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    If you would like to be a part of a Federal organization dedicated to serving our Nation and those who defend it, consider a career with the Department of Defense (DoD) Office of the Inspector General (OIG). The agency promotes integrity, accountability and improvement of critical DoD programs and operations to support mission accomplishment and to serve the public interest. The OIG offers the full range of Federal benefits (https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits) and a flexible work schedule, depending on position requirements. 

    This position is located within the Office of the Deputy Inspector General for Investigations (ODIG-INV), Defense Criminal Investigative Service (DCIS), within the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General (DoD OIG).  The DIG-INV is responsible to the DoD Inspector General for providing worldwide leadership, direction and professional expertise in the performance of criminal investigations emphasizing procurement/contract fraud, corruption/bribery, major theft, and other criminal activity throughout the DoD. 

    ***** PLEASE NOTE:  These positions are for current DoD OIG employees only.*****

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    The incumbent of this position is a trainee criminal investigator assigned in a developmental capacity to a DCIS Field Office or Resident Agency; receives training and guidance on investigative methodology, techniques and policies; and performs the investigative duties associated with that position.  The employee performs investigative duties involving persons and property under the charge of DoD pursuant to Federal Statutes and applicable DoD Directives.  The incumbent also:

    • Conducts investigations that may result in criminal or civil/administrative prosecution or civil/administrative penalties. 
    • Conducts arrests, searches, and seizures in accordance with the U.S. Constitution, pertinent laws, regulations, directives and court decisions; includes collection and the preservation of physical evidence.
    • Analyzes allegations, complaints, referrals, and investigations to identify issues involved and the types of evidence needed to properly address each matter.
    • Prepares comprehensive investigative reports in order to present complex and conflicting findings in a clear, logical, impartial, comprehensive, and concise manner.
    • Advises and/or assists U.S. Attorney's or other prosecutors and/or their staff members in the preparation of investigations for presentation to Federal and/or State/local Grand Juries, and/or appears as a witness before Grand Juries and trial courts, or participate in other legal proceedings.
    • Conducts liaison activities with other internal and external stakeholders and partners, including Federal, State, and local agencies, representing the interests of the employing agency. 
    • Comply with all existing policies, procedures and guidelines (including the use of force policy) pertaining to use, display, safety and maintenance of firearms and intermediate weapons.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - May require up to 25% temporary travel (TDY)

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Current DoD OIG Agency 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/474963200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.