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    Consistently ranked as the best place to work in the Department of the Interior (DOI), the Office of Inspector General (OIG) is an independent office whose mission is to promote excellence, integrity, and accountability throughout DOI.  The OIG conducts investigations, audits, evaluations, and inspections to enhance program effectiveness and efficiency and to detect and prevent waste, fraud, and mismanagement in DOI programs and operations.

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    A relocation or recruitment incentive may be authorized.

    The incumbent of this position serves as an Investigative Analyst in the Sacramento, CA Field Office. He/she will join a team of investigators and analysts who conduct investigations primarily focused on suspected fraud and potential violations impacting the Department’s programs.  The incumbent:

    Gathers raw data and identifies significant patterns and trends, establishes possible criminal associations, connects suspects to key targets, and identifies commonalities to support investigative activities;

    Assesses complex complaints of fraud, waste, abuse and mismanagement in DOI programs and operations, as well as actual or suspected criminal activity, or other wrongdoing by DOI employees, contractors, grantees, lessees, or any other persons or entities doing business with the DOI;

    Drafts and prepares investigative activity reports to detail work conducted, possible leads, identification of potential issues or barriers, and investigative findings that may be used as evidence in prosecuting cases;

    Compiles and analyzes data from various systems, including NCIC, NLETS, FinCEN, Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) material, regional law enforcement agency records, procurement data systems, indices checks and other agencies’ systems to perform background checks, criminal history reports, intelligence and other work;

    Serves as the investigative liaison with senior-level officials throughout components of the Department, including the Office of General Counsel and all OIG regional offices concerning investigation and/or programmatic fraud issues, and outside the Department with senior level government and public officials regarding highly complex and sensitive complaints that impact the integrity of programs and policies administered by DOI.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel may be required to attend meetings, conferences, or conduct investigative activities.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1805 Investigative Analysis

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/565989900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.