Criminal Investigator (Office of Inspector General) - New York Office - #196422

US Federal Reserve System--Board of Governors


Date: 06/08/2022 05:30 AM

City: Sparkill, New York

Salary: $96,600 - $176,900 / year

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Duties


Independently leads less complex investigations. Assists in activities designed to prevent and detect fraud, waste, and abuse in Board and Bureau programs and activities, such as providing educational briefings to Board and Bureau staff.




Requirements


Conditions of Employment


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Qualifications



At the FR-25 grade, bachelor's degree or higher in law enforcement, business administration, accounting, or similar area, or equivalent experience, and three or more years of progressive specialized investigative experience obtained in an OIG or similar program where investigations include complex cases of fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement; experience in a professional staff position in an OIG; and/or relevant experience in finance, accounting, economics, or banking. At the FR-26 grade, five or more years of progressive specialized experience is required. Practical knowledge of investigative principles, techniques, methods, and procedures, including methods of interviewing and interrogating suspects and witnesses, locating and assembling documentary evidence, and reconstructing accounts and records in the absence of an established information or audit trail. Ability to obtain information and develop evidence by observation, interview, and examination or records and data. Able to gain the confidence and cooperation of others by exercising a high degree of tact, diplomacy, resourcefulness, and judgment. Ability to handle unusual demands and situations, make quick decisions, and adapt prescribed procedures to a new situation. In addition, at the FR-26 grade, knowledge of information technology and its application to investigation procedures and methods. Ability to guide, direct, control, mentor, and train less experienced staff assigned to investigative projects, so they may handle the demands of their assignments



FR-25 grade must be able to (1) manage a criminal investigative caseload, particularly "white collar" crimes, that may entail investigative matters ranging from the routine to complex and technical issues that require planning and coordination with other investigative and audit units, and devising and improvising ways and means of accomplishing goals efficiently and expeditiously; (2) develop and maintain effective work relations; (3) report facts clearly, accurately, logically, and objectively in both concise, well-structured, written form and oral discussions; and (4) coordinate multiple phases of an investigation or separate investigations being conducted simultaneously. In addition to FR-25 requirements, FR-26 grade must have the ability to assist in guiding, directing, controlling, mentoring, and training subordinate criminal investigators, so they may handle the demands of their assignments



Both the FR-25 and FR-26 grade appointment to the position will be conditioned upon a medical examination, and upon entry into the position, incumbents will be required to demonstrate medical and physical qualifications on a regular and recurring basis to determine fitness for duty. Must have completed or be able to complete the Criminal Investigator Training Program at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center or have successfully completed other comparable training. Must be qualified or able to qualify to use firearms and intermediate weapons and continue to meet periodic firearms qualification standards. Continuing employment is conditioned upon ability to employ defensive tactics to control an adversary while participating in the conduct of an arrest or search. Must have or be able to obtain a top secret personnel security clearance and must pass drug testing. Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license to operate a motor vehicle. Prefer Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Public Accountant, or other related professional certification.



Education


At the FR-25 grade, bachelor's degree or higher in law enforcement, business administration, accounting, or similar area, or equivalent experience, and three or more years of progressive specialized investigative experience obtained in an OIG or similar program where investigations include complex cases of fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement; experience in a professional staff position in an OIG; and/or relevant experience in finance, accounting, economics, or banking. At the FR-26 grade, five or more years of progressive specialized experience is required.





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    Federal Reserve Board of Governors


    Constitution Ave NW and 20th Street Northwest


    Washington, DC 20551


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Required Documents



Please see job specific details on https://www.federalreserve.gov/careers.htm.



If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:


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.


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.









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