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Senior Confidential Investigator, Office of the Inspector General

Job ID: 33066
Department: Inspector General
Location: Hoboken


The Senior Confidential Investigator will be responsible for conducting highly confidential and sensitive investigations relating to Port Authority employees, or other individuals or organizations


  • Conduct highly confidential and sensitive investigations
  • Prepare investigative plans outlining necessary steps required to complete an investigation
  • Analyze/evaluate agency/contractor records, procedures, activities and other matters as appropriate
  • Collaborate with federal state, and city investigators and law enforcement agencies
  • Maintain high integrity and the absolute confidentiality of information relating to issues concerning the Office of Investigations.



Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:

  • Individual should possess at least 10 years of experience in conducting a variety of investigations, which includes, but is not limited to the ability to examine and analyze books and records; interview and take sworn statements from witnesses; document investigative findings; prepare investigative memoranda and reports of investigation; execute search and arrest warrants; and testify before judicial and administrative tribunals
  • Individual should be experienced in working with prosecutorial and law enforcement agencies and able to mediate any issues that might arise between agencies during the course of conducting joint investigations and prosecutions
  • Demonstrated ethics and sound judgment, with an ability to exercise discretion on confidential and sensitive matters
  • Ability to both work independently, as well as in a team environment, and take direction


Ideal candidates will present the following profile:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in areas of discipline related to law enforcement is highly desirable.
  • Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel and databases
  • Strong interpersonal skills, oral communication and interviewing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to write succinct and organized reports
  • Strong organizational skills and proven ability to manage time efficiently, meet deadlines and multi-task

Compensation & Benefits

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the Apply Now button and submitting a combined cover letter and resume.

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

About The Port Authority

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.


The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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