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441 4th St. NW
Washington, DC 20001
United States
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Organization name: 
Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia
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Position Description: 

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DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: This position is in the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia, Support Services Division (SSD), Investigations Section. The Investigations Section is responsible for providing critical investigative support to the Attorney General and is responsible for all investigations that are conducted in support of litigation by attorneys who represent the District of Columbia in both civil and criminal matters.

Incumbent duties include:
• Plans, organizes, conducts, and manages complex investigations of violations of District of Columbia Government laws, statutes, regulations, policies and instructions, as well as Federal laws and guidelines.
• Works closely with supervisor in performing investigative activities, which include administrative and civil investigations related to allegations of irregularity, fraud, conflict of interest, impropriety, citizen complaints, etc.
• Interviews witnesses, gathers facts, and reviews substantial documentations of suspects and witnesses during investigations. Locates uncooperative/hostile witnesses and successfully effectuates service of subpoenas, summonses, and other legal processes.
•Determines methods of obtaining, preserving, and presenting evidence, in conformance with "Rules of Evidence" statutes. Testifies in court and before appropriate authorities regarding investigation activities.
•Presents clear, concise and persuasive briefings to management as to the status of investigations. Submits comprehensive reports of recommendations and dispositions.
•Coordinates investigations with DC and Federal law enforcement agencies and other regional jurisdictions. Identifies violations or wrongdoing, and presents findings to the appropriate authorities for action and/or prosecution.
•Provides recommendations regarding violations of law, regulation, and/or abuses and deficiencies that were contributory to offenses.
•Monitors the progress made toward implementation of corrective action.
•Performs other related duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have at least four (4) years of specialized experience. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, at least one (1) year of specialized experience must have been equivalent to the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.

To apply: 

SUBMISSION OF RANKING FACTORS: The following ranking factors will be used in the evaluation process and responses to all ranking factors are required for consideration. Please describe any specific achievements, experience, education, training, awards, outside activities, etc. that include the degree to which you possess the job-related knowledge, skills and abilities described in the ranking factors. The information given in response to the ranking factors should be complete and accurate to the best of your knowledge.


Ranking Factor #1: In-depth knowledge of the principles, concepts, and methodology regarding civil and administrative aspects of law and their application in investigative skills and techniques.

Ranking Factor #2: Thorough knowledge of investigative procedures, regulations, statutes, rules of evidence, and the ability to plan, organize and conduct overt and covert investigations.

Ranking Factor #3: Skill in interviewing, identifying, analyzing, and evaluating pertinent management data, financial information, or other materials on internal investigations, programs, and functional areas relevant to complex cases.

Ranking Factor #4: Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with individuals of varying backgrounds.

Ranking Factor #5: Knowledge of various software packages (e.g. WordPerfect, Microsoft, Word and Excel), sufficient to create documents in final form, such as written reports, charges, graphs and tables.

HOW TO APPLY: Candidates should e-mail one PDF file which includes the following, addressed to Shavon Mcleod (202-724-7318) at [email protected] by 11:59pm EST on August 17, 2017:

1) A cover letter;
2) Completed Employment Application for the District of Columbia Government (DC2000);
3) Résumé; and
4) Responses to each of the Ranking Factors.

For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered complete job applications. Therefore, to be considered, all applicants must submit a completed DC-2000 employment application, which can be found at

Equal Opportunity Employer
Submission deadline: 
Thursday, July 27, 2017