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    Are you interested in a rewarding and challenging career? Join the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of the Inspector General!!
    The Department of Justice is the Nation's Top Law Enforcement agency and is ranked by the Partnership for Public Service as one of the top 3 best places to work in the federal government! The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of the Inspector General is one of the premier federal inspector general offices with a prestigious team of professionals. The OIG conducts audits, evaluations, investigations and special reviews of the personnel and programs of all DOJ components. The DOJ OIG offers a wide range of federal benefits and a flexible work schedule, depending on position requirements.

    The Investigations Division is charged with ensuring the integrity of the top law enforcement agency in the country. The Division's Special Agents investigate allegations of bribery, fraud, abuse, and violations of civil rights and other laws, policies and procedures that govern DOJ employees, contractors and grantees. Working with prosecutors, the Special Agents develop cases for criminal prosecution and for civil or administrative action. The Division's Special Agents have statutory law enforcement to carry firearms, make arrests, serve subpoenas and seek and execute arrest and search warrants.

    This position is located in the Chicago Field Office (CFO) under the Investigations Division.

    This vacancy may be used to fill other similar and/or comparable positions throughout the agency within the stated duty station.

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    Responsibilities

    If you are selected as a Criminal Investigator in the Chicago Field Office (CFO), your responsibilities would include, but would not be limited to:

    • Analyzing initial allegations and recommending required investigative resources and collateral support.
    • Investigating allegations of crime, crime scenes, and misconduct.
    • Planning and conducting surveillance or undercover work.
    • Apprehending and arresting persons violating U.S. laws and conducting search and seizure incident to the arrest or when appropriate by warrant.
    • Preparing reports and presenting findings orally and in writing to managers, prosecutors, and other high-level officials.
    • Testifying as a government witness before Grand Juries and in court regarding criminal cases.
    • Testifying at administrative hearings in non-criminal cases.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 25% or less

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

  • 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/485342700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.