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    OIG is organized into three line elements: the Offices of Investigations, Audits and Evaluations, and Healthcare Inspections; along with the Office of Contract Review, the Office of Management and Administration and the Office of Special Reviews. In addition to the Washington, DC, headquarters, OIG has offices located in more than 30 cities throughout the country.

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    The incumbent will work on time-sensitive investigative review projects that are of special interest to VA stakeholders, including Congress, veterans, and the public. The position conducts, leads, or participates in these projects at the direction of the Office’s leadership. The incumbent will author or assist with drafting reports published by the OIG, including reports which will provide VA with independent expert analysis, advice, and recommendations designed to improve VA operations and programs. Projects will routinely require collaboration and coordination with other OIG offices and directorates.

    As a Criminal Investigator, (Assistant Special Agent in Charge), you will:
    -Serve as principal advisor to the supervisor and others in support of the operational needs of the Office’s programs addressing fraud, waste, and abuse within the Department of Veterans Affairs. As the principal advisor to the supervisor, you will review, coordinate, and perform the Office’s substantive work at the direction of Office leadership.
    -Participate in planning, developing, and implementing investigative policies, programs, standards, requirements, methods, procedures, and techniques that govern the Offices’ projects. This will include managing Office resource and providing guidance on resource requirements for accomplishing the Office’s mission.
    -Lead and perform work involving planning, conducting, or managing investigations related to possible criminal and other violations of Federal laws. The ASAC routinely provides the necessary oversight, guidance, and overall management to the various programs for which the Office is responsible.
    -Recognize, develop, and present evidence to reconstruct events, sequences, time elements, relationships, responsibilities, legal liabilities, and conflicts of interest.
    -Work independently or as a team member to plan, manage, conduct, and participate in time-sensitive investigative review projects that are of special interest to VA stakeholders, including Congress, veterans, and the public.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Travel nationwide under tight deadlines. The incumbent should anticipate frequent walking and standing as a component of this travel.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1811 Criminal Investigation

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