Assistant Special Agent in Charge
Federal Reserve System--Board Of Governors

Chicago, Illinois
No longer open

Permanent - Full Time

  • Posting Dates
    Open: March 23, 2016 ()
    Close: April 29, 2016 ()
  • Position Properties
    Internal Job Number: 10951
  • Organization Details
    Federal Reserve System--Board Of Governors
  • Salary Information
    $110,400.00 - $202,900.00 Per Year
    150% above average

    Pay Band: FR-0083-28/28
  • Who Can Apply?
    United States Citizens
Position Summary

The Federal Reserve System is the central bank of the United States. It was founded by Congress in 1913 to provide the nation with a safer, more flexible, and more stable monetary and financial system.

Plans, directs, and coordinates Office of Inspector General (OIG) investigations of alleged/suspected violations of statutes, regulations, rules, and policies, including crimes conducted by electronic means, related to Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) or Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) programs and activities. May investigate contractors, financial institutions, or Board or CFPB employees in the performance of their official duties. Supervises multiple investigative teams and ensures the quality, timeliness, and accuracy of staff work in compliance with applicable law, investigative standards, guidelines, and policies and procedures. Advises the Special Agent-in-Charge and staff regarding investigative activities and their results. Supervises a staff in a specific geographic or functional area.


FR-28 Bachelor's Degree and 9 yrs. Specific Experience.


Bachelor's degree or higher in Law Enforcement, Business Administration, Accounting, or similar area, or equivalent experience, and nine or more years of progressive specialized experience in investigations obtained in an OIG or similar program where investigations included complex cases of fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement.


Appointment to this 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 the 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 security clearance, and must pass drug testing. Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license to operate a motor vehicle.

Experience and Interview

Travel Required
  • 50% or Greater
  • to conduct business on behalf of the FRB
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Key Requirements
  • U.S. Citizens
  • This position is OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Experience in a professional staff position in an OIG and/or experience in finance, accounting, economics, or banking is preferred. Requires extensive knowledge of and proven experience in investigative principles, techniques, methods, and procedures, particularly for "white collar" crimes, and resourcefulness in directing and coordinating investigative activities that may be complicated by obscure leads, few visible records, and conflicting evidence.

Requires knowledge of the Board, CFPB, and the rest of the Federal Reserve Board System and their various programs and operations. Knowledge of Attorney General's guidelines and quality standards for investigators. Knowledge of information technology and its application to investigation procedures and methods. Requires skill and ability in leadership, building coalitions, mentoring, and coaching. Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to review reports and other investigative products for completeness, adequacy, and supportability. Ability to guide, direct, control, mentor, and train less experienced staff assigned to investigative projects, so they may handle the demands of their assignments. Ability to gain the confidence and cooperation of others by exercising a high degree of tact, diplomacy, resourcefulness, and judgment. Prefer Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Public Accountant, or other related professional certification.


Position is located in Chicago, IL; relocation funds are not available for this vacancy

Prior management experience of criminal investigators for twenty-four months or more and program management experience is highly desirable

Last two performance evaluations requested for submission

Writing sample may be requested

How to Apply

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College Transcript

Performance Evaluation

Writing Sample

FRB Recruitment
Phone: (202)452-3880
Email: FRB-RECRUITING@FRB.GOV Agency Information:

Only the most highly qualified applicants will receive an interview.  

Control Number: 433698500
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