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    The USPS OIG is seeking a highly qualified applicant to fill our Criminal Investigator position within the Office of Investigation, Pacific Area Field Office Team located in Long Beach, Los Angeles, Riverside, or Santa Clarita, CA. The successful candidate must have experience in planning, conducting and/or leading complex federal criminal, civil and administrative investigations.

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    Candidates will be evaluated on the skills that they possess that are directly related to the duties of the position and the experience, education and training that indicate the applicant's ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position. Only those candidates who meet all qualification and eligibility requirements and who submit the required information by 11:59 PM EST on Friday, May 21, 2021 will be considered.

    The USPS OIG uses a Pay Banding system, which is equivalent to the Federal GS scale. Grade and salary determinations will be made based upon a candidate's education and professional experience.

    This position is being advertised at the Journey Band level, equivalent to a GS-9,11,12 or 13. The salary range for this position is $63,052 - $136,791 includes locality. Law Enforcement Availability Pay (LEAP) is authorized. Compensation includes 1811 LEAP coverage in primary position under law enforcement retirement.

    Relocation expenses will not be paid.

    Travel Required: 50% or Less

    Please note that the duties and responsibilities associated with this position may vary based upon the agency's needs at the time of hire. The following description of major duties and responsibilities is only intended to give applicants a general overview of the expectations.

    The successful candidate must be highly motivated and exhibit a high degree of character and have experience conducting complex Federal criminal, civil, and administrative investigations.

    • Plans, conducts and/or coordinates criminal, civil and administrative investigations relating to alleged or suspected violations of Federal laws committed by or against Postal Service personnel or Postal Service contractors.
    • Obtains and evaluates information to support all criminal and civil investigations.
    • Applies for and serves warrants for arrests, searches and seizures as appropriate and provided by law.
    • Prepares requests and/or reviews/approves requests for subpoenas, consensual monitoring, and other requests requiring higher authority.
    • Assists Government attorneys in the preparation of grand jury presentations and court cases; serves as a witness in grand juries, criminal and civil courts and administrative forums.
    • Maintains liaison with other offices, agencies, and appropriate organizations as needed.
    • Conducts investigations using various techniques such as surveillance, interviewing and interrogating, examining files and records, obtaining physical and documentary evidence and undercover assignments.
    • Collects, evaluates and preserves physical and documentary evidence. Utilizing cameras and other electronic surveillance equipment to gather evidence.
    Travel Required
    • 50% or less
    • You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    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/600834100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.