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    Office of Inspector General is responsible for planning and managing audits, investigations of waste and fraud, evaluations of systems development, acquisition, and operations and information resources management responsibilities in all U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) bureaus. We are seeking highly motivated individuals to join our professional and multidisciplinary team.

    This vacancy is for two Attorney Advisors:

    Attorney Advisor (Special Investigative Counsel) focusing on National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) matters. Responsible for spearheading the OIG's investigative efforts into NOAA matters, including serving as a primary liaison with key stakeholders in the agency.

    Attorney Advisor (Special Investigative Counsel) focusing on procurement matters. Responsible for spearheading the OIG's investigative efforts into alleged improprieties related to contracting and acquisitions throughout the Department and its components, including serving as a primary liaison with key stakeholders and as a primary advisor on contract-related complaints.

    These positions are located in the Office of Investigations (OI), Office of Inspector General, in Washington, D.C. and Silver Spring, MD. The OI is responsible for the development and direction of the OIG investigative program to ensure the integrity of the Department of Commerce’s programs and personnel, and the sound administration of its affairs.

    The selected candidate(s) will be responsible for conducting complex investigations into criminal and administrative matters, focusing on alleged violations of or noncompliance with laws and/or administrative rules and regulations pertaining to the programs and operations of the Department, and presenting the results to senior OIG management in a clear and precise manner, including drafting comprehensive reports of investigation.

    *This position is in the excepted service.

    *One year trial period may be required if not already completed.

    *Relocation expenses WILL NOT be paid.

    *This is a non-bargaining unit position.

    *The Full Promotion Potential of this position is: GS-15.

    *If this position is filled at a level below the full performance level, the selectee may be promoted without further competition. This implies no promise or guarantee of a promotion.

    *Salaries shown for this vacancy include locality pay.

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    Responsibilities

    The individual selected for this position will:

    *Major Duty 1: Participate in and lead highly sensitive investigations, including those requested by Congress and senior Department officials, into allegations of non-compliance with federal laws, including statutes, regulations, administrative policies, rules, and orders pertaining to the programs and operations administered by the Department, or other alleged improprieties on the part of Department personnel.

    *Major Duty 2: Provide legal analysis on criminal and administrative matters, including recommending a course of corrective action that may form the basis for: (1) administrative action, to include disciplinary action; (2) suspension and debarment; (3) initiating additional civil or criminal investigation; (4) changes in procedures, practices or regulations of the Department; and (5) adverse personnel actions or other appropriate actions.

    *Major Duty 3: Write comprehensive reports, including public reports documenting the OIG’s investigative findings, legal analysis, and conclusions; develop policies and procedural guidance on investigation-related issues that have legal implications; communicate with appropriate personnel in other federal agencies, local law enforcement agencies, and officials of state, municipal, and private enterprises.

    *Major Duty 4: Establish and maintain relationships with appropriate counterparts in other OIG units and federal agencies, as well as local law enforcement agencies, and officials of state, municipal, and private enterprises, when appropriate.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional Travel May be Required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    All Qualified U.S. Citizens

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    0905 Attorney

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/448199500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.