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    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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    OIG’s Office of Investigations (OI) investigates potential crimes and civil violations of law involving VA programs and operations committed by VA employees, contractors, beneficiaries, and other individuals. These investigations focus on a wide range of matters including health care, procurement, benefits, construction, and other fraud; cybercrime and identity theft; bribery, embezzlement, and conflicts of interest; drug offenses; and violent crimes. OI is staffed by special agents, forensic auditors, and other specialized staff in headquarters divisions and regional field offices that use data analytics, cyber-tools, covert operations, and other strategies to detect and address conduct that poses a threat to or has harmed VA personnel, operations, and the veterans or other beneficiaries they serve. Through criminal prosecutions and civil monetary recoveries, OI's investigations promote integrity, patient safety, efficiency, and accountability within VA.

    The incumbent serves as a Criminal Investigator (Assistant Special Agent in Charge) within OI’s Investigative Operations Division (IOD) located at OIG headquarters in Washington, DC. As a Criminal Investigator (Assistant Special Agent in Charge), you will:

    • Participate in planning, developing, and implementing investigative policies, programs, standards, requirements, methods, procedures, and techniques that govern nationwide OIG investigations
    • Review, coordinate, and monitor the work by field elements pertinent to the program area of responsibility
    • Assist in the resolution of problems related to investigative tasking in the program area, and provides guidance on resource requirements and avenues for accomplishing mission tasks
    • Function as coordinating manager to highly sensitive investigations that often require the simultaneous involvement of several field offices

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 1 to 5 nights per month

    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/589239500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.