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Employment Type:
Part time
Job Category:
Law Enforcement
Criminal Investigator
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Department of the Treasury | Washington, DC
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Job Description

* Duties

HelpDuties Summary

The incumbent will report to the Special Agent in Charge (SAC) or, as designated, the Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAC), of the Investigations Division, and will be responsible for leading and conducting extremely sensitive, complex and often time-critical investigations which are civil, criminal, and administrative in nature. In addition, it is expected that the incumbent be recognized for their leadership in highly complex cases involving many investigative agencies.

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This is an open continuous announcement. The open period is 105 days. Applications will be reviewed based on the following established cut dates: 02/11/2019, 03/28/2019, and 05/13/2019. In order to continue to be considered, applicants need not reapply after each cut off date.

The following are the duties of this position at the GS-14. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

As a Criminal Investigator, you will:

* Review incoming allegations for investigative merit of delicate and sensitive investigations, identify the issues to be investigated and the policy and/or operating procedures that are applicable, and recommend appropriate disposition.
* Conduct investigations into breaches of ethics or laws involving TARP programs, including developing work plans to establish methodology of the investigation, identifying and questioning witnesses, including follow-up, handling of evidence, and developing Reports of Investigation (ROIs) in accordance with established investigative procedures.
* Conduct financial investigations of the highest complexity involving corporate and securities fraud.
* Confer with and assist U.S. Attorneys in preparing information and evidence for trials on these complex and sensitive cases and serve Grand Jury subpoenas when directed by the courts.

Travel Required

25% or less - 1 to 5 nights per month

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


* Job family (Series)

1811 Criminal Investigation

* Requirements

HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

* Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
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* You must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Natural

The experience may have been gained in either the public or 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 résumé.

The Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Fund has the authority to appoint highly qualified re-employed annuitants with a salary offset (reduction) waiver. Appointments may be permanent or temporary, not to exceed one year, which may be extended yearly. All re-employed annuitants serve at the will of the agency head and appointments do not confer tenure.


You must meet the following requirements by 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.

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-13grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:

* Leading and conducting multi-jurisdictional and multi-defendant criminal financial investigations (banking/securities/mortgage/tax) to determine violations of Federal laws and regulations.

Specialized experience: For the GS-13, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:

* Conducting multi-jurisdictional and multi-defendant criminal investigations to determine violations of Federal laws and regulations.

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.

For the GS-13, you must have been at the GS-12 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.