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    This is a Criminal Investigator position located in the Office of Inspector General (OIG), Alexandria, Virginia. The mission of the OIG is to conduct independent and objective audits, investigations, and other reviews to support NSF in its mission by promoting the economy, efficiency, and effectiveness, and safeguarding the integrity of NSF programs and operations.

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    The Office of the Inspector General is seeking a Criminal Investigator who will be responsible for carrying out all investigations and related activities of the OIG that are necessary to comply with the intent of the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended. The duties of the position include the following;

    • Independently plans, organizes, and conducts extremely difficult and complex investigations of alleged or suspected violations of federal criminal and civil laws and administrative regulations.
    • Testifies before grand juries, courts and administrative hearings on investigative results.
    • Assists the NSF Office of Investigations' managers and the Special Agent-in-Charge in planning, developing, and implementing management goals.
    • Conducts face-to-face and long-distance interviews and conversations to obtain information or interrogate individuals or to defend, negotiate, or testify regarding sensitive matters.
    • Conducts technical investigations using devices and procedures, including consensual monitoring and electronic communications.
    • Evaluates specific situations on the basis of current law, specific court decisions, and policy to determine appropriate investigative techniques.
    • Prepares comprehensive and coherent investigative reports.
    • Recommends appropriate corrective measures, policy changes, and new techniques.
    • Renders expert testimony in judicial and administrative proceedings concerning technical investigative aids and techniques.
    • Develops draft policies, criteria, and procedures to resolve complex investigations and complete special projects.
    • Develops and implements training strategies to implement new policies, criteria and procedures.
    • Prepares and presents lectures at informal training sessions on the use of technical investigative aids and operations.


    Criminal Investigation

    Criminal Law

    Decision Making

    Communicate Orally


    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Some Travel Required - up to 25%

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1811 Criminal Investigation

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/564884700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.