Job Posting: Inspector General

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Job Posting: Inspector General

ORGANIZATION: New York City & Vicinity District Council of Carpenters
395 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014

DESCRIPTION: The New York City & Vicinity District Council of Carpenters is a labor organization with nine affiliated local unions and 25,000 members who work in the building construction industry. Working collaboratively with the District Council leadership, the Inspector General and the Office of the Inspector General play a vital role in bolstering ethics, compliance, and enforcement of anti-corruption efforts within the District Council and its affiliated local unions. The Inspector General is responsible for investigating allegations of corruption or misconduct and other matters to protect the lawful interests of the District Council.

The Inspector General manages the operations of the Inspector General’s Office that is comprised of investigators, inspectors, and clerical staff who perform complex, confidential, and specialized investigations. Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Manage investigations into allegations of corruption or misconduct pertaining to the District Council, its members, employees, and signatory contractors;
  • Determine with respect to such allegations whether disciplinary action or further investigation by an appropriate federal, state, or local agency is warranted, and assist in such investigations;
  • Prepare and release to the Executive Committee and the membership findings of investigations, as appropriate and to the extent permitted by law;
  • Identify risks and vulnerabilities to corruption, misconduct, and unethical conduct in the District Council’s and its local unions’ operations, and identify effective solutions;
  • Review investigative procedures and guidelines to ensure that policies and practices are current and support the effective functioning of the Office;
  • Train District Council officers, employees, and shop stewards regarding the prevention and elimination of corruption, fraud, criminal activity, conflicts of interest, or other abuses;
  • Work directly with the District Council’s Chief Compliance Officer to implement measures to prevent corruption and to investigate allegations of such corruption and misconduct; and
  • Perform other functions as needed.


A minimum of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and ten (10) years of full-time experience in law enforcement, criminal prosecution, or equivalent investigatory and compliance experience, which includes at least 18 months in a supervisory, managerial, or executive capacity. A demonstrated record of superior oral and written communication and organizational and managerial skills a must. Working knowledge of the building construction industry in the New York City metropolitan area, labor organizations, and implementing and overseeing internal compliance programs strongly preferred.

The District Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a competitive compensation package.

For consideration, please submit in confidence a resume to Dana Brownstein, Human Resources Director, at No telephone inquiries accepted.

For additional information about the District Council, please visit our website at