Criminal Investigator (Computer Forensic ) (LEO)

US Government, Department of Labor

This position is located in the Department of Labor, Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS), Southern Region. OLMS administers provisions of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959 (LMRDA), which primarily establishes standards for private sector labor organization democracy and financial integrity, and requires reporting and public disclosure of labor organization reports.
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Job Grade: 13
Total Openings:


Provides technical guidance and assistance to International/National labor organization officials, affiliated union officials, and interested parties to achieve and approve compliance with the regulations and statutory requirements of the LMRDA and related statutes.
Leads, plans, conducts, and completes complex and difficult civil and criminal investigations, compliance audits (including international audits), and supervised elections under the LMRDA and other related laws.
Reviews investigative findings, including those of ad hoc team members, and consolidates them. Prepares comprehensive, well documented, sign-off quality reports of investigative findings, and recommends appropriate dispositions. Prepares and correlates evidence.
Plans and conducts training sessions for Investigators on current civil and criminal investigative principles and methods or on new and advanced investigative approaches and techniques.
Serves as an expert program resource person for OLMS field investigators and provides technical guidance to other Investigators on investigative problems and techniques.


For the GS-13, applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, GS-12, in the Federal service. For this position, Specialized Experience is defined as experience using technology to further civil/criminal investigations, audits, and other OLMS program operations. Experience and/or training associated with computer software and programs, computers, and other technology.
AGE RESTRICTION: This is a LEO position covered by the special retirement provisions for law enforcement officers. Incumbent must have completed work in a primary LEO position or must be no older than 37 atthe point they are hired and report for duty and must retire at age 57.
MEDICAL REQUIREMENT: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. The incumbent isrequired to meet OLMS medical standards for criminal investigators. Compliance with this requirement involves passing initial and periodic physical examinations.

Job Requirements:

Applicants must meet time-in-grade, time-after-competitive-appointment and qualifications requirements within 30 calendar days after the closing date of the vacancy to be eligible for consideration for selection.
Federal Employees Please Note: Your SF-50 must include enough information to be able to determine that time-in-grade requirements have been met and reflects your position title, pay plan/series/grade, tenure and the type of appointment (i.e. competitive/excepted). In some cases you may need to submit more than one SF-50.
Reference the “Required Documents” section for additional requirements.
Notification Concerning COVID-19 Vaccinations. As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal executive branch employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee’s duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and to submit documentation of proof of vaccination or to be in the process of requesting an exception to the vaccination requirement before appointment or onboarding with the agency. The agency will provide additional information regarding which forms of documentation can be accepted and how you can request to be considered for a legally required exception from this requirement.
Currently, implementation and enforcement of Executive Order 14043 has been suspended pursuant to an injunction pending further litigation.

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