The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of Inspector General (OIG) offers you the opportunity to become a part of one of the most challenging and important missions facing the country today. The OIG ensures that all DHS programs and operations are carried out in the most effective, efficient and economical manner by conducting independent audits, inspections and evaluations, and investigations. In our dynamic environment, you will work with special agents, attorneys, auditors, program analysts and IT experts to deter, identify, and address fraud, abuse, mismanagement, and waste of taxpayer funds invested in homeland security.Learn more about this agency
This position is in the Senior Executive Service (SES), a cadre of senior government leaders who possess a diverse portfolio of experience and expertise required to lead across organizations. This cadre of dedicated 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 Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Investigations, Field Operations Division (DAIGI-FOD), under the direction of the Assistant Inspector General for Investigations (INV), is responsible for planning, directing and supervising all DHS OIG criminal, civil, and administrative investigative activities. The DAIGI-FOD is responsible for the operational and functional development, implementation, and supervision of DHS OIG investigative activities for field operations throughout INV. The DAIGI-FOD initiates and guides the direction, development, and implementation of DHS OIG policies, procedures, and directives involving investigative and operational programs.
The DAIGI-FOD manages a comprehensive national program of investigations concerning illegal or prohibited activities related to the programs and operations of the DHS. Included are investigations of corruption, civil rights violations, disaster fraud, abuse of position, employee integrity and misconduct, and white-collar crime that impacts the effective and efficient operation of DHS. Investigations frequently are conducted in coordination with the U.S. Department of Justice, and state or local prosecutors, and in cooperation with other federal investigative agencies and state or local law enforcement agencies.
The DAIGI-FOD provides critical leadership, guidance, expertise, and insight into the development, planning, and implementation of DHS OIG investigative policies, procedures and programs, which allow the DHS to effectively carry out its mission. Initiates, prepares, and collaborates with the DAIGI-Headquarters Operations Division (HOD), under the guidance of the AIGI, in the development of short and long range planning, forecasting, and execution of mission focused goals that address DHS vulnerabilities and strengthen the Department. Provides guidance, mentorship, and leadership to subordinate personnel and resolves operational problems for field personnel. Develops and provides input to the DHS OIG's operating and strategic plans; INV's budget requests and proposals; and hiring plans. Ensures effective management of DHS OIG's criminal, civil, and administrative investigative activities throughout subordinate offices. In accordance with Equal Employment Opportunity standards and agency policies and directives, addresses performance and conduct issues of subordinate staff.
Serves as DHS OIG's representative in interagency investigative matters; develops and maintains cooperative relationships with key officials of the DHS, OIG community, and federal, state, and local partners. Ensures investigative matters are fully coordinated internally with INV HOD, DHS OIG program offices, and law enforcement partners. Responds to inquiries from agency officials, component partners, and other government units regarding investigative matters.
Provides input and expertise on the design and modification of, and training program for INV's case management system. Ensures subordinate personnel properly and in accordance with policies and directives, submit accurate and timely information to the case management system. In partnership with DAIGI-HOD, and for presentation to the AIGI, contributes, develops, and institutes INV's training programs. Manages, presents, and coordinates INV's external training programs.
In performing these duties, the incumbent coordinates program activities with the leadership from Audits, Inspections and Evaluations, IT Audits, Management, External Affairs and other program offices. Collaborates with DHS OIG program offices in the development of inspections and reviews that add value to the agency. The DAIGI-FOD should have an in-depth knowledge of OIG functions and related policies, procedures, and programs.
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Occasional travel - This job may require up to 50% travel.
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