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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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    As the Special Agent-in-Charge assigned to one of the seven regional offices, 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 in accordance with the mission of the Office of Labor Racketeering and Fraud Investigations.

    The SAC establishes the investigative priorities for the Regional Office by planning and developing on an annual basis an investigative plan and implementation strategy for the assigned staff, as well as working with other OIG managers in developing OIG's five year strategic plan for the organization. Investigations supervised are primarily criminal in nature, and may be local, regional, interregional, national, and department-wide in scope as well as being highly sensitive and could involve national organizations with strong political action programs where there is a high degree of visibility, Congressional and Executive interest.

    The SAC is responsible for the compilation and preparation of well-documented comprehensive reports of investigative results and findings. Uses a thorough knowledge of applicable laws and pertinent regulations recommending to HQ future courses of action related to the mission of the OI. Reviews investigative reports for completeness and adequacy of documentary evidence and assures that evidence will substantiate successful prosecution of criminal cases. Initiates and directs additional investigative efforts as necessary to develop cases.

    Provides personal guidance and direction to staff assigned to major and highly complex investigative projects where extensive knowledge, proficiency, and expertise is required. Such projects may be conducted jointly with other federal and local law enforcement agencies and require coordination by the SAC with top officials of the cooperating agencies. As needed, dictates (e.g., involvement, high visibility, etc.), personally directs, coordinates/participates in activities pertinent to case development.

    Manages personnel matters in the Regional Office by recruiting and hiring staff and providing work assignments and training to meet staff development needs. Evaluates the technical and overall performance of the Regional staff; counsels employees, recommends awards for deserving staff; takes disciplinary and dismissal actions; and takes necessary action on other matters related to personnel management and staff development.

    One selection will be filled for Washington DC or Philadelphia, PA; and one vacancy will be filled for Los Angeles, CA.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - May require frequent travel.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    15 - Position is at the full performance level.

  • Job family (Series)

    1811 Criminal Investigation

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