Criminal Investigator (Special Agent)

    Department Of The Treasury
    Cincinnati, OH
    Full-time, Part-time

    Job Description

    As a Criminal Investigator, you will:
    • Plan and conduct investigations to determine violations of Federal laws and regulations, and IRS regulations.
    • Question subjects and third party witnesses (formally and informally) and secure evidence from other outside sources to determine the nature and extent of violations.
    • Prepare reports of complex investigations.
    • Apprehend and arrest persons violating U.S. laws and conduct searches and seizures incident to the arrest when appropriate, by warrant.
    • Confer with and assist U.S. Attorneys in preparing information and evidence for trials, and serve Grand Jury subpoenas when directed by the courts.
    Travel Required

    25% or less - Travel may be required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

  • Job family (Series)

    1811 Criminal Investigation
  • Requirements
    Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
    • Please refer to 'Conditions of Employment.'
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    • Must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals.
    The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.


    You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    Age Restriction: The date immediately preceding an individual's 37th birthday is the maximum entry age for original appointment to a law enforcement officer position. This requirement does not apply to a) Preference-eligible veterans; OR b) Individuals who are 37 years of age or older and have previously served in law enforcement officer positions that were covered by a special law enforcement retirement plan.


    Medical Requirements: The duties of positions in this series 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 knee 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 in each eye, with or without correction, is required to perform the duties satisfactorily. Near vision, corrective lenses permitted, must be sufficient to read printed material the size of typewritten characters. Hearing loss, as measured by an audiometer, must not exceed 35 decibels at 1000, 2000, and 3000 Hz levels. Since the duties of these positions are exacting and responsible, and involve activities under trying conditions, applicants must possess emotional and mental stability. Any physical condition that would cause the applicant to be a hazard to himself/herself, or others is disqualifying.


    Specialized experience: For the GS-13, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:

    - Performing criminal or administrative misconduct investigations; AND
    Participating in the coordination of multi-agency cases or investigations involving multiple subjects or stakeholders; AND
    Providing technical assistance, training, and consultation regarding criminal investigations, inspections and techniques.

    In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable:
    - For this GS-13 position, you must have been at the GS-12 level for 52 weeks.


  • Posting ID: 558409395Posted: 2020-05-22

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