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Attorney in Sacramento, CA

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Company name

Department Of The Interior Office of Inspector General

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Sacramento, CA

Date Last Verified

Apr 24,2018

Posted on

Apr 13,2018

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Criminal Investigator (Special Agent, Trainee), GL 07 - 09 The candidate works with the supervisor and/or higher graded investigators, participating in conducting progressively difficult investigations or fact-finding studies involving suspected or charged violations of the Federal criminal code and other Federal laws, rules and regulations. Assignments may include: Participating in routine investigations for developmental purposes. Develops preliminary planning documents required to conduct an investigation. Confers with the supervisor and/or higher-grade investigators regarding methods, procedures, precedents and techniques; Conducts fact-finding and preliminary analysis of the request, complaint, or allegation in relation to appropriate laws, regulations, etc. to identify the issues involved and evidence needed. Examines case material and establishes the relationship of facts and/or evidence in the case, reviews documents and other materials, as well as performs extensive record searches; As part of development assignments, conducts interviews, takes affidavits from suspects and witnesses, and performs routine surveillance. Reports to the supervisor any possible significant administrative and/or program weaknesses discovered during the fact-finding, interview and examination process; In accordance with established guidelines, prepares investigative reports documenting observations, issues and findings. The incumbent may be called upon to assist in effecting an arrest, a search warrant, or a surveillance activity. Participates in developmental training. Prepares position papers, and other documents concerning DOI program areas. Traveling is required.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have the following qualifications:
For GS-07: Applicants must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 grade level in the federal government. This experience includes activities such as: demonstrated initiative, ingenuity, resourcefulness, and judgment required to collect, assemble, and develop facts and other pertinent data; ability to think logically and objectively, to analyze and evaluate facts, evidence and related information; and to arrive at sound conclusions OR

Completed a bachelor's degree AND meet the requirements for superior academic achievement. [Superior academic achievement is based on (1) class standing: you must be in the upper third of your graduating class in college, university, or major subdivision; (2) grade-point average: you must have a grade point average of (a) 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 as recorded on your official transcript, or as computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of your curriculum; or (b) 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 based on the average of required courses completed in your major field or required courses in your major field completed during the final 2 years of your curriculum [Grade point averages can be rounded to one decimal place. For example, 2.95 will round to 3.0, and 2.94 will round to 2.9.]; and (3) election to membership in a national scholastic honor society.] OR

Combination of Education and Experience: Combination of education and experience which together qualifies the applicant for the GS-7 level.

For GS-09: Must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the federal government. This experience includes activities such as: planning and conducting investigations of individuals or organizations to collect facts regarding their character, suitability, qualifications, or to substantiate claims, or for legal cases, or law enforcement purposes; or newspaper reporting where the major duty was fact finding and reporting on substantive issues; or legal work such as interviewing suspects and witnesses; or criminal law practice. OR Master’s degree or equivalent graduate degree or; two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; or LL.B or J.D. degree.

Note: Land and base management; Certain current or former term or temporary federal employees of a land or base management agency. Federal employees - Competitive service; Current or former competitive service federal employees; Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL); Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee and Veterans can apply.

Application deadline: 04/26/2018.

Additional info

Announcement number: IGI-2018-0001. Apply online. No emails. Visit website for more details.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Department Of The Interior Office of Inspector General
1849 C Street, NW
Mail Stop 4428
Washington, DC 20240
Phone: 703-487-5408
Fax: 703-487-5208