25697 - Investigative Analyst - GS-13

Reston, Virginia
Oct 15, 2020
Oct 16, 2020
Full Time


Position Information

This is an opportunity for:
  • An internal or external candidate to fill a GS-13 cadre position.
  • A Federal Government employee to serve on a two-year reimbursable detail assignment in the ODNI. The detail assignment may be extended an additional year if all parties agree.

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Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)
  • Lead and perform work involving the research, analysis, and/or evaluation of information to support and assist investigators in ongoing investigations, and conducting assessments of preliminary reviews.
  • Obtain, review, manipulate and analyze large amounts of data to assist in making decisions regarding thresholds for investigative activity to be expended.
  • Perform data analytics and proactive investigative support, specifically identify indicators, or develop evidence of, illegal or improper activity that leads to trend analyses by formulating information source search strategies, and reviewing data to identify patterns and relationships across financial, criminal, public record, and other information.
  • Plan, research, write, and edit contact reports, referrals, crimes reports, correspondence, executive summaries, communications, presentations, and briefing materials.
  • Plan, develop, and write activity reports and summaries as necessary.
  • Maintain investigative records and manage information in compliance with FOIA/PA and applicable information management regulations; manage sensitive compartmented information.
  • Plan, coordinate, and integrate work activities, assignments, and projects with Investigations Division management to ensure their understanding and the effective completion of initiatives and requirements.
  • Liaise and coordinate within IC and Federal Government, and with state and local government officials as necessary.
  • Manages administrative property through maintenance records, by conducting periodic inventories.
  • Assist with all administrative taskings to include, follow-up to investigative recommendations, supply maintenance and ordering, onboarding/off-boarding for investigative personnel, and other administrative functions as assigned.
  • Develop drafts of ODNI policies for supervisory review that are designed to prevent and detect violations of laws, rules and regulations and fraud and abuse

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

Desired Requirements
  • None


Mandatory and Educational Requirements
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Federal laws and regulations relevant to the work being performed.
  • Extensive knowledge of databases, Excel, techniques and methods to locate, sort, and evaluate information.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment and form objective and evidence-based conclusions/ recommendations regarding criminal or administrative complaints.
  • Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking skills, including the ability to think strategically, identify needs and requirements, and develop recommendations based on qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills, including the demonstrated ability to develop working relationships and networks with internal and external managers and partner agencies.
  • Demonstrated research, planning, and organization skills, and demonstrated ability to manage changing and competing priorities under strict timelines while maintaining a high level of attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills and a demonstrated ability to produce clear and logical reports and provide clear and concise briefings.



Additional information

Who May Apply

Current GS employees in the grade of GS-12 thru GS-13 may apply.
Former members of the Peace Corps may be considered for ODNI employment only if five full years have elapsed since separation from the Peace Corps.
  • For a cadre assignment:
    • Current ODNI permanent cadre.
    • Current ODNI Staff Reserve Employees. (A staff reserve employee who currently occupies this position may not apply.)
    • Current Federal Government employees. (Current GS employees in the grades of GS-12 thru GS-14 may apply.)
    • Candidates outside the Federal Government.
  • For a detailee assignment:
    • Current Federal Government employees. (Current GS employees in the grades of GS-12 thru GS-14 may apply.)
Salary Determination
  • The ODNI uses a rank-in-person system in which rank is attached to the individual. A selected ODNI candidate or other Federal Government candidate will be assigned to the position at the employee's current GS grade and salary.
  • For a selected non-Federal Government candidate, salary will be established within the salary range listed above, based on education and experience.
  • A current Federal Government employee, selected for a detail, will be assigned to the position at his or her current grade and salary.
The ODNI is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: The ODNI provides reasonable accommodations to otherwise qualified applicants with disabilities. IF YOU NEED A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Intelligence Community Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Office Representative by classified email at DNI_Reasonable_Accommodation_WMA@cia.ic.gov and DNI_Diversity_WMA@cia.ic.gov, by unclassified email at DNI_DRA@dni.gov, by telephone at 703-275-3900 or by FAX at 703-275-1217 . Your request for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO THE EEOD EMAIL ADDRESS. THIS EMAIL IS FOR REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS ONLY. PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION VIA THE INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED IN THE 'HOW TO APPLY' SECTION BELOW .

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Applicants are encouraged to carefully review the vacancy announcement, particularly the MDRs, and construct their resume to highlight their most significant experience and qualifications relevant to this job opportunity.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Sensitive Compartmented Information

Drug test required

Required Documents


Your application MUST be received by midnight on the closing date of this announcement. Applications received after the closing date will NOT be eligible for consideration.

To verify receipt of your application package ONLY, you may call 301-243-1318 or 703-275-1250.

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