Corrupt Practices Investigation Officer (CPIO)
Career as a CPIO
As a Corrupt Practices Investigation Officer (CPIO), you will be part of a dynamic team of officers dedicated to the mission of combating corruption offences. You can look forward to a challenging career investigating corruption in both the public and private sectors. You will assist in criminal legal proceedings arising from CPIB’s investigations.
The CPIB will provide you with the opportunity to realise your potential through a wide spectrum of job functions, including Intelligence, digital forensic, data analytics and leadership roles etc. You may also be given exposure to other areas of work such as international affairs, policy formulation and public education, as well as attachments to overseas anti-corruption agencies and local law enforcement or regulatory agencies.
Developing your Competencies as an Investigation Officer (IO)
Through a 4-month program, you will be given structured training in the fundamentals of legislation enforced by CPIB and investigative skills. The training also covers self-defence tactics and firearms handling. There will be a 2-year bond after the training.
After completing the 4-month program, you will be posted to the investigation units for your foundational posting. Through this, you will take on cases and hone your investigations tradecraft.
Throughout your career in CPIB, you will have opportunities for professional development and growth. You will acquire job-specific competencies based on CPIB’s specialist competency frameworks for effective performance and be fully proficient in your job role. There are also various personal development courses, leadership programmes, cross-departmental projects, as well as sponsorship/scholarship schemes for professional certifications and postgraduate studies etc to support your career aspirations.
$4,780 - $5,673 (indicative salary range for degree holders; successful candidates with relevant work experience will be remunerated accordingly).
If you meet the following requirements and can identify with our mission, join us through our recruitment exercise:
• Strong passion for investigation work;
• Strong analytical skills and adaptability;
• Strong organisation, time management and interpersonal skills and ability to work under pressure;
• Strong in spoken and written communications;
• Self-driven and able to work effectively independently and in a team environment; and
• Singapore Citizen
There is currently no recruitment exercise for CPIO. All interested applicants are encouraged to look out for available positions on Careers@Gov website. Applications can only be submitted through the Careers@Gov website during the Bureau’s recruitment exercises.