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    The Office of Investigations – Labor Racketeering and Fraud is responsible to conduct criminal investigations relating to programs and operations of the Department of Labor (DOL), in order to prevent and detect fraud and abuse in such programs and operations; and to identify and reduce labor racketeering and corruption in employee benefit plans, labor-management relations, and internal union affairs, and to investigate activity by traditional and nontraditional organized crime groups.

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    Independently plans, directs, oversees and coordinates the conduct of criminal investigations of individuals, groups, or entities suspected of violations of the criminal laws of the United States relating to the above areas.

    Plans work to be accomplished; sets priorities and assigns cases, and outlines problems anticipated, and objectives; provides technical direction and guidance to staff when complex problems arise during the conduct of investigations. Makes intermittent reviews of investigations in progress and/or completed investigations. Evaluates performance of subordinates; gives advice, counsel, or instruction; interviews candidates for positions; recommends appointments, promotions or reassignments; hears and resolves complaints, referring to higher level management complaints that warrant higher authority for resolution; effects minors disciplinary measures and recommends action in more serious cases; and identifies developmental and training needs making provision for such development and training.

    Coordinates investigations with other law enforcement agencies at the local, state, and national level (e.g. Department of Justice (DOJ), Internal Revenue Service, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Secret Service, and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) - Immigration and Customs Enforcement, etc.). Maintains liaison with other law enforcement agencies and with prosecuting offices in federal, state and local government.

    Is responsible for directing the conduct of criminal investigations involving the use of a wide variety of investigative techniques. Determines the need for special emphasis type investigations. Personally directs a team or several teams in "on scene" investigations.

    Trains subordinates in skills, techniques and methods to apply in analyzing records; methods and patterns of criminal operations; modern detection devices; equipment and laboratory services; and accepted investigative principles, techniques, methodology and procedures. Plans and/or ensures that training is provided to all employees, including preparation of Individual Development Plans (IDPs) for each employee.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - May require frequent travel.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    14 - Position is at the full performance level.

  • Job family (Series)

    1811 Criminal Investigation

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