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    Duties

    Summary

    This position is located in the Deputy Inspector General for Investigations (IG INV), Defense Criminal Investigative Service (DCIS), Southwest Field Office. Investigates matters related to DOD programs and operations, to detect and deter fraud, waste, and abuse in DOD programs and operations and help ensure ethical conduct throughout the DOD.


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    Responsibilities

    • Monitor, coordinate, analyze and evaluate complex and law enforcement sensitive data from criminal investigations and operations (i.e. product substitution, terrorism, tech transfer, major theft, e-business, environmental, kickbacks, and healthcare).
    • Analyze, review and compile criminal investigative data to discern trends or pertinent trends or pertinent investigative case characteristics.
    • Research information systems, commercial and legal publications, and other law enforcement and compliance database systems.
    • Prepare data trend analysis and/or abnormality reports for dissemination to DCIS organizational components, management and field activities.
    • Provide advice and guidance to DCIS field agents concerning investigative data and trends.
    • Collaborate with DCIS analyst and criminal investigative analysts from other organizations to share information and investigative data analysis strategies.
    • Assist agents in subject and witness interviews, prosecution preparation, and meetings with outside agencies.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

  • Job family (Series)

    1805 Investigative Analysis

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    Requirements

    Conditions Of Employment

    • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
    • Position has been designated as Top Secret Special Sensitive. Incumbent is required to obtain and maintain a Tope Secret Special Compartmented information security clearance.
    • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.

    Qualifications

    In order to qualify for this position, you must meet the requirements described below:

    Selective Placement Factor: To qualify for this position, you must have experience using Law Enforcement Administrative databases and Law Enforcement Case Management systems.

    Time in Grade: For entry at the GS-09 level, status applicants must have served 52 weeks as a GS-07 or higher grade in the Federal Service.

    Specialized Experience: For the GS-09, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service, or comparable in difficulty and responsibility to GS-07 if outside the Federal service.
    Specialized experience is defined as... Experience in assisting with trend analyses and statistical studies for a law enforcement organization; summarizing reports and extracting essential intelligence information to create cohesive reports for superiors and obtaining and manipulating data from a variety of investigative databases

    Time in Grade: For entry at the GS-11 level, status applicants must have served 52 weeks as a GS-09 or higher grade in the Federal Service.

    Specialized Experience: For the GS-11, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service, or comparable in difficulty and responsibility to GS-09 if outside the Federal service.

    Specialized experience is defined as... Experience in assisting with trend analyses and statistical studies for a law enforcement organization; summarizing reports and extracting essential intelligence information to create cohesive reports for superiors and obtaining and manipulating data from a variety of investigative databases.

    Time in Grade: For entry at the GS-12 level, status applicants must have served 52 weeks as a GS-11 or higher grade in the Federal Service.

    Specialized Experience: For the GS-12, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service, or comparable in difficulty and responsibility to GS-11 if outside the Federal service.

    Specialized experience is defined as... Experience in analyzing and discerning data obtained from criminal investigations involving allegations of public corruption, product substitution, procurement fraud, tech transfer, major theft, e-business, environmental, kickbacks, healthcare, cybercrimes and/or other related investigations.

    Volunteer 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.

    Qualification and time-in-grade requirements must be met at the closing date of this announcement. Applicants who have held a non-temporary General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must meet the time-in-grade restriction.

    Education

    Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience:

    GS-09 Two full years of progressively higher level graduate education, Master's or equivalent graduate degree, may be substituted to meet the specialized experience requirement. If you are using education to substitute for the qualifying experience, you must submit transcripts at the time you apply.

    GS-11 Three full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree may be substituted to meet the specialized experience requirement. . If you are using education to substitute for the qualifying experience, you must submit transcripts at the time you apply.

    There is no substitution of education for the
    qualifying experienceat the GS-12 grade level.

    Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be used to substitute for the specialized experience requirement.


    To be creditable, education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university. You must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions that are recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Additional information

    • 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 DoD OIG. Current DoD civilian employees are not required to submit to drug testing if moving from one Testing Designated Position (TDP) to another with no break in service, unless deemed appropriate on a case-by-case basis.
    • If you have not previously completed a probationary period with the Federal government in a similar position, you will be required to serve a two-year probationary period.
    • This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies within 90 calendar days of the initial issue date of the referral list.
    • You may be required to complete a financial disclosure (OGE-450).
    • The incumbent must adhere to the DoD Standards of Conduct.
    • Telework availability will be based upon the mission requirements and supervisory determination.
    • Moving costs MAY be paid
    • Recruitment, relocation, or retention incentives MAY be authorized by the hiring official. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 makes certain reimbursements/payments taxable. For information on these changes and the Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA), for which some appointees are eligible, click here.
    • For more information on veterans' preference click here.
    • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85 or above on the rating criteria for this position.
    • The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants issued March 18, 2004 will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants.
    • Position(s) may be filled by displaced Department of Defense (DoD) employees through the DOD Priority Placement Program.
    • Priority Placement Program (PPP) Military Spouse Preference (MSP) eligible candidates will receive priority consideration at the full performance level only.
    • You may submit a cover letter which will be forwarded to the selecting official with your resume. Your cover letter will not be used to verify your qualifications or eligibility
    • 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 application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the competencies required for this position. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

    All qualified candidates will be evaluated on the following competencies:

    • Communication
    • Computer Skills
    • Technical Competence
    • Technical Competence


    You can preview the Assessment Questionnaire here:https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11220129

    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

    FOR THIS JOB ANNOUNCEMENT THE FOLLOWING SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS ARE REQUIRED AS THEY APPLY STATED BELOW AND MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE CLOSE OF THE ANNOUNCEMENT. NOT ALL DOCUMENTS WILL APPLY TO EVERYONE.

    1. Transcripts (if applicable) If you are substituting education for specialized experience you must submit all of your transcripts. The absence of this information will result in an ineligible rating.
    2. SF-50 - (if applicable) Notification of Personnel Action for current or former federal employees, excluding current DoDOIG employees must provide your most recent SF50 or the SF50 reflecting Career/Career-Conditional tenure and the highest grade held on a permanent basis. NOTE: An award SF-50 (i.e. cash or time off award) may not indicate grade or level (i.e. pay band) or tenure to determine your eligibility for this position and will not be accepted.
    3. Veterans Preference Documentation (if applicable):
    • You must submit a copy of your DD Form-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty", showing the dates of active duty service, type of discharge and the character of service. Alternatively, If you are a current military member in active duty service and do not have a copy of your DD Form-214, you must submit a written documentation (certification) from your branch of service certifying that you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty under honorable conditions no later than 120 days after the date the certification is submitted with your application for this position. The certification should also include your rank, dates of active duty service and what the condition of discharge is thought to be.
    • If claiming 10-point preference and/or are a 30% or more Disabled Veteran, you must submit both a DD Form-214 or expected discharge documentation as described above AND a copy of a letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) or your branch of service certifying the presence of service-connected disability and indicating the percentage of disability
    • If you are claiming eligibility based on 10-point derived veterans' preference (i.e. a spouse, widow/widower, or parent of a veteran claiming veterans' preference when the veteran is unable to use it), you must also submit a Standard Form 15 (SF-15) "Application for 10-Point Veteran's Preference" and any required documents indicated on the SF-15 to substantiate the claimed preference.
    1. ICTAP Eligible (if applicable) - A copy of the RIF separation notice and SF50 if available.
    2. Military Spouse Preference (if applicable): Spousal Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders, marriage certificate/license, and a MILITARY SPOUSE PPP SELF-CERTIFICATION CHECKLIST are required to claim Military Spouse Preference. The Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist can be found here: Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist
    3. Performance Appraisal - All current Federal employees except for current DoDOIG 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.
    Your complete Application Package (containing the above required documents) must be received no later than 11:59 pm Eastern Time on 09/20/2021.

    W.ARNING: Failure to submit a complete application package including any required documentation by the closing date of the announcement at 11:59 EST09/20/2021, or at the time of application for announcements with an extended closing date, may result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration. To verify that your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select Application Status and More Information. The Details page will display the status of your application. It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed is received, legible and accurate. HR will not modify answers submitted by an applicant

    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

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

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    How to Apply

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

    1. Your Resume
    • Your resume MUST include the following information for each job listed: Job title; duties (be as detailed as possible); month & year start/end dates (e.g. June 2007 to April 2008); and full- time or part-time status (include hours worked per week). Read more about what should I include in my federal resume at USAJOBS.
    • DO NOT include the following information: Classified or government sensitive information; Social Security Number; Photos of yourself; Personal information, such as age, gender, religious affiliation, etc.; or encrypted and digitally signed documents. Read more about what should I leave out of my resume at USAJOBS.
    1. A complete Assessment Questionnaire
    2. Other required supporting documents: (SEE BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION ON REQUIRED SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS)
    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

    HR Customer Care Center

    Address

    DoD OIG - 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, promote the economy, efficiency, and effectiveness of the DoD; and help ensure ethical conduct throughout the DoD. For more information about who we are and what we're about, please visit www.dodig.mil.

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

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    Next steps

    Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. The occupational questionnaire and the resume that you submit will be used to assess your qualifications for the job, and to identify the best qualified applicants to be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interviews. We will notify you of the outcome after each of these steps has been completed. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation

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/613712800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.