Opening Date: February 25, 2020
Closing Date: March 27, 2020
Work Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Salary Range: $59,300-$74,700
Number of Available Positions: One
Named one of the "Best Places to Work" in the federal government in each of the last 5 years by the Partnership for Public Service, the TVA Office of the Inspector General is a federally-mandated oversight organization charged with preventing and detecting fraud, waste, and abuse and fostering efficient and effective operations within the Tennessee Valley Authority. TVA is the largest government-owned electric utility in the United States, providing electricity to 9 million people in 7 states.
The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is seeking a qualified Special Agent with experience in white collar investigations involving alleged or suspected violations of criminal laws, ethics standards, and policies and practices of the agency. 1811 series candidates would be able to maintain their 1811 status.
- Conducts interviews, follows up on leads, collects data and performs analysis, conducts surveillance, and prepares reports.
- Evaluates information and allegations.
- Presents investigative results both orally and in writing to prosecutors and appropriate authorities.
- Meets frequently with diverse internal and external audiences; builds relationships; establishes liaison and works closely with prosecutors.
- Testifies before juries and grand juries.
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university. Business related degree would be preferred.
- Must have a minimum of 2 years of federal law enforcement experience.
- Must have completed a basic criminal investigations course at a federal criminal investigators academy.
- Employment is subject to successful completion of a physical, psychological evaluation, drug screening, and background investigation.
- Must be able to meet the medical standards and training qualifications prescribed for the Special Agent position.
- Position requires nation-wide travel.
- Must possess a valid driver's license.
- Must meet applicable standards for law enforcement authority.
- Knowledge of investigative techniques and rules of evidence and criminal procedure, and precedential court decisions concerning admissibility of evidence, constitutional rights, search and seizure, and other issues relating to investigations.
- Ability to recognize, develop new issues for investigation, and present evidence that reconstructs events, sequences, and time elements, and establishes relationships, responsibilities, legal liabilities, and conflicts of interest, in a manner that meets requirements for presentation in various administrative hearings and court proceedings.
- Ability to analyze facts and communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Experience presenting investigative findings to a broad audience.
- Proficient with spreadsheet, database, and presentation software to include experience with data analysis and advanced Microsoft Excel functionality.
- Ability to develop confidential sources.
- Experience as an 1811 Criminal Investigator or an equivalent position with experience with complex financial, contract and white collar investigations.
How to Apply:
By Friday, March 27th, submit electronically a cover letter and resume to: email@example.com. Announcement number should be included in the subject line of your e-mail. Also, please note the source where you found the vacancy announcement.
For more information about our office, please see our Web site at oig.tva.gov. For more information about TVA, please see their Web site at https://www.tva.gov/.
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