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    Summary

    The Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP) has the authority to appoint highly qualified re-employed annuitants without a salary offset (reduction). All re-employed annuitants serve at the will of the agency head and appointments do not confer tenure.

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    Responsibilities

    SIGTARP was established under the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008. The mission of SIGTARP is to protect Americans by operating as a law enforcement office and an audit watchdog over the TARP programs. We are looking for people to join our team as we work to protect Americans from fraud, waste, and abuse in TARP.

    The following are the duties of this position at the GS-15. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

    • Work with the Special Agents or investigators in conducting investigations of alleged civil and criminal violations of laws relating to the TARP programs. Work with investigative staff, providing legal experise and advice during both the planning and execution phases of investigations and be responsible for directing, coordinating, and reviewing work.
    • Confer with and assist the Department of Justice and U. S. Attorneys throughout the United States in preparing witnesses for civil and criminal trials.
    • Consult on and develops complex multi-faceted investigative case plans.
    • Advise on varied legal issues including personnel, FOIA, ethics and procurement. Handle all phases of administrative litigation. Prepare memoranda of fact and law, analyzing potential criminal and civil litigation in areas of concern to the office. Write memoranda of law, client correspondence, or notes after researching statutory and case law.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - May be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

  • Job family (Series)

    0905 Attorney

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/537455900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.