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Announcement Number 12-FHFAIG-072 Promotion Potential EL-13
Position Title Criminal Investigator (Special Agent) Hiring Agency FHFAIG
Open Period 04/25/2012 - 05/01/2012 Duty Locations 2 Vacancies in Saint Louis, MO, US
Series/Grade EL - 1811 12/13 For More Info Applicant Call Center
Salary $84352.00 - $162435.00

Who May Apply

U.S. citizens who meet any of the categories shown under the heading "Who May Apply" at the end of the Job Summary section below.


This announcement is also being posted for the St Louis area at the EL-09/11 levels - see 12-FHFAIG-069.

Job Status
Full Time

Duration Appointment Permanent

Marketing Statement

Become a part of the most challenging and important mission in the country today. The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), Office of Inspector General (FHFA-OIG) ensures that all FHFA programs and operations are effective and efficient by conducting audits, investigations and reviews of the activities, programs, and other operations of the FHFA, and recommending courses of action designed to assist the FHFA in promoting economy and efficiency in the administration of its programs and operations.


Selectee will receive Law Enforcement Availability Pay at the rate of 25% of base pay unless pay exceeds the applicable pay cap.


FHFA regulates and supervises Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the 12 Federal Home Loan Banks (the Government Sponsored Entities (GSEs)). FHFA's primary mission is to ensure that the GSEs operate in a safe and sound manner and support a stable, liquid, and efficient mortgage market, including sustainable home ownership and affordable housing.


The FHFA-OIG Office of Investigations investigates allegations of misconduct and fraud involving the programs and operations of FHFA and the GSEs. Primarily, the Office of Investigations focuses on conducting criminal investigations relating to mortgage, bank, and securities frauds as they relate to the GSEs. The office is staffed by Special Agents with specialized expertise in conducting complex financial fraud investigations.


Who May Apply


1. Current permanent Federal employees with competitive status or current Federal employees in excepted service positions covered by an interchange agreement;

2. Former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility;

3. Individuals eligible for:

  • the FHFA-OIG Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP);

  • the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) from the local commuting area;

  • 4.  Individuals eligible under special hiring authorities (e.g., individuals with disabilities, covered by an interchange agreement, certain military spouses);

    5.  U.S. citizens, no matter where you live, who are eligible for appointment under the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act; or

    6. FHFA-OIG employees currently serving on a Veteran's Recruitment Appointment (VRA).

    Key Requirements

    • You may be required to complete a one-year probationary period.
    • You must pass a pre-employment security check and background investigation.
    • This position requires a Top Secret security clearance.

    This is a Federal job application system. Providing false information, creating fake IDs, or failing to answer all questions truthfully and completely may be grounds for not hiring, for disbarment from Federal employment, or for dismissal after the applicant begins work. Falsifying a Federal job application, attempting to violate the privacy of others, or attempting to compromise the operation of this system may be punishable by fine or imprisonment (US Code, Title 18, section 1001).