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    Summary

    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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    Responsibilities

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Assigns work to staff through mission statements and outlines anticipated problems and objectives to be attained. Provides technical direction and guidance to staff when problems of very high complexity and sensitivity arise during the conduct of investigations. Makes intermittent reviews of investigative activity in progress and/or completed investigative reports. Interacts with the U.S. Attorney, the Strike Force Attorney, District Attorneys and State Attorneys General and coordinates investigations with those offices.

    Maintains an awareness of case status, problems involved, and action plans. Determines when, in own judgment, all necessary investigative work on a given case has been completed and that further investigative work would be unproductive. Is delegated authority to initiate investigations and major investigative projects; to alter investigative plans; and to terminate investigations. Informs the OI Assistant Inspector General and/or the Deputy Assistant Inspector General of the status of cases, significant information, and unique techniques employed to conduct investigations.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - May require frequent travel.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    15 - Position is at the full performance level.

  • Job family (Series)

    1811 Criminal Investigation

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