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    The Office of Inspector General (OIG) provides independent oversight and promotes excellence, integrity, and accountability within the programs, operations, and management of the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), whose mission concerns the natural resources, environment, wildlife, energy policy, scientific research, American Indian and Alaska Native trust responsibilities, and cultural and historical heritage of our nation.

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    The incumbent conducts criminal, civil, and/or administrative investigations that may be local, regional, inter-regional, or department-wide in scope involving a wide range of criminal, civil and administrative investigative techniques.

    He/she independently plans and conducts investigations, determining the most appropriate methods, procedures, precedents and techniques necessary to address unusual or unique situations. Conducts fact-finding and preliminary analysis of the request, complaint, or allegation in relation to appropriate laws, regulations, etc., to identify the issues involved and evidence needed. The incumbent of this position establishes the relationship of facts and/or evidence in the case through questioning of principals and witnesses; taking sworn statements, securing related documents and other materials, as well as performing extensive record searches. Conducts interviews, takes affidavits from suspects and witnesses, and performs surveillance. Reports to the supervisor any possible flagrant and significant administrative and/or program weaknesses discovered during the fact-finding, interview and examination process.

    The investigator prepares investigative reports documenting observations, issues and findings preparing as needed periodic input regarding high profile cases for Departmental and Congressional reports. The incumbent plans and conducts surveillance activities, affects arrests, issues search warrants, and, testifies in court as a witness to events or to explain basic or routine procedures.

    The incumbent coordinates, compiles, and prepares information to be used in preparation of the semiannual and other reports to Congress OMB as well as other internal and external reports required by the IG Act, the Department of the Interior, and Federal Regulations.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - Frequent Travel is Required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1811 Criminal Investigation

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