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    This position is located in the Office of Investigations, Office of Inspector General (OIG). The OIG is the independent oversight organization for the U.S. State Department and the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM). The Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Investigations conducts investigative activity to prevent and detect fraud, waste and abuse, and to promote efficiency and economy in programs and operations of the Department and USAGM.

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    The Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Investigations serves as the principal assistant and advisor to the Assistant Inspector General for Investigations (AIGI), sharing his/her responsibilities in all matters relating to the criminal investigative functions of the OIG. The incumbent assumes all of the duties and responsibilities of the AIGI in his/her absence, which include the following responsibilities:

    • Formulating, implementing, and evaluating investigative policies, strategies, priorities, and goals;
    • Providing executive and policy direction for all OIG investigative activity;
    • Representing the Office of Investigations and maintaining relationships with senior officials in the Federal, State, Local, and Foreign Law Enforcement communities;
    • Directing the preparation of semiannual reports summarizing the activity of the Office of Investigations. 
    • As appropriate, performing technical reviews on cases and evaluating a broad spectrum of complaints, ensuring that there is an effective and efficient correlation between the extent, depth, and importance of case load and internal allocation of investigative resources.  

    This position is a secondary law enforcement position. The incumbent is required to have prior law enforcement experience in supervising and conducting criminal investigations.

    This position requires the incumbent to carry a firearm while performing duties and maintain firearm proficiency and successfully pass periodic firearm qualifications.  Any person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence cannot lawfully possess a firearm or ammunition.  Title 18 U.S.C. Section 922(g)(9).

    Persons selected for initial appointment to the career Senior Executive Service must have their Executive Core Qualifications certified by an Office of Personnel Management Qualifications Review Board prior to appointment and will be required to serve a one year probationary period.  The Civil Service includes all appointive position in the executive judicial, and legislative branches of the U.S. government except positions in the uniformed services.  Veterans Preference does not apply to the Senior Executive Service (SES).

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Overseas travel is required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    00 - No known promotion potential.

  • Job family (Series)

    1811 Criminal Investigation

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