Supervisory Criminal Investigator

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Oct 15, 2020
Closes
Oct 20, 2020
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and U.S. Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change.

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Responsibilities

This position is located in the Special Investigations Unit (SI), Office of Investigations, Office of the Inspector General (OIG), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The Office is responsible for investigating and bringing to the appropriate criminal and civil justice system, those individuals and organizations involved in financial, professional, civil, or criminal misconduct relating to DHS programs and operations.

As Assistant Special Agent in Charge, you will provide oversight in all matters pertaining to the detection, investigation and prosecution of suspected violators of fraud, abuse and integrity laws within the department. Typical assignments include:
  • Supervising, coordinating planning and personally conducting the most complex, difficult or sensitive criminal investigations of major importance and high-level interest and misconduct allegations involving high-ranking officials of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
  • Performing special assignments where investigative matters cover a wide range of U.S. Codes and administrative laws, ranging in complexity from violations by individuals to conspiracies to commit acts
  • Providing guidance and consultation concerning case development, and conveying the views, goals and policies of the Special Agent in charge and Assistant Inspector General for Investigations.
  • Reviewing briefings and reports of investigations and summaries, including recommendations for prosecution and/or corrective action, for the Special Agent in Charge, the Assistant Inspector General for Investigations, the Inspector General and other senior officials of the Department.
  • Personally maintains liaison with other law enforcement agencies at the local, state, and national levels for purpose of obtaining their cooperation in furnishing information concerning illegal activities involving violations of criminal law related to DHS personnel in the private sector which could assist in ferreting out violations.


Travel Required

25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
14

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position
  • You must be able to obtain Top Secret/SCI security clearance
  • You will be required to undergo periodic drug testing
  • You will be required to carry a firearm
  • You must be able to meet job-related medical and/or fitness standards
  • Financial disclosure is required
  • Completion of one year Supervisory probationary period may be required.


Qualifications

You qualify for the GS-14 grade level if you possess one year of specialized experience at the GS-13 grade level performing the following duties: 1) Coordinating matters pertaining to the detection, investigation and prosecution of suspected violators of fraud, abuse, and integrity laws; 2) Leading an investigative team relative to criminal investigations of critical and sensitive importance; 3) Reviewing and evaluating allegations and recommending to the Special Agent in Charge appropriate investigative activity; 4) Leading, planning, or coordinating investigative activities (i.e. search or arrest warrants, analysis of grand jury material and joint operations with other federal law enforcement agencies); 5) Ensuring coordination with outside agencies (i.e. US Attorney Office, FBI, DEA) regarding investigative matters.

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 directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

The qualification requirements listed above must be met by the closing date 10/19/2020of this announcement.

Current federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade level or equivalent grade band in the federal service. The time-in-grade requirement must be met by the closing date 10/19/2020of this announcement.

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.

Education

Additional information

DHS offers competitive salaries and an attractive benefits package, including: health, dental, vision, life, and long-term care insurance; retirement plan; Thrift Savings Plan [similar to a 401(k)]; Flexible Spending Account; Employee Assistance Program; personal leave days; and paid federal holidays. Other benefits may include: flexible work schedules; telework; tuition reimbursement; transportation subsidies; uniform allowance; health and wellness programs; and fitness centers. DHS is committed to employee development and offers a variety of employee training and developmental opportunities. For more information, go to the DHS Careers website and select Benefits. Disabled veteran leave will be available to any Federal employee hired on or after November 5, 2016, who is a veteran with a service-connected disability rating of 30 percent or more.

If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete an Optional Form 306, Declaration for Federal Employment , and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, fine, or imprisonment.

Background Investigation: To ensure the accomplishment of our mission, DHS requires every employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet those standards, all selected applicants must undergo and successfully pass a background investigation for Top Secret level as a condition of placement into this position.

DHS uses E-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify , including your rights and responsibilities.

The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR § 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR § 315.707. Veterans , Peace Corps / VISTA volunteers , and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

We will review your resume and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the minimum qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your experience, education, and training will be rated using a job questionnaire that is based on the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform this job:
  • Attention to Detail
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Oral Communication
  • Technical Competence
  • Writing


If you are best qualified, you may be referred to the hiring manager for consideration and may be called for an interview. Preview the job questionnaire https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10919735 .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Top Secret

Drug test required
Yes

Position sensitivity and risk
Special-Sensitive (SS)/High Risk

Trust determination process
National security

Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your resume NOTE: For what to include in the resume, click on the link.
2. Your responses to the job questionnaire https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10919735
3.Your completed and signed OF-306, Declaration for Federal Employment.
4. Submit a copy of your most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action that demonstrates your eligibility for consideration, e.g., length of time you have been in your current/highest grade (examples of appropriate SF-50s include promotions, with-in grade/range increases); your current promotion potential; proof of permanent appointment if applying based on an interchange agreement; etc.
5. You may be asked to provide a copy of your recent performance appraisal and or incentive awards.

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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