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Internal Affairs Investigator

Company: City of Albuquerque, NM
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: February 7, 2024

Job Description:

Salary : $63,107.20 - $65,187.20 Annually

Location : Albuquerque, NM

Job Type: Full Time

Job Number: 2400037

Department: Police

Division: PD-APD Internal Affairs

Opening Date: 07/14/2023

Closing Date: Continuous

Bargaining Unit: NU

Position Summary

As directed, conduct investigations for the Albuquerque Police Department, Internal Affairs Unit; interview employees and witnesses alleging misconduct and policy violations, to include use of force investigations, by department personnel; complete thorough, fact-based, and impartial administrative investigations on internally generated alleged misconduct.
Job descriptions are intended to present a general list of tasks/duties performed by employees within this job classification. Job Descriptions are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.
Minimum Education, Experience And Additional Requirements

Education and experience directly related to the minimum requirements below may be interchangeable on a year for year basis.

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, business administration, accounting, criminal justice or psychology; and

Five (5) years of experience in conducting law enforcement civil or criminal investigation which involved gathering, analyzing and evaluating evidence, conducting interviews and documenting information.

Investigative experience in Human Resource preferred.


Possession of a valid New Mexico Driver's License, or the ability by date of hire.
Possession of a City Operator's Permit (COP) within six (6) months from date of hire.
Preferred Knowledge

  • Theories and practices of investigations
  • Methods and techniques of research, data collection and analysis
  • English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation
  • Report writing and drafting of documents in business format
  • Microsoft Office
  • Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations
    Preferred Skills & Abilities

    • Conduct in-depth investigations of a highly confidential and sensitive nature
    • Maintain and meet timelines
    • Think logically and objectively when analyzing and evaluating facts, evidence and related information
    • Interpret laws, regulations, and policies
    • Prepare and present clear and concise oral and written reports
    • Understand and follow oral and written instructions
    • Communicate clearly and concisely
    • Perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work

      City of Albuquerque Employee Benefits

      The City is committed to providing employees one of the most comprehensive and reasonably priced benefit packages available in New Mexico. We hope that you will find the coverage offered provides you with the choices and options necessary to keep you and your family healthy and well.

      The City offers regular, full-time and part-time employees the option of participating in a variety of group insurance plans. Both Regular and Temporary (non-seasonal) employees participate in the state's retirement system.

      Additional Benefit information is available by clicking on the links below.


      Select the highest level of successfully completed related education as identified by the minimum requirements (if applicable, attach supporting degree or transcripts).
      • No High School Diploma
      • High School Diploma or GED
      • Non/degree accredited
      • Associates
      • Bachelors
      • Masters
      • Juris Doctorate
      • Doctorate


        Select the number of years of work experience you possess which relates to the minimum requirements, if applicable, add verifiable time in a temporary upgrade status and/or volunteer experience when selecting number of years.
        • No experience
        • 1 to less than 6 months
        • 6 to less than 12 months
        • 1 year to less than 2 years
        • 2 years to less than 3 years
        • 3 years to less than 4 years
        • 4 years to less than 5 years
        • 5 years to less than 6 years
        • 6 years to less than 7 years
        • 7 years to less than 8 years
        • 8 years to less than 9 years
        • 9 years to less than 10 years
        • 10 years to less than 11 years
        • 11 years to less than 12 years
        • 12 years to less than 13 years
        • 13 or more years


          Do you possess a valid New Mexico Driver's License, or have the ability to obtain by date of hire (attach a copy of your Driver's License)?
          • Yes
          • No

            Required Question

Keywords: City of Albuquerque, NM, Albuquerque , Internal Affairs Investigator, Other , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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