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    DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.

    This position is located in the Department of Labor, Office of Inspector General’s, Office of Investigations - Labor Racketeering and Fraud. OIs' mission is two-fold:(1) to conduct criminal investigations relating to programs and operations of the Department of Labor, in order to prevent and detect fraud and abuse in such programs and operations;and (2) to identify and reduce labor racketeering and corruption in employee benefit plans, labor-management relations, and internal union affairs, and to investigate activity by traditional and non-traditional organized crime groups that adversely affect the American worker.

    This position is at the full performance level of the GS-14.

    This position is outside the bargaining unit.

    Permanent Change of Station (PCS) incentive will not be offered

    Relocation Incentive may be offered.

    Higher grade level 1811s may receive biweekly and annual premium pay caps (refer to OPM website).

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    Independently plans, directs, oversees and coordinates the conduct of criminal investigations of individuals, groups, or entities suspected of violations of the criminal laws of the United States relating to contracts, grant fraud, workers' compensation fraud, and internal fraud.

    Plans work to be accomplished; sets priorities and assigns cases, and outlines problems anticipated, and objectives; provides technical direction and guidance to staff when complex problems arise during the conduct of investigations. Makes intermittent reviews of investigations in progress and/or completed investigations. Evaluates performance of subordinates; gives advice, counsel, or instruction; interviews candidates for positions; recommends appointments, promotions or reassignments; hears and resolves complaints, referring to higher level management complaints that warrant higher authority for resolution; affects minor disciplinary measures and recommends action in more serious cases; and identifies developmental and training needs making provision for such development and training.

    Coordinates investigations with other law enforcement agencies at the local, state, and national level (e.g. Department of Justice, Internal Revenue Service, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Secret Service, and Department of Homeland Secuirty-Immigration and Customs Enforcement, etc.). Maintains liaison with other law enforcement agencies and with prosecuting offices in Federal, State and local government.

    Is responsible for directing the conduct of criminal investigations involving the use of a wide variety of investigative techniques. Determines the need for special emphasis type investigations. Personally directs a team or several teams in "on scene" investigations.

    Trains subordinates in skills, techniques and methods to apply in analyzing records; methods and patterns of criminal operations; modern detection devices; equipment and laboratory services; and accepted investigative principles, techniques, methodology and procedures. Plans and/or ensures that training is provided to all employees, including preparation of Individual Development Plans for each employee.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - May require frequent travel.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    All current, federal Department of Labor, (OIG) employees with competitive status. Career Transition Assistance Prog (CTAP) eligibles in the local commuting area.

    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/499809500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.