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    The HHS OIG has been recognized as one of the Federal Government's best places to work. HHS OIG ranked in the top 25% of agency subcomponents (#39 of 320) in the Partnership for Public Service's "The Best Places to work in the Federal Government" 2015 rating. For more information, see www.bestplacestowork.org.

    These positions are located in the Office of Investigation (OI), Office of Inspector General, Department of Health and Human Services. OI is responsible for conducting and coordinating criminal, civil and administrative investigative activities related to fraud, waste and abuse in HHS programs and operations, including wrongdoing by applicants, grantees, contractors, or by employees in the performance of their official duties. In addition, OI agents provide executive protection coverage for the Secretary of the Department.

    Who May Apply: Current Federal employees serving on a Career or Career-Conditional appointment with the Department of Health and Human Services.

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    As a Criminal Investigator GL-07, the applicant will:

    • Study assigned material pertinent to cases of alleged or suspected violations of Federal statutes involving fraud against the Government;
    • Contact Federal, State and local agencies to obtain facts, signed statements, explanation of actions and study the background of the case, the sequence of events and other case related information;
    • Collaborate with other agents in increasingly more complex cases in interviewing, observing techniques under highly stressful situation, taking notes and participating in the interviews to obtain specific information and to verify facts;
    • Collaborate with other agents in the preparation of completed investigative reports to develop knowledge and skills for clear, concise and accurate reporting and documentation of cases with supportable evidence for use in a prosecution of the case;
    • Carries out undercover assignments and maintains surveillance under close watch by other investigators;
    • Participates with other agents in working with U.S. Attorneys in the preparation of cases for presentation in Federal courts. Accompanies other agents when serving as a witness in the trial of cases, for training in the process and technical aspects required in presenting evidence to support criminal violations of Federal laws;
    • Conduct criminal, civil or administrative investigations; 
    • Participate in Secretarial and other dignitary protection details.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 25% or Less

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

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    Applications will be accepted from current Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) employees only.

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

  • Job family (Series)

    1811 Criminal Investigation

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/440684900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.