Criminal Investigator (Senior Forensic Special Agent)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Aug 02, 2017
Closes
Aug 17, 2017
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

The Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Fund has the authority to appoint highly qualified re-employed annuitants with a salary offset (reduction) waiver. Appointments may be permanent or temporary, not to exceed one year, which may be extended yearly. All re-employed annuitants serve at the will of the agency head and appointments do not confer tenure.

The Office of the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP) was established at the Department of the Treasury under the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008. The mission of SIGTARP is to conduct, supervise, and coordinate audits and investigations of the purchase, management, and sale of assets by the Secretary under the TARP. We are looking for people to join our team as we take on our responsibility to oversee this historic program and its participants.


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional travel of 1-5 days per month may be required.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
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  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S National
  • You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    Age Restriction: The date immediately preceding an individual's 37th birthday is the maximum entry age for original appointment to a law enforcement officer position. This requirement does not apply to a) Preference-eligible veterans; OR b) Individuals who are 37 years of age or older and have previously served in law enforcement officer positions that were covered by a special law enforcement retirement plan.

    Specialized experience: For the GS-14, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:

    • Leading and conducting criminal investigations involving computers and computerized evidence to determine violations of Federal laws and regulations.
    • Experience and required training with the search and seizure of digital evidence (for example - SCERS, FBI CART, Secret Service ECSAP, IRS-CIS) while conducting computer forensic and eDiscovery investigations which are civil, criminal, and administrative in nature.
    Specialized experience: For the GS-13, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:
    • Conducting criminal investigations involving computers and computerized evidence to determine violations of Federal laws and regulations.
    • Experience and required training with the search and seizure of digital evidence (for example - SCERS, FBI CART, Secret Service ECSAP, IRS-CIS) while conducting computer forensic and eDiscovery investigations which are civil, criminal, and administrative in nature.

    The experience may have been gained in either the public or private sector or volunteer service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your résumé.

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    DUTIES:

    The following are the duties of this position at the GS-14. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

    • Provides expert forensic support through the scientific analysis of electronic evidence. Conducts computer forensic examinations that are consistent with those standards established by SIGTARP, CIGIE and the Department of Justice, as well as reflective of current trends and techniques within the law enforcement and professional communities. This may include the testing and validation of forensic software and other appropriate automated analytical tools to meet diverse investigative requirements.
    • Serves as a technical authority regarding crime scene searches of electronic evidence. Leads SIGTARP field agents and management in developing investigative plans, and presents investigative options and parameters as they relate to computer resources and techniques. Develops methods, procedures and policies for use at SIGTARP in forensic computer/electronic investigations.
    • Serves as a technical authority regarding the processing and preparation of data using various eDiscovery tools and methodologies. Provides field investigators, investigative counsel, and analysts with expertise to assist with developing strategies to review large amounts of data efficiently and effectively.
    • Prepares preliminary and final investigative or forensic reports for prosecutors and management officials in accordance with SIGTARP investigative policies and procedures. Responsible for the coordination and integration of investigative findings which may involve input from investigators within the Department or other agencies.