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Job Title:Supervisory Criminal Investigator, GS-1811-15

Department:Department Of Justice

Agency:Justice, Office of the Inspector General

Job Announcement Number:OIG-2012-49-DEU

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$128,241.00 to $155,500.00 / Per Year


Thursday, January 03, 2013 to Thursday, January 17, 2013




Full Time - Permanent




1 vacancy in the following location:
New York, NY United StatesView Map


United States Citizens



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 (OIG) is one of the premier federal Inspector General offices with a prestigious team of professionals.  This position is located in the OIG's Investigations Division, New York Field Office.  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 violation 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.


  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • Resumes received by Fax and/or email only (see How to Apply)
  • Relocation Expenses may be authorized
  • Resume and supporting documents (see How to Apply)
  • Travel required


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The Field Office SAC provides management, direction, and supervision to Criminal Investigators engaged in investigations of the most critical or sensitive importance; ensures that the review of all reports of investigations (criminal and non-criminal) are in compliance with applicable policy, procedures, standards and format; and ensures that all aspects of allegations have been properly investigated and  documented.  Performs the administrative and human resources management functions relative to the staff supervised. Plans, schedules, and assigns work to subordinates. Establishes guidelines and performance expectations for staff members; provides feedback and periodically evaluates employee performance. Performs long and short-range planning, making work assignments and adjustments to accomplish the work of the office.  Interviews applicants, recommends selection or non-selection, develops performance standards and recommends promotions, awards and training.


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You must have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service.  Specialized experience is defined as the ability to supervise a team engaged in conducting comprehensive investigations encompassing allegations of criminal misconduct, serious administrative infractions or integrity violations involving individuals, groups, or large organizations.  The type of investigations includes violations of Title 18, United States Code, including fraud, bribery, larceny, embezzlement, collusion, conflict of interest, civil rights violations, contract fraud, and other Federal criminal violations.


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




  • AGE REQUIRMENT:  There is a maximum entry age of the day before your 37th birthday (except for veteran’s preference eligibles) for original entry into law enforcement officer positions.  Applicants who have already previously been employed in a Federal law enforcement officer position covered by 5 U.S.C. 8336(c) or 5 U.S.C 8412(D) are not restricted from applying.  This position has primary law enforcement officer retirement coverage.


  • MEDICAL REQUIREMENT:  The duties of this position require moderate to arduous physical exertion involving walking and standing, use of firearms and must be able to qualify with assigned weapon, and exposure to inclement weather.  Manual dexterity with comparatively free motion of finger, wrist, elbow, shoulder, hip and knee joints required:  Arms, hands, legs and feet must be sufficiently intact and functioning in order that applicants may perform duties satisfactorily.  Sufficiently good vision in each eye, with or without correction, is required to perform duties satisfactorily.  Near vision,  corrective lenses permitted, must be sufficient to read printed material the size of typewritten characters.  Hearing loss, as measured by an audiometer, must not exceed 35 decibels at 1000, 2000 and 3000 Hz levels.  Since the duties of this position are exacting and responsible and involve activities under trying conditions.  Applicants must possess emotional and mental stability.  Any physical condition that would cause the applicant to be hazard to himself/herself, or others is disqualifying.


  • LAUTENBERG AMENDMENT:  The selectee will be required to carry a firearm while performing duties and maintain firearm proficiency.  Any person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence cannot lawfully possess a firearm or consideration will be required to certify whether they have ever been convicted of such an offense.  False or fraudulent information provided by candidates is criminally punishable by fine or imprisonment (Title 18 U.S.C., Section 1001).


  • RANDOM DRUG TESTING:  Incumbents of this position are subject to random testing for illegal drug use.


  • You must maintain firearm proficiency and successfully pass periodic firearm qualifications.


  • Selectee must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Security Clearance.


  • Law Enforcement Availability Pay (LEAP) is authorized – 25% will be applied to the total salary.


  • Prior to employment, selectee must sign a mobility agreement and file annually a financial disclosure statement under the provision of Title 2 of the Ethics in Government Act of 1978.


  • Travel required.


Your resume and any other supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the qualifications listed in this announcement. Your resume should be thorough and concise to convey meeting the basic requirements, specialized experience requirements and the competencies. If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.


The competencies needed for this position are: 
• Knowledge of Investigative Concepts and Methods
• Oral Communication
• Written Communication
• Conducting complex, sensitive investigations
• Supervisory skills
• Organizing Undercover Operations
• Ability to meet and deal with others
• Planning and Executing Work 


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The Department of Justice offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; annual/sick leave; holidays; telework; life insurance; health benefits; transit subsidy and participation in the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) and the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS).  This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to federal employees:


CTAP/ICTAP:  Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) or Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP or CTAP eligible see
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.


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. See


Veteran Preference:  If you are entitled to veteran preference, you should indicate the type of veteran preference you are claiming on your résumé.  In order to verify your veteran preference entitlement, please submit a copy of the Member Copy 4 of your DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty); official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty; or other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that shows your military service was performed under honorable conditions.  In addition, if you are a disabled veteran, a Purple Heart recipient, or widow/widower of a veteran, the spouse of a disabled veteran or the natural mother of a disabled or deceased veteran, you must submit a Standard Form (SF) 15, "Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference," and the other required documentation identified on the reverse side of the SF-15 to support your preference claim.


Applications mailed using government postage or franked envelopes will not be accepted. For more information, contact Felecia Butler on (202) 307-2232.


DOJ welcomes and encourages applications from persons with physical and mental disabilities and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons.  The Department 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 DOJ.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency.  Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.


DOJ prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and material or family status.


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You must submit your resume, including all supporting documents, so that it will be received by the closing date of the announcement.  Resumes should be addressed to the attention of Felecia Butler and must have the announcement number on it.  We do not have an online application processing system, so please email your application to Felecia.M.Butler@USDOJ.GOV or fax your application to (202) 305-9755.  You can also mail your application to:  (mailed packages must be received by the closing date – so prepare your mailing time accordingly).


U.S. Department of Justice
Office of the Inspector General, Management and Planning Division
1425 New York Avenue, NW, Suite 7000
Washington, DC  20530
Attention:  Felecia Butler


• Resume (no specific format)
• DD-214 member Copy #4  and any other veteran preference documentation (if applicable) please see “Other Information”
• Documentation which supports meeting special appointing authorities (Schedule A, 30% disabled, etc.)



Felecia M. Butler
Phone: (202)307-2232
Fax: (202)305-9755
Agency Information:
1425 New York Ave NW
Suite 7000
Washington, DC
Fax: (202)305-9755


Once you have successfully submitted your application and supporting documents before the closing date of this vacancy, the human resources office will acknowledge receipt by responding via email to the email address you provided.  You will also receive notification emails regarding your status in the vacancy process, as well as any selections.



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