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    This position is located in the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General (DoD OIG). The incumbent of this position will work within the Office of the Deputy Inspector General of Investigations (DIG INV), and Defense Criminal Investigative Service (DCIS).

    As a Criminal Investigator (Special Assistant), GS-1811-14, your typical work assignments may include the following:

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    • Serve as the primary advisor to the DIG-INV/DCIS Director on operational matters emanating from other DIG-INV and DCIS directorates, departments and field offices.
    • Recognized authority on complex investigations, makes recommendations and provides advice on most controversial issues.
    • Provides advice on most controversial issues concerning criminal investigations that receive attention from the highest levels of the Department of Defense, Congress, Department of Justice (DOJ), the media and the public.
    • Initiates and conducts specialized and highly sensitive criminal investigations and criminal inquiries in response to requests on matters of significant importance.
    • Works on many critical and controversial investigative issues.
    • Provides guidance on programs and monitors organizational goals and objectives.
    • Identifies management and/or operational problem areas where there is a need to establish, modify or reverses policies, procedures or techniques.
    • Provides advice and recommendations on major developments, significant problems, and resolutions.
    • Identifies deficiencies and ensures they are corrected and optimum investigative results are obtained.
    • Reviews, researches and prepares draft comments on existing proposed legislations, regulations, and directives which affect the mission and operations.
    • Represents DIG when needed at various external committee meetings, congressional liaison meetings, executive meetings of professional investigative organizations, and gatherings of representatives of other government agencies.
    • Responds to congressional, Presidential, or high level DOD inquiries and prepares responses or information reports for signature.
    • Serves as coordinator of internal communications and assists in preparing special notifications on controversial, precedent setting issues.
    • Monitors investigative policy matters, including meeting and dealing with high level and executive level management at various federal law enforcement organizations.
    • Monitors operational coordination of investigations, often international in nature, and may include investigations in which a large number of investigators from various field elements are involved.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel up to 25% for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1811 Criminal Investigation

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