Deputy Inspector General for Investigations

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
Jan 19, 2021
Closes
Jan 26, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is in the Senior Executive Service (SES), a small elite group of top government leaders. SES members possess a diverse portfolio of experiences including strong skills to lead across organizations. As an executive, you will influence the direction of innovation and transformation of the federal government and lead the next generation of public servants.
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Responsibilities

  • Principal advisor to the Inspector General (IG) and Principal Deputy Inspector General (PDIG) on matters related to the conduct and management of criminal investigative functions.
  • Oversees and directs the performance of criminal investigative activities related to DoD programs and operations.
  • Advises the IG and PDIG on program matters relating to prevention and detection of fraud, waste, and abuse in DoD programs and operations.
  • Provides expert advice on matters concerning fraud, waste, and abuse DoD-wide, and criminal investigations thereof, to include the development and implementation of law enforcement policies, procedures, and objectives for DCIS.
  • Oversees complex and comprehensive criminal investigations related to DoD programs and operations.
  • Directs the development of reports of investigation and makes recommendations to the IG and PDIG regarding systemic issues identified during criminal investigations.
  • Promotes coordination with other Federal Offices of Inspector General on investigative issues, including the conduct of inter-agency investigations.
  • Develops and implements performance based metrics for the Office of the Deputy Inspector General for Investigations that are effective measurements of mission.
  • Manages coordination of investigations with other investigative units of Federal, state, and local governments. Brings to the attention of the Inspector General and the Secretary of Defense criminal activities discovered through investigations.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - As required (e.g., site visits to field offices, conferences, and etc.).

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
00

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Position has been designated as Special Sensitive; incumbent is required to be eligible (and maintain eligibility) for a Top Secret with Special Compartmented Information (TS/SCI).
  • Male applicants born after Dec. 31, 1959 must certify at the time of appointment that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service law (see www.sss.gov).
  • Selected candidate will be subject to a two-year probationary period in the Senior Executive Service unless required probationary period has been served. Selectee may also be subject to a records review prior to being appointed to this position.
  • Applicants selected are required to submit to a drug test and receive a negative drug test result prior to appointment. Incumbent is subject to random drug testing for the duration of service with the DoD OIG.
  • Selectee will be required to complete and submit an Executive Personnel Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-278, prior to entering the position and annually thereafter.
  • All newly appointed career SES leaders must sign the Reassignment Rights and Obligations Agreement as a condition of appointment into the SES in accordance with DoD Directive 1403.03.
  • Incumbent may be required to travel both in the Continental United States, as well as overseas locations.
  • All newly appointed career SES leaders are required to sign the Mobility Agreement as a condition of employment.
  • Position requires a pre-employment physical exam and pre-employment physical readiness test. An annual physical readiness test is required for the duration of employment.
  • Position requires qualification to carry and use government-owned firearms as part of the assigned duties (must maintain this qualification).
  • Employees are ineligible for this position if, at any time, they have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, unless the conviction was expunged, set aside, or he/she received a pardon.


Qualifications

Applicants must provide evidence of progressively responsible leadership experience that demonstrates senior executive management capability directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs) listed below.

Qualifications include both leadership skills that are applicable to all SES positions and technical or program qualifications specific to the position.

The best-qualified candidates will be distinguished from other applicants by an evaluation panel of subject matter experts, considering the below listed Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs).

All factors are mandatory unless stated otherwise. These factors are required, and must be addressed for the incumbent to perform the duties of the position. The mandatory technical qualifications must be met to be rated eligible for the position.

This position has been evaluated to be a Tier A position under the DoD OIG SES Personnel Management and Compensation System.

MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS:
The applicant is to provide a separate narrative statement to each of the following technical qualifications which describes fully, but concisely, how his/her experience supports each of the following qualifications. Each technical qualification narrative should not exceed 2 pages. Failure to address these specific qualifications in a separate narrative statement will eliminate you from consideration:

1. Expert knowledge and experience in the fields of criminal investigations and law enforcement; investigative policies; administration of investigative programs; and functions and jurisdictions of other Federal, State, and local agencies.

2. Demonstrates an enterprise perspective in planning for and leading a large DoD or other Federal law enforcement organization that conducts complex investigations. The incumbent must possess an awareness and understanding of individual and organizational responsibilities in relation to government-wide strategic priorities.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience working in a leadership role at a Federal OIG
  • Experience working in a leadership role within the Department of Defense
EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs): The ECQs describe the leadership skills needed to succeed in the Senior Executive Service, and are in addition to the specific technical factors listed above. To assess the executive experience of each candidate, applicants who are applying for their initial career appointment in the SES must demonstrate, with specific examples, how their experience is relevant to exercising leadership in each of the five competencies. Current or former SES Career employees are not required to address the ECQs (SES Career employees include only those appointed under Title 5 U.S.C. 3393). A concise executive summary must show where and when the qualifications were obtained, the organizational setting in which the experience was acquired, (e.g. organizational size, level, and assigned fiscal resources), and a narrative discussion of the qualifications. The ECQs must not exceed 10 pages.

1. LEADING CHANGE. The ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
2. LEADING PEOPLE. The ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
3. RESULTS DRIVEN. The ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.
4. BUSINESS ACUMEN. The ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
5. BUILDING COALITIONS/COMMUNICATION. The ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.

These ECQs must be addressed in a separate narrative statement. Specific instructions for preparing your statement and definitions of these core qualifications are available at http://www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/ecq.asp.

This is covered by the special retirement provisions for Federal Law Enforcement Officer (FLEO). Candidates without previous FLEO service must be under age 37. Employees subject to special retirement coverage for law enforcement officers must retire at age 57 upon completing 20 years of law enforcement service under the special retirement provisions for law enforcement officers. If these 20 years of service are not attained at age 57, mandatory retirement is required upon completion of 20 years of service. This requirement may be waived only for veterans. See OPM Retirement Handbook for further details. The Maximum Entry Age requirement may be waived for applicants eligible for veterans' preference. Applicants previously covered by 5 U.S.C. 8336(c) or 5 U.S.C 412(d) are not restricted from applying.

Education

There is no substitution of education for experience at this level.

Additional information

Actual salary may vary depending on the scope and the complexity of the qualifications and current compensation of the selectee.

PCS/Relocation expenses, if authorized, will be in accordance with Joint Travel Regulations.

Veterans' preference does not apply to the SES.

Military retirees seeking to enter civil service in the Department of Defense now require a waiver if they are within 180 days following their official date of retirement (5 United States Code 3326).

Filling of this position is not subject to the provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program (PPP).

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .

This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. Employees are ineligible for this position if, at any time, they have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, unless the conviction was expunged, set aside, or he/she received a pardon. The applicant selected for this position must be able to qualify and maintain authorization to carry and use government-owned firearms including no current or previous domestic violence charges/convictions.

This position is considered a secondary law enforcement administrative position and is covered under the special retirement provision for secondary law enforcement positions. The applicant must meet all of the following special retirement requirements: (1) Has moved directly (without a break in service exceeding three days) from a rigorous position to a secondary position; (2) Has completed three years of service in a rigorous position; and (3) If the applicant has served in a secondary position continuously (without a break in service of more than three days) since serving in a primary position. If selected, applicants that meet qualification requirements, but do not meet special retirement coverage requirements, will be placed under the regular Federal Employee retirement coverage.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Applicants will be evaluated based on the quality and extent of their experience, training, and/or education indicated on their resume and responses to the technical and executive qualifications listed above. The best qualified candidates may be invited to participate in a structured interview. The Executive Resources Board (ERB) will review results and make recommendations on final selections to the approving authority.

In addition to meeting basic qualification requirements, applicants must have substantive experience which provides knowledge of the principles of organization, management and administration; and substantive specialized experience in a type of work or combination of functions directly related to this position.

All applicants are required to submit a narrative statement addressing each of the Technical Qualifications (TQs) and Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs).

NOTE: Current Career SES members, Career Senior Executive Reinstatement Eligibles and graduates of OPM certified Candidate Development Program (CDPs) are not required to submit the narrative statement for Executive Core Qualifications. Acceptable documentation to verify this information is included in the How to Apply Section. Please provide a well-written qualification statement to give readers, executive resources staff, rating and selecting officials, and the Qualification Review Board (QRB) members specific information about your achievements. For more detailed information please click on the following link:

http://www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/qualify.asp

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Sensitive Compartmented Information

Drug test required
Yes

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

Trust determination process
National security

Required Documents

1. Resume: You must submit a resume showing relevant experience (cover letter optional), the format is at the discretion of the applicant. Your resume should also include the following:
  • Full name, mailing and email addresses, day and evening telephone numbers (Do not include your SSN or personal photo on your resume)
  • Country of citizenship
  • Information about your paid and nonpaid work experiences related to this position including: job title, duties and accomplishments, employer's name and address, duration of employment, and salary
  • You may also include information about honors, awards, and special accomplishments.

2. MTQs: A separate narrative statement to each of the Mandatory Technical Qualifications. In order to receive further consideration for this vacancy, this information must be attached as supporting documentation.

3. ECQs: Executive Core Qualifications listed above. In order to receive further consideration for this vacancy, this information must be attached as supporting documentation.

Graduates of an approved SES Candidate Development Program must include a copy of their OPM certification of eligibility (Failure to submit will eliminate you from further consideration).

4. SF-50: Current or former SES Career employees, appointed under Title 5 U.S.C. 3393, must include a copy of their SF50 that indicates their SES Career appointment under Title 5 (Failure to submit will eliminate you from further consideration).
Current or former Federal employees must provide a copy of a recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which indicates Federal status, grade, tenure, and type of service (not required for DoD OIG applicants). DoD employees can access their SF-50 at: My Biz

5. Performance Appraisal: most recent performance appraisal.

6. Certificate showing completion of Criminal Investigator Training Program at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) in Glynco, Georgia. If you no longer have your Certificate, we will accept your transcript if it indicates passage. We will also accept Certificates from other Federal equivalent criminal investigator training programs, such as the FBI Special Agent training program or Military Criminal Investigative Organization equivalent. Tribal, State, and local law enforcement academy training does not meet this requirement.

Note: It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that all information in their resume and documents, whether uploaded or faxed, are received, legible, and accurate. HR will not modify answers/documents submitted by an applicant. Missing application information will not be requested.

WARNING: Failure to submit a complete application package including any required documentation by 11:59 PM (EST) on 01/29/2021, 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. It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed is received, legible and accurate. HR will not modify answers submitted by an applicant.

All applicants are required to submit a narrative statement addressing each of the Technical Qualifications (TQs) and Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs).
NOTE: Current Career SES members, Career Senior Executive Reinstatement Eligible and graduates of OPM certified Candidate Development Program (CDPs) are not required to submit the narrative statement for Executive Core Qualifications. Acceptable documentation to verify this information is included in the How to Apply Section. Please provide a well-written qualification statement. To give readers, executive resources staff, rating and selecting officials, and the Qualification Review Board (QRB) members specific information about your achievements. For more detailed information please click on the following link:
http://www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/qualify.asp

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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