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Criminal Investigator (Special Agent)
Office of the Inspector General for Tax Administration

Oakland, California
Closed
No longer open

Full-time - Career/Career Conditional

Overview
  • Posting Dates
    Open: April 3, 2019 ()
    Close: April 16, 2019 ()
  • Position Properties
    Criminal Investigation
    Internal Job Number: 19-TIGTA-73
  • Organization Details
    Office of the Inspector General for Tax Administration
    Department of the Treasury
  • Salary Information
    $57,830.00 - $83,215.00 Per Year
    32% below average

    Pay Band: GL-1811-07/09
  • Who Can Apply?
Position Summary
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  • Open & closing dates

    04/03/2019 to 04/16/2019

    This job will close when we have received 150 applications which may be sooner than the closing date. Learn more
  • Service

    Competitive

  • Pay scale & grade

    GL 07 - 09

  • Salary

    $57,830 to $83,215 per year

  • Appointment type

    Permanent - Full-time

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Career/Career Conditional

Help Locations

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Oakland, CA 1 vacancy
Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Telework eligible

Yes as determined by agency policy

Help This job is open to Clarification from the agency

All candidates who are: Current or former federal employees qualifying as Status Candidates, Federal employees currently serving on a VRA, VEOA eligibles, CTAP/ICTAP eligibles, eligible for special hiring authorities (e.g., the Schedule A appointment for persons with disabilities, or covered by an Interchange Agreement), or VRA eligibles or Land Management employees eligible under Public Law 114-47.

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19-TIGTA-73

Control number

529355500

  • Duties Help Duties

    Serving at the highest non-supervisory level within the Office of Investigations, the incumbent is called upon to spearhead the largest, most complex, and most sensitive criminal and occasionally non-criminal investigations which come under the jurisdiction of the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA). 

    Learn more about this agency

    The following are the duties of this position at the GS-13. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

    - Plans and conducts investigations to determine violations of Federal laws and regulations, and IRS regulations.

    - Questions subjects and third party witnesses (formally and informally) and secures evidence from other outside sources to determine nature and extent of violation.

    - Prepares reports of complex investigations.

    - Apprehends and arrests persons violating U.S. laws and conducts searches and seizures incident to the arrest when appropriate, by warrant.

    - Confers with and assists U.S. Attorneys in preparing information and evidence for trials. Serves Grand Jury subpoenas when directed by the courts.

    50% or less - Six to ten days per month.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

  • Job family (Series)

    1811 Criminal Investigation

  • Requirements Help Requirements
    • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
    • Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying.
    • Must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals.

    The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.

    You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    Age Restriction: The date immediately preceding an individual's 37th birthday is the maximum entry age for original appointment to a law enforcement officer position. This requirement does not apply to a) Preference-eligible veterans; OR b) Individuals who are 37 years of age or older and have previously served in law enforcement officer positions that were covered by a special law enforcement retirement plan.
    AND

    Medical Requirements: The duties of positions in this series require moderate to arduous physical exertion involving walking and standing, use of firearms, and exposure to inclement weather. Manual dexterity with comparatively free motion of finger, wrist, elbow, shoulder, hip, and knee joints is required. Arms, hands, legs, and feet must be sufficiently intact and functioning in order that applicants may perform the duties satisfactorily. Sufficiently good vision in each eye, with or without correction, is required to perform the duties satisfactorily. Near vision, corrective lenses permitted, must be sufficient to read printed material the size of typewritten characters. Hearing loss, as measured by an audiometer, must not exceed 35 decibels at 1000, 2000, and 3000 Hz levels. Since the duties of these positions are exacting and responsible, and involve activities under trying conditions, applicants must possess emotional and mental stability. Any physical condition that would cause the applicant to be a hazard to himself/herself, or others is disqualifying.

    Specialized experience: For the GS-09, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:

    -Researching legal documents and/or interviewing witnesses to verify facts and obtain specific pieces of information; securing signed statements, affidavits and documentary evidence; AND
    -Completing reports for case records.
    OR

    Masters or equivalent graduate degree, or two full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree, or LLB or JD. OR

    You may qualify on a combination of education and experience. To combine education and experience, the total percentage of experience at the required grade level compared to the requirement, as well as the percentage of completed education compared to the requirement must equal at least 100 percent. Only graduate level education in excess of the first 18 semester hours (27 quarter hours) may be combined to be considered for qualifying education.

    Specialized experience: For the GS-07, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-05 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:

    -Work in a trainee capacity or other position where experience with basic investigative or analytical techniques and methods were applied to determine case resolution. OR

    One full year of graduate level education in a related field. OR

    Superior Academic Achievement based on a bachelors degree that is demonstrated through class standing (upper 1/3 of class), grade point average (2.95/4.0 overall or 3.5/4.0 in major). OR

    Election to membership in a qualifying national scholastic honor society. OR

    You may qualify on a combination of education and experience. To combine education and experience, the total percentage of experience at the required grade level compared to the requirement, as well as the percentage of completed education compared to the requirement must equal at least 100 percent.

    In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable:
    For the GS-09, you must have been at the GS-07 level for 52 weeks.
    For the GS-07, you must have been at the GS-05 level for 52 weeks.

    - We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
    - This is a non-bargaining unit position.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
    - A one year probationary period may be required.
    - Must successfully complete a background investigation.
    - Top Secret ? Background Investigation will be required.
    - You will be required to regularly report to the Duty Station listed above.  While teleworking is an option, approval is at management?s discretion based on duties, business needs, performance, etc.
    - Submit to a drug test prior to your appointment and random drug testing while you occupy the position.
    - Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
    - Undergo an income tax verification.
    - Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
    - If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
    - Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
    - Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9.  Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
    - Sign a mobility agreement.
    - Carry and use a firearm. Maintaining firearm proficiency is also 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.
    - Complete or have previously completed the course(s) at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) in Glynco, GA.
    - Complete a pre-employment medical examination (including vision, hearing, cardiovascular and mobility of extremities) by an authorized Government physician and be determined physically fit to perform strenuous physically demanding duties. You will be required to undergo regular physical examinations and to maintain a level of physical fitness in accordance with the standards and policies of this agency.
    - Agree to work an average of two extra hours per day. Law Enforcement Availability Pay (LEAP) has been approved to compensate for unscheduled duty in excess of the 40-hour workweek.

    Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your résumé may result in a ?not qualified? determination.

    Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Technical and Communication. Your application will be rated and ranked among others, based on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position.  Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

    Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. 

    If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)) you must receive a score of 92 or better to be rated as ?well qualified" to receive special selection priority.


    To preview questions please click here.

    Security clearance

    Top Secret

    Drug test required

    Yes

  • Required Documents Help Required Documents

    A complete application includes 1. A résumé, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents.  Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible). 

    It is anticipated that there will be significant interest in the announcement. As a result, the announcement will close at 11:59 p.m. ET on the date of receipt of the 150th application or at 11:59 p.m.  ET on 04/16/19; whichever occurs first. Any required documents should be submitted at the time that you apply as documents will not be accepted after the vacancy closes.

    All applicants are required to submit a résumé
    either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing.  (Cover letters are optional.)  To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your résumé.  We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your résumé to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view résumé tips.

    CURRENT AND FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES -- Documentation Relating to Your Federal Employment:
    - Submit a copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows your current (or most recent) grade and competitive service status.  (The ?position occupied? block on the SF-50 should show a ?1? and your ?tenure? block should show a ?1? or ?2?.)
    - If you are currently on a Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA), submit a copy of an SF-50 showing that. Also, you must submit a copy of your DD214 or other documentation showing dates of service and type of discharge and any other applicable documents such as SF-15, VA letters, etc.
    - Indicate on your application the highest permanent grade you have held; if this grade is different from your current grade, submit a copy of an additional SF-50 showing this grade. 
    - PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL: Provide a copy of your most recent rating of record (i.e., final annual performance appraisal issued and signed by appropriate management official).  If the rating of record you submit is not dated within the last 18 months, you must provide an explanation in your application as to why one has not been issued within the past 18 months.

    CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.

    If you are applying under a special hiring authority (e.g. Military Spouses, Interchange Agreement, VEOA, VRA, Schedule A Disability, etc.), please see applicant guide for required documentation. In order to be eligible under one of these authorities, you must submit all required documentation as outlined in the applicant guide.

    EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION: For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent.  An official transcript will be required if you are selected.

    If you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent.  If the position has specific education requirements and you are currently (or have previously been) in the Federal job series to be filled, there is no need to submit a transcript or equivalent at this time.  An official transcript will be required if you are selected.

    A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page.

    If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions.

    Recommended Documents:
    In addition, we recommend that you submit copies of the following:

    - A list of awards received while employed with the Federal government.

    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.

  • Benefits Help Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

    Our comprehensive benefits are very generous.  Our benefits package includes:               

    - Challenging work, opportunities for advancement, competitive salaries, bonuses and incentive awards.
    - Ten paid holidays, 13 days of sick leave, and 13 to 26 days of vacation time each year.
    - Access to insurance programs that may be continued after you retire.
    - A wide choice of health insurance plans, coverage for pre-existing conditions, and no waiting periods. We pay a substantial amount (up to 75%) of the health insurance premiums.
    - A retirement program which includes employer-matching contributions.
    - Learn more about Federal benefits programs at: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • How to Apply Help How to Apply

    Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) has partnered with the Treasury's Bureau of the Fiscal Service to provide certain personnel services to its organization. Fiscal Service's responsibilities include advertising vacancies, accepting and handling applications, and extending job offers.

    The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET, Monday - Friday). If applying online poses a hardship, please contact us by noon ET on the announcement's closing date.

    TIGTA provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process.

    To begin, either click the ?Create a New Account? button and follow the prompts to register or if you previously registered, click the "Apply Online" button and follow the prompts.

    You will be re-directed to TIGTA's CareerConnector system to complete your application process; answer the online questions, and submit all required documents. (To submit supporting documents, click one of the available options; Upload; Fax; or Reuse existing documents. To protect your privacy, we suggest you first remove your SSN). Also, go to ?My Account? to view and update your information, as necessary.

    To complete, you must click the ?Finish? button located at the bottom of the ?Application Review? page.

    To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application.

    To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

    If you are experiencing system issues with your application, please contact the CareerConnector Help Desk at careerconnectorhelp@treasury.gov and/or the USAJOBS Help Desk.

    Agency contact information Applicant Call Center Phone

    304-480-7300

    Fax

    000-000-0000

    Email

    TIGTAINQUIRIES@fiscal.treasury.gov

    Address

    TIGTA
    See "How to Apply"
    Parkersburg, West Virginia 26101
    United States Learn more about this agency

    The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) has a distinguished history dating back to 1952. As the sole agency charged with providing the oversight of the Internal Revenue Service, TIGTA?s work plays a major role in protecting the nation?s revenue stream. We have over 800 employees located in offices across the country. Come Join the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration and help protect the integrity of the greatest tax system in the world.

    To check the status of your application for this position, please follow these steps:

    1. Login to your USAJOBS account, select the "Applications" section and click on the vacancy you would like to view and have already applied for.

    2. Under "application status," click "additional application information" and you will be taken to the CareerConnector website where you can check your application status. The "additional application information" link may not be available if your application status says "Unavailable." This indicates that your application is not complete.

    If the "additional application information" link is not available and the vacancy is still open, you can click on the job announcement and "Update Application" to be taken back to the CareerConnector portion of the application.

Fair & Transparent

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Qualifications

You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Age Restriction: The date immediately preceding an individual's 37th birthday is the maximum entry age for original appointment to a law enforcement officer position. This requirement does not apply to a) Preference-eligible veterans; OR b) Individuals who are 37 years of age or older and have previously served in law enforcement officer positions that were covered by a special law enforcement retirement plan.
AND

Medical Requirements: The duties of positions in this series require moderate to arduous physical exertion involving walking and standing, use of firearms, and exposure to inclement weather. Manual dexterity with comparatively free motion of finger, wrist, elbow, shoulder, hip, and knee joints is required. Arms, hands, legs, and feet must be sufficiently intact and functioning in order that applicants may perform the duties satisfactorily. Sufficiently good vision in each eye, with or without correction, is required to perform the duties satisfactorily. Near vision, corrective lenses permitted, must be sufficient to read printed material the size of typewritten characters. Hearing loss, as measured by an audiometer, must not exceed 35 decibels at 1000, 2000, and 3000 Hz levels. Since the duties of these positions are exacting and responsible, and involve activities under trying conditions, applicants must possess emotional and mental stability. Any physical condition that would cause the applicant to be a hazard to himself/herself, or others is disqualifying.

Specialized experience: For the GS-09, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:

-Researching legal documents and/or interviewing witnesses to verify facts and obtain specific pieces of information; securing signed statements, affidavits and documentary evidence; AND
-Completing reports for case records.
OR

Masters or equivalent graduate degree, or two full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree, or LLB or JD. OR

You may qualify on a combination of education and experience. To combine education and experience, the total percentage of experience at the required grade level compared to the requirement, as well as the percentage of completed education compared to the requirement must equal at least 100 percent. Only graduate level education in excess of the first 18 semester hours (27 quarter hours) may be combined to be considered for qualifying education.

Specialized experience: For the GS-07, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-05 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:

-Work in a trainee capacity or other position where experience with basic investigative or analytical techniques and methods were applied to determine case resolution. OR

One full year of graduate level education in a related field. OR

Superior Academic Achievement based on a bachelors degree that is demonstrated through class standing (upper 1/3 of class), grade point average (2.95/4.0 overall or 3.5/4.0 in major). OR

Election to membership in a qualifying national scholastic honor society. OR

You may qualify on a combination of education and experience. To combine education and experience, the total percentage of experience at the required grade level compared to the requirement, as well as the percentage of completed education compared to the requirement must equal at least 100 percent.

In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable:
For the GS-09, you must have been at the GS-07 level for 52 weeks.
For the GS-07, you must have been at the GS-05 level for 52 weeks.

Duties

Serving at the highest non-supervisory level within the Office of Investigations, the incumbent is called upon to spearhead the largest, most complex, and most sensitive criminal and occasionally non-criminal investigations which come under the jurisdiction of the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA). 

Learn more about this agency
Benefits

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

Our comprehensive benefits are very generous.  Our benefits package includes:               

- Challenging work, opportunities for advancement, competitive salaries, bonuses and incentive awards.
- Ten paid holidays, 13 days of sick leave, and 13 to 26 days of vacation time each year.
- Access to insurance programs that may be continued after you retire.
- A wide choice of health insurance plans, coverage for pre-existing conditions, and no waiting periods. We pay a substantial amount (up to 75%) of the health insurance premiums.
- A retirement program which includes employer-matching contributions.
- Learn more about Federal benefits programs at: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits

Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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