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This position is located in the Department of Labor, Office of Inspector General’s Labor Racketeering and Program Fraud Investigations in the Dallas, TX and Washington, DC Regional Offices. OLRFIs' mission is two-fold:(1) to conduct criminal investigations relating to programs and operations of the Department of Labor, in order to prevent and detect fraud and abuse in such programs and operations; and (2) to identify and reduce labor racketeering and corruption in employee benefit plans, labor-management relations, and internal union affairs, and to investigate activity by traditional and non-traditional organized crime groups that adversely affect the American worker.
This position is at the full performance level of the GS-15.
This position is outside the bargaining unit.
No Permanent Change of Station (PCS) incentive will be offered.
No Recruitment Incentives will be offered.
Duties consists of:
1. As the Special Agent-in-Charge (SAC) assigned to one of the seven regional offices, independently plans, directs, oversees and coordinates the conduct of criminal investigations of individuals, groups, or entities suspected of violations of the criminal laws of the United States in accordance with the mission of the Office of Labor Racketeering and Fraud Investigations.
2. Assigns work to staff through mission statements and outlines anticipated problems and objectives to be attained. Provides technical direction and guidance to staff when problems of very high complexity and sensitivity arise during the conduct of investigations. Makes intermittent reviews of investigative activity in progress and/or completed investigative reports. Interacts with the U.S. Attorneys, the Strike Force Attorneys, District Attorneys and State Attorneys General and coordinates investigations with those offices.
3. Establishes the investigative priorities for the Regional Office by planning and developing on an annual basis an investigative plan and implementation strategy for the assigned staff, as well as working with other OIG managers in developing OIG's five year strategic plan for the organization. Investigations supervised are primarily criminal in nature, and may be local, regional, interregional, national, and department-wide in scope as well as being highly sensitive and could involve national labor organizations where there is a high degree of visibility, Congressional and Executive interest.
4. Maintains an awareness of case status, problems involved, and action plans. Determines when, in own judgment, all necessary investigative work on a given case has been completed and that further investigative work would be unproductive. Is delegated authority to initiate investigations and major investigative projects; to alter investigative plans; and to terminate investigations. The SAC advises the Assistant Inspector General (AIG) and/or the Deputy Assistant Inspector General (DAIG) for the Office of Labor Racketeering and Fraud Investigations of the status of cases, significant information, and unique techniques employed to conduct investigations.
5. The SAC is responsible for the compilation and preparation of well-documented comprehensive reports of investigative results and findings. Uses a thorough knowledge of applicable laws and pertinent regulations recommending to HQ future courses of action related to the mission of the OLRFI. Reviews investigative reports for completeness and adequacy of documentary evidence and assures that evidence will substantiate successful prosecution of criminal cases. Initiates and directs additional investigative efforts as necessary to develop cases.
50% or less - May require frequent travel.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…Current/former Federal employees w/ competitive/reinstatement eligibility; ICTAP and CTAP eligibles in the local commuting area; Veterans' Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) eligibles.
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