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Job Description


The New York City Department of Correction (DOC) provides for the care, custody, and control of persons accused of crimes or convicted and sentenced to one year or less of jail time. The Department manages 12 inmate facilities, 9 of which are located on Rikers Island. In addition, the Department operates two hospital Prison Wards (Bellevue and Elmhurst hospitals) and court holding facilities in each borough.


 The New York City Department of Correction seeks to recruit Deputy Directors for the Investigation Division PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act) Team. Under the direction of the Deputy Commissioner for the Investigation & Trials Division and with latitude to exercise independent judgement and decision making, the successful candidate for this management level position will be responsible for directing criminal and/or non-criminal, unique, highly confidential and sensitive investigations. The Investigation Division (ID) PREA Team is responsible for investigating acts of sexual misconduct allegedly committed by staff and/or inmates, such as sexual harassment, sexual abuse, rape, undue familiarity with inmates, and other related conduct. Typical responsibilities of this position include:


  • Directing the activities of a professional staff of investigators engaged in the performance of confidential, highly complex, and/or special investigations involving surveillances, interrogation of subjects and witnesses, and examinations of records;
  • Overseeing and managing all Investigation Division investigations concerning allegations of inmate-on-inmate coercive sexual contact and staff-on-inmate sexual threats/contact/abuse;
  • Collecting internal data and drafting reports relating to the ID’s compliance with the Board of Correction Minimum Standards;
  • Acting as the Investigation Division’s liaison with the Department of Investigation, the New York City Police Department, and/or district attorneys’ offices with respect to these investigations;
  • Assisting in the formulation of division policies; developing and conducting corruption prevention and control programs, security surveys, training programs for agency staff and other city employees, and security plans for agency operations and facilities;
  • Preparing, reviewing, evaluating, and acting on all reports, studies and recommendations submitted for administrative action; making recommendations and decisions regarding investigations;

Working in close coordination with federal, state and city investigation and law enforcement agencies; testifying at hearings and court proceedings.


Job Description


The New York City Department of Correction (DOC) provides for the care, custody, and control of persons accused of crimes or convicted and sentenced to one year or less of jail time. The Department manages 12 inmate facilities, 9…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    September 30, 2021
  • Education
    2-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Managerial

Salary

USD 110,570 - USD 110,570

Location

On-site
75-20 Astoria Boulevard, Queens, NY 11370, United States

How to Apply


To Apply


For City employees: Go to Employee Self-Service (ESS) - www.nyc.gov/ess and search for Job ID# 482473


For all other applicants: Go to www.nyc.gov/careers and search for Job ID # 482473


Submission of a resume is not a guarantee that you will receive an interview.

Only candidates under consideration will be contacted.


To Apply


For City employees: Go to Employee Self-Service (ESS) - www.nyc.gov/ess and search for Job ID# 482473


For all other applicants: Go to www.nyc.gov/careers and search for Job ID # 482473…

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