Criminal Investigator (Senior Special Agent)

Department of Housing and Urban Development
Washington, DC
Feb 21, 2021
Feb 24, 2021
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Duties Help Duties Summary The incumbent serves as a Sr Criminal Investigator with responsibility for coordinating field investigations related to fraud committed against government programs that are within the investigative jurisdictions of the OIG, the incumbent is also responsible for Headquarters oversight and analysis of investigations and initiatives related to all HUD program areas. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities As the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), we remain an independent and objective organization, conducting and supervising audits, evaluations, and investigations relating to the Department's programs and operations. We promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in these programs and operations as we also strive to prevent and detect fraud, abuse, and mismanagement. We are committed to keeping the HUD Secretary, Congress, and our stakeholders fully and currently informed about challenges and deficiencies and the necessity for and progress of corrective actions. We invite you to join HUD OIG, where we are guided by five shared core values of accountability, courage, respect, stewardship, and trust. These core values serve as the framework for all of our work. As a Senior Special Agent, you will: Serve as principle advisor to the HQ OPS Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAC) and Special Agent in Charge (SAC) as well as to the OIG Senior Management Team, on matters relating to Operations Management and Administration. Prepare reports, position papers, and other documents concerning HUD program areas, which are clear, concise, factual and timely. Participate in the review of current and proposed legislation and regulations relating to Departmental programs and operations, providing recommendations to the SAC, the Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Investigations (DAIGI), or the Assistant Inspector General for Investigations (AIGI). Participate in multi-agency task forces and initiatives associated with specific HUD program areas such as Single Family, Public Housing, Multifamily Housing, CPD, and other significant HUD programs. Provide briefings to senior management concerning HUD programs and activities on OIG cases. Travel Required 50% or less - Must be willing to travel. Supervisory status No Promotion Potential 14 Job family (Series) 1811 Criminal Investigation Requirements Help Requirements Conditions of Employment Please refer to "Conditions of Employment." Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying. Must be US Citizens or US Nationals. The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume. Qualifications You must meet the following requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement. Age Restriction: The date immediately preceding an individual's 37th birthday is the maximum entry age for original appointment to a law enforcement officer position. This requirement does not apply to a) Preference-eligible veterans; OR b) Individuals who are 37 years of age or older and have previously served in law enforcement officer positions that were covered by a special law enforcement retirement plan. AND Medical Requirements: The duties of positions in this series require moderate to arduous physical exertion involving walking and standing, use of firearms, and exposure to inclement weather. Manual dexterity with comparatively free motion of finger, wrist, elbow, shoulder, hip, and knee joints is required. Arms, hands, legs, and feet must be sufficiently intact and functioning in order that applicants may perform the duties satisfactorily. Sufficiently good vision in each eye, with or without correction, is required to perform the duties satisfactorily. Near vision, corrective lenses permitted, must be sufficient to read printed material the size of typewritten characters. Hearing loss, as measured by an audiometer, must not exceed 35 decibels at 1000, 2000, and 3000 Hz levels. Since the duties of these positions are exacting and responsible, and involve activities under trying conditions, applicants must possess emotional and mental stability. Any physical condition that would cause the applicant to be a hazard to himself/herself, or others is disqualifying. AND Specialized experience: For the GS-14, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: Overseeing or personally examining records, books, payrolls, reports, correspondence, and other data of consequence related to transactions, actions, or allegations under investigation; AND Developing and implementing investigative programs and methods for activities designed to prevent and detect fraud, abuse, and other criminal activities; AND Reviewing/finalizing reports of investigations and summaries, including making recommendations for corrective action. Time-in-Grade: In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable: For the GS-14, you must have been at the GS-13 level for 52 weeks. Time After Competitive Appointment: Candidates who are current Federal employees serving on a non-temporary competitive appointment must have served at least three months in that appointment. Education

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