About the Position: You will serve as a criminal investigator
responsible for conducting and/or overseeing investigations of
suspected procurement fraud felony violations against the laws of
the United States and the Uniformed Code of Military Justice (UCMJ)
in which the U.S. Army is, or may be, a party of interest. You will
independently direct, manage, coordinate, oversee, and conduct
felony procurement fraud criminal investigations.
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- Conduct large scale felony criminal investigations of
fraudulent activities involving the complicated Army major
procurement process and logistics system.
- Analyze cost accounting and test procedures used by civilian
contractors in researching, developing, testing, manufacturing, and
installing of major weapons systems and equipment worldwide for the
United States Army.
- Meet with senior contractor management and legal
representatives to obtain information on management actions with
- Consolidate and evaluates incoming criminal information and
intelligence data, identifying necessary investigative and
intelligence follow-up actions to be initiated
- Administer oaths and arrests criminal suspects
- Interview staff and executive personnel that may be directly or
indirectly involved in the alleged criminal activity
Occasional travel - Up to 25% business travel may be
1811 Criminal Investigation
Conditions of Employment
- Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness
determination, as determined by a completed background
- Must sign DA Form 5019-R and must pass urinalysis testing as
required prior to appointment and periodically thereafter. Position
is subject to random drug testing
- A pre-employment and annual medical examination is
- This position is subject to the Lautenberg Amendment/Domestic
Violence Misdemeanor Amendment to the Gun Control Act of 1968
- Firearms testing required
- Must sign a mobility agreement if selected. Must agree in
writing to comply with management-directed permanent change of
station (PCS) movement to meet mission requirements.
- Valid motor vehicle operator's license is required.
- Must have completed the CID Basic Special Agent Course, Federal
Law Enforcement Training Center, Criminal Investigator Training
Program, or equivalent prior to or within 1 year of employment.
Failure to do so will result in removal from employment.
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment
authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You
will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet,
and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or
categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive
list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
- 30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans
- Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
- Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee
- Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test
Facilities Base Civilian Personnel Workforce
- Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
- Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act
- Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473
- Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer
- People with Disabilities, Schedule A
- Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference
- Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements
described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying
experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must
clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on
education, your transcripts will be required as part of your
application. Additional information about transcripts is in this
Experience required: To qualify based on your experience, your
resume must describe at least one year of specialized experience
which prepared you to do the work in this job.
Specialized experience is defined as: Planning, developing, and
conducting major procurement fraud criminal felony investigations,
analyzing economic threats that could result in a loss of assets
and participating in special investigative operations at the GS-12
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency
in the following areas:
- Criminal Investigation
- Interview and Interrogation
- Investigatory Analysis
Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General
Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks
of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent
Physical Requirements: Incumbent may plan and participate in
dangerous operations such as Sensitive Site Exploitations and
Battlefield Interrogations. Performance of these kinds of duties
requires 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. Applicants
must possess sufficiently good vision, with or without glasses,
each eye, in order that they may perform the duties satisfactorily.
Near vision, glasses permitted, must be acute for the reading of
printed material the size of typewritten characters. Hearing loss,
as measured by an audiometer, must not exceed 35 decibels at 1000,
2000, and 3000 Hz levels. Since the duties of the position are
exacting and responsible, and involve the activities under trying
conditions, applicants must possess emotional and mental stability.
Any physical condition, which would cause the applicant to be a
hazard to him/herself or to others, will disqualify him for
Law Enforcement Retirement Coverage: This position is included
under the provisions of Special Retirement Coverage and may have
both a maximum entry age and a mandatory retirement date. For more
information follow this link.
Primary Law Enforcement Officer:
Law Enforcement Availability Pay (LEAP): LEAP in the amount of
25% has been approved for this position. Applicants must agree to
work an average of two hours extra per day to meet the requirements
for LEAP as described in 5 U.S.C.5545a(d)(1).
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the
required experience in order to qualify. For this position, you
must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone-no
substitution of education for experience is permitted.