Investigative Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
May 21, 2018
Closes
May 21, 2018
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

25% or less - You may be expected to travel 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 Noncritical Sensitive. Incumbent is required to obtain and maintain a 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.
  • This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies within 90 calendar days of the initial issue date of the referral list.
  • Position(s) may be filled by displaced Department of Defense (DoD) employees through the Priority Placement Program.
  • The incumbent must adhere to the DoD Standards of Conduct.
  • You may qualify for the GS-5, GS-7 or GS-9 level, if you fulfill one of the following qualifications requirements:

    GS-5: You must have 52 weeks of specialized experience at the GS-4 grade level. Specialized Experience for this position is defined as: Applicants must have skill in written communication to present clear and concise information. Must have the ability to access and operate large automated data base systems. Must have excellent office automation skills including experience with MS Word, Excel, and Power Point.

    GS-7: You must have 52 weeks of specialized experience at the GS-5 level. Specialized experience for this position includes performing database searches assisting with research analysis, performing basic assisting trend analysis and statistical studies for an administrative investigation organization; preparing routine reports, manipulating data from a variety of investigative databases; and providing information to senior analysts, investigators, and supervisors.

    GS-9: You must have 52 weeks of specialized experience at the GS-7 level. level. Specialized experience for this position includes assisting with trend analysis and statistical studies for administrative investigation organization; summarizing reports and extracting essential intelligence information to create cohesive reports for superiors and obtaining and manipulating data from a variety of investigative databases.

    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.

    Substitution of education for experience:
    GS-5: A four-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree, or a qualifying combination of general experience and undergraduate-level education.
    GS-7: One (1) full year of graduate level education or a combination of specialized experience and education required to qualify at the GS-07 level as described above.
    GS-9: Master's or equivalent graduate degree or two (2) years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B OR J.D., if related.

    Combining Education and Experience: The percentage of the education plus the percentage of the required experience equal 100 percent. If you qualify by a combination, your experience must be detailed in your resume and transcripts are required.

    All qualifications and time-in-grade (if applicable) requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

    ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Unless otherwise stated: (1) official or unofficial transcripts are acceptable, or (2) you may submit a list with all of your courses, grades, semester, year, and credit for the the course. All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.

    PASS/FAIL COURSES: If more that 10 percent of your undergraduate course work (credit hours) were taken on a pass/fail basis, your claim of superior academic achievement must be based upon class standing or membership in an honor society.

    GRADUATE EDUCATION: One academic year of graduate education is considered to be the number of credits hours your graduate school has determined to represent one academic year of full-time study. Such study may have been performed on a full-time or part-time basis. If you cannot obtain your graduate school's definition of one year of graduate study, 18 semester hours (or 27 quarter hours) should be considered as satisfying the requirement for one year of full-time graduate study.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specialized in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.

    Accreditation: Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management website at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/ and U.S. Department of Education website at http://www2.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html

    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.

    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):

    • Skill in written communication
    • Ability to access and operate automated database systems.
    • Skill in using MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    Preview the assessment questionnaire here: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10210264

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