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    This position is located in the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

    This position is inside the bargaining unit.

    THIS IS NOT A LAW ENFORCEMENT POSITION!!! This position handles complaints received for the Whistleblower Protection Program handled by OSHA.

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    Duties include but are not limited to the following:

    At the GS-9 level, duties are performed with a higher level of supervision in a developmental capacity designed to prepare for the next grade level.  At the GS-11 level, the assignments will become more difficult and complex, and with less supervision.

    • Accepts allegations of discrimination or retaliatory behavior from complainants.
    • Reviews and analyzes complaints to ensure the existence of a prima facie case and to determine if the complaint is appropriate for investigation.
    • Conducts preliminary interviews to determine if the allegation constitutes an alleged violation or if it should be filed with another agency.
    • Provides technical assistance and information to employers, employees, labor representatives, attorneys, and members of the general public regarding the Whistleblower statutes enforceable by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
    • Makes determinations regarding merit cases and recommends, orally and in writing, appropriate case disposition to management.
    • Assists the U.S. Department of Labor Office of the Solicitor in the preparation and development of Whistleblower cases for litigation.
    • Testifies in the United States District Court as an official government witness and at administrative hearings conducted before U.S. Department of Labor Administrative Law Judges.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - May be required for office support, trainings or meetings.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    12 - There is no obligation to provide future promotions if you are selected. Promotions are dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, meet all the performance requirements, and supervisor’s recommendation to the next grade.

  • Job family (Series)

    1810 General Investigation

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/616463700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.