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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 Criminal Investigator (Special Agent), located in the Office of Investigations (OI) investigates crimes committed against programs and operations of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and allegations of serious violations of policies and procedures by VA employees. OI is composed of four divisions: Criminal Investigations, Administrative Investigations, Investigative Data Systems and Analysis, and Analysis and Oversight.

    As a Criminal Investigator (Special Agent), you will:
    -Provide expert technical advice, guidance, and recommendations to agency management and other senior agents, officers, or inspectors on critical operations.
    -Collect and analyze operational and strategic intelligence from wide-ranging sources including Federal, State, and local law enforcement agencies.
    -Conduct investigations in compliance with OIG policies and procedures, investigative standards promulgated by the Council of the Inspectors General (CIGIE), and the provisions of the Attorney General Guidelines for Offices of Inspector General with Statutory Law Enforcement Authority.
    -Search crimes scenes for evidence; record the crime scene through photography and sketches; collect, inventory, and secure physical evidence as mandated by OIG policies.
    -Prepare investigative reports for presentation to Federal prosecutors and other state and local prosecuting officials for prosecutive merit.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - 1-5 Nights Per Month. 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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