Investigative Specialist Motor Vehicle and Various Languages Exams

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Investigative Specialist Motor Vehicle and Various Languages &
Investigative Specialist Motor Vehicle Trainee and Various Languages

NYS Motor Vehicle Investigative Specialist 

Application Deadline: 3/07/2018
Exam Date: 4/21/2018

The DMV is actively recruiting candidates with proficiency in another language, including:

  • Chinese
  • Farsi
  • Haitian Creole
  • Italian
  • Korean
  • Russian
  • Spanish

All exams are in English.  Prior to appointment, candidates from a language proficiency eligible list must demonstrate proficiency in that language to ensure their ability to perform the duties of the position.


Starting Salary: 

Investigative Specialist Motor Vehicle and Various Languages $55,494
Investigative Specialist Motor Vehicle Trainee and Various Languages $42,143

Plus $3,026 annual downstate adjustment when working in the five boroughs of NYC, or Nassau, Suffolk, Rockland, or Westchester counties.


Duties:

As armed NY State Peace Officers, DMV Investigative Specialists conduct a variety of field investigations and basic law enforcement functions such as arrests, testimony, and prisoner transport.  They conduct investigations of forged ownership and identity documents and suspected fraud or deceit by registrants, licensees, or applicants.  Investigative Specialists use facial recognition technology to uncover multiple identities and identity theft schemes. They investigate those engaged in stealing vehicles, including organized auto theft rings; determine the true identity of vehicles and locating VINs to detect stolen vehicles and parts. 


Benefits:

We offer promotional opportunities and a generous benefits package worth $25,000 that includes paid leave, health care/dental/vision coverage, retirement plan, several savings plans, and tuition assistance.


Apply Now:

Visit the links below to apply online, see if you qualify, view exam topics, and access test guide information.

Investigative Specialist Motor Vehicles and Various Languages

https://www.cs.ny.gov/announarchive/announcements/26-498.cfm

Investigative Specialist Trainee Motor Vehicles and Various Languages

https://www.cs.ny.gov/announarchive/announcements/26-492.cfm

 

DMV is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or any other protected category under the state and federal law.