Investigator (Hotline)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
Apr 19, 2018
Closes
Apr 27, 2018
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel less than 10% for this position.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • U.S. citizenship
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Position has been designated as Critical. 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.
  • If you have not previously successfully completed a probationary period with the federal government in a similar position, you will be required to serve a two-year probationary period.
  • Position(s) may be filled by displaced Department of Defense (DoD) employees through the Priority Placement Program.
  • This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies within 90 calendar days of the initial issue date of the referral list.
  • Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level).
  • Permanent Change of Duty (PCS-Relocation) expenses WILL NOT be paid.
  • Recruitment incentives MAY be authorized.
  • All qualifications and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
  • The incumbent must adhere to the DoD Standards of Conduct.
  • You may qualify for the GS-13 level, if you fulfill the following qualifications requirements:

    Specialized Experience: You must have at least 52 weeks of specialized experience at the GS-12 level in the federal service or at an equivalent level. Specialized experience is defined as: Planning, investigative supporting or conducting complex inquiries, to include: interviewing complainants, gathering and analyzing relevant evidence, and overseeing inquiries tasked to other components or echelons.

    Applicants must have experience supporting, conducting, or performing oversight of inquiries into allegations of misconduct by government officials or improprieties affecting DoD programs and operations. Applicants must also have experience prioritizing investigative workloads. This includes all aspects of supporting or conducting fieldwork and drafting written reports that contain thorough analysis and adhere to the Quality Standards for Investigations as established by the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency.

    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 to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Only experience and/or education obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.

    There is no substitution of education for experience at this level.

    Working for DoD OIG offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.

    If applicable, you may apply under the appropriate Special Appointment Authority and be considered for non-competitive appointments.
    Please see link for definitions of the Special Appointment Authorities: http://www.opm.gov/hr_practitioners/lawsregulations/appointingauthorities/index.asp

    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.)
    Veterans' Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA): See Veterans Guide for definition. Submit a copy of your most recent DD-214 (member 4) showing length of active duty, character of service and type of discharge.
    Disabled Veterans: See Veterans Guide for definition. Submit a copy of your most recent DD-214 (member 4) showing length of active duty, character of service and type of discharge and a VA Certification Letter.
    Family Members Eligible under Executive Order 12721: Submit a SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, from the position and any other documentation proving eligibility.
    Interchange Agreements: Submit a SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, or equivalent document providing information pertinent to your appointment eligibility for the position to which you are applying.
    Military Spouse: Submit a copy of the spouse's PCS orders or VA certification of disability or death of service member, along with any other documentation proving eligibility such as a most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action.
    NAF/AAFES Interchange Agreement: Submit a SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, from the position and any other documentation proving eligibility.
    Severely Disabled (Schedule A): Submit proof of disability in the form of written certification from a licensed medical professional, OR a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist, OR any Federal agency, State agency, or agency of the District of Columbia or a U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits.
    Reemployed Annuitants: DoD policy on employment of annuitants will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants. The DoD policy is available on http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25-V300.pdf.
    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): Provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. Applicants must be well-qualified, which is defined as meeting all of the minimum qualification standards and eligibility requirements as well as possessing skills that clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position established by the Best Qualified category definition.

    This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/496748600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered. If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application.

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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, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirement listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to 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.

    All qualified candidates will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

    • Knowledge of DoD organization structure, functions, policies and regulations.
    • Knowledge of Federal criminal statutes, public laws and regulations.
    • Knowledge of Federal, state and local investigative policies and procedures.
    • Knowledge of reporting writing and effective briefing techniques to present findings to high-level officials.
    • Knowledge of FOIA, Privacy Act, and protection of identities under the IG Act.

    Preview the assessment questionnaire here: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10183786

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