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Job Title:Supervisory Criminal Investigator

Department:Department Of Justice

Agency:Justice, Office of the Inspector General

Hiring Organization:Investigations Division

Job Announcement Number:OIG-2014-22-MP

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$121,544.00 to $157,100.00 / Per Year


Thursday, May 15, 2014 to Thursday, May 29, 2014




Full Time - Permanent




2 vacancies in the following location(s):
Glendale, CA View Map
Sunrise, FL View Map


Applications will be accepted from current permanent Department of Justice Office of the Inspector General employees with competitive status only.


Top Secret




Are you interested in a rewarding and challenging career? Join the U.S. Department of Justice!!

The Department of Justice is the Nation's Top law enforcement agency and is ranked by the Partnership for Public Service as one of the top places to work in the Federal government! The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is one of the premier federal Inspector General offices with a prestigious team of professionals. These positions are located in the OIG's Investigations Division, Miami and Los Angeles Field Offices. The Investigations Division is charged with ensuring the integrity of the top law enforcement agency in the country. The Division's special agents investigate allegations of bribery, fraud, abuse, and violation of civil rights and other laws, policies and procedures that govern DOJ employees, contractors and grantees. The special agent assigned to this position will represent the AIG/I, provide management planning, direction and coordination for the investigative program, and ensure efficiency and economy in the utilization of the total resources allotted.


Miami (Sunrise, FL) Salary:  $121,544.00 - $157,100.00

Los Angeles (Glendale, CA) Salary:  $127,953.00 - $157,100.00


  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel may also be less than 25%


  • Yes
  • Relocation Authorized


  • Must maintain a Top Secret security clearance.
  • Must submit to random drug tests.
  • Must complete a one year supervisory probationary period, if applicable.
  • Must maintain firearm certification and meet medical requirements.
  • Relocation expenses may be authorized.


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If selected for this position, you will serve as the Special Agent in Charge (SAC) in the Miami or Los Angeles Field Office and will be responsible for oversight of all criminal and administrative investigations related to all components and offices within the Department of Justice, to include the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).  Work assignments include:


   ·  The Field Office SAC provides management, direction, and supervision to Criminal Investigators engaged in investigations of the most critical or sensitive importance; ensures that the review of all reports of investigations (criminal and non-criminal) are in compliance with applicable policy, procedures, standards and format; and ensures that all aspects of allegations have been properly investigated and  documented.  

   ·  Performs the administrative and human resources management functions relative to the staff supervised. Plans, schedules, and assigns work to subordinates.

   ·  Establishes guidelines and performance expectations for staff members; provides feedback and periodically evaluates employee performance. Performs long and short-range planning, making work assignments and adjustments to accomplish the work of the office.

   ·  Interviews applicants, recommends selection or non-selection, develops performance standards and recommends promotions, awards and training.




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You must have at least one year of specialized experience at, or equivalent to, the GS-14 Federal grade level.  This experience must include supervising a team engaged in conducting comprehensive investigations encompassing allegations of criminal misconduct, serious administrative infactions or integrity violations involving individuals, groups, or large organizations.  Types of investigations include violations of Title 18, United States Code, including fraud, bribery, larceny, embezzlement, collusion, conflict of interest, civil rights violations, contract fraud, and other Federal criminal violations.


Time-in-Grade: Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements for consideration.


You must meet all qualification requirement by the closing date of this announcement.



This position is under “secondary” law enforcement retirement coverage provisions. Law Enforcement Retirement: This position meets the criteria for the special retirement provisions under both Civil Service Retirement (CSRS) and the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS).

Transfer Requirement for CSRS: To be eligible for secondary coverage, an employee must transfer directly (without a break in service exceeding 3 days) from a primary position to a secondary position. Must be continuously employed in a secondary position since transferring from a primary position without a break in coverage exceeding 3 days. Except: a break in employment in secondary positions which begins with an involuntary separation (not for cause); voluntary breaks in service, which began prior to January 20, 1988.

Transfer Requirement for FERS: To be eligible for secondary coverage, an employee: while covered under the retirement provisions moves directly (without a break in service exceeding 3 days) from a primary/rigorous position to a secondary position; AND completes 3 years of service in a primary/rigorous position, including any such service during which no FERS deductions were withheld; AND must be continuously employed in a secondary position or positions since moving from a rigorous position. Except: a break in employment in secondary positions that begins with an involuntary separation (not for cause).





Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement.  If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the online assessment questionnaire.  If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job.  If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.


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The Department of Justice offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; telework; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.  This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees:


Employees subject to special retirement coverage for law enforcement officers must retire at age 57 upon completing 20 years of law enforcement service under the special retirement provisions.  If these 20 years of service are not attained at age 57, mandatory retirement is required upon completion of 20 years of service. 





Other Information:

The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced  competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies.  If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy.  To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and (for scored examining) score 85 or better on established ranking criteria OR (for category rating criteria) rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified or better category using established category rating criteria.  You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application.  Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at:


EEO Statement:

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor.


Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.




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You must apply through the USA Staffing on-line job application system at, 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, May 29, 2014.

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.



 ·  Resume showing relevant experience (cover letter optional).

 ·  SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows career or career-conditional tenure.  (For merit promotion job announcements.)

·  Most recent performance appraisal.


Submitting Documents


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


To verify uploaded documents have been processed, please wait one hour to ensure they have cleared the virus scan. You can verify that your uploaded documents are attached to your application by checking the Details tab of your Application Manager account for this vacancy announcement.  Your documents will display under the Details tab in the Document area.

If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s), you may fax your supporting documents by following the procedures outlined below:

1. To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page and provide the required information.  The Vacancy ID is 1120266.

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, May 29, 2014 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 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.


Faxed documents will take 2-3 business days to process. 


Faxed documents submitted with missing information will not be processed. The following will prevent your documents from being processed: 


Not using the special cover page mentioned above.


Missing, incomplete, or invalid Vacancy Identification Number


Missing or incomplete Social Security Number or name


Note: If you have documents in your Application Manager account from a previous vacancy announcement they can be opened, copied and saved then reused as an upload file for this vacancy. Uploading your documents will speed the processing of your application for this announcement.




Felecia M. Butler
Phone: (202)307-2232
Fax: (202)305-9755
Agency Information:
DOJ Office of the Inspector General
1425 New York Avenue
Suite 7000
Washington, DC
20530 Fax: (202)305-9755


Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation.  We expect to make a final job offer within 80 days after the closing date of the announcement.



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