Job Overview


About the Agency

DOE is the Nation's top sponsor of research and development (R&D) and has won more Nobel Prizes and R&D awards than any private sector organization and twice as many as all other Federal agencies combined.  DOE has operating nuclear facilities, science laboratories, power marketing administrations, and environmental clean-up sites in 35 states, and is responsible for many accomplishments in fields including alternate fuels vehicles, biological and environmental research, energy efficiency, nuclear security and non-proliferation, clean power technologies, medical technologies, gene research, and computers and microelectronics.

The OIG offers potential for advancement, excellent benefits, and numerous training opportunities.  We are located in 13 states throughout the U.S.  Please visit our website at


As a Criminal Investigator with the DOE Office of Inspector General you will: 
1.  Plan and conduct investigations to detect and prevent fraud, abuse and mismanagement and promote the economy and efficiency in programs and operations of DOE, grantees and contractors. 
2.  Receive, analyze, and process OIG Hotline complaints of fraud, waste, abuse and mismanagement relating to the Department's programs and operations.
3.  Coordinate with entities internal and external to the OIG, who are responsible for addressing the Hotline complaints.
4.  Provide supplemental information for field investigators using data sources such as the National Crime Information Center (NCIC), LexisNexis, CLEAR and other similar systems.
5.  Prepare and deliver written and oral communications such as investigative reports, case briefings, depositions, affidavits, testimony before Grand Juries and in other court proceedings. 

Travel Required

  • 25% or Greater
  • This position requires frequent travel (30%).

Relocation Authorized

  • No