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    NOTICE: The vacancy closing date has changed. The new closing date of the announcement is now February 13, 2018.

    Organization Location: Office of the Inspector General.

    Duty Location: Rockville, Maryland.

    Interview Expenses: Expenses associated with an interview will be paid.

    Relocation Incentive: An NRC or other Federal employee who relocates to Rockville, Maryland from a different geographic (commuting) area may be considered for a relocation incentive.

    Relocation Expenses: Expenses associated with relocation will not be paid.

    Supervising Executive: David C. Lee, Deputy Inspector General.

    Bargaining Unit Status: Non-bargaining unit.

    Veteran's Preference: Not applicable to the Senior Executive Service

    Job Summary: As established by the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, the mission of the U.S. NRC OIG to independently and objectively audit and investigate NRC and DNFSB programs and operations to promote effectiveness and efficiency, and to prevent and detect fraud, waste, and abuse. We are committed to ensuring the integrity of NRC and DNFSB programs and operations. We work to ensure that Federal dollars are used appropriately and that NRC and DNFSB programs fulfill their mission obligations and well serve the public.
    The Senior Executive Service (SES) is a small elite group of senior Government leaders who possess a diverse portfolio of experience and the strong skills required to lead across organizations. This dedicated corps of executives is charged with providing strategic leadership and upholding a commitment to public service that transcends loyalty to a specific agency mission or individual profession. As an SES member you will influence the direction of innovation and transformation of the Federal Government and lead the next generation of public servants.
    The NRC OIG focuses on the enhancement of program integrity and operational efficiency of the NRC and the DNFSB through the detection and investigation of fraud, waste, and abuse in NRC and DNFSB programs and operations.
    For more information about the NRC OIG and the OIG Investigative Program, go to http://www.nrc.gov/insp-gen.html.

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    As the Assistant Inspector General for Investigations (AIGI), you will provide management structure and strategic direction for the OIG investigations program. You will serve as the principal advisor to the Deputy Inspector General (Deputy IG) and the Inspector General (IG) for investigative matters relating to the programs and operations of the NRC and DNFSB. You will provide executive leadership for all investigative staff and ensure that investigative resources are focused on high impact matters involving NRC and DNFSB programs and operations.

    In accordance with the provisions of the Inspector General Act, you will oversee investigative activities designed to prevent and detect fraud, waste, abuse and misconduct, by NRC/DNFSB employees and contractors in agency programs and operations and promote efficiency and economy in the programs and operations of these agencies.

    You will manage the conduct of criminal, civil, and administrative investigations pertaining to NRC and DNFSB programs and operations. You will assure the investigation of credible allegations and design and implement responsive investigative policies, strategies, and priorities. You will direct and manage a staff that includes criminal investigators, and technical and administrative staff. You will also develop, prescribe and coordinate pertinent investigative policies and guidelines for investigative work conducted at NRC and DNFSB.

    You will coordinate and collaborate with the Assistant Inspector General for Audits, as appropriate, to facilitate joint audit-investigation efforts resulting either from audit or investigative activities.

    This is a Career-Reserved position in the Senior Executive Service.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required to regional offices, conferences, or licensee facilities.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Open to Federal Civil Service Appointees Only.
    • Federal employees who have served in a supervisory Criminal Investigative (1811) series at the grade 15 for at least (1) year.
    • Current Senior Executive Service (SES) members
    • SES Reinstatement Eligibles
    • Graduates of an Office of Personnel Management (OPM) approved SES Candidate Development program (SESCDP)

    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/488286900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.