Job Title: Criminal Investigator (Desk Officer)Job Announcement Number: PH-JC-13-821361
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.
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/ Per Year
Thursday, January 17, 2013 to
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time -
Term NTE 9/30/2014
Few vacancies in the following location(s):
Chicago, IL United StatesView Map
New York, NY United StatesView Map
San Francisco, CA United StatesView Map
Boston, MA United StatesView Map
Washington DC, DC United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)
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.
NOTE: There are a total of 2 or more vacancies, which can be filled at any of the above locations. Not all locations may be staffed.
This is a term position, not to exceed 09/30/14. There is no potential for an extension of the term or conversion to a permanent position.
-This position is subject to the Lautenberg amendment.
-Must be able to obtain a Top Secret Security Clearance.
-A pre-employment physical and medical monitoring is required.
-Subject to law enforcement availability pay.
-Must be have completed or be able to complete the Criminal Investigator Training Program at the Federal Law Enforcement Training -Center or equivalent. (FBI Academy, DEA Basic Agent Training, etc.).
-Relocation expenses will not be paid.
- You must be a U.S. Citizen.
- Resume and supporting documents (See the How To Apply section.)
- Polygraph and Top Secret/SCI clearance may be required.
- This position is subject to pre-employment and random drug screening.
- Financial Disclosure Statement is required.
- Must carry a firearm.
DUTIES:Back to top
The position of Desk Officer is located in the Office of Inspector General, Office of Investigations. In this capacity, you will:
-Serve as a non-supervisory criminal investigator, providing direct staff support.
-Perform a wide range of duties associated with planning, coordinating, conducting, and/or supporting investigations concerning allegations of criminal conduct, administrative mismanagement, conflicts of interest, corruption, waste, abuse, and ethical violations.
-Develop policy and procedure for the investigative program, perform problem and data analysis, and conduct various aspects of investigative program management.
-Design detection strategies which would identify possible instances of fraud.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
In order to qualify for this position you must have at least one year of specialized experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to the GS-12 level in the Federal government, performing a wide range of duties associated with planning, coordinating, conducting, and/or supporting investigations concerning allegations of criminal conduct, administrative mismanagement, conflicts of interest, corruption, waste, abuse, and ethical violations. Your experience must include: developing policy and procedure for the investigative program; performing problem and data analysis; and conducting various aspects of investigative program management to include the areas of procurement, grant, laboratory and cyber crimes; designing detection strategies which would identify possible instances of fraud; advising, counseling, and coordinating with field investigators to ensure consistency in implementation of the detection strategies and investigative policies; and monitoring and evaluating overall investigative results.
In order for you to qualify for this position, you must be proficient in the use of firearms. You must provide documentation from either your Federal Agency or military entity that proves this requirement. You must submit a separate document entitled "Firearms Proficiency" which contains this documentation, or your application will be rated ineligible. (See "Required Documents" for more details).
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.)
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 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):
-Knowledge of criminal investigation principles, theories and practices to serve as an authority in policy and procedure development.
-Knowledge of investigative program management.
-Knowledge of a wide range of qualitative and/or quantitative methods for the assessment and improvement of program effectiveness.