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Job Title:  Supervisory Criminal Investigator (Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Investigations)
Agency:  Environmental Protection Agency
Job Announcement Number:  PH-JC-13-802668

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$123,758.00 to $155,500.00 / Per Year
Friday, December 14, 2012 to Friday, December 28, 2012
Full Time - Permanent
1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DC United StatesView Map
Current EPA Employees ONLY


Founded in 1970, EPA is a dynamic organization employing people from diverse backgrounds dedicated to improving and preserving the quality of public health and the environment.

EPA seeks to recruit exceptional men and women who will work in new creative ways that are cleaner for the environment, cheaper for business and taxpayers, and smarter for America's future. 


This position is open to current EPA employees ONLY. All others (including VEOA and ICTAP eligibles) will not be considered.


One or more positions may be filled using this vacancy announcement.


  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Security Clearance.
  • A pre-employment physical and medical monitoring is required.
  • A Financial Disclosure statement is required and subject to drug testing.
  • Must carry a firearm.
  • Relocation expenses may be reimbursed (pending the availability of funds).


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You will serve as a Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Investigations (DAIGI) within the Office of Investigations (OI), Office of the Inspector General (OIG), and report to the Assistant Inspector General for Investigations (AIGI). You will:


-Supervise and provide day-to-day guidance and oversight to Supervisory Criminal Investigators who are in Washington, DC, or are geographically dispersed.

-Oversee the development of special projects, promote process improvements, play a critical role in the strategic planning process, assess the viability of performance measures, and ensure quality as it pertains to OI input to various OIG processes

-Coordinate with investigative field offices, other Deputy Assistant Inspectors General, and the Senior OIG management, high level Agency officials, and other high ranking officials, e.g., Congressional staff and individuals from other agencies, as required; regarding administrative and operational matters that impact on the OI program.

-Lead change and demonstrate personal leadership that inspires others to achieve organizational goals.

-Establish, monitor and adjust systems and processes to deliver organizational goals.



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You must have at least one year of specialized experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to the GS-14 level in the Federal government, performing a wide range of duties, including: supervising and providing day-to-day guidance and oversight to Criminal Investigators; supervising, planning, organizing, directing, and participating in highly complex and/or sensitive investigations; forming task forces involving coordination of investigative activities of several law enforcement agencies having nationwide impact; overseeing the development of special investigative projects; promoting process improvements; playing a critical role in the strategic planning process; assesses the viability of performance measures; leading change; demonstrating personal leadership that inspires others to achieve organizational goals; and establishing, monitoring and adjusting systems and processes to deliver organizational goals.


PLEASE DO NOT APPLY if you do not meet all of these requirements. If you do not clearly show how you have performed ALL OF THE ABOVE in your resume, YOU WILL BE RATED INELIGIBLE. Your experience must be at the GS-14 level or above.


-You must have completed or be able to complete the Criminal Investigator Training Program (CITP) or equivalent law enforcement training.

-This position has a medical requirement. Any physical condition that would cause the applicant to be a hazard to himself/herself, or others is disqualifying.

-Maximum entry age: Applicants who have not previously held a law enforcement position as defined in 5 U.S.C. 8331(30) and 8401(17), are subject to a maximum age restriction in filling this position. Individuals who will reach their 37th birthday before referral for selection will be found ineligible for this position. Under certain circumstances, applicants with prior Federal law enforcement experience may be reinstated to law enforcement positions after their 37th birthday. Also, the maximum entry age does not apply to those entitled to Veterans Preference (You must provide DD-214 or other official documentation).


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

-Status candidates must meet time in grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level.)


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 knowledge, skills, and abilities 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. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):


-Mastery level of knowledge in criminal investigative principles, theories, and practices in order to lead a large investigative function.

-Expert knowledge and experience in investigative techniques.

-Ability to supervise, plan, organize, direct, and participate in highly complex and/or sensitive investigations, investigative programs, and projects.


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Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see ).


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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes all of the documents described below under "Required Documents."  The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, December 28, 2012.

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

Note: To return to a previously Saved or Incomplete application you may use the following link:

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID: 802668.   Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the assessment questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire, and
2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the assessment questionnaire and
3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.


The following documents are required and must be received by the closing date of this announcement:

1. Your Résumé

2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire
3. Other supporting documents:

- DD-214 that shows VEOA eligibility, if applying through that program 

- Relevant college transcript(s), if qualifying based on education
- SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action (if applying as a status candidate with current or former Federal service).  You must submit a relevant SF-50 that clearly shows how you have competitive status.  If you are applying on the basis of an Interchange Agreement, or other method, you must supply all the necessary information and documentation to support that.


Philadelphia Services Branch
Phone: (215)861-3074
Agency Information:
Philadelphia Services Branch
US Office of Personnel Management
600 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA


Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. Based upon your score, you may be referred to the hiring official. If your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly by that office for a possible interview.

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