Inspector General Criminal Investigator

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Nov 16, 2020
Closes
Nov 24, 2020
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

As an Inspector General Criminal Investigator for the CIA, you will conduct investigations into allegations of fraud, waste, abuse and wrongdoing involving the CIA's personnel, programs, and operations worldwide. These may include alleged violations of Federal criminal statutes, as well as regulatory or administrative issues.
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Responsibilities

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is a statutorily independent component of CIA. You will work independently or as a member of a team conducting interviews, taking sworn statements, administering oaths, gathering evidence, analyzing records and data, preparing reports, and providing testimony in criminal justice and administrative proceedings. You will frequently interact with all levels of CIA employees and contractors, as well as with other law enforcement agencies, Inspectors General, and the Department of Justice. Some travel may be required for official duties. OIG Criminal Investigators carry a special position of trust and you will be expected to conduct yourself and your investigations in accordance with standards set forth in the Attorney General Guidelines, the Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency, and CIA.

For further information and to apply, please visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/criminal-investigator-special-agent.html

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
13 - GS-12, Step 1 to GS-13, Step 10.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


  • US citizenship required (dual national US citizens are eligible).
  • All positions require relocation to the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
  • All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview, and a comprehensive background investigation.
  • All applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last twelve months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to twelve months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.
For further information and to apply, please visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/criminal-investigator-special-agent.html

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
  • GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale.
  • At least three (3) years of Federal investigative experience.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with a broad cross-section of society, sometimes under stressful conditions.
  • Ability to analyze facts.
  • Ability to travel as needed.
  • Applicants must be a graduate of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center's (FLETC) Criminal Investigator Training Program (CITP) or other federal equivalent, or agree to attend and successfully complete CITP. CITP is a physically demanding and academically rigorous twelve (12) week training program conducted at FLETC's facility in Glynco, GA. Applicants requiring CITP should familiarize themselves with the program's standards and requirements.
  • The maximum entry age for this position is 37 years of age at time of acceptance of employment, unless the applicant has prior Federal service in a covered law enforcement position (e.g. 1811 job series).

Desired Qualifications:
  • Background in the Intelligence Community.
  • Background in the Federal Inspector General community.
  • Experience in the following:
    • Investigating procurement fraud.
    • Finance, accounting, or contracting.
    • Computer or digital forensics, or investigations.
    • Counterintelligence investigations.
For further information and to apply, please visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/criminal-investigator-special-agent.html

Education

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
  • GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale.


Additional information

Position duties are similar to the 1811 (Criminal Investigator) job series position as defined by Office of Personnel Management. This position qualifies as a primary law enforcement position under both the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) and Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS). Qualified individuals will be eligible to receive or continue Federal law enforcement retirement provisions in either the CSRS or FERS Retirement Systems and are subject to the mandatory retirement provisions once reaching age 57 with at least 20 years of service as a law enforcement officer. CIA OIG does not currently offer Law Enforcement Availability Pay (LEAP); however, opportunities for earning Overtime Pay may be available.

For more information on CIA careers and correct salary rate, visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/

For more information on specific CIA Benefits, visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/benefits.html

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications of the specific position to which you are applying. To view this position's requirements, visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/criminal-investigator-special-agent.html

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Top Secret

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

The following items must be attached to your on-line application (PDF format preferred):
  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcripts for all degrees
  • Documentation of completion or certificate of graduation for CITP, FBI Academy, DEA Academy, US Army Criminal Investigations Program, or other Federal equivalent criminal investigations training program


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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