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    This position is located in the Department of Labor, Office of Inspector General, Office of Investigations-Labor Rackerteering and Fraud.

    The Office of Investigation-Labor Racketeering and Fraud’s (OI) mission is twofold: (1) to conduct criminal investigations relating to programs and operations of the Department of Labor (DOL), in order to prevent and detect fraud and abuse in such programs and operations; and (2) to identify and reduce labor racketeering and corruption in employee benefit plans, labor-management relations, and internal union affairs, and to investigate activity by traditional and nontraditional organized crime groups that adversely affect the American worker.

    This position has promotion potential to GS-13. Promotion Potential: There is no obligation to provide future promotions to you if you are selected. Future promotions are dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and supervisory approval.

    The vacancy is limited to 100 applications and may close before the closing date listed if that limit is reached.

    Permanent Change of Station funds (PCS) will not be offered.

    Relocation incentive will not be offered.

    Recruitment incentive will not be offered.

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    The incumbent carries out the full range of investigative functions on assigned cases or portions of cases, from planning through fact-finding to reporting results of investigations, which involve subjects on which information is readily available, straight forward issues, or non-controversial persons. These investigations are limited in scope, involve moderately difficult technical problems relating to legal matters, and require obtaining necessary facts and evidence.

    With the assistance from a senior special agent, prepares investigative reports, with responsibility for presenting necessary aspects of investigations in sufficient detail for supporting possible prosecution and/or administrative or civil action. Assists the Department of Justice and U.S.

    At the direction of a, the incumbent confers with and advises responsible administrative officials on investigations and/or reports. Such discussions may relate to requests for investigative service, the progress of investigations, significant findings and developments, problems or questions of evidence, testimony of laws, actions to be taken, and other related matters.

    Performs undercover and/or surveillance work. Performs personal security for the Secretary of Labor, and elicits information from individuals of diverse backgrounds and develops sources of information.

    The incumbent is also responsible for reporting all flagrant and highly significant administrative and program weaknesses discovered during an investigation whether or not they bear directly on matters under investigation. The incumbent will coordinate and effect the necessary liaison, through his supervisor, with the Office of Audit.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - May require frequent travel.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Current/former Federal employees w/ competitive/reinstatement eligibility; ICTAP/CTAP eligibles in local commuting area; Veterans' Employment Opportunity Act eligibles; individuals eligible for these non-competitive authorities: Veterans Recruitment Appointment, 30% or > compensably disabled vets; individuals w/disabilities; pres/former Peace Corps (PC) personnel & former PC volunteers.

    Questions? This job is open to 4 groups.

  • 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/471572400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.