Department: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Agency: Headquarters, NASA
Hiring Organization: Office of the Inspector General
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The NASA Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducts audits, reviews, and investigations of NASA programs and operations to prevent and detect fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement and to assist NASA management in promoting economy, efficiency, and effectiveness. The OIG consists of approximately 200 auditors, analysts, specialists, investigators, attorneys, and support staff at NASA Headquarters in Washington DC, and NASA Centers throughout the U.S.
The Office of Investigations (OI) is seeking an experienced and motivated candidate for an exciting full-time permanent position located at its Langley Research Center. OI investigates allegations of crime, cyber-crime, fraud, waste, abuse, and misconduct having impact on NASA programs, projects, operations, and resources. OI refers its findings either to the Department of Justice for prosecution or to NASA management for action. Through its investigations, OI identifies crime indicators and recommends effective measures for NASA management that are designed to reduce NASA's vulnerability to criminal activity. As the Criminal Investigator, you will have an opportunity to lead and coordinate criminal investigations.
This is a primary position covered under 5 U.S.C. 8336(c) and 5.U.S.C 8412(d).
LAW ENFORCEMENT AGE REQUIREMENT: Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and not reached their 37th birthday prior to appointment. Maximum entry age limitations may not be waived for any applicant except those with veteran's preference. Applicants over the maximum entry age must self-certify in the additional information section of OPM's resume builder that they have been or are currently in a LEO covered position to meet the requirement of 20 years of service by the mandatory retirement age of 57.
TRAINING REQUIREMENTS: Satisfactorily complete (or have previously completed) the Criminal Investigation Training Program at Glynco, Georgia, or equivalent federal law enforcement training.
LAW ENFORCEMENT AVAILABILITY PAY (LEAP): LEAP in the amount of 25% has been approved for this position.
- Frequent travel will be required
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance
- This is a drug-testing designated position
- Must pass a pre-employment medical examination and physical fitness test
- This position requires the signing of the Lautenberg Certification