Job Overview


The United States Postal Service Office of Inspector General's (USPS OIG) mission is to provide reports to Postal Service Executives, the Board of Governors, and Congress to help the Postal Service maximize revenues (over $65 billion a year), minimize costs, and prevent and detect fraud, waste, abuse and mismanagement.

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The USPS OIG is seeking a highly qualified applicant to fill our Criminal Investigator position in the Office of Investigations, Northeast Area Field Office (NEAFO), located in San Juan, PR.  Applicants must demonstrate the potential to conduct Federal criminal, civil, and administrative investigations.  Compensation includes 1811 LEAP and coverage in primary position under law enforcement retirement.

Candidates will be evaluated on the skills that they possess that are directly related to the duties of the position and/or the experience, education and training that indicate the applicant's ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position. Only those candidates who meet all qualification and eligibility requirements and who submit a complete application package by 11:59 PM EST on Friday, March 14, 2014 will be considered.

The USPS OIG uses a Pay Banding system, which is equivalent to the Federal GS scale. Grade and salary determinations will be made based upon a candidate's education and professional experience.

This position is being advertised at the Journey Band level, equivalent to a GS-9 thru 13. The salary range for this position is $47,923 - $107,434. The salary figures include locality pay. LEAP is authorized.

Relocation expenses will not be paid.   


Please note that the duties and responsibilities associated with this position may vary based upon the agency's needs at the time of hire. The following description of major duties and responsibilities is only intended to give applicants a general overview of the expectations.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential to conduct Federal criminal, civil, and administrative investigations.

Travel Required

  • 50% or Greater
  • May require up to 50% travel

Relocation Authorized

  • No