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    Duties

    Summary

    This vacancy may be used to fill other similar and/or comparable positions throughout the agency within the stated duty station.

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    Responsibilities

    If you are selected as an Investigative Analyst, your responsibilities would include, but would not be limited to:

    • Collecting and analyzing information from evidence, public records, subpoenaed material, financial, telephone, business tax, LPR and other law enforcement data utilizing specific software (I-2), Pen Link, or other data mining and analytical software) to link or identify relationships or assets to individual targets or property.
    • Independently planning, coordinating, and conducting analysis of undeveloped intelligence in support of criminal and administrative investigations, including those of an extremely complex nature.
    • Researching, analyzing, and producing investigative data, studies, trends and patterns, which identifies intelligence gaps.
    • Preparing written reports of analysis that could be used in the prosecution of criminal cases, administrative hearings, or in civil proceedings.
    • Drafting and disseminating analytical findings.
    • Testifying as needed at Federal or state courts without impeachable liabilities.
    • Advising the SAC, ASAC, SA's and others on the progress of investigative activities, significant findings, and developments.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

  • Job family (Series)

    1805 Investigative Analysis

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    Requirements

    Conditions Of Employment

    • You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
    • You must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.
    • You must be registered for the Selective Service, if applicable.
    • You must successfully pass and are subject to random drug screenings.

    Qualifications

    To qualify for this position at the GS-13 grade level, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level obtained in the Federal or public sector. (Specialized experience is paid or unpaid experience which has equipped you with the specific knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.) Specialized experience must demonstrate your experience involving investigative techniques to research, analyze and compile data; use data mining tools; conduct investigative research using I-2, Pen Link, or other data mining and analytical software to aid in investigative principles, techniques, methods and procedures. If you have other data mining or analytical software experience, please be sure to identify and describe how you used it.

    In addition to the qualifications above, you MUST also possess the following SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR. Your resume must include experience using I-2 or Pen Link. If this information is not supported in your application, you will be found ineligible for this position.

    Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade level (or equivalent).

    You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    Education

    There are no positive education requirements at this grade level.

    Additional information

    The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP). The CTAP/ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for CTAP/ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP/ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and (for scored examining) score 85 or better on established ranking criteria OR (for category rating criteria) rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified or better category using established category rating criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of CTAP/ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about CTAP/ICTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.

    Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): VEOA allows eligible veterans to apply and compete for positions announced under merit promotion procedures when the hiring agency is recruiting from outside its own workforce. To be eligible for a VEOA appointment, a veteran must be honorably separated and either a preference eligible or have substantially completed three (3) or more years of continuous active military service. If you are applying for a Merit Promotion announcement and wish to be considered under the VEOA, you must submit a copy of the Member Copy 4 of your DD-214, in addition to any other required documents listed on this announcement.

    DOJ EEO Statement/Policy: http://www.justice.gov/jmd/eeos/08-eeo-policy.pdf

    Reasonable Accommodation Statement: Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    Schedule A: DOJ welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities and is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within the Department. DOJ also encourages eligible Schedule A applicants to submit their resumes to resume@benderconsult.com, and reference "Federal Career Opportunities" in the subject line. Additional information is found at: www.benderconsult.com.

    Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. Additional information is found at: www.sss.gov.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the online assessment questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the below competencies. You are NOT required to provide a separate narrative written response. Rather, you must describe in your application how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess the competencies identified below:

    COMPETENCIES NEEDED FOR THIS POSITION ARE:
    1). Ability to apply analytical software programs (I-2 or Pen Link); other analytical or data mining programs and investigative principles, techniques, methods and procedures, to locate, sort, and evaluate information, draw conclusions and relationships related to targets and assets.
    2). Ability to conduct independent research, reconstructs complicated events, detect trends, and establish possible criminal associations.
    3). Ability to communicate in writing.
    4). Ability to communicate orally.

    If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for further employment consideration.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Top Secret

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    Required Documents

    • Resume showing relevant experience. Your resume showing relevant experience and dates the experience was obtained. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. (A cover letter is optional).
    • SF-50 (most recent career/career conditional, if applicable); or for reinstatement to Federal service purposes, the SF50 that shows you have acquired competitive status.
    • CTAP/ICTAP documentation (if applicable)
    • Schedule A documentation (if applicable)
    • Your Responses to the Occupational Questionnaire.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

    https://www.usa.gov/benefits-for-federal-employees

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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    How to Apply

    The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 06/21/2018 to receive consideration.

    * To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10226676
    * Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
    * It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
    * To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
    * To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

    Agency contact information

    Felecia Butler

    Address

    Investigations Division
    1425 New York Ave
    Suite 7000
    Washington, DC 20005
    US
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    Are you interested in a rewarding and challenging career? Join the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of the Inspector General!!
    The Department of Justice is the Nation's Top Law Enforcement agency and is ranked by the Partnership for Public Service as one of the top places to work in the federal government! The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of the Inspector General is one of the premier federal inspector general offices with a prestigious team of professionals. The OIG conducts audits, evaluations, investigations and special reviews of the personnel and programs of all DOJ components. The DOJ OIG offers a wide range of federal benefits and a flexible work schedule, depending on position requirements.

    The Investigations Division is charged with ensuring the integrity of the top law enforcement agency in the country. The Division's Special Agents investigate allegations of bribery, fraud, abuse, and violations of civil rights and other laws, policies and procedures that govern DOJ employees, contractors and grantees. Working with prosecutors, the Special Agents develop cases for criminal prosecution and for civil or administrative action. The Division's Special Agents have statutory law enforcement to carry firearms, make arrests, serve subpoenas and seek and execute arrest and search warrants.

    This position is located in the Dallas Field Office (DFO) under the Investigations Division.

    Next steps

    Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation. We expect to make a final job offer within 80 days after the closing date of the announcement.

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change in the workplace or the way things are customarily done that provides an equal employment opportunity to an individual with a disability. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) must provide reasonable accommodations:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

Legal and regulatory guidance

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/501661600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.