts, 700 to 900 feet in depth, to a by-pass tunnel and building the by-pass tunnel approximately 2.5 miles in length to ensure the continuous delivery of clean drinking water for New Yorkers.The selected candidate will be responsible for providing auditing services to the monitorship team to ensure compliance with contractual obligations. The candidate will be expected to participate in regular reviews of project documents. He/she will attend regular meetings, review payment submittals and other records, as well as work with the monitorship team to identify risk areas for DEP and participate in the articulation of recommendations to DEP for improved contract compliance.If selected, the candidate will be fingerprinted and undergo a background investigation. In addition, for positions that have a law enforcement and/or investigative function, the candidate's consumer credit history will be reviewed during the background investigation, and as otherwise permitted by NYC Administrative Code * 8-107(24)(b)(2)(A).

Minimum Qual Requirements

1. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State's Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization and four years of satisfactory full-time experience in an industrial or governmental agency in the field of investigation, auditing, law enforcement, security, inspections, or in a major operational area of the agency in which the appointment is to be made; or

2.A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; or

3. Education and/or experience equivalent to "1" or "2" above.

Preferred Skills

1. A master's degree from an accredited college in the following: economics, finance, accounting, business or public administration, human resources management, management science, operations research, organizational behavior, industrial psychology, statistics, personnel administration, labor relations, psychology, sociology, human resources development, political science, urban studies or a closely related field,2. Accounting degree/CFE certification preferred.3. Three years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one of a combination of the following: working with the budget of large public or private concern in budget administration, accounting, economic or financial administration or fiscal or economic research in management or methods analysis, operations research, organizational research or program evaluation, in personnel or public administration, recruitment, position classification, personnel relations, employee benefits, staff development, employment program planning/administration, labor market research, economic planning, social services program planning/evaluation, or fiscal management or in a related area.4. Knowledge of the construction industry a plus.5. Knowledge of, and demonstrated interest in, law enforcement and criminal justice.6. Relationship-builder with strong interpersonal skills who effectively conveys information verbally and in writing.7. Highly analytical thinker with demonstrated talent for identifying, scrutinizing, improving, and streamlining complex work processes.8. Excel proficiency is preferred.9. Knowledge of/ability to utilize data analytics platforms and/or auditing software.10. Familiarity with New York City a plus.11. Candidate must possess a valid New York State Drivers License.

Additional Information

Candidate will be required to travel to the upstate office (5503 Route 9W Marlboro, NY) as needed.**LOAN FORGIVENESS: As a current or prospective employee of the City of New York, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with DOI qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program's other requirements. Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements:

To Apply

All current City Employees may apply by going to Employee Self Service (ESS) http://cityshare/ess then click on Recruiting Activities/Careers and Search for the specific Job ID #544417.All other applicants, please go to and search for the specific Job ID# 544417.Please do not email, mail or fax your resume to DOI directly. Submissions of resumes does not guarantee an interview. Due to the high volume of resumes DOI receives for positions, only selected candidates will be contacted.Appointments are subject to Office of Management & Budget approval for budgeted headcount.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.

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.