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Department of Human Resources

Senior Criminal Investigator 


This supervisory role of a multi-jurisdictional task force conducts investigations and coordinates activities of the District Attorney’s investigative staff. Responsibility includes directing and conducting particularly sensitive investigations and for conducting internal investigations as required. The work also involves handling of evidence, evaluation of criminal complaints and trial preparation activities. General supervision is received from the Chief Criminal Investigator. Incumbent must be available on 24-hour a day call, 7 days a week, to respond to crime scenes as directed by the District Attorney or the Chief Criminal Investigator. Does related work as required.


A.Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice or a police science related field plus two (2) years of law enforcement experience supervising narcotics, gang, or criminal enterprise investigations; OR

B. Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma plus six (6) years of experience as defined above; OR

C. Any equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by (A) and (B) above.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Incumbent must possess certification to serve as a Police Officer as required by Section 1.20(34)(g) of the Criminal Procedure Law. This includes, but is not limited to, certification issued by the Bureau of Municipal Police, graduation from the NYS Police Academy, the NY City Police Department Academy, or any equivalent New York State institution certifying the individual with Police powers.

1. Must maintain certification in the use of firearms.
2. Must possess and maintain valid Class D driver's license.

STARTING SALARY:  $110,200 per year

Applicants must state whether or not they would require a 211 pension waiver.

Submit resumes and cover letters to:

David M. Hoovler, District Attorney
40 Matthews Street
Goshen, NY 10924

An Equal Opportunity Employer