Assistant Deputy Special Inspector General for Investigations
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.
The Assistant Deputy Special Inspector General for Investigations (ADSIG) is specifically responsible for managing investigative operations and programs involving fraud, waste, abuse and mismanagement associated with TARP. The ADSIG accomplishes this under the direction and consultation of the Deputy Special Inspector General (DSIG), Investigations Division (ID).
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.
50% or less - 6-10 nights per month
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
You will need to successfully complete a background security investigation before you can be appointed into this position.
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.
Medical Requirements: The duties of positions in this series require moderate to arduous physical exertion involving walking and standing, use of firearms, and exposure to inclement weather. Manual dexterity with comparatively free motion of finger, wrist, elbow, shoulder, hip, and knee joints is required. Arms, hands, legs, and feet must be sufficiently intact and functioning in order that applicants may perform the duties satisfactorily. Sufficiently good vision in each eye, with or without correction, is required to perform the duties satisfactorily. Near vision, corrective lenses permitted, must be sufficient to read printed material the size of typewritten characters. Hearing loss, as measured by an audiometer, must not exceed 35 decibels at 1000, 2000, and 3000 Hz levels. Since the duties of these positions are exacting and responsible, and involve activities under trying conditions, applicants must possess emotional and mental stability. Any physical condition that would cause the applicant to be a hazard to him/her, or others is disqualifying.
All applicants must exhibit competency in each of the Technical Qaulifications (TQs) and Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) listed below. Eligibility will be based on a clear demonstration that the applicant's training and experience are of the scope, quality and level of responsibility sufficient to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of this executive position.
Note: The Technical Qualifications (TQs) vacancy questions in this announcement are mandatory and must be addressed. All Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) vacancy questions are also mandatory UNLESS you are a current member of the career SES, a former career SES member with reinstatement eligibility, or an OPM/QRB certified candidate.
Your application may be disqualified if you fail to address these requirements.
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.
Part I – Technical Qualifications (TQs) -The TQ questions are mandatory for all applicants.
TQ 1: Demonstrated hands on experience developing cases involving highly complex financial fraud investigations, such as financial frauds with significant monetary losses of $500,000 or more, or securities fraud violations involving material misrepresentations regarding the financial condition of the entity.
TQ 2: Demonstrated executive level experience leading and directing first line supervisors and their subordinates in developing, prioritizing and successfully conducting highly complex financial criminal investigations, to include investigation of financial institution fraud committed by high level insiders.
Part II. Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) - ECQ questions are mandatory for all applicants.
ECQ I. LEADING CHANGE Encompasses the ability to develop and implement an organizational vision, which integrates key national and program goals, priorities, values, and other factors. Inherent to it is the ability to balance change and continuity to continually strive to improve customer service and program performance within the basic government framework, to create a work environment that encourages creative thinking and to maintain focus, intensity and persistence, even under adversity.
ECQ II. LEADING PEOPLE This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
ECQ III. RESULTS DRIVEN Stresses accountability and continuous improvement. This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.
ECQ IV. BUSINESS ACUMEN This core qualification involves the ability to acquire and administer human, financial, material, and information resources in a manner that instills public trust and accomplishes the organization's mission and to use new technology to enhance decision-making.
ECQ V. BUILDING COALITIONS/COMMUNICATIONS This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.
OPM provides models and suggestions for writing ECQs in the Guide to Senior Executive Service Qualifications.
- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
- This is a non-bargaining unit position.
- We offer opportunities for telework.
- We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
• This position has been designated as a SES Career Reserved position.
• OPM Certification: An initial SES career appointment is contingent on approval from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Review Board unless the selectee has successfully completed an OPM approved SES Candidate Development Program.
• Complete a one-year SES probationary period (unless already completed).
• Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment.
• If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
• Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
• Carry and use a firearm. Maintaining firearm proficiency is also mandatory. You will be ineligible to occupy this position if at any time you have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, unless you received a pardon or your conviction was expunged or set aside.
• Complete or have previously completed the Basic Criminal Investigative course(s) at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) in Glynco, GA.
• Complete a pre-employment medical examination (including vision, hearing, cardiovascular and mobility of extremities) by an authorized Government physician and be determined physically fit to perform strenuous physically demanding duties. You will be required to undergo regular physical examinations and to maintain a level of physical fitness in accordance with the standards and policies of this agency.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application includes your:
2. Responses to the TQ’s and ECQ’s (if applicable), and
3. Required supporting documents.
We use a multi-step process to evaluate and refer applicants:
1. Minimum Requirements: Your application must show that you meet all requirements, including the education and/or experience required for this position. You may be found "not qualified" if you do not possess the minimum competencies required for the position. If your application is incomplete, we may rate you as ineligible.
2. Rating: Applicants will be evaluated by an Executive Resources Board (ERB) based on the executive (ECQ) and technical (TQ) qualification requirements stated in this announcement.
3. Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application will be referred to a selecting official for consideration and possible interview.
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