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) and U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM) programs and operations, such as: procurement fraud, grant fraud, false claims, public corruption, conflicts of interest, trafficking in persons, and employee misconduct or serious wrongdoing.Learn more about this agency
The incumbent will plan, organize, supervise, and conduct difficult and complex criminal investigations of alleged violations of Title 18, 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.
Perform a full range of supervision for an investigative staff consisting of both supervisory and non-supervisory criminal investigators (special agents) and other support personnel, at or above the full performance level, in the planning, organizing, or conduct of assigned criminal investigations consistent with the employees’ skills and capabilities within an assigned area of responsibility.
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 surveillances 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.
Assist in developing policy and procedures for Office of Investigations operational matters. Implement new directives arising from changes to Department/USAGM programs and activities.
Prepare written performance appraisals of subordinate employees. Review applications for vacancies, interview candidates, and make selections. Determine the need for personnel actions. 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 Department/USAGM policies concerning equal opportunity.
25% or less - The duties of this position often require the incumbent to travel outside the duty station to accomplish the assignment.
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