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    Duties

    Summary

    This position is located in the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General (DoD OIG). The incumbent of this position will work within the Office of the Deputy Inspector General of Investigations (DIG INV), Defense Criminal Investigative Service (DCIS), Mid-Atlantic Field Office.

    As a Supervisory Criminal Investigator Special Agent in Charge, GS-1811-15, your typical work assignments may include the following:

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    Responsibilities

    • Establish priorities and ensure the timely performance of satisfactory quantity and quality of work by reviewing, accepting, amending, or rejecting work products; makes decision on work problems and issues presented by subordinate supervisors.
    • Plan, organize, conduct, and/or oversee complex investigations into alleged frauds and violations of numerous Federal Acts affecting labor law provisions, DoD contracts, contractors, and contractor employees.
    • Criminal statutes relating to the falsification of contractor's certified payrolls; and fraudulent deviation from, or failure to comply with, DoD contract specifications.
    • Supervise a geographically dispersed staff located in several field office locations comprised of at least 20 criminal investigators and support personnel.
    • Analyze all preliminary criminal or final investigative reports to ensure compliance with investigative directives, standards, and guidelines.
    • Plan, develop, coordinate, and direct special investigative techniques, including undercover operations, consensual monitoring, and the use of IG subpoenas.
    • Present oral briefs to U.S. Attorneys and directs subordinates in their assembling and presenting criminal evidence for subsequent prosecution.
    • Ensure the efficient and effective administration of field office resources.
    • Provide oversight, guidance and leadership of subordinate supervisors and field office personnel and operations.
    • Work with senior leadership officials in DIG-INV in the development of the organizations primary mission goals and objectives.
    • Develop budget and program planning documents for DCIS Headquarters as required.
    • Track expenditures for office contracts, small/miscellaneous purchases or Government Purchase Card, and travel, ensuring compliance with DoD and OIG policy, instructions, and guidelines.
    • Provide for the maintenance and proper use of office vehicles and equipment.
    • Analyze new or revised regulations, policies, Federal Statutes, and procedures affecting agency programs or operations to identify elements requiring possible investigations.
    • Ensure the protection, storage, and destruction of all information concerning the subjects of investigations .
    • Consistent with dissemination of policies of Office of Deputy Inspector General for Investigations, Freedom of Information Act, and Privacy Act of 1974, as amended.
    • Analyze criminal complaints and determines certain patterns and trends of these criminal activities and recommends appropriate action to be taken.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel up to 25% for this position.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    15

  • Job family (Series)

    1811 Criminal Investigation

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    Requirements

    Conditions Of Employment

    • U.S. Citizenship Required
    • Position has been designated as Special Sensitive; incumbent is required to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) security clearance.
    • May require travel internationally and/or deployment to Southwest Asia.
    • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
    • This is an Excepted Service position and an applicant receiving such an appointment does not acquire competitive civil service status.
    • This position requires a pre-employment physical exam and a pre-employment physical readiness test. A physical readiness test is required for the duration of employment.
    • This position requires qualifications to carry and use government-owned firearms as part of assigned duties (as a condition of employment you must maintain this qualification).
    • The applicant selected for this position must be able to qualify and maintain authorization to carry firearms including no current or previous domestic violence charges/convictions.
    • Employees are ineligible for this position if, at any time, they have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, unless the conviction was expunged, set aside, or he/she received a pardon.
    • Incumbent will be required to work, or be available to work substantial amounts of unscheduled overtime duty based on the needs of the agency.
    • Compensation for this unscheduled overtime is in the form of a special form of premium pay fixed at 25 percent of the adjusted salary (basic and locality).
    • Will be required to submit a financial disclosure form (OGE-450) at time of appointment and annually.
    • Requires the incumbent to possess and maintain a valid state driver's license.
    • This position requires employees to agree to a Mobility Agreement. Selectees will be required to sign the Mobility Agreement as a condition of employment.
    • Permanent Change of Duty (PCS) expenses MAY be paid. Recruitment incentives WILL NOT be paid.
    • Federal employees currently serving in the Competitive Service must acknowledge that they will voluntarily leave the Competitive Service by accepting an offer of employment in the Excepted Service.
    • The incumbent must adhere to the DoD Standards of Conduct.
    • May be required to serve 1-Year Supervisory Probationary Period.
    • This position is considered a secondary law enforcement administrative position and is covered under the special retirement provision for secondary law enforcement positions.

    Qualifications

    Applicants must meet the Specialized Experience Requirement to qualify for this position.

    Specialized Experience: To meet basic requirements for this position, you must have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-14 grade level or pay band in the Federal service. Specialized experience includes: Responsible for analyzing all preliminary criminal or final investigative reports to ensure compliance with investigative directives, professional standards, and guidelines; presents oral briefs to U.S. Attorneys and directs subordinates in assembling and presenting evidence for subsequent criminal prosecution. The applicant's experience would reflect skill in criminal investigative techniques, rules of criminal procedures, laws and rules of evidence, search and seizure and related issues in the conduct of investigations. The applicant's experience would also demonstrate the ability, through oral and written communications, to direct, oversee, and represent the component with law enforcement and judicial agencies.

    You must meet the minimum qualification requirements as stated in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Operating Manual, Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/generalschedule-qualification-standards/1800/criminal-investigation-series-1811/

    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, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills, and can provide valuable training and experience that translates to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Only experience obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.

    Education

    If education does not apply, use this statement:

    Incumbent must have successfully completed the Criminal Investigator Training Program at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) in Glynco, Georgia, or another Federal equivalent criminal investigator training program, such as the FBI Special Agent training program or Military Criminal Investigative Organization equivalent. Tribal, State, and local law enforcement academy training does not meet this requirement. Application MUST include a copy of the Certificate indicating completion of the course.

    Additional information

    Working for DoD OIG offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.

    This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. Employees are ineligible for this position if, at any time, they have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, unless the conviction was expunged, set aside, or he/she received a pardon. The applicant selected for this position must be able to qualify and maintain authorization to carry and use government-owned firearms including no current or previous domestic violence charges/convictions.

    This position is considered a secondary law enforcement administrative position and is covered under the special retirement provision for secondary law enforcement positions. The applicant must meet all of the following special retirement requirements: (1) Has moved directly (without a break in service exceeding three days) from a rigorous position to a secondary position; (2) Has completed three years of service in a rigorous position; and (3) If the applicant has served in a secondary position continuously (without a break in service of more than three days) since serving in a primary position. If selected, applicants that meet qualification requirements, but do not meet special retirement coverage requirements, will be placed under the regular Federal Employee retirement coverage.

    Incumbent is required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment and is subject to random drug testing for the duration of service with Department of Defense Office of Inspector General (DoD OIG). Current DoD civilian employees are not required to conduct drug testing if moving from one Testing Designated Position (TDP) to another TDP with no break in service, unless deemed appropriate on a case-by-case basis by the gaining Component.

    If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies:

    • Criminal Law
    • Investigation and Reporting
    • Investigation Planning
    • Leading People
    • Oral Communication
    • Oral Communication
    • Problem Solving
    • Writing


    Preview the assessment questionnaire here: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10927452

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Top Secret

    Drug test required

    Yes

    Position sensitivity and risk

    Special-Sensitive (SS)/High Risk

    Trust determination process

    National security

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    Required Documents

    Your complete application package includes:

    • Resume showing relevant experience (cover letter optional). Resume should include the following: where you worked, job title, series and grade, if applicable, duties and accomplishments, employer's name and address, supervisor's name and phone number, starting and end dates (Mo/Yr), hours per week and salary;
    • Completed assessment questionnaire;
    • Copy of your Criminal Investigator Training Program Certificate indicating course completion.
      Copy of your most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, if applicable, which documents current position occupied. If currently occupying an excepted service VRA, provide an SF-50 documenting your current Veterans Recruitment Appointment. NOTE: An award SF-50 (i.e. cash or time off award) that does not indicate grade or level (i.e. pay band) or tenure to determine your eligibility for this position will not be accepted. **Current DoD OIG employees ONLY: you do NOT need to submit a copy of your SF-50(s).
    • Performance Appraisal - All current Federal employees must submit a copy of their most recent completed annual performance appraisal received within the past 18 months. The performance appraisal must include the final rating and must be signed and dated by your supervisor. If a completed performance appraisal does not exist, is incomplete or unavailable, you must submit an explanation as to why it is not available at the time of your application submission. Mid-year progress reviews will not be accepted. **Current DoD OIG employees ONLY: you do NOT need to submit a copy of your Performance Appraisal.
    • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): does not apply for Excepted Service positions.
    • Any additional documentation that would provide proof of your eligibility category for which you are applying. Required documents are listed next to the eligibility category in the "Additional Information" section above.
    • Military Spouse Preference (MSP) - does not apply for positions with a Mobility Agreement.


    Submission of a resume alone is NOT a complete application. This position may require the completion of additional form/s and/or supplemental materials. Failure to provide the required information and/or materials will result in your application not being considered for employment. All documentation must be received by the closing date of this announcement.

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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.

    http://www.usa.gov/Federal-Employees/Benefits.shtml

    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

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package. See required documents above.

    Click 'Apply Online' to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.
    1. Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire and upload required documents.
    2. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application.
    3. Check application status by logging into your USAJOBS account, clicking Application Status, then More Information for this position. Return to an incomplete application by logging into your USAJOBS account and clicking Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

    Agency contact information

    CHRISTINA WALT

    Address

    DODIG - DIG FOR INVESTIGATIONS
    4800 Mark Center Drive
    Alexandria, VA 22350
    US
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    Engaged Oversight Professionals Dedicated to Improving the Department of Defense

    The Department of Defense (DoD) Office of Inspector General (OIG) has been ranked as one of the best places to work in the federal government! Come join us for a meaningful career with an agency that truly values our employees. You will find a diverse workforce from entry level jobs to senior management positions. We detect and deter fraud, waste, and abuse in all DoD programs and operations by promoting the economy, efficiency, and effectiveness of the DoD and help ensure ethical conduct throughout. For more information about who we are and what we're about, please visit www.dodig.mil.

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    Next steps

    You will receive emails at various points in the evaluation process to notify you of: 1) receipt of your application; 2) after further evaluation, whether or not you are referred to the selecting manager for consideration and possible interview; and 3) the final disposition of your application when recruitment is complete.

    To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select My Applications, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.

    Privacy Act Notice (PL 93-579): The information requested here is used to determine qualifications for employment and is authorized under 5 U.S.C. 3302 and 3361.

    False Statements: Misrepresentation of your experience or education or otherwise providing false or fraudulent information may be grounds for not hiring you or for firing you after you begin work.

    This Job Opportunity Announcement may be used to fill similar positions in other organizations with in the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General.

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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.

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A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • 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.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/580538600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.