Job Title: Special Agent
Job ID: 170163 Location: DC-Jackson Graham Bldg -3rd Fl
Posting Open-Close 04/17/2017
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular Job Description
All WMATA posted job openings are available through 11:59 pm the night before the noted Close Date. To ensure successful submission of application applicants are encouraged to apply well before this cut-off. The noted Close Date is the date on which the posting is automatically removed from the website as of 12:00am at which time submission of an application is no longer possible. (WMATA reserves the right to remove postings at any time without notice as business needs demand.)
Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree. Three (3) years of professional experience in a government or other organizational internal investigations, auditing, forensic fraud examination, or similar field. Legal, audit or fraud examination training is desirable.
Experience in lieu of education will be considered if candidate can progressively demonstrate experience in a government or other organizational internal investigations, auditing, forensic fraud examination, or similar field. Legal, audit or fraud examination training is desirable.
Salary Range: $69,275.00 - $95,254.00
Possession of or the ability to rapidly obtain a valid motor vehicle operator’s license.
Satisfactorily complete the medical examination for this position, if required. The incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of this position either with or without reasonable accommodations.
The incumbent plans and conducts investigations of allegations or indications of employee misconduct and fraud, waste and abuse in METRO’s operations and activities, including but not limited to criminal activity, consistent with the responsibilities of the Office of Inspector General (OIG).
Receives and processes for appropriate action, through the OIG Hotline or otherwise, allegations of wrongdoing and fraud, waste and abuse relating to METRO employees, contractors and METRO operations and activities and evaluates such allegations for appropriate action.
Plans and conducts preliminary inquiries and investigations of allegations of wrongdoing and fraud, waste and abuse relating to METRO employees, contractors and METRO operations and activities, including accessing, using and analyzing available documents and data sources and conducting interviews of witnesses.
Coordinates and acts as liaison with prosecutive agencies on the federal state and local levels and within METRO to facilitate criminal, civil fraud and administrative cases based upon OIG investigations, including but not limited to assisting prosecutors and civil attorneys with evidence gathering and acting as a witness in court cases.
Coordinates and acts as liaison with other law enforcement agencies and administrative agencies and offices on the federal, state and local levels and within METRO during the conduct of inquiries and investigations to acquire information and leverage resources.
Prepares reports and other documentation of inquiries and investigations and activities relating to same.
Identifies systemic issues and problems in connection with OIG investigations to promote the economy, efficiency and effectiveness of METRO activities and prevent fraud and abuse in METRO activities and to allow the Inspector General to keep the Board fully and currently informed about deficiencies in METRO operations and activities.
The above duties and responsibilities are not intended to limit specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. It is not intended to limit in any way the right of supervisors to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.
Consideration will be given to applicants whose resumes demonstrate the required education and experience. Applicants should include all relevant education and work experience.
Evaluation criteria may include one or more of the following:
- Personal Interview
- Skills Assessments
- Verification of education and experience
- Criminal Background Check
- Credit history report for positions with fiduciary responsibilities
- Successful completion of a medical examination including a drug and alcohol screening
- Review of a current Motor Vehicle Report
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, a Federal contractor, is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable federal law, except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists. Our hiring process is designed to be accessible and free from discrimination.
This posting is an announcement of a vacant position under recruitment. It is not intended to replace the official job description. Job Descriptions are available upon confirmation of an interview.