Skip to main content
Jobs Apply


Public Safety, Inspections, & Enforcement with NYC Department of Investigation (DOI)

Employment Type and Schedule Full-time

Salary $45,113 - $55,000 per year

Work Location Manhattan

Last Updated Last updated on Mar 22, 2023

Description Description

Multiple Positions Available — 

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.

The Background Investigation Unit conducts confidential investigations on employees who are being appointed to high-level New York City positions. The candidate selected will investigate City employees in sensitive titles, reviewing and verifying documentation, managing a high-volume caseload in a fast-paced team environment, and preparing fact-finding letters.

The Confidential Investigator must meet the highest standards of professionalism, discretion, and integrity. If selected, the candidate will be fingerprinted and undergo a background investigation. In addition, because the position has a law enforcement and/or investigative function, the candidate’s consumer credit history will be reviewed during the background investigation, as permitted by NYC Administrative Code § 8-107(24)(b)(2)(A).

Requirements 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.

Application Instructions Application Instructions

Multiple Positions are hiring: