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    This position is located in the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Office of Law Enforcement (OLE), with 2 vacancies in Silver Spring, Maryland, 1 vacancy in Gloucester, Massachusetts, 1 vacancy in  Seattle, Washington, 1 vacancy in Honolulu, Hawaii, and 1 vacancy in Saint Petersburg, Florida. 

    This position is also announced under vacancy number NMFS OLE-2019-0001, which is open to all Status Candidates. You must apply to both announcements if you want to be considered for both.

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    As an Investigative Analyst, you will perform the following duties:

    • Independently develop search strategies of open and restricted data sources, and determine and employ advanced analytical tools to evaluate and brief suspicious activity for potential violations of federal civil administrative and criminal laws in support of the mission and priorities of the NMFS Office of Law Enforcement (OLE). 
    • Observe and advise on events and trends, identifying patterns and targets of interest, estimating probabilities, providing violation forecasting and compliance measurement, reconstructing complicated events, and gathering information to prepare thorough reports. 
    • Request collection of additional data to fill gaps and disseminate information to the responsible Criminal Investigator when sufficient information has been gathered to substantiate unlawful activity, and ensure necessary follow-up actions. 
    • Assume responsibility over long-range and broad-scope analytical projects by making authoritative determinations concerning acquisition, maintenance, and release of suspicious activity and criminal intelligence information. 
    • Serve as liaison to develop working relationships with counterparts in other intelligence activities including federal, state, and international enforcement partners to exchange information on matters of mutual interest, and maintain comprehensive knowledge of their data systems. 

    Note: The duties described are at the full performance level of the ZA-3 grade level, and the duties at the ZA-grade level are developmental leading to the ZA-3 level.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Up to 25% of Domestic and Foreign travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    3 - If you are selected for a position with further promotion potential, you may be non-competitively promoted if you perform successfully and if recommended by management.

  • Job family (Series)

    1805 Investigative Analysis

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/513165600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.