Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Investigation
As the Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Investigation (DAIGI) the incumbent is expected to plan, direct, oversee, and carry out the duties of a Criminal Investigator:Provides executive staff assistance to the Assistant Inspector General for Investigation (AIGI), through broad evaluation of program status and strategic program planning activity for 7 Regional Offices, Headquarters Operations, the Special Investigations Division, and the Joint Civil Fraud Division.Prioritizes the broad spectrum of allegations referred to the Office of Investigations (OI), in light of applicable laws, regulations and judicial opinions to determine that the extent and depth are of such national importance as to warrant the allocation of investigative resources and/or whether there may be potential for criminal, civil or administrative action.Evaluates operational implications of proposed legislation and regulations relating to Department programs.Shares management responsibility for all initiatives of the Immediate Office of the AIGI, Headquarters Operations, Special Investigations Division, and the 7 Regional Offices of Investigation with first line supervisors; Special Agents in Charge and Directors located in their jurisdictions.Plans, directs, and oversees the Disaster Recovery Oversight Operations established in OI, responsible for liaison, research, analysis and recommendations, monitoring, reporting and dissemination, and strategic planning and implementation of the OI directives associated with disaster assistance and recovery.Represents, and as required, the Inspector General (IG), in meetings, conferences, and task forces, relative to operational management of the OIG’s assets assigned to address fraud, waste and mismanagement resulting from the Department’s programs, operations, disaster relief and recovery mission.Participates in all congressional inquiries concerning investigations, disaster recovery, legislation of disaster funds, and the interface of OIG employees with Congressional staff.Ensures ongoing and timely liaison with all entities impacting upon the delivery of programs and operations and HUD disaster programs to assure coordinated approaches in identifying, detecting, and controlling fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement of HUD funds.Liaisons with the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, and appropriate state and local law enforcement partners relative to investigative and disaster response and recovery, the detection and prevention of fraud, and the investigation and prosecution of fraud affecting HUD's programs and operations or resulting from HUD disaster funds delivery.Liaisons with and participates with HUD officials responsible for administration of the programs and operations and disaster funds, whenever and wherever such funds are appropriated by Congress for use in Presidential Declared Disaster areas.Acts in the absence of the AIGI having full responsibility for the functions of the Office of Investigation.May be called upon to participate in effecting an arrest, search warrant, surveillance or enforcement activity. This may be arduous and require physical stamina, strength, and agility. The incumbent is expected to also be involved in the investigation of high level government officials requiring great discretion and tact.May be called to testify before Congress on OIG investigative matters or programs.
As a basic requirement for entry into the SES, you must provide evidence of progressively responsible leadership experience that is indicative of senior executive level management capability; and that is directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs) listed below. Typically, experience of this nature will have been gained at or above the GS-15 grade level in the federal service or its equivalent with state or local government, the private sector, or non-governmental organizations. Candidates must meet all of the following qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement, including general management skills and characteristics applicable to all SES positions AND technical or program responsibilities specific to this position. Guidance on Addressing the ECQs and MTQs:Use your overall set of professional and volunteer experiences, education and training, accomplishments, awards and potential in describing your ECQs and MTQs. Be clear and concise, using examples that demonstrate the scope and quality of your experiences, accomplishments, and/or potential relevant to each ECQ and MTQ. THE NARRATIVE STATEMENT MUST ADDRESS EACH ECQ AND MTQ SEPARATELY AND IDENTIFY WHICH ECQ OR MTQ IS BEING ADDRESSED (e.g. ECQ 1, MTQ 1, MTQ 2, etc.).Each of the following competencies are the foundation for success in each of the Executive Core Qualifications: Interpersonal Skills, Oral Communication, Written Communication, Integrity/Honesty, Continual Learning, and Public Service Motivation. The essay competencies address the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs). Your responses are required for each of these ECQs, unless you have had your ECQs previously certified by an Office of Personnel Management Qualifications Review Board (QRB) for the Senior Executive Service (SES).If you are already certified by OPM's QRB, submit proof such as a copy of the certification or an SF-50 showing SES Career Status.ECQ 1: LEADING CHANGE - This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. ECQ 2: LEADING PEOPLE - This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals.ECQ 3: RESULTS DRIVEN - This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations.ECQ 4: BUSINESS ACUMEN - This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.ECQ 5: BUILDING COALITIONS - This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals. Each of the following essay competencies address the Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs). Your responses are required for each of these MTQs.MTQ 1: Demonstrated investigative experience leading, directing, and monitoring a comprehensive Federal criminal or administrative investigative program involving broad and complex issues of fraud, waste, abuse, or misconduct by senior officials through a large geographically dispersed professional workforce.MTQ 2: Broad knowledge of the Federal criminal justice system including Federal criminal law, Federal rules of criminal procedures, the rules of evidence and search and seizure, and information needed to facilitate prosecution or filing of criminal and civil complaints.MTQ 3: Ability to represent the Inspector General in conferences and negotiations with HUD and/or Federal department officials at all levels, representatives of the Office of Inspectors General, the General Accountability Office, Congress and other groups on critical criminal, civil and administrative activities.MTQ 4: Ability to exercise a high degree of tact, diplomacy, resourcefulness, judgment, and ingenuity in performance of investigative and program administration work. IMPORTANT: Structure your ECQ statements in terms of actions you have taken, the context or environment in which the action was taken and the outcome or results of those actions (Challenge - Context - Action - Result (C-C-A-R) Model). For further information and tips on writing effective narrative statements, see OPM's publication 'A Guide to SES Qualifications' available on the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) website at: www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/ecq.asp. Please be advised that the individual selected for this position will likely require certification by a Qualifications Review Board conducted by OPM, prior to receiving the SES appointment.There is a system limitation for the ECQs and MTQs of 10,000 characters. If you need to submit additional information please upload the information into the correct category. In order for your application to be considered, you must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement: As the Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Investigation (DAIGI) the incumbent is expected to plan, direct, oversee, and carry out the duties of a Criminal Investigator 1811. Physical Requirements: The selectee must pass a pre-employment physical examination and meet the physical requirements for this position as required by this agency. The duties of this position 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 knees 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 and hearing are required to perform the duties satisfactorily. Because the duties of this position are exacting, responsible, and sometimes performed under trying conditions, the selectee must possess emotional and mental stability. Any physical condition that would cause the selectee to be a hazard to himself/herself, or others is disqualifying.
Other InformationVeterans' Preference does not apply to the Senior Executive Service.Executive Branch agencies are prohibited by law from accepting or considering political recommendations and are required to return any political recommendations to the sender.PLEASE NOTE: This position is a secondary law enforcement position in the Senior Executive Service (SES). It does not automatically confer coverage under the Federal Law Enforcement Retirement provisions. However, an individual may be eligible for Federal Law Enforcement Retirement coverage if he or she is currently covered by the Federal Law Enforcement Retirement provisions in either a primary or secondary law enforcement position and transfers directly from that position without a break in service. In this case, the mandatory retirement provisions also apply.If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.The demands of the position could require irregular unscheduled hours, degree of hazard, and personal risk.You may be required to relocate (change of official duty station) at the direction of management.Demands of the position may require extensive travel.If you are retired from the Federal Government and are selected for this vacancy, your retirement annuity may be offset from your pay.The HUD OIG has contracted with the Treasury's Bureau of the Fiscal Service (BFS) to provide certain personnel services to its organization. BFS's responsibilities include advertising the vacancies, accepting and handling applications, and extending job offers.CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:If selected for this position, you will be required to:Receive certification from OPM's Qualifications Review Board (QRB) based on your submitted ECQs, unless you have been certified in the past.Complete a one-year probationary period (unless already completed) in the Senior Executive Service (SES) under career status.Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment.File a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report.Successfully complete a background investigation.Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9 http:www.uscis.gov/files/form/i-9.pdf). Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.Have and maintain a reputation of integrity, reliability, trustworthiness, impartiality, and good judgment.Possess and maintain a valid state driver's license.Be qualified to carry and use firearms as part of assigned duties. Any person convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence may not be hired [Title 18, United States Code, Section 922(g)(9)].Test negative for the presence of illegal drugs before placement in this position and be subject to random drug testing thereafter.Satisfactorily completed the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center's Criminal Investigator Training Program or equivalent.Pass a pre-employment physical examination.
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