Details: A starting annual salary of $39,370 with eligibility for a pay increase after one year of service
100 Church Street
The NYC Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB) is the nation’s largest independent oversight agency of the country’s largest police force. We are empowered to investigate, mediate, prosecute, and recommend discipline on complaints of police misconduct. The CCRB’s over 90 civilian investigators form the core of the agency’s staff and lead the everyday functions necessary for fulfilling our mission. With the strictest respect for impartiality and confidentiality, investigators are responsible for using every skill in their toolbox to review the over 5,000 complaints of misconduct the CCRB receives each year.
As part of their job duties, investigators will:
- Receive complaints from citizens with regard to allegations of police misconduct and assess whether they are within CCRB jurisdiction.
- Schedule complainants for interviews with regard to allegations of police misconduct.
- Interview witnesses from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds.
- Interview New York City police officers, who are represented by union attorneys.
- Obtain documentary and video evidence for cases, including medical and police reports and body-worn camera footage.
- Research applicable case law and police guidelines.
- Draft summaries of interviews.
- Draft closing reports that must concisely describe factual findings, analysis and reasoning employed to arrive at these findings, and write recommendations to the Board.
A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and a 3.0 cumulative GPA is required.
- Mission-driven with exceptional oral and written communication skills.
- Critical thinking with the ability to arrive at logical conclusions.
- Ability to multi-task, manage competing priorities, and meet deadlines.
- Ability to manage large case dockets.
- Conduct objective investigations of police misconduct.
- Welcomes constructive feedback—does not hesitate to ask questions, receive feedback, and improve.
- A collegial, flexible and adaptable approach to work is required.
- Prior related and/or relevant work experience.
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.
Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits including for dependents;
Generous vacation, sick, bereavement, and family and medical leave policies;
Defined benefit retirement plan; and
Representation in the Agency's collective bargaining unit.
Level of Language Proficiency
Foreign language skills a plus.
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
We are excited to learn more about you and your interest in the CCRB. Please create and attach one file with the following required documents for immediate consideration:
- Cover letter (explaining your interest in our Investigator Level I role and the CCRB.)
- Unofficial college transcript
- Analytical writing sample under 10 pages.
1) Apply through Employee Self Service (ESS) under Recruiting Activities
2) Search for Job ID# 359638
FOR ALL OTHER APPLICANTS:
1) Go to www.nyc.gov/careers/search
2) Search for Job ID# 359638
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