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    Summary

    The Office of Inspector General (OIG) is an independent office whose mission is to promote excellence, integrity, and accountability throughout the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). In our dynamic environment, the OIG conducts investigations, audits, evaluations, and inspections to enhance program effectiveness and efficiency and to detect and prevent waste, fraud, and mismanagement in DHS programs and operations.

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    Responsibilities

    The position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Inspector General (DHS OIG), Office of Investigations of Investigations (INV). The Office of Investigations is responsible for investigating and bringing to the appropriate criminal and civil justice system those individuals and organizations involved in financial, professional, civil, or criminal misconduct relating to Department of Homeland Security programs and operations.

    Being a Criminal Investigator makes you a valuable member of the Department of Homeland Security, Office of Inspector General, Office of Investigations. Major Frauds and Corruption Unit (MFCU) is a highly specialized unit established to proactively identify and investigate fraud and corruption that poses significant risk and major financial impact to DHS. MFCU leverages a multi-disciplinary team of special agents, analysts, data scientists and forensic auditors/accountants to uncover and investigate high dollar procurement and grant fraud schemes throughout the U.S. and its territories. You will evaluate allegations and evidence, and participate in the planning and conduct of investigations involving illegal and criminal acts (Title 18, U.S. Code) such as bribery, fraud, conflicts of interests, embezzlements and misconduct, by Department employees including senior DHS officials. Typical assignments include:

    • Evaluating assigned investigations. Analyzing initial allegations and recommends the extent of investigative resources required and the necessity for any collateral support.
    • Planning, organizing and personally conducting investigations with regard to a wide variety of allegations received by the Office of Inspector General which typically involve extremely complex, difficult or sensitive criminal or administrative investigations of major importance and high level interest and misconduct allegations involving high ranking officials of the Department of Homeland Security.
    • Coordinating major multi-agent cases or investigations, which involve multiple subjects.
    • Preparing concise, logical reports of investigations and summaries, including recommendations for prospective and corrective action for the Office of Investigations.
    • Maintaining liaison with other law enforcement agencies at the local, state, and national levels for purpose of obtaining their cooperation in furnishing information concerning illegal activities involving violations of criminal law related to DHS personnel in the private sector which could assist in ferreting out violations.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/596735500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.