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    Summary

    The NASA Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducts audits, reviews, and investigations of NASA programs and operations to prevent and detect fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement and to assist NASA management in promoting economy, efficiency, and effectiveness.

    The Office of Investigations (OI) investigates allegations of crime, cyber-crime, fraud, waste, abuse, and misconduct having impact on NASA programs, projects, operations, and resources.

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    Responsibilities

    Responsible for the direct supervision and team efforts of investigative auditors, analysts and criminal investigators assigned on investigations, while providing them with necessary information, advice, and guidance on technical situations. Resolves complaints, and identifies developmental and training needs for staff. Recommends employee promotions and recognition; coaches and develops staff; approves leave; implements performance modifications; and takes corrective actions as appropriate.

    Develops and administers the OIG investigations program for the NASA installations and contractor facilities in the Office of Investigations. Plans, supervises, and personally conducts, sensitive and complex criminal investigations involving alleged fraud and violations of law, including bribery, larceny, embezzlement, collusion, conflict of interest, procurement fraud, false statements, false claims and other Federal statutes. These activities may involve and affect NASA employees or management, NASA programs, NASA contracts, contractors and contractor employees.

    Conducts highly sensitive investigations into violations of criminal statutes relating to grant and procurement fraud, which may include cost/labor mischarging, defective pricing, defective parts, false certifications, price fixing, bid rigging, and product substitution. Investigations may include requests from the Administrator of NASA, Center Director or other high-ranking NASA officials, members of Congress and Congressional committees.

    Administers well planned search warrant and arrest warrant executions to adequately identify and effectively mitigate risk factors. Prepares investigative reports, with responsibility for presenting necessary aspects of investigation in sufficient detail and accuracy to aid in supporting possible prosecution or administrative action. Communicates findings and evidence both orally and in writing to Assistant U.S. Attorneys in the preparation of cases for presentation to Federal Grand Juries. Testifies as a witness before grand juries, trial courts, or administrative hearings.

    Maintains a good working relationship with U.S. Attorneys in the geographic area for cases referred and accepted for prosecution. Liaisons with other OIG offices and law enforcement agencies in the area to keep abreast of their operations and to seek their assistance as NASA OIG investigations may warrant.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - Travel may be required for training or other work-related duties

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    14

  • Job family (Series)

    1811 Criminal Investigation

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