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    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.  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 violations of civil rights and other laws, policies and procedures that govern DOJ employees, contractors and grantees.  Attorney's working with the special agents develop cases for criminal prosecution and for civil or administrative action. 

    This position is located in the Immediate Office for the Investigations Division in Washington, DC.

    **  This vacancy is soliciting applicants for full and part time interests.  Part time applicants must work a minimum of at least 30 hours per week.  **


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    The incumbent serves as an Attorney-Advisor and is responsible for doing the following duties: 

    • Provide sound legal advice and guidance to the Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Investigations (DAIGI) and senior OIG officials on matter affecting the mission of the OIG and the efficiency of the Department of Justice.
    • Coordinate oversight of the OIG's priority and other sensitive and complex investigations.  Works closely with the AIGI to develop criteria for initiating OIG investigations of complaints and reports frequently to the DAIGI on the status of OIG's investigations.
    • Review and coordinate the development and production of reports, including Reports of Investigations (ROI), Memorandums of Interviews, and other case related documentation.  Develops formats and exhibits that articulate, interpret and explain highly complex and important division programs and investigative findings.  Work closely with special agents and division management, as appropriate, to verify that reports contain no conflicts with policies and objectives of the division and the Department.  Recommend adjustments and changes in content and format consistent with INV and OIG requirements or to improve the report.
    • Provide legal opinion or memoranda on complex and difficult issues of law relevant to investigations or reviews, which encompass criminal, national security, ethics, and other issues.
    • Review investigators' requests for IG subpoenas for documents, records, and tangible things to be issued to third-parties.
    • Advise and assist subject experts during the writing stage of any investigative work product.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Less than 20%

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

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