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Job Title:Assistant Inspector General for International Operations (Investigations)

Department:Department of Defense

Agency:Office of Inspector General

Job Announcement Number:IG-079-13-SES

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$119,554.00 to $173,000.00 / Per Year


Friday, August 02, 2013 to Thursday, August 15, 2013




Full Time - Permanent


1 vacancy in the following location:
Alexandria, VA United StatesView Map


United States Citizens


A Diverse Organization Working as One Team

The Department of Defense Office of Inspector General (DoD OIG) offers potential applicants more than just jobs and professions. A career with the DoD OIG offers those who qualify, an opportunity to serve our Nation and those who are defending it worldwide. This position provides the opportunity to apply the depth and breadth of your experience to strengthening the integrity, efficiency, and effectiveness of the Department of Defense.


This position is responsible for leading agency-wide programs primarily engaged in national security, cybercrime and international operations while assisting the Deputy Inspector General for Investigations in directing the agency toward the overall achievement of its primary goals, objectives, and priorities. Programs directed by this position support all ongoing investigations involving financial fraud and corruption in overseas and/or contingency environments, illegal export or diversion of sensitive technologies, significant security violations involving violations of the U.S. Code, and cyber crime investigations involving computer forensics support and/or computer network compromises. This directorate will provide investigative and liaison support required to ensure DCIS can conduct effective investigations internationally.


  • U.S. Citizenship Required.
  • Position is subject to random drug testing.
  • Top Secret Security Clearance.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service.


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• Provides expert advice to the Deputy Inspector General for Investigations to ensure that suspected criminal activities are identified and brought to the attention of the Inspector General, the Secretary of Defense and appropriate prosecution agencies.


• Leads worldwide programs supporting the DCIS priority investigative areas of national security, cyber crimes, and international operations.


• Provides direction in criminal investigations involving financial fraud and corruption in overseas and/or contingency environments, illegal export or diversion of sensitive technologies using sensitive investigative methods such as undercover operations, significant security violations involving violations of the U.S. Code, and cyber crime investigations involving computer forensics support and/or computer network compromises.


• Directs planning for, conducting and reporting on all investigative activities within assigned program areas, including those that are extremely sensitive or major criminal investigations involving high level officials or issues with political, national security or social ramifications.


• Develops and maintains contacts with other Federal agencies, law enforcement agencies, agencies of the Intelligence Community, or private organizations to coordinate investigative activities and to further the DCIS mission.


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Qualifications include both leadership skills and characteristics that are applicable to all SES positions and technical or program responsibilities specific to the position.


Eligibility for this position will be based upon a clear showing that the applicant has had experience of the scope and quality sufficient to effectively carry out the responsibilities of this position. The best qualified candidates will be distinguished from other applicants by an evaluation panel of subject matter experts referencing the blow listed Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and technical qualifications (TQs). All factors are mandatory unless stated otherwise. 


This position has been evaluated to be a Tier B position under the DoD OIG SES Personnel Management and Compensation System.




1. Demonstrated criminal investigative knowledge to direct and coordinate major investigative programs, policies, and operations.

2. Demonstrated experience in national security, cyber crime, and international operations. 




1.  LEADING CHANGE.  The ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.

2.  LEADING PEOPLE. The ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.

3.  RESULTS DRIVEN. The ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.

4.  BUSINESS ACUMEN. The ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.

5.  BUILDING COALITIONS/COMMUNICATION. The ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.

U.S. Citizenship is required for this position.


Position has been designated as Special Sensitive; incumbent is required to be eligible (and maintain eligibility) for a Top Secret with Special Compartmented Information (TS/SCI).


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 the DoD OIG.


Incumbent may be required to travel both in the Continental United States, as well as overseas locations.


An initial appointment to the Senior Executive Service requires completion of a one-year probationary period.


Incumbent will be required to complete a Public Financial Disclosure Form, SF-278, upon entrance on duty and annual thereafter.


Requires the incumbent to possess and maintain a valid state driver's license.


This position requires employees to agree to a Mobility Agreement. Selectees will be required to sign the Mobility Agreement as a condition of employment.


This position is considered a secondary law enforcement administrative position and is covered under the special retirement provision for secondary law enforcement positions. The applicant must meet all of the following special retirement requirements: (1) Has moved directly (without a break in service exceeding three days) from a rigorous position to a secondary position; (2) Has completed three years of service in a rigorous position; and (3) If the applicant has served in a secondary position continuously (without a break in service of more than three days) since serving in a primary position. If selected, applicants that may meet qualification requirements, but do not meet special retirement coverage requirements, will be placed under the regular Federal Employee retirement coverage.

This position requires qualifications to carry and use government-owned firearms as part of assigned duties (and maintain this qualification).  Employees are ineligible for this position if, at any time, they have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, unless the conviction was expunged, set aside, or he/she received a pardon. The applicant selected for this position must be able to qualify and maintain authorization to carry firearms including no current or previous domestic violence charges/convictions.

This position requires a pre-employment physical exam and a pre-employment physical readiness test.  An annual physical exam & semi-annual physical readiness test is required for the duration of employment.


In addition to meeting basic qualification requirements, applicants must have substantive experience which provides knowledge of the principles of organization, management and administration; and substantive specialized experience in a type of work or combination of functions directly related to this position.

All applicants are required to submit a narrative statement addressing each of the Technical Qualifications (TQs) and Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs).  The ECQ statement, addressing all five ECQs, is limited to a maximum of ten pages.


NOTE: Current Career SES members, Career Senior Executive Reinstatement Eligibles and graduates of OPM certified Candidate Development Program (CDPs) are not required to submit the narrative statement for Executive Core Qualifications. Acceptable documentation to verify this information is included in the How to Apply Section.

Please provide a well-written qualification statement. To give readers, executive resources staff, rating and selecting officials, and the Qualification Review Board (QRB) members specific information about your achievements. For more detailed information please click on the following link:


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Benefits Package: Working for the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes: paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits and retirement. Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at:



Moving expenses may be authorized.

Veteran's Preference does not apply to positions in the Senior Executive Service.


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To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Thursday, August 15, 2013 to receive consideration.

•To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.

•Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.

•It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.

•To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account,, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

•To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents:

You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.

NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.

If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):

1. To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page and provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is 936196.

2. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Thursday, August 15, 2013 to receive consideration. Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.

To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax:

1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire.

2. Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items

3. Fax all six pages of 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.


Your complete application will include:

  • Completed Occupational Questionnaire; to include the mandatory narrative statements addressing the Technical Qualifications and (if applicable) the narrative statements addressing the Executive Core Qualifications;
  • Resume, optional cover letter;
  • SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, if applicable (documenting current or former Federal employment and salary);
  • NOTE: Current Career SES members, Career Senior Executive Service Reinstatement Eligibles and graduates of OPM-certified Candidate Development Programs [CDPs] are not required to submit a narrative statement for Executive Core Qualifications. Candidates who have successfully completed an Office of Personnel Management approved Candidate Development Program [CDP] must submit a copy of the graduation or completion certificate.



OIG Recruiter
Phone: (703)699-0297
Agency Information:
Investigations DCIS
4800 Mark Center Drive
Alexandria, VA


You will receive emails at various points in the evaluation process to notify you of: 1) receipt of your application; 2) whether or not based on your responses and/or other review, you meet basic qualifications; 3) after evaluation by a panel of subject matter experts, whether or not your are referred to the selection official for consideration and possible interview; and 4) the final disposition of your application when recruitment is complete.

To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJobs account, select My Applications, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.

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