Criminal Investigator

Alexandria, Virginia
Feb 22, 2018
Feb 22, 2018
Full Time

Occasional travel - 25% - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Relocation expenses reimbursed No


Position has been designated as Critical Sensitive; incumbent is required to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.

Incumbent is required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment and is subject to random drug testing for the duration of service with Department of Defense (DoD) OIG. Organizational entities with the DoD are not required to conduct drug testing for DoD civilian employees moving by transfer or reassignment from one DoD Testing Designated Position (TDP) to another TDP with no break in service within the DoD, unless deemed appropriate on a case-by-case basis by the gaining Component.

This position requires a pre-employment physical exam and a pre-employment physical readiness test. An annual physical exam & semi-annual physical readiness test is required for the duration of employment.

This position requires qualifications to carry and use government-owned firearms as part of assigned duties (and maintain this qualification). Employees are ineligible for this position if, at any time, they have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, unless the conviction was expunged, set aside, or he/she received a pardon. The applicant selected for this position must be able to qualify and maintain authorization to carry firearms including no current or previous domestic violence charges/convictions.

Federal employees currently serving in the Competitive Service must acknowledge that they will voluntarily leave the Competitive Service by accepting an offer of employment in the Excepted Service.

If you have not previously successfully completed a trial period with the Federal Government in a similar position (i.e., Supervisory), you will be required to serve a two year trial period.

U.S. Citizenship is required for this position.

Requires 25% of temporary duty travel (TDY).

Permanent Change of Duty (PCS-Relocation) expenses WILL NOT be paid.

Recruitment incentives WILL NOT be authorized.

Position(s) may be filled by displaced Department of Defense (DoD) employees through the Priority Placement Program.

Required to submit a financial disclosure form at time of appointment and annually.

Requires the incumbent to possess and maintain a valid state driver's license.

Requires males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) does not apply for Excepted Service positions.

One year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level or pay band in the Federal service that demonstrates experience in the investigation of contractor disclosures, DoD OIG subpoenas and criminal investigative policy.Conducts criminal oversight evaluations and develops conclusions, recommendations and final reports and experience in supervision and/or leading
a group of criminal investigators.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g. professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

No substitution for education at this grade level.

Military retirees seeking to enter civil service in the Department of Defense now require a waiver if they are within 180 days following their official date of retirement (5 United States Code 3326.)

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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (Knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

  • Plans, and executes evaluation of criminal investigations
  • Plans schedule and conducts review
  • Prepares investigative reports to be issued by the Office of Inspector General
  • Evaluates the Department of Defense-wide policies regarding referral of criminals matters by program officials

Read more Security clearance Top Secret

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