<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />As a Supervisory Criminal Investigator, GS-1811-14, you will be part of OIG Investigations Programs, OPM. If selected, you will be responsible for the formulation of investigative policies and procedures, development of programs and reports for stakeholders, assist management in support of investigative staff and operations to eliminate fraud and other forms of criminal or improper activity from OPM programs, and provide support to senior investigative management.<br /> Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Oversees timely and relevant reporting to both internal and external stakeholders. Ensures the continual development of the investigative case tracking system and implementing changes to increase the reporting capabilities.</li> <li>Initiates and conducts appropriate action to assess and improve team effectiveness and work quality; and makes recommendations to the appropriate managers in this area as necessary.</li> <li>Oversees the development, recommendation, and implementation of policies and procedures related to the various types of investigations impacting OPM programs and operations.</li> <li>Oversees the development, recommendations, and implementation of an all-encompassing training program that is responsible for developing OI staff into a professional workforce.</li> <li>Oversees the asset management program and designs measures to ensure all sensitive items assigned to OI are accounted for and prepares reports that captures the current inventory of items issued to OI staff.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel up to 25% for this position.<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> Yes <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 14 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> </ul> <br /> <ul> <li><strong>Must be a U.S. Citizen or National</strong></li> <li><strong>Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service</strong></li> <li><strong>Suitable for Federal employment, </strong>determined by a background investigation</li> <li><strong>May be required to successfully complete a supervisory probationary period</strong></li> <li><strong>Law enforcement availability pay (LEAP): </strong>in the amount of 25% has been approved for this position.</li> <li><strong>Possess uncorrected visual acuity of no worse than 20/100 binocular. Possess corrected visual acuity of 20/20 or better in each eye. </strong>(Note: Lasik, ALK, RK, and PRK corrective eye surgeries are acceptable eye surgeries for Special Agent applicants. Applicants will be considered eligible for the Special Agent position provided specific visual tests are passed. The following are waiting periods for visua tests: Lasik-3 months after surgery, PRK-6 months after surgery, and ALK and RK-one year after surgery).</li> <li><strong>Hearing loss, as measured by an audiometer, must not exceed 30 decibels </strong>(A.S.A. or equivalent I.S.O.) in either ear in the 500, 1000,and 2000 Hz ranges.</li> <li><strong>Be less than age 37 </strong>at the time you receive a conditional offer of employment, unless you have previous service in a Federal Civilian Law Enforcement position covered by special law enforcement or firefighter retirement provisions, including early or mandatory retirement. Applicants with veteran's preference must receive a conditional offer of employment prior to reaching age 40 to continue in the application process.</li> <li><strong>Submit to a drug test</strong> prior to your appointment and random drug testing while you occupy the position. Disclose any prior drug use, attempted use, and/or experimentation.</li> <li><strong>Carry and use a firearm</strong>. Maintaining firearm proficiency is mandatory. You will be ineligible to occupy this position if at any time you have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, unless you received a pardon or your conviction was expunged or set aside.</li> <li>While Training, selectees will be partnered with an experienced Criminal Investigator for on the job training (OJT) before and after <strong>completing 12 weeks of intensive training at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) </strong>in Glynco, GA. Failure to pass the training program may result in termination from federal service.</li> <li>Complete the initial online assessment and USAHire Assessment, if required</li> <li>Requires a Top Secret security clearance.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br />Applicants must have one year of experience at the GS-1811-13 level planning and conducting Federal investigations of criminal, civil and administrative violations; interviewing witnesses, executing searches, performing surveillance, and preparing reports based on findings; investigating health care fraud in health insurance programs such as the FEHBP, MEDICARE, MEDICAID, TRICARE or private health insurance programs as well as retirement benefits fraud.<br /><br /><strong>Merit promotion applicants must meet time-in-grade requirement as defined in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F. </strong>One year at the GS-13 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS14 level.<br /><br />You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.<br /><br />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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. <br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br />Relocation expenses will not be paid.Current OPM employees may qualify as an exception.<br /><br /><strong>The full performance level of this position is GS-14.</strong><br /><br />This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional similar vacancies across OPM.<br /><br /><strong>Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA)</strong>: To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures, the veteran must be a preference eligible or a veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions.<br /><br /><strong>Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities</strong>: For more information on noncompetitive appointment authority eligibility<br /> requirements visit the following websites: <ul> <li> Persons with Disabilities-Schedule A </li> <li> Special Hiring Authorities for Veterans </li> <li> Special Hiring Authority for Certain Military Spouses </li> <li> Other Special Appointment Authorities </li> </ul> <strong>Males born after 12-31-59</strong> must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see https: www.sss.gov/Home/Registration )<br /><br />Reasonable Accommodation Requests: If you believe you have a disability (i.e., physical or mental), covered by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended and Americans with Disabilities Act 1990 as amended, that would interfere with completing the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, you will be granted the opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation in your online application. Requests for Reasonable Accommodations for the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments and appropriate supporting documentation for Reasonable Accommodation must be received prior to starting the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. Decisions on requests for Reasonable Accommodations are made on a case-by-case basis. If you meet the minimum qualifications of the position, after notification of the adjudication of your request, you will receive an email invitation to complete the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. You must complete all assessments within 48 hours of receiving the URL to access the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, if you received the link after the close of the announcement. To determine if you need a Reasonable Accommodation, please review the Procedures for Requesting a Reasonable Accommodation for Online Assessments here: https: help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=Reasonable_Accommodations_for_USA_Hire <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 />Once the application process is complete, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the Occupational Questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies(knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):<br /><br />Communication (Written & Verbal)<br /> Interpersonal Skills<br /> Knowledge of Criminal Investigations<br /> Investigative Operational Management Skills<br /> Accountability<br /> Developing Others<br /> Strategic Thinking<br /><br />In order to be considered for this position, you must complete all required steps in the process. In addition to the application and application questionnaire, this position requires an online assessment. The online assessment measures critical general competencies required to perform the job.<br /><br />All qualified Non Competitive applicants and the best qualified Merit Promotion applicants will be referred to the hiring manager for consideration.<br /><br /><strong>Career Transition Assistance Programs</strong>: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of <strong>85</strong> or above based on the competencies listed above; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information visit: http: www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp . <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 />Position sensitivity and risk <br /> High Risk (HR) <br /><br />Trust determination process <br /> Credentialing , National security <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br />To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes: <li>Your <strong>Resume </strong>listing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed.</li> <li>Other <strong>supporting documents:</strong> <ul> <li>Cover Letter, optional</li> <li>If you are requesting a reasonable accommodation to the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, submit documentation to support your request including the Reasonable Accommodation Request Form found here .</li> <li>Your most recent Promotion, Within Rate Increase (WRI/WGI), or Appointment/Conversion SF-50 or Notification of Personnel Action (if applying as a current or former Federal Employee) showing you are/were in the competitive service and the highest grade or promotion potential held.</li> <li>Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable</li> <li>Career Transition Assistance Program/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program Documentation, if applicable (e.g. Certification of Expected Separation, Reduction-In-Force Separation Notice, or Notice of Proposed Removal; SF-50 that documents the RIF separation action; and most recent performance appraisal.)</li> <li><strong>Worker's Compensation Separation</strong>: Agency certification of inability to place employee AND Notification of Separation OR Separation SF-50.</li> <li><strong>Disability Annuity Termination</strong>: Notification from OPM of disability annuity termination AND Separation SF-50 of the last position held.</li> <li><strong>Military Reserve or National Guard Technician Special Disability Retirement Annuity under 5 U.S.C. 8337(h) or 8456</strong>: Certification of special disability retirement annuity from a military department or National Guard Bureau AND Separation SF-50 of the last position held</li> <li><strong>Veterans Employment Opportunity Act, Veterans Recruitment Appointment, and 30% Disabled Veteran Eligible</strong>: DD-214, SF-15 Form and VA letter, or certification of expected discharge or release from active duty under honorable conditions within 120 days</li> <li><strong>Schedule A, Persons with Disabilities Appointment Eligibles</strong>: Schedule A letter from a physician, local, state or federal rehabilitation office citing your eligibility under 5 CFR 213.3102 (u).</li> <li><strong>Certain Family Members Eligible under E.O. 12721</strong>: Your most recent non-award SF-50 and performance appraisal.</li> <li><strong>Certain Military Spouses Eligible under E.O. 13473</strong>: Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders, issued within the last 2 years, that lists you as authorized to accompany the Military member to the new duty permanent station; OR verification of the member's 100% disability (VA Letter); and/or verification of the member's death while on active duty (DD-1300 and Death Certificate) AND verification of the marriage to the service member (i.e., a marriage license or other legal documentation verifying marriage).</li> <li><strong>Interchange Agreement with Other Merit Systems Eligible</strong>: Documentation of eligibility as listed in each individual interchange agreement.</li> </ul> </li> <strong>Failure to submit any of the above mentioned required documents may result in loss of consideration due to an incomplete application package. It is your responsibility to ensure all required documents have been submitted.</strong> <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.