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"JRI-2-2019-0001" Vacancy Details

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Announcement Number:
JRI-2-2019-0001
Hiring Agency:
DOT, OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL
Position Title:
Supervisory Criminal Investigator (ASAC)
Open Period:
10/10/2018 - 10/24/2018

Format MM/DD/YYYY


This vacancy is limited to a certain number of applicants and may close before the close date listed here if that limit is reached.
Series/Grade:
GS - 1811 14
Salary:
USD $113,929 - USD $148,108
Work Schedule:
Full-time - This is a full-time position.
Promotion Potential:
GS-14
Duty Location(s):
Few Vacancies in

Cambridge, MA, US
Telework Eligible:
Yes
For More Info:
Karen Muller
202-366-1490
Karen.Muller@oig.dot.gov

Overview

Hiring Path:
• Competitive service
• Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
• Veterans
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
Current Federal employees serving under a career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service; former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility; applicants eligible for appointment under special appointing authorities(Sch A; VEOA, etc.); special selection priority consideration under either the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or Interagency Transition Assistance (ICTAP) Program for well-qualified displaced or surplus candidates within the local commuting area.
Security Clearance Required:
Secret
Appointment Type
Permanent
Appointment Type Details:
This is a permanent position.
Marketing:
About the Agency
Summary:

Investigations will typically involve violations of the Department's programs and regulations with respect to illegal transportation of hazardous materials, aviation safety, contract and grant fraud and motor carrier safety.   Results of investigations may form the basis for withholding funds from a state, criminal or civil prosecution by the Department of Justice; administrative personnel actions by DOT; or changes in practices and/or procedures by DOT.

Supervisory Position:
Yes
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
Yes

Relocation expenses may be paid.

Travel Required:
25% or less

Travel required at least 25% of the time.

Duties

You will serve as an advisor to the Special Agent-in-Charge with responsibility for directing a staff of criminal investigators in the accomplishment of all investigatiave and preventive actitivities pursuant to Federal statutes, DOT directives and general office instructions within the specific geographic and functional areas assigned. Provides technical advice, consultation, guidance and leadership and recommends and carries out appropriate actions in matters pertaining to personnel, local administration and policy and criminal investigation.


PLEASE NOTE THIS VACANCY IS LIMITED TO THE FIRST 200 APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AND WILL CLOSE  AT MIDNIGHT ON THE CLOSING DATE OR AT MIDNIGHT ON THE  DAY WE RECEIVE THE 200TH APPLICATION, WHICHEVER COMES FIRST.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

Applicants must not turn 37 years of age before 30 days after the closing date of this announcement.  Or, if you are age 37 through 56 you must be eligible to retire at age 57 with 20 years of covered law enforcement service. All qualified veterans preference eligibles may apply and be considered for this vacancy regardless of whether they meet the maximum age requirements identified at 5 U.S.C 3307.  

In most jurisdictions, you must be at least 21 years of age to carry a firearm.  


This is a primary position that meets the early law enforcement retirement provisions of both the CSRS and FERS Retirement Systems.

You must successfully complete a pre-employment medical exam, drug test, and will be subject to favorable adjudication of an employment suitability determination, be required to satisfactorily complete the criminal investigator training course at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center before you can start to work with us.

Because you will be required to qualify to carry and use government-owned firearms as part of your assigned duties (and maintain this qualification) you are ineligible for this position if, at any time, you have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, unless the conviction was expunged, set aside, or you received a pardon.

Key Requirements:
  • U.S. Citizen.
  • Pre-employment drug testing and physical examination required.
  • Must maintain a valid driver's license.
  • Subject to background investigation.
  • You will be required to serve a one year supervisory probationary period.
  • Education Requirements:
    Evaluations:
    Applicants will be rated on the extent and
    quality of experience, education, and training
    relevant to the duties of the position. Applicants who meet the qualification requirements will be further evaluated on their responses to the on-line announcement questions.  

    Eligible applicants will receive a numerical rating based on their responses to the application questions for this position submitted on-line via WWW.USAJOBS.GOV. These responses must be substantiated by your on-line resume. Applicants who do not respond to the application questions may be rated ineligible.

    Federal employees must meet Time-In-Grade (TIG) requirements for merit promotion consideration.  TIG is the 52-week requirement Federal employees in competitive service, General Schedule (GS) positions at GS-5 and above must serve before they are eligible for promotion to the next grade level.  TIG requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
    Qualifications:
    To qualify at the GS-14 grade level, you must have one year of specialized experience at least equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service.  Examples of specialized experience includes: experience leading and/or supervising others; conducting complex and sensitive investigations with tact and discretion, securing facts and developing evidence; maintaining liasion with other law enforcement bodies; conducting investigative interviews, record searches, and obtaining sworn statements; preparing written reports of investigations and summaries.

    Benefits and Other Info

    Benefits:
    Agency Benefits:

    The Office of Inspector General (OIG), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) offers all standard federal benefits that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.


    The Department of Transportation recognizes the importance and encourages the use of telework.  Telework supports departmental mission and performance goals and improves the Department's capability to support homeland and national security requirements.  Telework improves individual and organizational productivity; helps reduce highway congestion and mobile source emissions; serves as a recruitment and retention tool; helps maintain operations during emergency situations; and improves worklife quality.  


    This position has been identified as a telework-eligible position.

    Other Information:

    Law Enforcement Availability Pay (LEAP): eligibility for an increase to salary of 25% for unscheduled duty in excess of the 40-hour workweek.

    Preference Eligibles who have been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions after substantially completing an initial three-year term may apply under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA).

    Candidates will be asked to fill out a Declaration for Federal Employment (Optional Form 306). Individuals selected for positions will be required to certify that their application materials are accurate when they enter on duty.

    APPLICANTS MUST MEET QUALIFICATIONS BY THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT.  

    Candidates eligible for reinstatement must submit an SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, from their last appointment.  All status candidates must submit a copy of their most recent SF-50, and/or a copy of the last SF-50 that indicates they have competitive status.  

    Any male applicant who was born after December 31, 1959, and who is subsequently selected for this position must certify that he is registered for the military selective service by the date he is to enter on duty. False certification may result in termination after appointment.

    Best qualified candidates will be responsible for arranging and paying for their own travel expenses in conjunction with any required interviews, unless they are already employed by the Office of Inspector General at the U. S. Department of Transportation.

    THIS AGENCY PROVIDES REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS TO APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES.  IF YOU NEED A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION FOR ANY PART OF THE APPLICATION AND HIRING PROCESS, PLEASE NOTIFY THE AGENCY.  THE DECISION ON GRANTING REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS WILL BE ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS.  

    ALL APPLICANTS WILL RECEIVE CONSIDERATION REGARDLESS OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, GENDER, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, POLITICAL AFFILIATION, UNION AFFILIATION OR NON-AFFILIATION, MARITAL STATUS, NON-DISQUALIFYING PHYSICAL HANDICAP, OR ANY OTHER NON-MERIT REASON.  THE OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL (OIG), U. S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT) IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

    Relocation expenses MAY be paid.

    How to Apply

    How to Apply:

    Applications submitted via WWW.USAJOBS.GOV must be received before midnight eastern time on the closing date of the announcement. No extensions will be granted.  If you fail to submit a COMPLETE on-line resume, you WILL NOT be considered for this position. Please make sure that the responses provided in the questionnaire are fully supported by your resume, that your resume is detailed and you have highlighted your most relevant experience for this position (to include starting and ending dates of employment for each position held), and education (if applicable) as it relates to this job opportunity. If you fail to provide this information, it may result in you being rated "ineligible" or "not qualified" for this position.

    If you exaggerate or falsify your experience, education and/or your responses to questions, your ratings are subject to change or you may be removed from employment consideration.  Applicants who do not respond to the application questions will be rated ineligible.

    If applying on-line poses a hardship to any applicant, the Servicing Personnel Office listed on the announcement will provide assistance to ensure that applications are submitted on-line by the closing date. Applicants must contact the Servicing Human Resources Office PRIOR TO THE CLOSING DATE to speak to someone who can provide assistance for on-line submission.  Requests for extensions will not be granted.

    Required Documents:
    Merit Promotion - All current Federal employees must submit a recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) documenting proof of competitive status, tenure, current grade level and full performance level of the position held. All reinstatement eligibles/former Federal employees must submit a SF-50 documenting proof of competitive status, tenure, grade level and full performance level of the position.  

    Non-competitive eligibles - must submit proof of eligibility (i.e., SF-50 documenting the full performance level of a position held on a permanent basis).

    CTAP/ICTAP - If you are eligible under the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), a copy of your certificate of surplus status, certificate of expected separation, or a specific Reduction-in-Force notice establishing your eligibility under CTAP/ICTAP. CTAP/ICTAP candidates must meet all qualification requirements for the vacant position to include any selective factors; meet the definition of best qualified and be able to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position upon entry.

    Supporting documents may either be uploaded or faxed to 571-258-4052. The requested information MUST be received by fax within 48 hours prior to the closing date of the vacancy announcement (not including Saturdays, Sundays or government holidays). The requested information MUST be received by fax within 48 hours prior to the closing date of the vacancy announcement (not including Saturdays, Sundays or government holidays).

    NOTE:  Applicants who fail to submit all the required documentation listed above, in addition to their resumes, will be considered ineligible for further consideration for this announcement.
    Next Steps:
    Once your complete application is received, we will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications and determine your ranking.  The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview.  You will be notified of your application status by the servicing human resources specialist via e-mail.  It is essential that you have a current e-mail address on file and remove any restrictions from your e-mail account that may prohibit our contacting you via e-mail. You may also check the status of your application at WWW.USAJOBS.GOV.