• Help

    Duties

    Summary

    Position Information

    This is an opportunity for:

    • An internal or external candidate to fill a GS-14 cadre position.
    • A Federal Government employee to serve on a two-year reimbursable detail assignment in the ODNI. The detail assignment may be extended an additional year if all parties agree.

    Learn more about this agency

    Responsibilities

    Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)

    • Lead, plan, and conduct inquiries into possible violations of laws, rules and regulations, mismanagement, fraud, gross waste of funds, and abuse of authority within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) and outside the ODNI if the violation relates to the Intelligence Community (IC) at-large and falls within the Director of National Intelligence's (DNI) authorities and responsibilities.
    • Provide leadership in the development and implementation of investigative plans for the most complex investigations and projects by framing the allegation(s), determining elements of proof, and identifying investigative tasks.
    • Initiate and lead the development and implementation of strategies for gathering and analyzing information and/or evidence, to include interviewing key individuals, administering warnings, oaths, or affirmations, collecting and analyzing high volumes of information, maintaining the chain of custody for evidence, and drafting and serving subpoenas.
    • Provide leadership in planning and implement initiatives to identify and make recommendations to ODNI and IC senior leaders regarding actions they should take to address violations of law, regulations, and other serious problems, abuses, or deficiencies.
    • Lead, plan, prepare, and present written documents that include reports of investigation and memoranda to management, and also lead, develop, and present oral briefings for senior leaders regarding findings and the status of complex or sensitive investigations.
    • Lead, guide, and assess the progress of corrective measures taken by senior ODNI and IC leadership, and provide expert advice and innovative solutions to senior officials regarding the implementation of recommendations.
    • Provide senior ODNI and IC leadership with expert advice and counsel on the development of ODNI policies that are designed to prevent and detect violations of laws, rules and regulations and fraud and abuse.
    • Guide the development and presentation of briefings that keep the DNI fully informed of fraud and other serious problems, abuses, and deficiencies relating to the administration of ODNI's programs.
    • Lead, plan, and conduct investigations of complaints and other information indicating possible abuse of civil liberties and privacy in the administration of ODNI's programs and operations, as referred by the Civil Liberties Protection Officer.
    • Lead joint investigations with the Department of Justice and other Federal agencies regarding alleged violations of criminal law involving ODNI programs, operations or employees, in coordination with ODNI's Office of the General Counsel.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

  • Help

    Requirements

    Conditions Of Employment


    Who May Apply
    Current GS employees at the same grade or up to one grade lower than the advertised position grade may apply.
    Former members of the Peace Corps may be considered for ODNI employment only if five full years have elapsed since separation from the Peace Corps.

    • For a cadre assignment:
      • Current ODNI permanent cadre.
      • Current ODNI Staff Reserve Employees. (A staff reserve employee who currently occupies this position may not apply.)
      • Current Federal Government employees. (Current GS employees at the same grade or up to two grades lower than the advertised position grade may apply. )
      • Candidates outside the Federal Government.
    • For a detailee assignment:
      • Current Federal Government employees. (Current GS employees at the same grade or up to two grades lower than the advertised position grade may apply. )

    Qualifications

    Mandatory and Educational Requirements
    - Extensive knowledge of and experience in the ODNI, Intelligence Community, and OIG mission and responsibilities.
    - Superior ability to lead an investigative team, develop investigation plans, conduct highly complex investigation projects, and write reports to substantiate findings.
    - Superior ability to exercise sound judgment and form objective conclusions/recommendations based on empirical facts, evidence, and other pertinent information.
    - Superior analytical and critical thinking skills, including the ability to think strategically, identify needs and requirements, and develop recommendations based on qualitative and quantitative data.
    - Superior ability to examine information, identify problems, uncover root causes, develop findings and leads, and make cogent, actionable recommendations.
    - Superior interpersonal and oral communication skills, including ability to interview, elicit information via purposeful conversations, brief senior officials, and work effectively, independently, and in a team or collaborative environment.
    - Superior oral and written communication skills and superior ability to produce clear and logical reports.

    Education

    N/A

    Additional information

    Salary Determination
    - The ODNI uses a rank-in-person system in which rank is attached to the individual. A selected ODNI candidate or other Federal Government candidate will be assigned to the position at the employee's current GS grade and salary.
    - For a selected non-Federal Government candidate, salary will be established within the salary range listed above, based on education and experience.
    - A current Federal Government employee, selected for a detail, will be assigned to the position at his or her current grade and salary.
    The ODNI is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.

    How You Will Be Evaluated


    What To Expect Next
    The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. We expect to make a selection within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement. Due to the large number of applications received, applicants will be contacted ONLY if they have been selected for an interview.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Drug test required

    Yes

  • Help

    Required Documents

    Desired Requirements
    - The ICIG is especially interested in candidates possessing skills and experience investigating matters related to the following areas of expertise: o Cyber Crimes
    o National Security
    o Counterintelligence
    o Unauthorized Disclosures
    o Procurement and Contract Fraud
    o Insider Threat
    o Complex Financial Crimes



    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.

  • Help

    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.

    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.

  • Help

    How to Apply

    External Candidates:

    Key Requirements:

    • U.S. Citizenship.
    • Successful completion of CI polygraph and background investigation.
    • Successful completion of a ODNI medical screening.
    • A two-year trial period is required for all new permanent appointments to the ODNI.
    A complete application must include:
    1. RESUME: Applicants are encouraged to carefully review the vacancy announcement, particularly the MDRs, and construct their resume to highlight their most significant experience and qualifications relevant to this job opportunity.
    2. PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS: Applicants are required to provide their two most recent performance evaluations. A justification is required if the applicant is unable to provide the two most recent evaluations.
    3. VACANCY NUMBER: Reference the vacancy number in the subject line of the email and on each document submitted.
    4. COVER LETTER: Applicants must submit a cover letter as a supplement to the resume to elaborate on their qualifications and previous work performed.
    5. SF-50: Current or former Federal Government employees must provide an SF-50, "Notification of Personnel Action" to verify current federal status, position, title, grade, and organization of record.
    WHERE TO SUBMIT: External Candidates must submit an application through www.intelligencecareers.gov. All attachments should be in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format Applications submitted through the classified email system should NOT contain classified information above the TS//SI/TK//NOFORN level.


    Current Federal Employees Applying for a Detail Assignment:

    Applicants from federal agencies within the Intelligence Community (IC) may be considered for this position as a reimbursable detailee, if endorsed by the employing agency. Applicants must have current TS/SCI clearances with polygraph or have the ability to obtain one. The ODNI does not conduct polygraphs or provide security clearances for detailees. Applicants from within the IC must submit an application through the classified IC Joint Duty Program website.

    Applicants from federal agencies outside the IC must provide:

    WRITTEN ENDORSEMENT from the employing agency concurring with the detail.
    1. RESUME: Applicants are encouraged to carefully review the vacancy announcement, particularly the MDRs, and construct their resume to highlight their most significant experience and qualifications relevant to this job opportunity.
    2. PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS: Applicants are required to provide their two most recent performance evaluations. A justification is required if the applicant is unable to provide the two most recent evaluations.
    3. VACANCY NUMBER: Reference the vacancy number in the subject line of the email and on each document submitted.
    4. CURRENT SF-50: Federal Government employees must provide an SF-50, "Notification of Personnel Action" to verify current federal status, position, title, grade, and organization of record.
    5. COVER LETTER: Applicants must submit a cover letter as a supplement to the resume to elaborate on their qualifications and previous work performed.

    All Applicants:

    APPLICATION PACKAGES MUST CONTAIN ALL ITEMS LISTED ABOVE. AN INCOMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGE WILL BE INELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

    Your application MUST be received by midnight on the closing date of this announcement. Applications received after the closing date will NOT be eligible for consideration.

    To verify receipt of your application package ONLY, you may call 301-243-0731

    Agency contact information

    Alisa Burgess

    Address

    Team B
    ODNI
    Washington, DC 20511
    US
    Learn more about this agency

    The Inspector General (IG) conducts, supervises, and coordinates inspections, audits, investigations, and reviews relating to the programs and operations over which the Director of National Intelligence has authority and responsibility.
    The Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010 established the Office of the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. The ICIG's mission is to provide independent and objective oversight of the programs and activities within the responsibility and authority of the Director of National Intelligence, to initiate and conduct independent audits, inspections, investigations, and reviews, and to lead and coordinate the efforts of the Intelligence Community Inspectors General Forum. The ICIG's goal is to have a positive and enduring impact throughout the Intelligence Community, to lead and coordinate the efforts of an integrated Intelligence Community Inspectors General Forum, and to enhance the ability of the United States Intelligence Community to meet national security needs while respecting our nation's laws and reflecting its values. The Forum consists of the twelve statutory and administrative Inspectors General having oversight responsibility for an element of the Intelligence Community. The Chair of the Forum is the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community.

    Visit our careers page

    Learn more about what it's like to work at Office of the Director of National Intelligence, what the agency does, and about the types of careers this agency offers.

    https://www.dni.gov/index.php/careers/career-opportunities/

    Next steps


    What To Expect Next:

    The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. We expect to make a selection within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement. Due to the large number of applications received, applicants will be contacted ONLY if they have been selected for an interview.

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 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.

Legal and regulatory guidance

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/580588200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.