Office of the Director of National Intelligence Investigator in Reston, Virginia

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**Position Information

This is an opportunity for:**

  • An internal or external candidate to fill a GS-14 cadre position.
  • A Federal Government employee to serve on a two-year reimbursable detail assignment in the ODNI. The detail assignment may be extended an additional year if all parties agree. Learn more about this agency
Responsibilities

Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)

  • Initiate, plan, and conduct inquiries into possible violations of laws, rules and regulations, mismanagement, fraud, gross waste of funds, and abuse of authority within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) and outside the ODNI if the violation relates to the Intelligence Community (IC) at-large and falls within the Director of National Intelligence's (DNI) authorities and responsibilities.
  • Plan and guide the development and implementation of investigative plans for the most complex investigations and projects by framing the allegation(s), determining elements of proof, and identifying investigative tasks.
  • Plan, develop, and implement strategies for gathering and analyzing information and/or evidence, to include interviewing key individuals, administering warnings, oaths, or affirmations, collecting and analyzing high volumes of information, maintaining the chain of custody for evidence, and drafting and serving subpoenas.
  • Plan and implement initiatives to identify and make recommendations to ODNI and IC senior leaders regarding actions they should take to address violations of law, regulations, and other serious problems, abuses, or deficiencies.
  • Plan, develop, and present written documents that include reports of investigation and memoranda to management, and also develop and present oral briefings for senior leaders regarding findings and the status of complex or sensitive investigations.
  • Monitor and assess the progress of corrective measures taken by senior ODNI and IC leadership, and provide substantive advice and innovative solutions to senior officials regarding the implementation of recommendations.
Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

14

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Conditions of Employment

Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs) (continued.....)

  • Provide senior ODNI and IC leadership with advice and counsel on the development of ODNI policies that are designed to prevent and detect violations of laws, rules and regulations and fraud and abuse.
  • Develop and present briefings that keep the DNI fully informed of fraud and other serious problems, abuses, and deficiencies relating to the administration of ODNI's programs.
  • Plan and conduct investigations of complaints and other information indicating possible abuse of civil liberties and privacy in the administration of ODNI's programs and operations, as referred by the Civil Liberties Protection Officer.
  • Assist and cooperate with the Department of Justice and other Federal agencies in investigating alleged violations of criminal law involving ODNI programs, operations or employees, in coordination with ODNI's Office of the General Counsel. Desired Requirements
  • Experience: Four years' experience serving as an IG Investigator, and/or eight years relevant professional experience required.
  • Education:Bachelor's Degree in any relevant discipline.
  • Certifications/Licenses: Depending upon assignment, may require Contracting Officer Technical Representative (COTR) Certification
Qualifications

Mandatory and Educational Requirements * Extensive knowledge of and experience in the ODNI, Intelligence Community, and OIG mission and responsibilities. * Demonstrated ability to lead an investigative team, develop investigation plans, conduct highly complex investigation projects, and write reports to substantiate findings. * Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment and form objective conclusions/recommendations based on empirical facts, evidence, and other pertinent information. * Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking skills, including the ability to think strategically, identify needs and requirements, and develop recommendations based on qualitative and quantitative data. * Demonstrated ability to examine information, identify problems, uncover root causes, develop findings and leads, and make cogent, actionable recommendations. * Demonstrated interpersonal and negotiation skills, including ability to interview, negotiate, brief senior officials, and work effectively, independently, and in a team or collaborative environment. * Demonstrated oral and written communication skills and a demonstrated ability to produce clear and logical reports.

Education

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Additional information

Who May Apply Current GS employees at the same grade or up to two grades lower than the advertised position grade may apply.

Former members of the Peace Corps may be considered for ODNI employment only if five full years have elapsed since separation from the Peace Corps.

For a cadre assignment:

  • Current ODNI permanent cadre.
  • Current ODNI Staff Reserve Employees. (A staff reserve employee who currently occupies this position may not apply.)
  • Current Federal Government employees. (Current GS employees at the same grade or up to two grades lower than the advertised position grade may apply.)
  • Candidates outside the Federal Government.

For a detailee assignment: * Current Federal Government employees. (Current GS employees at the same grade or up to two grades lower than the advertised position grade may apply.)

Salary Determination * The ODNI uses a rank-in-person system in which rank is attached to the individual. A selected ODNI candidate or other Federal Government candidate will be assigned to the position at the employee's current GS grade and salary. * For a selected non-Federal Government candidate, salary will be established within the salary range listed above, based on education and experience. * A current Federal Government employee, selected for a detail, will be assigned to the position at his or her current grade and salary.

Other Information The ODNI offers a broad array of benefits programs and family friendly flexibilities for ODNI cadre. * Federal Employees Health Benefits Program: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp * Life Insurance: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp * Long-Term Care Insurance: http://www.ltcfeds.com * Federal Employees Retirement SYSTEM (FERS) (new employees automatically covered): http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp if you are transferring from another agency and covered by the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS), you may continue in that system. * Annual and Sick Leave: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp * Flexible Spending Accounts for Health Care and Dependent Care: http://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp * Paid Federal Holidays * Alternative Work Schedules The ODNI is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES:The ODNI provides reasonable accommodations to otherwise qualified applicants with disabilities. IF YOU NEED A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Intelligence Community Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Office Representative by classified email at DNICOOTMEEODRAWMA@cia.ic.gov by unclassified email at DNI-EEODWMA@cia.ic.gov by telephone at 301-243-0704 or by FAX at 301-243-1200. Your request for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO THE EEOD EMAIL ADDRESS. THIS EMAIL IS FOR REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS ONLY. PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION VIA THE EMAIL ADDRESS PROVIDED IN THE 'HOW TO APPLY' SECTION ABOVE.

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How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. Applicants are encouraged to carefully review the position description and requirements, and then construct their resumes to highlight their most relevant and significant experience and education for this job opportunity. The description should include examples that detail the level and complexity of the work performed. The best qualified applicants will be further evaluated through an interview process.

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance

Top Secret/SCI

Drug test required

Yes

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Required Documents

Current Federal Employees Applying for a Detail Assignment:

Applicants from federal agencies within the Intelligence Community (IC) may be considered for this position as a reimbursable detailee, if endorsed by the employing agency. Applicants must have current TS/SCI clearances with polygraph or have the ability to obtain one. The ODNI does not conduct polygraphs or provide security clearances for detailees. Applicants from within the IC must submit an application through the classified IC Joint Duty Program website.

Applicants from federal agencies outside the IC must provide:

  1. WRITTEN ENDORSEMENT from the employing agency concurring with the detail.
  2. RESUME:Applicants are encouraged to carefully review the vacancy announcement, particularly the MDRs, and construct their resume to highlight their most significant experience and qualifications relevant to this job opportunity.
  3. PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS: Applicants are required to provide their two most recent performance evaluations. A justification is required if the applicant is unable to provide the two most recent evaluations.
  4. VACANCY NUMBER: Reference the vacancy number in the subject line of the email and on each document submitted.
  5. CURRENT SF-50: Federal Government employees must provide an SF-50, "Notification of Personnel Action" to verify current federal status, position, title, grade, and organization of record.
  6. COVER LETTER: Applicants must submit a cover letter as a supplement to the resume to elaborate on their qualifications and previous work performed. WHERE TO SUBMIT:Applications should be sent to either DNI-MSD-HR-RR-TeamBWMA@dni.ic.gov (classified email system) or RecruitmentTeamB@dni.gov (unclassified email system). Applicants submitting via JWICS are requested to submit their materials to both joswida@dni.ic.gov (Daniel J.), mitchsl@cia.ic.gov (Stephanie M.) and davijao@dni.ic.gov (Jacqueline D.) in lieu of the group address above. All attachments should be in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format.

Applications submitted through the classified email system should NOT contain classified information above the TS//SI/TK//NOFORN level.

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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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. Learn more about federal 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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Key Requirements and How to Apply

Internal ODNI Candidates:

A complete application package must include:

  1. RESUME: Applicants are encouraged to carefully review the vacancy announcement, particularly the MDRs, and construct their resume to highlight their most significant experience and qualifications relevant to this job opportunity.
  2. PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS: Applicants are required to provide their two most recent performance evaluations. A justification is required if the applicant is unable to provide the two most recent evaluations.
  3. VACANCY NUMBER: Reference the vacancy number in the subject line of the email and on each document submitted.
  4. COVER LETTER: Applicants must submit a cover letter as a supplement to the resume to elaborate on their qualifications and previous work performed.
  5. WHERE TO SUBMIT: Applications should be sent to either DNI-MSD-HR-RR-TeamBWMA@dni.ic.gov (classified email system) or RecruitmentTeamB@dni.gov (unclassified email system). Applicants submitting via JWICS are requested to submit their materials to both joswida@dni.ic.gov (Daniel J.), mitchsl@cia.ic.gov (Stephanie M.) and davijao@dni.ic.gov (Jacqueline D.) in lieu of the group address above. All attachments should be in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format. Applications submitted through the classified email system should NOT contain classified information above the TS//SI/TK//NOFORN level.

External Candidates:

Key Requirements: * U.S. Citizenship. * Successful completion of CI polygraph and background investigation. * Successful completion of a ODNI medical screening. * A two-year trial period is required for all new permanent appointments to the ODNI. A complete application must include: 1. RESUME: Applicants are encouraged to carefully review the vacancy announcement, particularly the MDRs, and construct their resume to highlight their most significant experience and qualifications relevant to this job opportunity. 2. PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS: Applicants are required to provide their two most recent performance evaluations. A justification is required if the applicant is unable to provide the two most recent evaluations. 3. VACANCY NUMBER: Reference the vacancy number in the subject line of the email and on each document submitted. 4. COVER LETTER: Applicants must submit a cover letter as a supplement to the resume to elaborate on their qualifications and previous work performed. 5. SF-50: Current or former Federal Government employees must provide an SF-50, "Notification of Personnel Action" to verify current federal status, position, title, grade, and organization of record. WHERE TO SUBMIT: Applications should be sent to either DNI-MSD-HR-RR-TeamBWMA@dni.ic.gov (classified email system) or RecruitmentTeamB@dni.gov (unclassified email system). Applicants submitting via JWICS are requested to submit their materials to both joswida@dni.ic.gov (Daniel J.), mitchsl@cia.ic.gov (Stephanie M.) and davijao@dni.ic.gov (Jacqueline D.) in lieu of the group address above. All attachments should be in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format.

Applications submitted through the classified email system should NOT contain classified information above the TS//SI/TK//NOFORN level.

All Applicants:

APPLICATION PACKAGES MUST CONTAIN ALL ITEMS LISTED ABOVE. AN INCOMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGE WILL BE INELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

Your application MUST be received by midnight on the closing date of this announcement. Applications received after the closing date will NOT be eligible for consideration.

To verify receipt of your application package ONLY, you may call 301-243-9041.

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Agency contact information
Jacqueline Davis
Phone

301-243-9041

Email

JACQUEOD@dni.gov

Address

Team B ODNI Washington, DC 20511 US

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Next steps

What to Expect Next The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. We expect to make a selection within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement. Due to the large number of applications received, applicants will be contacted ONLY if they have been selected for an interview.

Agency Contact Information

ODNI Recruitment; Phone: 301-243-9041; Email: RecruitmentTeamB@dni.gov

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The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.

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  • Selective Service
  • New employee probationary period

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/513668900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 10/10/2018 to 10/25/2018

Service: Competitive

Pay scale & grade: GS 12 - 14

Salary: $81,548 to $148,967 per year

Appointment type: Permanent

Work schedule: Full-Time