Investigative Operations Assistant (OA)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Posted
Oct 14, 2020
Closes
Oct 21, 2020
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

Reemployed annuitant: This vacancy does not meet the criteria for appointment of annuitants.

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Responsibilities

  • Reviews and analyzes information contained in submitted complaints.
  • Assists investigators in researching pertinent regulations, laws, policies and procedures to determine allegation type and completion of Case Analysis Form.
  • Completes data entries of complaints into the investigative case log.
  • Establishes, maintains and archives Investigative Case Folders.
  • Uses varied and advanced functions of office automation software to create, format, edit a variety of letters, reports, memoranda and other documents.
  • Schedules appointments and conferences.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S Citizen as verified through E-Verify Program


Qualifications

All qualification and time-in-grade (if applicable) requirements must be met within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.

You must meet the minimum qualification requirements as stated in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Operating Manual, Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-prof.asp.

Proficiency Requirement:
You must be able to type at least 40 words per minute.

Specialized Experience: In addition to meeting the typing proficiency requirement, you must have at least one year of specialized experience at the GS-06 or equivalent level. Specialized experience must be documented in your resume. Specialized experience includes experience in investigative procedures and policies; searching, gathering, screening, and providing factual information or explanations; assisting in the analysis of data and compiling information in support of investigations; and performing office management practices and administrative support processes.

Volunteer Experience: 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.

Education

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience: You may substitute one year of graduate level education which is directly related to the work of the position. Equivalent combinations of successfully completed education and experience may be used to meet total experience requirements.

Additional information

DCAA has a comprehensive benefits package that includes retirement, social security and thrift savings; health, life and long term care insurance; paid vacation, sick leave and holidays. DCAA employees enjoy our business-casual dress code, flexible work schedules, transit subsidies, and the opportunity to telecommute.

Initial Probationary Period: You will be required to serve an initial probationary period of 2 years if one has not already been completed.

Selective Service: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see www.sss.gov).

Background Investigation: All selectees will be subject to a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI). You must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance eligibility at the Top Secret level.

Drug Testing: If you are given access to classified information, you will be subject to random drug testing.

Performance Appraisal: If you are a current Federal employee, you must be rated fully successful or higher on your current performance rating to be eligible for promotion. You may be asked to provide a copy of your performance appraisal during the evaluation and selection process.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): You must be well qualified for the position to receive special selection priority under the ICTAP. A qualified ICTAP eligible achieving a score of 90 or above will be considered "well qualified". For more information, go to: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap

Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA): Veterans who are preference eligibles or who have been separated from the Armed Forces under honorable conditions after substantially completing an initial 3-year term (not less than 2 years and 11 months) may apply regardless of their current geographical location. Veterans must submit their DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, to be considered under this authority.

If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application .

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your application will initially be reviewed to determine whether you meet the minimum eligibility and qualifications requirements. If you are qualified, you will then receive a numeric score based on the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities for the position listed below. If a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications, you will be assigned a rating commensurate with your background. Your final score will be used to determine if you are among the best qualified candidates.
Competencies:

  • Administration and Management
  • Communication
  • Investigative Techniques
  • Office Automation


Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Top Secret

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

You must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Resume - Each period of Federal experience must reflect the grade level of the position and whether the assignment is permanent or temporary. Your resume must document your specialized experience at the next lower grade level.
2. Assessment Questionnaire
3. Other supporting documents
a. SF-50 Notification of Personnel Action - Unless you are a current permanent DCAA employee, current and former Federal employees must provide their most recent SF-50 or the SF-50 reflecting Career/Career-Conditional tenure and the highest grade held on a permanent basis.
b. College Transcripts - If you are using education as a substitution for specialized experience, you must provide your college transcripts.
c. Certifications
d. Veterans Preference Documentation
  • You must submit a copy of your DD Form-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty", showing the dates of active duty service, type of discharge and the character of service. Alternatively, If you are a current military member in active duty service and do not have a copy of your DD Form-214, you must submit a written documentation (certification) from your branch of service certifying that you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty under honorable conditions no later than 120 days after the date the certification is submitted with your application for this position. The certification should also include your rank, dates of active duty service and what they condition of discharge is thought to be.
  • If claiming 10-point preference and/or are a 30% or more Disabled Veteran, you must submit both a DD Form-214 or expected discharge documentation as described above AND a copy of a letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) or your branch of service certifying the presence of service-connected disability and indicating the percentage of disability
  • If you are claiming eligibility based on 10-point derived veterans' preference (i.e. a spouse, widow/widower, or parent of a veteran claiming veterans' preference when the veteran is unable to use it), you must also submit a Standard Form 15 (SF-15) "Application for 10-Point Veteran's Preference" and any required documents indicated on the SF-15 to substantiate the claimed preference.
e. ICTAP - Agency notice
f. Military Spouse Preference (MSP) - Spousal Travel Orders/Permanent Change of Station(PCS) Orders, Marriage Certificate, and Military Spouse Preference Self Certification checklist
g. Other documents identified in this announcement

WARNING: Failure to submit a complete Application Package including all required documentation by the closing date of the announcement at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time, or at the time of application for announcements with an extended closing date, may result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration. To verify that your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select Application Status and More Information. The Details page will display the status of your application. Once your application is "processed", you can review your submitted materials. It is your responsibility to verify that information you entered, uploaded, or faxed is received, legible and accurate. Neither Human Resources nor the Selecting Official will modify your submitted documents and information.

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