Assistant Inspector General (Investigation)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
District of Columbia, D.C
Posted
Feb 23, 2021
Closes
Mar 04, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Office of Inspector General (OIG), The OIG's mission is to protect the integrity of DFC's programs and operations. Additionally, the OIG provides independent oversight that promotes the efficiency, effectiveness, and integrity of foreign assistance programs and operations under DFC OIG's jurisdiction while striving to prevent and detect fraud, waste, and abuse. The incumbent of this position will serve as the Assistant Inspector General (Investigation).
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Responsibilities

  • Provides executive staff assistance to the Inspector General through broad evaluation of program status and strategic program planning activity.
  • Prioritize the broad spectrum of allegations referred to the IG in light of applicable laws, regulations and judicial opinions.
  • Determine the extent and depth of allegations to warrant the allocation of investigative resources and or whether there may be potential for criminal, civil or administrative action.
  • Serves as a senior advisor to the IG on a full range of investigative, management and administrative issues to establish and implement OIG's strategic vision, mission, and goals.
  • Plans, coordinates, conducts, completes, and reports on routine as well as complex, high-profile, and sensitive investigations.
  • Determines facts and develops evidence to establish the extent and nature of the alleged violation being investigated.
  • Coordinates the planning and operations of investigations and maintains open communications and provision of timely and accurate responses to inquiries from participating and/or affected organizations.
  • Provides supervision, advice, counsel, direction and instruction to subordinate supervisors and staff related to investigate activities.
  • Serves as the IGs representative on interagency investigations and projects. Represents the OIG in meetings, conferences, and presentations involving a wide range of participants such as Congress, regulatory or law enforcement agencies; state, local, national, or international government offices; the media; private industry; and the OIG community.


  • Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status
    No

    Promotion Potential
    00

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    • Carry a firearm, maintain firearms proficiency, and conduct full law enforcement activities. Any person convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence may not be hired [Title 18, United States Code, Section 922(g)(9)].
    • US Citizenship is required.
    • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by background investigation.
    • Direct Deposit of pay is required.
    • Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt.
    • A two-year trial period required unless met during prior Federal service.
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance.


    Qualifications

    You may qualify for this position, if you fulfill the following qualification requirement:

    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
    One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-15 grade level or above in the Federal service that demonstrates your experience providing leadership, guidance and direction on a broad range of investigation assignmentsof illegal and criminal acts 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.

    MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (MTQ):
    Applicants must address the following mandatory qualifications separate from their resumes. Statements must provide specific examples that address relevant experience, accomplishments and evidence that you possess demonstrated superior technical qualifications. You will not be considered for this position if you fail to submit qualification statements specifically addressing each mandatory technical qualification requirement. There is a maximum of two pages per MTQ.
  • Demonstrated senior level investigative experience leading, directing, and monitoring a comprehensive Federal criminal or administrative investigative program in an Inspector General or law enforcement organization, involving broad and complex issues of fraud, waste, abuse, or misconduct through a large geographically dispersed professional workforce and requiring collaboration and coordination with multiple Federal, State, Local and International partners.
  • Demonstrated experience applying a broad range of Federal laws including, but not limited to, the Inspector General Act, as amended, civil and criminal law, confidentiality provisions and whistleblower protection guidelines; Attorney General Guidelines for law enforcement, administrative, federal personnel, procurement and appropriations laws; Federal criminal law, Federal rules of criminal procedures, the rules of evidence and search and seizure, and providing technical/professional advice and assistance to investigators or prosecutors.


  • Education

    Additional information

    Desirable Qualifications - at least five years of prior experience in a managerial capacity with responsibility for providing supervisory direction to criminal investigators and special agents in charge in the Inspector General community who has conducted investigations of illegal and criminal acts ( e.g., fraud, embezzlement, bribery, kickbacks, false claims, conflicts of interest, bid rigging, cybercrime); violations of the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch and Federal agency Supplemental Ethics Rules; merit system principles; and other criminal, civil and administrative laws, rules, and regulations on the part of Federal agency employees, contractors, and others who do business with a Federal agency or are subject to OIG oversight

    Telework Suitability:
    The duties of this position are suitable for occasional telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval and if they meet the eligibility criterion in the 2010 Telework Act.

    Stipulations of Employment:

    Selection may require completion of a one-year supervisory or managerial probationary period unless met during prior Federal service.

    Selection may require completion of a two-year trial period for expected service appointments unless met during prior Federal service.

    If selected, you will be required to file a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450).

    Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Clearance.
    Carry a firearm, maintain firearms proficiency, and conduct full law enforcement activities. Any person convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence may not be hired [Title 18, United States Code, Section 922(g)(9)].

    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.

    Work Schedule:
    This position allows for a flexible work schedule.

    Location:
    This position is located in the Office of Inspector General (OIG), in Washington, D.C., but the duties of this vacancy may be performed from anywhere within the contiguous United States.

    Miscellaneous:

    DFC uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify .

    This vacancy announcement may be used to fill similar positions within 90 days.

    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: https://help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=Alternate_Application_Information

    Recruitment and relocation incentives may be authorized for this position

    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

    Leadership
    Law Enforcement,
    Investigative Skills
    Program Management
    Research and Analysis

    Once the announcement has closed, a review of your résumé and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the MTQs to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Top Secret

    Drug test required
    Yes

    Position sensitivity and risk
    High Risk (HR)

    Trust determination process
    Suitability/Fitness

    Required Documents

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. Your Resume listing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment mm/yy to mm/yy and duties performed.
    2. Response to each Mandatory Technical Qualification (MTQ)s
    3. Unofficial College Transcripts orcourses listing to include credit hours earned. An official transcript will be required if you are selected.
    4. Other supporting documents:
    • Veterans' Preference documentation, if applicable (e.g. DD-214 Member Copy 4 showing type of discharge/character of service, SF-15 Form and related documentation, VA letter, etc.)
    • Career Transition Assistance Program/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program Documentation, if applicable (e.g. Certification of Expected Separation, Reduction-In-Force Separation Notice, or Notice of Proposed Removal; SF-50 that documents the RIF separation action; and most recent performance appraisal.)
    • Cover Letter, optional
    If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility. If applicable, you must also submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form. Failure to provide this documentation may result in a non preference determination. For more information on veterans' preference (see https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/veterans-employment-initiative/vet-guide/ ).
    Do not submit photographs with your application package. Documents with photographs may not be seen by hiring officials - you must remove your image from any badges, licenses, etc.
    Do not upload Adobe portfolio documents. Adobe portfolio documents are not viewable by our agency's staffing offices.

    It is your responsibility to ensure all required documents have been submitted prior to the closing date of the announcement.

    Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.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

    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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