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    This position is located in the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General (DoD OIG), Office of the Deputy Inspector General for Investigations (DIG-INV), Defense Criminal Investigative Services (DCIS), Mid-Atlantic Field Office.

    As an Investigative Analyst, GS-1805-13, your typical work assignments may include the following:

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    • Provides support, advice, and guidance to Defense Criminal Investigative Services (DCIS) field agents and Field Office management on investigative data and trends.
    • Prepares critically constructed queries of investigative data relating to investigations pertinent to the DCIS mission and strategic objectives.
    • Prepares questions and preliminary case data or documents for interviews, meetings, or court proceedings.
    • Drafts affidavits and assists in evidence verification in support of search and arrest warrants in multiple jurisdictions and judicial districts.
    • Creates and presents graphical aids such as charts and timelines using sophisticated technical software for agents, U.S. Attorneys, Department of Justice attorneys, and other critical investigative personnel.
    • Presents investigative analysis and findings orally and in writing to U.S. Attorneys for determination of the prosecutorial merits of the case throughout the investigation, and through criminal or civil proceedings.
    • Assists on special projects from DCIS Headquarters that requires extensive technical, critical thinking, report writing, and strategic analysis.
    • Testifies before grand juries, courts, and administrative hearings as necessary.
    • Creates investigative reports or other strategic products from raw data and sources relevant to the agency or geographic region.
    • Devises resourceful and distinctive methods and techniques to acquire elusive information for multi-state and multi-jurisdictional investigations, and provide these recommendations to Special Agents and Field Office management.
    • Initiates and prepares subpoenas on behalf of Special Agents and assists in evidence collection or tracking, as deemed appropriate.
    • Performs data analysis, review, and evaluation of criminal investigative case data and/or evidence to discern relevant information or case characteristics and to identify trends, patterns or relationships to enhance case development.
    • Establishes, maintains, and cultivates vital and extensive contacts with Federal, state and local law enforcement officials, U.S. Attorney's Offices, DoD professionals and customers, and counterpart analysts from other agencies.
    • Maintains currency of investigative trends dealing with criminal investigations, legislation and/or regulation, data analysis techniques, criminal law and procedure, and how this body of knowledge informs data analysis.
    • Conducts interviews of suspects, subjects, witnesses, or other personnel associated with DCIS investigations alongside Special Agents, barring any known serious physical danger.
    • Serves as primary trainer in Field Office with other analysts; sharing information, advice, guidance, and solutions which are highly technical in nature, require critical thinking skills, and handling situations which may have no set precedents.
    • Reviews investigations and summary of pertinent investigative data and develop reports to be furnished to Field Office management, DCIS Headquarters, or other field personnel requiring the information.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1805 Investigative Analysis

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