Criminal Investigator (1811)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Rockville, Maryland
Posted
Mar 07, 2021
Closes
Mar 14, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Office of the Inspector General, Office of the Assistant Inspector General for Investigations (AIGI).
  • The selecting official is the AIGI.
  • This position is Non-Bargaining Unit.
  • This position receives the 25% law enforcement availability pay.
  • Is drug testing required for this position: Yes

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Responsibilities

As a Criminal Investigator for the Office of the Inspector General, you will serve under the direction of the Assistant Inspector General for Investigations. You will be responsible for performing such investigations and event inquiries to ensure the integrity of operations of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB). You will be responsible for:

1) investigating of possible violations of criminal laws or regulations and other irregularities in the administration of NRC and DNFSB programs and activities.
2) supporting highly sensitive and highly complex investigative technical matters in legal, engineering or scientific areas.
3) serving as liaison with other key law enforcement and investigative personnel in other departments and agencies.
4) identifying, collecting, examining, and preserving evidence using controlled and documented analytical and investigative techniques.
5) analyzing and summarizing those investigations as they relate to the jurisdiction of the NRC by undertaking and documenting these investigations in accordance with professional standards.
6) handling, reviewing, accessing, and/or protecting classified, sensitive, or other information that, if not protected, could potentially cause exceptionally grave damage to national security.

Travel Required

25% or less - Frequent travel to NRC regional offices and nuclear facilities is required.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
13

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • This is a Drug Testing position.
  • This is a primary law enforcement position
  • Filing of the Confidential Financial Disclosure Report form (OGE-450)
  • Completion of the FLETC Criminal Investigator Training Program
  • Successful completion of a Pre-employment Medical Examination


SELECTIVE FACTOR:
OIG's responsibility for detecting and preventing fraud, waste, and abuse within NRC includes investigating allegations of misconduct by staff whose positions directly impact public health and safety; investigating allegations of failure by NRC management to ensure that health and safety matters are appropriately addressed; and investigating allegations of failure by NRC to appropriately transact nuclear regulation publicly.

Therefore, in addition to the minimum qualification requirements, candidates for this position must clearly demonstrate the ability to apply professional legal, engineering and/or scientific data concepts, theories, and practices to investigate allegations that directly impact NRC's ability to ensure adequate protection of public health and safety, promote the common defense and security, and protect the environment.

Qualifications

In order to qualify for this position, you must have at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. In addition, Investigators must have experience conducting criminal investigations in one or more of the following areas:

•Internal Investigations
•Engineering
•Physical Science
•Technology
•Procurement Fraud

Specialized experience is experience and training that equipped you with the ability to conduct investigations and/or inspections of allegations to determine violations of laws, regulations, and/or procedures. Specialized experience also includes the ability to prepare concise and accurate reports of investigations, inspections, and/or allegations.

Candidates are subject to the maximum age of original entry into law enforcement positions with this agency, which is 37, unless they have previous service in a Federal civilian law enforcement position covered by special law enforcement retirement provisions or are a preference-eligible veteran.

If selected for this position, you will be required to carry and use a firearm. Maintaining firearm proficiency is mandatory.

You must also successfully complete a pre-employment medical evaluation.

Candidates must have already successfully completed the Criminal Investigator Training Program at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, Glynco, GA, as well as other courses as prescribed by the OIG to comply with the Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency requirements, unless exempt or waived by the NRC OIG based on previous successful completion of such training. This technical training must be successfully completed according to the standards of the agency. Failure to do so will be grounds for mandatory removal from the position. Such failure will result in separation by appropriate procedures.

Education

There is no degree requirement for this position, however, a Bachelor's degree or higher is desired.

REQUIRED TRAINING
In addition, candidates for this position must have successfully completed the Criminal Investigator Training Program (CITP) at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) in Glynco, GA, as well as other courses as prescribed by the OIG to comply with the Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency requirements, unless exempt or waived by the OIG based on previous successful completion of such training. This technical training must be successfully completed according to the standards of the agency. Failure to meet this requirement shall result in the disqualification of your application .

Additional information

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the job requirements. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to any vacancy questions to determine your level of knowledge, skill and ability related to the job requirements. If you are among the top candidates for this position, your application will be referred to the hiring manager.

Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to submit a thorough resume that directly relates to this position.
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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Q Access Authorization

Drug test required
Yes

Position sensitivity and risk
Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk

Trust determination process
National security

Required Documents

List of applicable supplemental material:

1) 2020 Performance Appraisal
2) Your latest SF-50, which shows your current grade, series, and duty station (for non-NRC candidate's)

ALL candidates for this vacancy are required to submit a complete version of the Rating of Record (Performance Appraisal). A complete appraisal consist of the rating of record and the narrative provided by your supervisor regarding your performance for each critical element. If your latest performance appraisal is unavailable, please submit a statement to why the appraisal is not available. UNLESS you are applying as a reinstatement or preference eligible veteran, you MUST provide the requested documentation. If you are providing a statement to the unavailability of your latest performance rating, please know this information may be subject to confirmation through your agency's Human Resources office.

NOTE: Failure to submit the requested documentation by the closing date of this announcement will result in your application package not being considered further for the position.

All supplemental documents will now be collected electronically and should be submitted before the closing date of this vacancy announcement. You have 3 choices for submitting your supplemental documents:
  • Use the "USAJOBS" feature to download documents from your USAJOBS portfolio; or
  • use the "Upload" feature to upload documents directly from your computer. The following types of documents can be uploaded: .gif, .jpeg, .png, .rtf, .pdf, and .doc; or
  • If you are submitting documents over 3 megabytes, use the "Fax" feature to print the Fax Cover Sheet and fax the documentation to 1-571-258-4052.


  • 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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