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Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and the Office of the U.S. Attorneys

Boston, Massachusetts
Closed
No longer open

Permanent - Full Time

Overview
  • Posting Dates
    Open: April 12, 2016 ()
    Close: April 26, 2016 ()
  • Position Properties
    General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement, And Compliance Series
    Internal Job Number: 16-MA-1657819-DE
  • Organization Details
    Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and the Office of the U.S. Attorneys
    Department Of Justice
  • Salary Information
    $77,744.00 - $101,067.00 Per Year
    10% above average

    Pay Band: GS-1801-12/12
  • Who Can Apply?
    United States Citizens
Position Summary

The United States Attorney's Office (USAO)/Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA) is a great place to work. The Department of Justice ranked #3 out of 19 large agencies and EOUSA/United States Attorneys Offices ranked #43 out of 320 agency subcomponents in a study, "The Best Places to Work in the Federal Government, 2015 Ratings" published by the Partnership for Public Service. See http://bestplacestowork.org/BPTW/index.php . For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/usao/ . This position is also being announced under Merit Promotion Procedures under 16-MA-1669391-MS. To view the entire announcement, including instructions on how to apply, click on tabs above.

Qualifications

Applicants must possess and demonstrate in their application packages that they meet the following minimum qualifications:

To qualify for the GS-12 level, applicants must have at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in Federal service. Qualifying experience should involve performing the following types of duties: Planning and conducting a wide variety of complex federal or state investigations of fraud,  and other financial crime, cybercrime, organized crime and public corruption; identifying, analyzing, and processing physical evidence; interviewing suspects and witnesses; and preparing reports on criminal investigations which include significant findings, conclusions, and recommendations for additional investigative actions.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)- The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in the announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well-qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp

Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)-The CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.

 

If selected, you may be required to complete a one year probationary period.

You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Duties

Typical work assignments will include: 

- Supporting criminal investigations in coordination with law enforcement agencies.
- Planning, conducting, and managing dificult complex criminal investigation work related to suspected violations of Federal law.
- Devising methods for obtaining, preserving and presenting evidence to greatest effect, including deciding on the most efficient methods for planning, scheduling, and conducting investigations.
- Assisting in trial preparation, including the creation of summary exhibits, participation in witness preparation, development of trial exhibit databases, and the management of trial witnesses.
- Creating databases, summaries and other analyses of complex electronic evidence.

Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.

Benefits
BENEFITS

Payment of relocation expenses will not be authorized

The Department of Justice offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; telework; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits.


Veterans' Preference- If you are entitled to Veterans' Preference, you must indicate the type of preference you are claiming in your application and submit the appropriate documentation, as specified below.

?In order to verify your Veterans' Preference entitlement, please submit a copy of the Member Copy 4 of your DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty); official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty; or other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that shows your military service was performed under honorable conditions.
?In addition, if you are a disabled veteran, a Purple Heart recipient, or widow/widower if a veteran, the spouse of a disabled veteran or the natural mother of a disabled or deceased veteran, you must submit a signed and dated Standard Form (SF) 15, "Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference," and the other required documentation identified on the reverse side of the SF-15 to support your preference claim.
 
Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See www.sss.gov.
 
Reasonable Accommodation Statement: Federal Agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

EEO Statement: The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a parent, genetic information, disability, age, membership or nonmembership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism.

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