Assistant Inspector General for Investigations
50% or less - Eleven or more days per month.
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes Relocation expenses are authorized.
The experience may have been gained in either the public, 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 resume.
Per the Internal Revenue Service Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998 Section 1103(b)(7)(j) requires the IG, Deputy IG for Auditing, Deputy IG for Investigations, or any other Deputies not to have been employees of IRS during the 2-year period preceding their date of appointment, or during the 5-year period following the date the person’s employment ended with TIGTA.
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.
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.
Guidance on Addressing the ECQs and TPQs: Use your overall set of professional and volunteer experiences, education and training, accomplishments, awards and potential in describing your ECQs and TPQs. Be clear and concise, using examples that demonstrate the scope and quality of your experiences, accomplishments, and/or potential relevant to each ECQ and TPQ.
IMPORTANT: Structure your ECQ statements in terms of actions you have taken, the context or environment in which the action was taken and the outcome or results of those actions (Challenge - Context - Action - Result (C-C-A-R) Model). For further information and tips on writing effective narrative statements, see OPM's publication 'A Guide to SES Qualifications' available on the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) website at: www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/ecq.asp. Please be advised that the individual selected for this position will likely require certification by a Qualifications Review Board conducted by OPM, prior to receiving the SES appointment.
Each of the following competencies are the foundation for success in each of the Executive Core Qualifications: Interpersonal Skills, Oral Communication, Written Communication, Integrity/Honesty, Continual Learning, and Public Service Motivation. The essay competencies address the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs). Your responses are required for each of these ECQs, unless you have had your ECQs previously certified by an Office of Personnel Management Qualifications Review Board (QRB) for the Senior Executive Service (SES).
If you are already certified by OPM's QRB, submit proof such as a copy of the certification or an SF-50 showing SES Career Status. Your SF50 should show a code 4 in block 34. If it shows a code 3, you must address the ECQs or provide a copy of the OPM certification.
ECQ 1: 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 2: LEADING PEOPLE - The ability to design and implement strategies which maximize employee potential and foster high ethical standards in meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals.
ECQ 3: RESULTS DRIVEN - Stresses accountability and continuous improvement. It includes the ability to make timely and effective decisions and produce results through the strategic planning, implementation, and evaluation of programs and policies.
ECQ 4: BUSINESS ACUMEN - 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 5: BUILDING COALITIONS - The ability to explain, advocate, and express facts and ideas in a convincing manner, and negotiate with individuals and groups internally and externally. It also involves the ability to develop an expansive professional network with other organizations and organizational units and to identify the internal and external politics that impact the work of the organization.
Each of the following essay competencies address the Mandatory Technical/Professional Qualifications (TPQs). Your responses are required for each of these TPQs.
TPC 1: Describe your experience with the Federal criminal justice system, including Federal criminal law, rules of criminal procedure, rules of evidence, and information needed to facilitate prosecution.
TPC2: Demonstrate your experience leading and directing an organization that plans and conducts highly sensitive investigations or task force operations into allegations of criminal conduct, including cybercrime, white-collar crime and violent crime investigations.
TPC3: Describe your experience in evaluating and implementing organizational law enforcement policy, procedures, and directives that effectively communicate organizational priorities to senior investigation managers.
TPC4: Describe your experience with the criminal provisions of Title 26 of the United States Code.
TPC5: Describe your experience working for or with Inspector General (IG) organizations and a broad understanding of how they are structured and operate.
TPC6: Describe your experience with the legislation and regulation processes within the Federal government.
- OPM Certification: An initial appointment to an SES position is contingent on approval from the OPM Qualifications Review Board unless the selectee has successfully completed an OPM approved SES Candidate Development Program (CDP).
- 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 flexible work schedules.
•Applicants should not send position descriptions, writing samples, or copies of publications.
•Applications and associated documents will not be returned.
•Veterans preference does not apply to the Senior Executive Service.
•Executive Branch agencies are barred from accepting or considering prohibited political recommendations and are required to return any prohibited political recommendations to the sender.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- A one year probationary period may be required.
- One year SES probationary period required.
- Must successfully complete a background investigation.
- Submit to a drug test prior to your appointment and random drug testing while you occupy the position.
- Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
- File a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of appointment and annually from then on.
- Undergo an income tax verification.
- Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
- If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the 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.
- Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
- Sign a mobility agreement.
- 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 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.
- Agree to work an average of two extra hours per day. Law Enforcement Availability Pay (LEAP) has been approved to compensate for unscheduled duty in excess of the 40-hour workweek.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your résumé may result in a “not qualified” determination.
Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Technical/Professional Competencies (TPCs) and Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs). (OPM provides models and suggestions for writing ECQs at Guide To Senior Executive Service Qualifications.) Your application will be rated and ranked among others, based on the extent and quality of your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position.
Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration.
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