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Inspector General Criminal Investigator

High School

Although the job is based in Washington, the employer is open to the possibility of remote work for the right candidate. The salary not being exposed by the employer means you can negotiate it during the job offer discussion. September 19, 2023 was when the job posting for the Inspector General Criminal Investigator position started, and it will expire on October 17, 2023. Would internship work be a good match for your skills and experience? It is essential to note that having passed High School is a prerequisite for this job. The physical work location is at Washington, D.C, Washington, D.C.

Employer: USAJobs
Location: Washington, D.C
Function: Administrative
Industry: Government and Public Services, Federal
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Hours: Full Time


As an Inspector General Criminal Investigator for CIA, you will conduct investigations into allegations of fraud, waste, abuse and wrongdoing involving CIA's personnel, programs, and operations worldwide.

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is a statutorily independent component of CIA. You will work independently or as a member of a team conducting interviews, taking sworn statements, administering oaths, gathering evidence, analyzing records and data, preparing reports, and providing testimony in criminal justice and administrative proceedings. You will frequently interact with all levels of CIA employees and contractors and with other law enforcement agencies, Inspectors General, and the Department of Justice. Some travel may be required for official duties.

OIG Criminal Investigators carry a special position of trust and you will be expected to conduct yourself and your investigations in accordance with standards set forth in the Attorney General Guidelines, the Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency, and CIA.

Position duties are similar to the 1811 (Criminal Investigator) job series position as defined by Office of Personnel Management. This position qualifies as a primary law enforcement position under both the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) and Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS). Qualified individuals will be eligible to receive or continue Federal law enforcement retirement provisions in either the CSRS or FERS Retirement Systems and are subject to the mandatory retirement provisions once reaching age 57 with at least 20 years of service as a law enforcement officer. CIA OIG does not currently offer Law Enforcement Availability Pay (LEAP); however, opportunities for earning Overtime Pay may be available.

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Conditions of Employment

  • You must be physically in the United States or one of its territories when you submit your resume via MyLINK.
  • You must be registered for the Selective Service, if applicable.
  • You must be a U.S. citizen and at least 18 years of age (dual-national US citizens are eligible).
  • You must be willing to move to the Washington, DC area.
  • You must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview, and a comprehensive background investigation.
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Minimum Qualifications
  • At least three (3) years of Federal investigative experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with a broad cross-section of society, sometimes under stressful conditions
  • Ability to analyze facts
  • Ability to travel as needed
  • Candidates must be a graduate of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center's (FLETC) Criminal Investigator Training Program (CITP) or other federal equivalent or agree to attend and successfully complete CITP. CITP is a physically demanding and academically rigorous twelve (12) week training program conducted at FLETC's facility in Glynco, GA. Candidates requiring CITP should familiarize themselves with the program's standards and requirements
  • The maximum entry age for this position is 37 years of age at time of acceptance of employment, unless the candidate has prior Federal service in a covered law enforcement position (e.g. 1811 job series)
  • Ability to meet the minimum requirements for joining CIA , including U.S. citizenship and a background investigation

Desired Qualifications
  • Background in the Intelligence Community
  • Background in the Federal Inspector General community
  • Experience in the following:
    • Investigating procurement fraud
    • Finance, accounting, or contracting
    • Computer or digital forensics or investigations
    • Counterintelligence investigations


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • At least a 3.0 GPA on a 4-point scale (may be waived for candidates with three or more years of federal criminal investigations experience)

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