Your application includes your:
2. Responses to the online questions, and
3. Required supporting documents.
We use a multi-step process to evaluate and refer applicants:
1. Minimum Requirements: Your application must show that you meet all requirements, including the education and/or experience required for this position. You may be found "not qualified" if you do not possess the minimum competencies required for the position. If your application is incomplete, we may rate you as ineligible.
2. Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas:
- Knowledge of the technical aspects of Mortgage, Bank and Securities Fraud and other white collar criminal investigations.
- Skill in conducting complex and sensitive criminal, civil and administrative investigations, particularly those involving procurement fraud, program fraud or abuse, and conflict of interest of high-level officials.
- Skill in communicating, both orally and in writing, in order to present facts and evidence in an organized, logical and coherent manner; convey ideas and concepts; and prepare and issue reports detailing investigative findings for high-level officials and prosecutors.
- Ability to participate in and/or lead multi-agency investigative teams and work with other law enforcement organizations in joint investigations.
We may lower your rating if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.
3. Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application will be referred to the selecting official for consideration and possible interview. If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)), you must have a score of 95 or higher to be determined as well qualified to receive special selection priority.
Applicants must meet all eligibility requirements, including the following, by the closing date:
Time After Competitive Appointment: Candidates who are current Federal employees serving on a nontemporary competitive appointment must have served at least three months in that appointment.
Time-In-Grade for the EL-12: Candidates must have been an EL/GS-11, or equivalent, for 52 weeks (when applicable).
Time-In-Grade for the EL-13: Candidates must have been an EL/GS-12, or equivalent, for 52 weeks (when applicable).
Applicants must meet all qualification requirements, including the following, by the closing date:
Age RestrictionThe date immediately preceding an individuals 37th birthday is the maximum entry age for original appointment to a position within the OIG as a law enforcement officer. Please note: a) this requirement does not apply to preference-eligible veterans; b) An individual who is 37 years of age or older may be reemployed as a law enforcement officer in the OIG if the individual has prior coverage under the special law enforcement retirement plan. AND
Physical Requirements: The selectee must pass a pre-appointment physical examination and meet the physical requirements for this position as required by this agency. The duties of this position require moderate to arduous physical exertion involving walking and standing, use of firearms, and exposure to inclement weather. Manual dexterity with comparatively free motion of finger, wrist, elbow, shoulder, hip, and knee joints is required. Arms, hands, legs, and feet must be sufficiently intact and functioning in order that applicants may perform the duties satisfactorily. Sufficiently good vision and hearing are required to perform the duties satisfactorily. Because the duties of this position are exacting, responsible, and sometimes performed under trying conditions, the selectee must possess emotional and mental stability. Any physical condition that would cause the selectee to be a hazard to himself/herself, or others is disqualifying.
Specialized Experience for the EL-12: You must have one full year of experience at the EL/GS-11 level, or equivalent, that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience for this position must include:
-Independently initiating investigations from informant tips or leads;
-Developing evidence by interviews, documentary searches, surveillance, etc.; and
-Establishing interrelationships of facts or evidence; investigating sensitive, controversial subjects.
To qualify at this level, applicants must also cite experience that required involvement in portions of criminal investigations involving financial or mortgage related fraud where fraud is committed against and by financial institutions.
Specialized Experience for the EL-13: You must have one full year of experience at the EL/GS-12 level, or equivalent, that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience for this position must include exercising those duties and responsibilities necessary to fully address and resolve all allegations under investigation; utilizing various investigative techniques to corroborate information and establish interrelationships of facts and evidence; and conducting Title 18 criminal investigations involving working with Assistant United States Attorneys, testifying before Grand Juries, writing and swearing to Search and Arrest warrants involving sensitive or complex financial or mortgage related frauds where fraud is committed against and by financial institutions.