Detective Investigator: Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) – Syracuse
The Office of the Attorney General is seeking qualified candidates for Detective Investigator
positions located in various locations in the State. Candidates should be hard-working,
motivated and committed to public service on behalf of the people of the State of New York.
MFCU, the centerpiece of New York’s efforts to combat Medicaid provider fraud, is looking for
experienced investigators to conduct complex investigations into fraud committed by Medicaid
providers and others in the healthcare industry who steal from New York State, those involved in
the diversion of prescription narcotics, and to investigate and prosecute abuse and neglect of
residents in nursing homes, hospitals, and other residential healthcare facilities.
The qualifications for this position are: experience investigating employees of nursing
facilities and the elderly residents of those facilities; experience interviewing suspects
resulting in court admissible confessions; experience preparing and executing search
warrants; experience qualifying witnesses who provide sworn affidavits; experience
providing criminal court testimony as a witness to facts and circumstances; experience
working cooperatively on investigations with all levels of law enforcement; experience
conducting undercover investigations using conventional and electronic surveillance
techniques; certified, with extensive experience in the administration of polygraph
examinations; and established regional contacts at the city, state and federal levels.
Please respond to Reference No. INV_MFCU_SYR_7837_121622, as outlined below.
Deadline for responding is December 16, 2022.
Qualifications in addition to those listed above:
Must have at least ten years of law enforcement and current NYS basic police school
Must possess a valid NYS driver’s license and have the ability to drive a motor vehicle.
The Public Officer’s Law requires that police officers at the OAG be citizens of the United States
and reside in New York State.
Performance of the duties may require frequent, unscheduled work on evenings and weekends
and requires 24/7 availability. This position is in the exempt class, and incumbents serve at the
pleasure of the Attorney General. The Hire Rate for this position is $68,264.
Applications are being received online.
INV_MFCU_SYR_7837_121622; applicants will be taken to the online application page for this
position. Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application packet consisting of a
cover letter (include Reference No. INV_MFCU_SYR_7837_121622) and resume. Please
note: Failure to submit a complete application will delay the consideration of your application.
You may address your cover letter to Investigator Jobs.
Per Office of the Attorney General policy, confirmation of vaccination status is a condition of
employment for this position. If you are not fully vaccinated, you may be required to provide
negative COVID-19 test results once weekly. The agency will consider religious and reasonable
For questions about an Investigator position with the OAG, the application process or
assistance with submitting your application, please email Investigator.email@example.com or call
Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The OAG is an equal opportunity employer and is
committed to workplace diversity.