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    Summary

    This is a Foreign Service position with the Office of Inspector General (OIG), characterized by excellence and professionalism, and responsible for assisting the OIG in its efforts to increase accountability and promote good stewardship of foreign assistance funds.

    The Office of Inspector General (OIG) is committed to detecting and preventing fraud, waste, and abuse within the U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID). In addition to providing oversight of USAID, the OIG provides oversight of the U. S. African Development Foundation (USADF), the Inter-American Foundation (IAF), and Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). Finally, the OIG has statutory authorization to conduct reviews, investigations, and inspections for the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and enters into agreements with OPIC for additional oversight work.

    OIG investigations and audits lead to significant recoveries, the identification of cost-savings opportunities, and program improvements that directly enhance the U.S. Government’s ability to extend development assistance; support economic growth; combat the spread of disease; promote democratic reform; and address food insecurity to countries around the world.

    Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the OIG maintains international investigative and audit offices throughout the world with offices in Cairo, Egypt; Dakar, Senegal; Manila, Philippines; Pretoria, South Africa; San Salvador, El Salvador; Port au Prince, Haiti; Islamabad, Pakistan; Kabul, Afghanistan; Tel Aviv, Israel; Frankfurt, Germany; and Kampala, Uganda. The OIG is centrally located in downtown Washington, D.C. at the prestigious Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center on 14th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW (Federal Triangle Metro – Blue, Orange and Silver Lines). The office is within walking distance of some of Washington’s best restaurants, historical theaters, shops, national monuments, and museums.

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    Responsibilities

    • Conduct complex and large-scale criminal, civil, and administrative investigations.
    • Plan, conduct and coordinate sensitive and significant domestic and overseas criminal investigations affecting the integrity and efficiency of USAID, ADF, IAF, MCC and OPIC-financed activities and personnel in an assigned geographic region.
    • Plan, organize or direct investigations, determine scope and possible ramifications, develop methods, procedures and techniques to be followed. Conduct research, data collection and analysis of information related to programs and projects that are subject to investigative oversight.
    • Oversee the gathering and development of technical/administrative evidence relating to phases of investigations, and utilize a broad range of investigative techniques such as interviews, subpoenas, search warrants, electronic surveillance, financial analysis, document examination and the use expert witnesses.
    • Lead teams or work directly with employees and other federal agencies' experts to complete investigations.
    • Prepare investigative reports and other written documentation for action officials, Congress, prosecutorial bodies and OIG management.
    • Brief and advise management/leadership, congressional staffers, prosecutors and law enforcement teams on various investigative matters/results.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Position requires travel to domestic and overseas locations.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    00

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    All Qualified U.S. Citizens.

    Announcement will CLOSE after the first 200 applications are accepted or received.

    Positions may be filled for various locations.

    Selectees will be entitled to Law Enforcement Availability Pay (LEAP) at the rate of 25% of their base pay.

    The full promotion potential of this position is FS-01 (GS-15 equivalent).

    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/480071400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.