Job opening: Criminal Investigator
Salary: $74 961 - 102 166 per year
Published at: Sep 01 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
The EPA Office of Inspector General (OIG) is an independent office within the EPA that helps the agency protect the environment in a more efficient & cost effective manner. We perform audits, evaluations, & investigations of the EPA to promote economy, efficiency, and to prevent and detect fraud, waste and abuse. We strive to provide solutions to problems that ultimately result in making America a cleaner and healthier place.
This position will be filled through the Office of Personnel Management’s delegated Direct Hire Authority (DHA). Veteran’s Preference does not apply to this announcement.
- You must be a U.S. citizen.
- Background Investigation Required.
- Pre-employment physical is required and periodic physicals thereafter.
- Pre-employment drug testing is required and random testing thereafter.
All applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience. Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Experience may have been obtained in either the federal service or its equivalent with state or local government, the private sector, or nongovernmental organizations
GS-11: You must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 level or equivalent band of responsibility in the Federal service to include:
(1) Conducting complex criminal investigations in the areas of financial fraud (i.e., contact or grant fraud), employee misconduct, etc.;
(2) Performing special investigative projects using knowledge of criminal investigative techniques;
(3) Securing facts and developing evidence in support of criminal investigations;
(4) Gathering, reviewing and discerning evidence for use in criminal investigations;
(5) Preparing fact-based written summaries in support of ongoing criminal investigations; OR
Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, or 3 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree, or a related LL.M. OR an combination of specialized experience and education beyond a masters or equivalent degree, or in excess of two (2) full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, or in excess of a LL.B. or J.D.
In addition to the above specialized experience, applicants must also meet the selective placement factor listed below:
Failure to provide the certificate of completion or equivalent at the time of application will result in an incomplete application and will not receive further consideration.
In addition to the above specialized experience, applicants must also demonstrate the competencies listed below:
Planning and Evaluating
Evidence of the above specialized experience must be supported by detailed documentation of duties performed in positions held. 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 be clear and specific when describing your experience. We will not make assumptions regarding your experience or based on job titles alone. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
This position does not have a mandatory education requirement.
- Address Environmental Protection Agency
1301 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20460
- Name: Inspector General Ofc-HR
- Phone: 000-000-0000
- Email: [email protected]