If you are looking for an exciting and challenging career, this is the position for you! With a diverse and talented workforce of over 100,000 men and women, Justice leads the Nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. You will be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal and civil laws that protect life, liberty and the property of citizens.
The United States Attorney's Office (USAO)/Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA) is a great place to work. The Department of Justice ranked #3 out of 19 large agencies and EOUSA/United States Attorneys Offices ranked #43 out of 320 agency subcomponents in a study, "The Best Places to Work in the Federal Government, 2015 Ratings" published by the Partnership for Public Service. See http://bestplacestowork.org/BPTW/index.php.
For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys' Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/usao/.
This announcement will close on the day the 50th application is received or
on the closing date, whichever occurs first.
As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.
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If selected for this position, you will join a well-respected team that is responsible for conducting investigations of a highly complex and difficult nature relating to Health Care Fraud, specifically in the area of Medicaid and Medicare Fraud. Cases are handled independently or as a team member and concern sensitive matters sometimes involving prominent individuals or corporations. Cases are often characterized by obscure leads, few visible records, uncooperative witnesses and conflicting evidence. Investigations may be conducted solely by the U.S. Attorney's Office or in conjunction with federal or state agencies responsible for programs supported by federal funding. Working with the assigned Assistant U.S. Attorneys(AUSA), the investigator determines applicable statutory and regulatory law and identifies possible violations of Fraud statutes. Performs a variety of ancillary investigative services in support of Health Care Fraud litigation.
Typical work assignments will include:
- Initiating contact with agents or targets for the purpose of gathering facts and evidence to advance investigative objectives.
- Arranging for secure storage, preservation and organization of voluminous documents.
- Planning and conducting surveillance of targets.
- Gathering and analyzing facts and scientific and technical data for the purpose of advancing prosecutorial objectives.
- Coordinating with AUSA to ensure applicable legal requirements are satisfied with regard to arrests, searches, etc.
- Peforming analysis of relevant facts in Health Care Fraud cases.
- Developing and analyzing evidence from other investigators and law enforcement officers.
- Preparing interim and final reports on progress of investigations for use by AUSAs.
The full performance level of this position is GS-12. Promotion will depend on supervisory recommendation and performance of higher level duties.