The DOJ Office of the Inspector General, named the Best Place to Work in DOJ, is a statutorily created independent entity whose mission is to promote integrity, efficiency, and accountability within DOJ. The Oversight & Review Division (O&R) conducts special reviews of DOJ operations and misconduct investigations involving Department employees. O&R's reviews and investigations are often undertaken at the request of the Attorney General, senior Department managers, or Congress.Learn more about this agency
Investigative Counsel within O&R are experienced attorneys who have previously served as civil litigators, criminal litigators (prosecution and defense), appellate attorneys, and agency counsel. Investigative Counsel conduct a broad range of investigations and reviews, including misconduct investigations of senior-level Department employees, examinations of high-profile DOJ law enforcement operations, investigations of whistleblower retaliation allegations involving FBI employees and the employees of DOJ contractors, and reviews of DOJ's use of national security authorities.
The day-to-day work of Investigative Counsel consists of designing investigative plans; determining what Department documents and information to obtain; reviewing and analyzing documents and other data; conducting interviews of subjects and witnesses; consulting with prosecutors when criminal allegations arise; analyzing evidence, laws, regulations, and Department policies; and drafting reports and recommendations that promote individual accountability of DOJ employees and tangible improvements in DOJ operations. Investigative Counsel lead multi-disciplinary teams in investigations and reviews that blend the skills of attorneys, special agents, program analysts, and paralegals. These teams work independently with supervisory support, and the work is stimulating, varied, and performed collaboratively, resulting in a positive work environment and significant employee satisfaction and engagement.
Due to the pandemic, the office is teleworking full-time.
Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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