Investigative Analyst US Department of Energy Denver

Title Investigative Analyst
Date 03 November 2020
Company US Department of Energy
City Denver

Short Description :

Professional Actively participates in joint investigations with other federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies Ability to use computer hardware and software as tools for gathering and analyzing information Utilize various law enforcement databases for sources of information, such ,…

Full Description :

    Duties Summary

    The OIG offers potential for advancement, excellent benefits, and numerous training opportunities. We are located in 13 states throughout the U.S. Please visit our website at /.


    This position is located in the Department of Energy, Office of Inspector General (OIG), Office of Investigations duties include, but are not limited to the following:

    • Assist with planning, coordinating and conducting analysis of undeveloped information and/or intelligence in support of criminal, civil, and administrative investigations.
    • Assist with the collection and analyze information from evidence, public or subpoenaed material, intelligence available from law enforcement activity, and various law enforcement databases to detect violations of law.
    • Utilize various law enforcement databases for sources of information, such as NCIC and FinCEN, as well as analytical software or data mining tools, such as i2 Analyst Notebook.
    • Prepare written reports of analysis that could be used in the prosecution of criminal, civil and administrative matters and/or hearings.
    • Draft, disseminate and brief analytical findings in support of ongoing investigations.
    • Assist with interviews to identify and obtain information and potential evidence to support ongoing investigations.
    • Assist with gathering data, using analytical and investigative resources, in support of subpoena requests, search warrant affidavits, and various criminal and civil proceedings (i.e., indictments, lawsuits, etc.).
    • Ensures that presentation materials are clear, concise, complete, accurate, and are presented to OI management in a timely manner.
    • Actively participates in joint investigations with other federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies.

    NOTE: This announcement will close after it has reached an applicant limit of 150 or on the date of the closing, whichever comes first.

    Travel Required

    50% or lessThis position requires 30% travel.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1805 Investigative Analysis

  • Requirements

    Requirements Conditions of Employment
    • U.S. Citizen.
    • Successful completion of a background and security investigation required.
    • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
    • This is a drug testing designated position.

    You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement. Time-in-grade restrictions must also be met by the closing date of this announcement.
    Applicants must have at least 52 weeks of service equivalent to the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the position.
    Appointment to this position may be subject to successful completion of a 1-year probationary period.
    Upon reporting, and on an annual basis thereafter, you may be required to file a financial statement and/or a procurement
    integrity certification. These certifications may be subject to public disclosure.
    This position requires a security clearance and is subject to drug testing. The selectee must test negative prior to being appointed to this position and will be subject to random testing thereafter. Failure to pass subsequent tests could result in disciplinary action, up to and including removal from the Federal service.


    At the GS-9 level the applicant must have 2 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or master's or equivalent graduate degree; OR 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least GS-7. Specialized experience includes experience includes conducting research, analysis and /or evaluations of information; conducting proactive, analytical reviews to identify patterns and trends of illegal or improper activity across Departmental financial, criminal, and public record; utilizing various law enforcement databases; drafting, disseminating and briefing analytical findings in support of ongoing investigations.

    The successful applicant for this position will possess the following KSAs /competencies:

    (Applicants need not prepare written responses to these KSAs, unless asked in the online application).

    • Skill applying database research techniques and basic analytical and intelligence-gathering techniques sufficient to conducting records and database searches.
    • Knowledge and awareness of criminal statutes, regulations, procedures, violations, and jurisdictions with respect to investigations.
    • Ability to use computer hardware and software as tools for gathering and analyzing information.
    • Skilled in written and oral communications.

    For further information on qualification requirements for this position, please visit Qualification Standard


    Applicants must submit an unofficial and/or official transcript or a list of courses, grades earned, completion dates, and quarter and semester hours earned. Education completed in foreign colleges and universities may be used if the institution has been accredited by an organization recognized by the Department of Education.
    Providing such evidence when applying is your responsibility.

    Additional information

    The U.S. Department of Energy fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    • Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit the links at the bottom of this page or visit the FedsHireVets website.
    • If you believe that you are eligible for the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), please visit the OPM ICTAP/CTAP website for more information. In order to be considered under the ICTAP program, your application must score within the pre-established "well qualified" category as stated in the Qualifications section.
    • More than one selection may be made from this announcement.
    • This position requires completion of a probationary period and a background investigation.
    • Males must abide by Selective Service registration regulations. To learn more about this requirement, visit the Selective Service website's Who Must Register page.
    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    Your application will be rated based on the extent and quality of your experience, education, and training described in your online resume/questionnaire as related to the duties of this position. If your resume is incomplete, or does not support the responses in your online questionnaire you may be rated ineligible, not qualified, or your score may be adjusted.

    To preview questions please click here.
    Background checks and security clearance Security clearance

    Q Access Authorization

    Drug test required


    Position sensitivity and risk

    Critical-Sensitive (CS)/High Risk

    Trust determination process

    Credentialing, Suitability/Fitness, National security

  • Required Documents

    Required Documents

    Please carefully review the following list to determine what documentation you need to submit. Some documents may not apply to all applicants.
    If you are unsure, click the link for each document type to read more.

    • ALL APPLICANTS: Resume supporting your specialized experience and responses to the online questionnaire.
    • Current/former Federal employees: Most recent SF-50(s), Notification of Personnel Action OR equivalent document(s) that supports your claim for eligibility as a status candidate, AND time-in-grade; failure to provide this document may result in your application being considered outside of the area of consideration or failure to meet time-in-grade. To properly verify status eligibility, your SF-50 must show series, grade, and position type occupied.
    • Displaced Federal employees: ICTAP/CTAP documentation.
    • Veterans: veteran eligibility documentation (DD-214, VA Letter, Standard Form (SF) 15 as applicable). Please note: If you are a veteran who has not yet been discharged, you may provide a statement of intent to discharge from your agency to receive Veterans Preference under the VOW (Veterans Opportunity to Work) to Hire Heroes Act of 2011.
    • Persons with Disabilities: Individuals with intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities may apply for appointment through the Schedule A hiring authority. Certified verification of a disability from a licensed medical professional; a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist; or any Federal, state, or District of Columbia agency or U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits will be required.
    • College transcripts(or listing of course information) that show hours and grades.
      All supplemental material must be received by the closing date. Failure to provide requested documents may result in lost consideration.
    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.

  • 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.

    The Department of Energy offers comprehensive and competitive benefits. You may be eligible for some or all of the following:

    • Health, life, dental, vision, and long-term care insurance
    • Retirement program
    • Paid holiday, sick, and vacation time
    • Flexible work schedules and telework
    • Training and education opportunities
    • Transit benefit
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • Thrift Savings Plan (401k equivalent)
    • Health and wellness programs
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Worklife4You Resource

    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.

Help This job is open to
  • Individuals with disabilities
  • Federal employeesCompetitive service

    Current or former competitive service federal employees.

  • Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

    Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.

  • Special authorities

    Individuals eligible under a special authority not listed above, but defined in the federal hiring regulations.

  • Veterans
Clarification from the agency

•Current Federal employee with competitive status. •Former Federal employee with reinstatement eligibility. •CTAP/ICTAP eligibles. •Individuals with disabilities •Veterans with VOW, VEOA or VRA eligibility

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