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    Summary

    OIG is organized into seven operational units: the Immediate Office of the Inspector General, Office of the Counselor, Office of Audits and Evaluations, Office of Healthcare Inspections, Office of Investigations, Office of Management and Administration, and Office of Special Reviews. In addition to the Washington, DC, headquarters, OIG has offices located in more than 60 locations throughout the country.

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    Responsibilities

    OIG's Office of Investigations (OI) investigates crimes and other violations of law committed against Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) programs and operations by employees and non-employees. These criminal and civil investigations involve a wide range of subject areas, including health care, procurement, education benefits and construction fraud; cyber-crime; bribery, embezzlement and conflicts of interest; narcotics offenses; and violent crimes. OI is composed of seven regional field offices and seven headquarters divisions, including specialized divisions that use data analytics to uncover complex fraud schemes and conduct highly technical cyber and covert operations. Through criminal prosecutions and civil monetary recoveries, OI's investigations promote integrity, patient safety, efficiency, and accountability at VA.

     The incumbent service as the Supervisory Criminal Investigator (Resident Agent in Charge) of a resident office located in Salt Lake City, UT or Denver, CO, in the Western region. As such, the incumbent supervises investigative field staff and conducts investigations involving VA programs and operations. 

    As a Supervisory Criminal Investigator (Resident Agent In Charge), you will:
    - Assist the Special Agent in Charge (SAC) of the OI's Western Field Office in overseeing, leading, and conducting criminal and civil investigations that entail highly sophisticated work activities involving the application of a wide range of critical thinking skills and abilities. Assignments require developing detailed plans, goals and objectives for short and long-range implementation and administration of a variety of investigative activities. Decisions regarding what needs to be accomplished in an investigation include largely undefined issues and elements and require extensive probing and analysis to determine the nature and scope.
    - Assist the SAC in the daily management of the resident office and investigative activities within the assigned geographic area that provides investigative services to VA Medical Centers, Regional Offices, and other related entities located within the assigned jurisdiction, which typically encompasses multiple federal judicial districts.
    - Assist the SAC in a leadership role in developing the resident office crime prevention strategy and implementing liaison activities relating to VA programs and operations with VA officials, local and VA police, Department of Justice and local prosecutors, and other stakeholders.
    - Manage and direct a cadre of criminal investigators, investigative assistants, and other support staff in achieving the OIG investigative mission.
    - Represent OIG in high-level meetings with various federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies within the geographic area covered by the resident office.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Travel nationwide under tight deadlines. The incumbent should anticipate frequent walking and standing as a component of this travel.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    14

  • 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/580716500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.