This position of Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Investigations assists the Inspector General in providing Departmental level policy, overall leadership, and general supervision, direction and coordination of all domestic and foreign investigative activities related to Department programs and operations which are essential to and for the effective management of the Department of Agriculture.
- Makes workload determinations, prepares justifications, and recommends priorities for long ?range planning, the annual budget, and the annual investigative program to provide the required investigative coverage.
- Provides policy direction, as well as supervision and coordination, of investigations relating to the programs and operations of the Department.
- Provides for the technical design, management, and application of data analytics used in evidence based decision making with respect to investigative resources and work impacting USDA’s programs and operations.
- Formulates and proposes policies impacting operational activities of the Department for the purpose of preventing and detecting fraud and abuse in its programs and operations.
- Formulates and proposes policies for supervision and coordination of relationships between the Department and external entities with respect to investigative matters.
- Administers investigative management information systems including those designed to inform the Secretary and the Congress regarding investigative activities involving fraud and other serious problems.
- Acts for the AIGI, Deputy Inspector General and/or Inspector General in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships on matters relating to investigative operations with other Department offices and agencies.
- Provides overall executive direction and coordination to Special Agents-in-Charge and Division Directors for Investigations in conducting Department-wide investigative operations.
- Conducts investigative studies and special inquiries to seek out and reduce fraud and abuse in the Department’s programs and operations and ensure that appropriate administrative and/or prosecutive actions are initiated.
- Reviews existing and proposed legislation and regulations relating to programs and operations of the Department.
- Formulates and proposes policies to conduct, supervise, or coordinate investigations associated with operational activities carried out or financed by the Department
- Serves as consultant and advisor to the AIGI, Deputy Inspector General and/or Inspector General and through a subordinate staff develop, directs and supervises an investigations program.
- Implements the Department’s domestic and foreign investigation programs and activities and supervises the performance of investigative activities relating to the Department’s programs, worldwide.
- Administers investigative management information systems including those designed to provide investigative data and information to key stakeholders, including the Secretary and Congress.
- Administers a law enforcement program to investigate alleged or suspected felony criminal violation of statutes administered by the Secretary or any agency of the Department.
- Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check.
- You must be able to operate a government-owned or leased vehicle and have, and maintain a valid driver license.
- Direct Deposit: Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to their financial institution
- U.S. Citizenship is required.
- Selected applicants must undergo and successfully obtain and maintain a background investigation for a Top Secret/SCI security clearance
- Significant travel is expected. Selected applicants must be able to acquire and maintain a government-issued travel charge card.
- Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service registered or exempt
Qualification & Experience:
To meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, applicants must demonstrate in resume and narrative statements possession of the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs} and the Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs) listed below. It is recommended that your resume emphasize levels of responsibility, scope and complexity of programs managed, and program accomplishments, and results.
Company: U.S. Department Of Agriculture
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Washington, DC, US
Application Deadline: N/A