<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />The General Services Administration, Office of Inspector General is seeking a General Investigator to join our team. The position will be located in the Office of Investigations' Operations Division at our Headquarters office in Washington, DC.<br /><br />Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br />As a General Investigator you will:<br /> <ul> <li>Conduct investigations on complex matters involving civil violations of law and administrative rules and regulations relating to GSA programs and operations including those involving Whistleblower retaliation by Contractors; Pre-employment screenings; Qui Tam lawsuits/False Claims Act violation; Trade Agreements Act violations; and Contractor Disclosures. The incumbent may also be required to assist with criminal investigations.</li> <li>Perform investigative activities including interviewing witnesses and subjects of investigation; assisting on search warrants; serving warrants; serving judicial process such as subpoenas and summons; and obtaining and preserving evidence.</li> <li>Present investigative results orally to clients such as U.S. Attorneys for determination of prosecutorial merit.</li> <li>Prepare written reports of investigative activities and final reports of investigation pursuant to OIG guidelines.</li> <li>Establish and maintain liaison with investigative and legal personnel in the other Offices of Inspectors General.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Occasional travel – Applicant must be able to acquire and maintain a government-issued travel charge card.<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> No <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 13 – GS-13 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> </ul> <br /> <ul> <li>Background security investigation required</li> <li>Applicants must be U.S. Citizens</li> <li>Applicants must apply online via USAJOBS (see "How to Apply" section)</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br /><strong>You qualify for this position at the GS-13 level (starting salary $96,970) if you possess the following</strong>: One full year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-12 level, that demonstrates:completing various aspects of an investigation involving criminal, civil, or administrative violations; planning and conducting investigative activities with both internal and external factors; developing factual information and supportable data and materials; and, collecting and confirming source information; having contacts with other investigative agencies and officials; written communication skills are a must at this grade level. Applicants must be qualified and equipped in conducting investigations and participating as a member of a team within such an environment. There is no educational qualification requirement for this grade level. Specialized experience must be met.<br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br />BARGAINING UNIT STATUS: None<br /> <ul> <ul> <li>This vacancy announcement does not preclude filling this position by other means. <strong>Management also has the right not to fill the position.</strong></li> <li>Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.</li> </ul> </ul> <br /><br /><b>How You Will Be Evaluated</b><br /><br />You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.<br /><br />If you are found qualified for this position, you will receive a numerical rating (of 70 to 100 points), based on the quality of your experience demonstrated in your responses to the vacancy specific questions, evaluated by an established rating schedule, and substantiated in your resume. Rating scores are not augmented by veterans' preference points for Merit Promotion announcements. Merit Promotion candidates who are determined to be best qualified are referred in alphabetical order. Applicants who have not submitted a resume in the USAJOBS system and/or have not answered all of the vacancy questions will not be considered for this position.<br /><br /><b>To preview questions please click here .</b> <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Top Secret <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> Yes <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br />You must submit ALL required documents before the closing date/deadline to have a complete application. Review the following list to determine which documents must be submitted online. <br /><br /><strong>Note:</strong> If required to submit an SF-50 (Notice of Personnel Action), an equivalent agency Notice of Personnel Action form is acceptable. Such document(s) must show all of the following: Effective Date, Position, title, series, grade, and rate of basic pay, Tenure Group, Position Occupied Group, and Name of Agency.<br /><br /><strong>GSA OIG employees</strong> who currently hold a position in the Office of the Inspector General are not required to submit an SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action. Current GSA OIG employees must complete the online application and resume.<br /><br /><strong>GSA Employees:</strong> Current GSA employees must submit a SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, indicating current position title, series, grade, and career tenure. Generally, SF-50's for awards does not contain this information.<br /><br /><strong>Current or Former Political Appointees: </strong>Submit an SF-50 (Notice of Personnel Action) or an equivalent agency Notice of Personnel Action form is acceptable. Such document(s) must show all of the following: Effective Date, Position, title, series, grade, and rate of basic pay, Tenure Group, Position Occupied Group, and Name of Agency.<br /><br /><strong>ICTAP</strong> <strong>/</strong> <strong>CTAP</strong> <strong> Eligible</strong>: Submit (a) proof of eligibility including agency notice; (b) SF-50 and (c) most recent performance rating.<br /><br /><b>If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:</b><br /><br />Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education . <br /><br />Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.