This position is located in the Office of Investigations (INV). INV has broad jurisdiction over criminal, civil, and administrative investigations of alleged violations of Federal laws, regulations, and policies relating to Department of State (Department)/U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM) programs and operations, such as: procurement fraud, grant fraud, including misuse or theft of Department/USAGM property or services; payment or solicitation of bribes, illegal gratuities, or kickbacks.Learn more about this agency
Plan, organize, supervise, and conduct difficult and complex criminal investigations of alleged violations of Title 18 of the U.S. Code, such as fraud against the government, bribery, conflict of interest, improper and false claims, collusion, misuse of funds, conversion of government property, embezzlement, kickbacks, and other Federal statutes covering fraudulent activities; and the effects on the operations of the Department/USAGM.
Evaluate information reported through developed or reported leads to identify the issues involved and the types of evidence that are needed to prove or disprove the allegation. Perform record searches, review and analyze contracts and business records, interview witnesses, develop informants, and conduct surveillance to establish the truth of the facts and facilitate the detection, identification, and prosecution of persons who violated or are attempting to violate the law.
Coordinate investigative and prosecutive activities with Federal, state and local agencies as necessary.
Write detailed reports of findings to be used in criminal, administrative or civil proceedings.
Testify to investigative findings, as necessary, and assist authorities in the development and execution of judicial and/or administrative plans.
Prepare written performance appraisals on subordinate employees. Review applications for vacancies, interview candidates, and make selections. Hear and resolve internal grievances and complaints. Determine and initiate required disciplinary actions. Approve leave. Provide advice, counsel, and instruction to employees on administrative and work matters. Ensure a continuing affirmative application of OIG and Department/USAGM policies concerning equal opportunity.
25% or less - The duties of this position require the incumbent to travel outside the duty station to accomplish the assignment.
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