Investigator

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Nov 21, 2018
Closes
Nov 21, 2018
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

25% or less - Position requires travel to domestic and overseas locations.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Security Clearance.
  • Designated and/or random drug testing required.
  • Relocation expenses not authorized on initial appointment.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Domestic and overseas travel is required

    To qualify for the GS-12 grade level, you must have one year of specialized experience at the GS-11 level in the Federal service or equivalent. Specialized experience is defined as:  (1) Conducting investigations involving alleged violations of federal, state, local, and/or international laws or regulations, (2) applying, laws, theories, concepts, principles and techniques sufficient to conduct complex national/international investigations and/or financial examinations of target organizations (3) advising on course of action/resolution of moderately complex investigative issues at it may relate to a Hotline program, and (4) coordinating directly with an agency’s Hotline and or complaint processing program.

    Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant work experience and education (if applicable) as it relates to this job opportunity. 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). Your resume must include the dates of all qualifying experience (from month/year to month/year) and the number of hours worked/volunteered per week.

    To qualify for the GS-11 grade level, you must have one year of specialized experience at the GS-09 level in the Federal service or equivalent. Specialized experience is defined as:  (1) Supporting investigations involving alleged violations of federal, state, local, and/or international laws or regulations, (2) applying, laws, theories, concepts, principles and techniques sufficient to conduct national/international investigations and/or financial examinations of target organizations (3) supporting an agency’s Hotline and or complaint processing program, and (4) assisting with the resolution of investigative issues at it may relate to a Hotline program.

    Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant work experience and education (if applicable) as it relates to this job opportunity. 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). Your resume must include the dates of all qualifying experience (from month/year to month/year) and the number of hours worked/volunteered per week.

    GS-11 grade level applicants may also qualify based on education or a combination of specialized experience and education:
    To qualify on education at the GS-11 grade level, applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related. A combination of specialized experience and graduate education may also be qualifying. https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=Group-Standards.

    Status candidates may apply to announcement OIG-19-09GT - USAJOBS control number 517317300 Open/close 11-20-2018 through 11-30-2018

    Applicants must be available for and willing to accept TDY assignments throughout the world.

    Career Transition Program: This program applies to Federal workers whose positions have been deemed 'surplus' or no longer needed, or an employee has been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service.  For information on how to apply and what documents to submit as an ICTAP or CTAP eligible, go to: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp.  ICTAP/CTAP candidates must be rated well-qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority.  ICTAP/CTAP eligibles will be considered "well-qualified" if they attain at least a rating score of 88 in a numerical rating scheme. Be sure to review to reflect that you are applying as an ICTAP/CTAP eligible and submit supporting documentation.

    Handicapped applicants, disabled veterans, and VRA's or any others eligible for a noncompetitive appointment under special appointing authorities must clearly specify this eligibility on their application and attach documentation.

    These are Testing Designated Positions (TDPs) under the Agency's approved Drug-Free Work Place Program. All applicants selected for this position will be subject to random drug testing once they begin working for the Agency.
     
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    EEO Policy Statement:  https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/EEO_Policy_Statement

    Reasonable Accommodation Policy Statement: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Reasonable_Accommodation_Policy_Statement

    Veterans Information: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/

    Telework:  www.telework.gov

    Disability: www.opm.gov/disability/mngr_3-13.asp

    Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities:  The following links contain information on the eligibility requirements to be considered under a noncompetitive appointing authority: http://www.opm.gov/hr_practitioners/lawsregulations/appointingauthorities/ 

    Selections are made on the basis of merit without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other non-merit-based factor.

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

    We use a multi-step process to evaluate and refer applicants: Qualified applicants receive a score of 70 to 100. You will be rated on your qualifications for this position as evidenced by the work experience and training you report relative to this position that shows the degree to which you possess the competencies listed on this vacancy announcement. USAID must be able to conduct reference checks as part of its assessment process. Applicants who do not permit reference checked from previous employers may be disqualified.

    The assessment questionnaire is designed to measure the following competencies that are required for this position:

    • Investigative Practices and Techniques
    • Case/Project Management
    • Planning and Evaluation
    • Written Communication
    • Oral Communication
    • Teamwork
    • Problem Solving
    If applying as a Status applicant, you must provide proof of government service documenting that you have met the time-in-grade requirements.

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    Read more Security clearance Top Secret

    Drug test required Yes


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