The USPS OIG is seeking a highly qualified applicant to fill our Criminal Investigator position within the Office of Investigation, Western Area Field Office Team located in Las Vegas, NV. Specifically, this criminal investigator will conduct investigations focused on employees who would utilize the US Mail system to facilitate the transportation, delivery and/or sale of illicit drugs. Must have experience planning and conducting Federal criminal, civil and administrative investigations.
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Candidates will be evaluated on the skills that they possess that are directly related to the duties of the position and the experience, education and training that indicate the applicant's ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position. Only those candidates who meet all qualification and eligibility requirements and who submit the required information by 11:59 PM EST on Monday, February 24, 2020 will be considered.
The USPS OIG uses a Pay Banding system, which is equivalent to the Federal GS scale. Grade and salary determinations will be made based upon a candidate's education and professional experience.
This position is being advertised at the Journey Band level, equivalent to a GS-11, 12 or 13 grade level. No other GS equivalent candidates will be considered for this position. The salary range for this position is $65,074 - $120,577 includes Locality pay. Law Enforcement Availability Pay (LEAP) is authorized. Compensation includes 1811 LEAP coverage in primary position under law enforcement retirement.
Relocation expenses will not be paid.
Travel Required: 50% or Less
Please note that the duties and responsibilities associated with this position may vary based upon the agency's needs at the time of hire. The following description of major duties and responsibilities is only intended to give applicants a general overview of the expectations.
The successful candidate must be highly motivated and exhibit a high degree of character and demonstrate experience conducting complex Federal criminal, civil, and administrative investigations.
- Plans, conducts and/or coordinate criminal, civil and administrative investigations relating to alleged or suspected violations of Federal drug laws committed by or against Postal Service personnel or Postal Service contractors.
- Serves as a resource for the agency in the area of criminal investigation of drug distribution within the mail stream as well as the personnel possession, use and distribution of narcotics by USPS employees.
- Plans, conducts and/or coordinate criminal , civil and administrative investigations relating to alleged or suspected violations of Federal drug laws committed by or against Postal Service personnel or Postal Service contractors.
- May work with other agents and organizations to identify drug trafficking routes and dealers, and ensure the safety of Postal employees, customers and the community.
- Conducts investigations using various techniques such as surveillance, interviewing and interrogating, examining files and records, obtaining physical and documentary evidence and undercover assignments.
- Collects, evaluates and preserves physical and documentary evidence. Utilizing cameras and other electronic surveillance equipment to gather evidence.
50% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.