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    It is anticipated that there will be significant interest in the announcement. As a result, the announcement will close at 11:59 p.m. ET on the date of receipt of the 200th application or at 11:59 p.m. 9/22/2016 ET on ; whichever occurs first. Any required documents should be submitted at the time that you apply as documents will not be accepted after the vacancy closes.

    OIG is organized into three line elements: the Offices of Investigations, Audits and Evaluations, and Healthcare Inspections; along with the Office of Contract Review and the Office of Management and Administration. In addition to the Washington, DC, headquarters, OIG has offices located in more than 30 cities throughout the country.

    The Criminal Investigator, located in The Office of Investigations (OI), investigates crimes committed against programs and operations of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and allegations of serious violations of policies and procedures by VA employees. OI is composed of four divisions: Criminal Investigations, Administrative Investigations, Investigative Data Systems and Analysis, and Analysis and Oversight.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Criminal Investigator, you will:

    -Plan, manage and conduct, independently or as a team leader, highly complex, sensitive and difficult criminal investigations.
    - Assist the Special Agent in Charge (SAC), Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAC), or the Resident Agent in Charge (RAC) in the day-to-day operation and management of the Field Office or Resident Agency.
    - Initiate contacts with Federal, state and local enforcement officials; civic and business leaders; officials of lending institutions' medical facilities; societies; other organizations and individuals for the purpose of obtaining facts, signed statements, explanation of actions, and investigative leads.
    - Search crime scenes for evidence, record the crime scene through photography and sketches, collect and preserve physical evidence.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Travel nationwide under tight deadlines. The incumbent should anticipate frequent walking and standing as a component of this travel.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    U.S. citizens who are:
    Status Eligibles, VEOA eligibles, CTAP/ICTAP eligibles, eligible for special hiring authorities (e.g., the Schedule A appointment for persons with disabilities, or covered by an Interchange Agreement).

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  • 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/449915800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.