Supervisory Criminal Investigator (Temporary Promotion NTE 1 Year)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Sep 16, 2020
Closes
Sep 17, 2020
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The Office of Inspector General (OIG), works within the U. S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to promote efficiency and effectiveness, and prevent or stop waste, fraud and abuse in departmental programs. OIG also consults with the Congress about programs in progress and proposed new laws and regulations. The Inspector General Act of 1978 gives the Office of Inspector General autonomy to do its work without interference.

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Responsibilities

If selected for this position, you will be responsible for serving as a principal advisor to the Special Agent-in-Charge and for directing and supervising a staff of criminal investigators in the accomplishment of investigative activities aimed at uncovering suspected fraud, abuse, and mismanagement in programs of the DOT as well as a variety of proactive investigations. In addition, you will be responsible for providing professional leadership and technical and administrative supervision to subordinate employees. You will establish and maintain liaison with officials within DOT and other federal departments; determine the scope and depth of investigations; review reports of investigations; and represent the agency in meetings. This position may require frequent travel (at least 25% of the time).

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional Travel required

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
14 - Position is at full performance level.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Selectee will need to report to either HQ or Raleigh, NC field office


Applicants must not turn 37 years of age before 30 days after the closing date of this announcement. Or, if you are age 37 through 56 you must be eligible to retire at age 57 with 20 years of covered law enforcement service. All qualified veterans preference eligibles may apply and be considered for this vacancy regardless of whether they meet the maximum age requirements identified at 5 U.S.C 3307.

In most jurisdictions, you must be at least 21 years of age to carry a firearm.

This is a primary position that meets the early law enforcement retirement provisions of both the CSRS and FERS Retirement Systems.

You must successfully complete a pre-employment medical exam, drug test, and will be subject to favorable adjudication of an employment suitability determination, be required to satisfactorily complete the criminal investigator training course at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center before you can start to work with us.

Because you will be required to qualify to carry and use government-owned firearms as part of your assigned duties (and maintain this qualification) you are ineligible for this position if, at any time, you have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, unless the conviction was expunged, set aside, or you received a pardon.

APPLICANTS MUST MEET QUALIFICATIONS AND TIME-IN- GRADE REQUIREMENTS BY THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT.

Qualifications

Candidates must have one (1) year of specialized experience at least equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the federal service. Non-government experience should be of similar complexity.

Examples of specialized experience includes:
  • Leading and/or supervising others
  • Conducting complex and sensitive investigations with tact and discretion
  • Securing facts and developing evidence
  • Maintaining liaison with other law enforcement bodies
  • Conducting investigative interviews, record searches, and obtaining sworn statements
  • Preparing written reports of investigations and summaries

Please ensure that your resume and application provide enough detail to support your answers to the Vacancy Specific Questions. If you fail to submit a COMPLETE on-line resume, you WILL NOT be considered for this position. Please make sure that the experience/education as described on your resume contains accurate and sufficient information that clearly supports your responses to all of the questions for this position. If you exaggerate or falsify your experience, education and/or your responses to questions, your ratings are subject to change or you may be removed from employment consideration.

PLEASE DO NOT INCLUDE A PHOTO OF YOURSELF IN YOUR RESUME OR OTHER SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION. FAILURE TO COMPLY MAY RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION REMOVED FROM CONSIDERATION

Education

Additional information

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE USED TO FILL ADDITIONAL LIKE VACANCIES IN THE ANNOUNCED DUTY LOCATION.

Relocation bonus will not be considered.

This position is eligible for Law Enforcement Availability Pay (LEAP).

Preference Eligibles or veterans who have been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions after substantially completing an initial three-year term may apply under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA).

Applications will not be accepted from non-status candidates. Non-status candidates are those individuals who do not have competitive status (e.g., reinstatement eligibility, transfer eligibility from another government agency, etc.) Except for disabled individuals, non-status candidates must be in the area of consideration. Competitive status is not required if applicant is a disabled individual who may be eligible for appointment under a special Schedule A appointing authority in the excepted service. Applicants who meet this provision may apply even if they are outside the area of consideration.

All status candidates must submit a copy of their most recent SF-50, and/or a copy of the last SF-50 that indicates they have competitive status.

You will be subject to favorable adjudication of an employment suitability determination. Best qualified candidates will be responsible for arranging and paying for their own travel expenses in conjunction with any required interviews, unless they are already employed by the Office of Inspector General at the U. S. Department of Transportation.

THIS AGENCY PROVIDES REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS TO APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES. IF YOU NEED A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION FOR ANY PART OF THE APPLICATION AND HIRING PROCESS, PLEASE NOTIFY THE AGENCY. THE DECISION ON GRANTING REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS WILL BE ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS. ALL APPLICANTS WILL RECEIVE CONSIDERATION REGARDLESS OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, GENDER, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, POLITICAL AFFILIATION, UNION AFFILIATION OR NON AFFILIATION, MARITAL STATUS, NON- DISQUALIFYING PHYSICAL HANDICAP, OR ANY OTHER NON-MERIT REASON. THE OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL (OIG), U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT) IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

It is the policy of the Government not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or to find an individual unqualified, unsuitable, or unfit for employment based upon financial difficulties that have arisen through no fault of the individual. Information about an individual's employment experience should be used only to determine the person's qualifications and to assess his or her relative level of knowledge, skills, and abilities. Although an individual's personal conduct may be relevant in any employment decision, including conduct during periods of unemployment or evidence of dishonesty in handling financial matters, financial difficulty that has arisen through no fault of the individual will generally not itself be the basis of unfavorable suitability or fitness determination.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Applicants will be rated on the extent and quality of experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the position. Applicants who meet the qualification requirements will be further evaluated on their responses to the on-line announcement questions.

Eligible applicants will receive a numerical rating based on their responses to the application questions for this position submitted on-line via WWW.USAJOBS.GOV. These responses must be substantiated by your on-line resume. Applicants who do not respond to the application questions may be rated ineligible.

Federal employees must meet Time-In-Grade (TIG) requirements for merit promotion consideration. TIG is the 52-week requirement Federal employees in competitive service, General Schedule (GS) positions at GS-5 and above must serve before they are eligible for promotion to the next grade level. TIG requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Secret

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

Resume - Your resume must support your responses to the questionnaire and the specialized experience.

Merit Promotion - All current Federal employees must submit a recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) documenting proof of competitive status, tenure, current grade level and full performance level of the position held. All reinstatement eligibles/former Federal employees must submit a SF-50 documenting proof of competitive status, tenure, grade level and full performance level of the position.

Non-competitive eligibles - must submit proof of eligibility (i.e., SF-50 documenting the full performance level of a position held on a permanent basis).

Supporting documents may either be uploaded or faxed to 571-258-4052. The requested information MUST be received by fax within 48 hours prior to the closing date of the vacancy announcement (not including Saturdays, Sundays or government holidays). The requested information MUST be received by fax within 48 hours prior to the closing date of the vacancy announcement (not including Saturdays, Sundays or government holidays).

NOTE: PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR RESUME SUPPORTS YOUR RESPONSES AND THE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE IS DOCUMENTED IN YOUR RESUME. Applicants who fail to submit all the required documentation listed above, in addition to their resumes, will be considered ineligible for further consideration for this announcement.

Below are links to assist in resume writing:

https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/faq/application/documents/resume/what-to-include/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=8YX7o1PBoFk

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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