Fraud Detection Analyst - Direct Hire
Company: Internal Revenue Service
Posted on: January 18, 2023
WHAT IS THE CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION (CI)DIVISION?
A description of the business units can be found at:
The following are the duties of this position at the full working
level. If this vacancy includes more than one grade and you are
selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to
learn to perform these duties and receive training to help you grow
in this position.
- Evaluates how effectively the Service/CI is accomplishing its
mission regarding the prevention of refund crimes by researching
available data or conducting independent studies related to return
filing and processing. In order to successfully meet project goals,
the incumbent prepares comprehensive action plans and schedules,
short- and long-term; assembles, compiles, analyzes and/or
summarizes statistical data and other information; formulates
conclusions and makes recommendations to management on how business
operations may be improved to ensure successful completion of
project goals and objectives.
- Meets with executives and senior managers of the Service and
other Federal and state agencies to clearly define the goals and
objectives of the Service related to refund crimes, to communicate
them appropriately, and to promote the refinement and accuracy of
the Service's position related toward these goals and
- As liaison with managers and executives of other agencies
affected by programs and projects administered by the Office of
Refund Crimes (ORC), represents the interests of the Service as a
business expert of the Headquarters staff in all aspects of
planning, execution, and implementation. Works diligently to
resolve conflicts and complications that will impede the goals and
objectives of these programs, and their timely completion.
- As the focal point of expertise for highly specialized program
areas pertaining to the Scheme Development Centers (SDC), the
incumbent prepares, publishes, and circulates necessary program and
project directives, policy statements, and memoranda, nationally or
as otherwise dictated, develops technical and procedural guidelines
for publication in the Internal Revenue Manual (IRM) and the Law
Enforcement Manual (LEM), and establishes criteria for measuring
the effectiveness of SDC operations.
Conditions of Employment
- If you are in a telework eligible position, you may be directed
to temporarily telework on a full-time basis due to COVID 19.
Employees must be within a 200-mile radius of their official
assigned post-of-duty (POD) while in a telework status. Once normal
operations resume, employees may be directed back to the office to
perform the duties of their position. Telework eligibility does not
guarantee telework; employees must meet and sustain IRS telework
eligibility requirements and supervisor's approval to participate
in the IRS Telework Program. As a reminder - If you are selected
for a position, you are responsible for reporting to your
designated POD (location) on the negotiated start date or as
directed by management.
- Must be a U.S. Citizen or National and provide proof of U.S.
Citizenship. (Birth certificate showing birth in the U.S; Unexpired
U.S. Passport; Certificate of Citizenship or Naturalization; or
Report of Birth Abroad of a U.S. Citizen (Form FS-240))
- Must successfully complete a background investigation,
including a FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint
Federal experience is not required. The experience may have been
gained in the public sector, private sector or One year of
experience refers to full-time work; part-timework is considered on
a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience,
please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate
number of hours worked per week, on your resume.
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of
this announcement OR time of referral:
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have one year of
specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility
equivalent to the GS-13 level in the Federal Service. Examples of
specialized experience includes: Experience applying research and
analytics around virtual currency, cryptocurrency, different
blockchain platforms, the dark web and open source intelligence;
Managing assigned cybercrimes-related program operations and
procedures; Analyzing policy questions in the
investigation/compliance area; Using automated and data analytics
systems to research and identify cybercrimes-related violations and
schemes and/or trends; Incorporating use of investigative and
analytical skills to independently and accurately analyze problems
and initiate required corrective actions; Developing and
implementing significant support strategies; Developing systems
and/or workflow processes that address immediate threats and
emerging cyber issues; Independently establishing priorities and
identifying meaningful objectives; Establishing timeframes to
complete assignments timely; Exhibiting extensive oral and written
communication skills sufficient to present and explain program
objectives internally and externally to various audiences and/or
For more information on qualifications please refer to .
For positions with an education requirement, or if you are
qualifying for this position by substituting education or training
for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. An
official transcript will be required if you are selected.
A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited
(or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S.
Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these
criteria, please refer to .
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or
universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show
proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least
equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program.
It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
Click for Foreign Education Credentialing instructions.
- A 1-year probationary period is required.
- Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice
by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
- We may select from this announcement or any other source to
fill one or more vacancies. Additional jobs may be filled.
- This is a non-bargaining unit position.
- Tour of Duty: day shift, start and stop times between 6:00AM -
- Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may
- Relocation expenses - no.
- File a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days
of appointment and annually from then on.
- The employment of any candidate, including a current employee
or a new hire, selected for this position will be conditional on
obtaining and maintaining a High Risk Security Clearance.
- Drug test with negative result is required prior to appointment
and subject to random drug testing.
- Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for
Though many locations may be listed, you will be limited to a
maximum of five (5) location choices. Please consider each location
carefully when applying. If you are selected for a position at one
of your location selections, that location will become your
official post of duty.
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. .
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
The following documents are required and must be provided with your
application. All application materials, including transcripts, must
be in English.
- Online Application - Questionnaire
- Education - See Education Section above
- Registration/License (If Applicable) - active, current
- Military Spouses (If Applicable) - You MUST submit verification
of the marriage to the service member(i.e., a marriage license or
other legal documentation verifying marriage) AND (1) a copy of
your spouse's active military orders; OR (2) verification of your
spouse's 100% service-connected disability (e.g., VA Letter and/or
DD-214); OR (3) verification of the service member's death while on
active duty (DD-1300/Death Certificate). You are not eligible if
you were not married to the veteran at the time of death or have
- Current and Former Federal Employees Documentation (If
Applicable) - You MUST submit a copy of your most recent SF-50
(Notification of Personnel Action) or equivalent personnel action
form which shows your current grade and competitive service status.
(The "position occupied" block on the SF-50 reflects "1" and your
"tenure" block reflects "1" or "2".) If you are applying for a
higher grade, it is recommended to provide an SF-50(s) (or
equivalent) which clearly demonstrates you meet the 52-week
time-in-grade requirement (e.g., Promotion with an effective date
more than one (1) year old, Within-Grade-Increase at the highest
- High School Diploma (or equivalent) - If you are 16 or 17 years
of age, you MUST submit documentation of graduation from high
school (or equivalent); OR completion of a formal vocational
training program; OR statement from school authorities agreeing
with your decision to pursue employment rather than continuing your
Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as
specified in this announcement, you will not be considered for this
position (or may not receive the special consideration for which
you may be eligible).
How to Apply
This Direct Hire Public Notice is to gather applications that may
or may not result in a referral or selection. Your application will
remain active through the open period of this Public Notice.
Applicants will be referred on a first in, first out basis. Those
applicants who are applying earlier in the process will stand a
much better chance of being referred for consideration in the
The following instructions outline our application process. You
must complete this application process and submit any required
documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on 01/23/2023 in this
announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours
(normally 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET, Monday - Friday). If applying
online poses a hardship, please contact us by noon ET on
To preview the Application Questionnaire, please click the
- To begin the application process, click the "Apply Online"
- You will be re-directed to USA STAFFING to complete your
application process; answer the online questions and submit all
required documents. (To submit supporting documents, import
documents from USAJOBS to the appropriate document types. If the
document you need was not imported from USAJOBS, you may upload it
directly into this application. To protect your privacy, we suggest
you first remove your SSN).
- To complete, you must click the "Submit Application" button
prior to 11:59 PM (ET) on 01/23/2023.
To update your application, including supporting documentation, at
any time during the announcement open period, return to your
USAJOBS account (). There you will find a record of your
application, the application status, and an option to Update
Application. This option will no longer be available once the
announcement has closed.
To verify the status of your application both during and after the
announcement open period, log into your USAJOBS account: . All of
your applications will appear on the Welcome page. The application
record in your USAJOBS account provides an Additional Application
Information page that provides information regarding the
documentation you submitted and any correspondence we have sent
related to this application. The Application Status will appear
along with the date your application was last updated. For
information on what each Application Status means, visit: .
Agency contact information
IRS Cincinnati External
CI - Criminal Investigation
1111 Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC 20224
Treasury believes in a working environment that supports inclusion;
please view our reasonable accommodation policies and procedures at
. We will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with
disabilities on a case-by-case basis; please contact us if you
require this for any part of the application and hiring
Once your application package and online questionnaire is received
you will receive an acknowledgement email. You are responsible for
checking status updates and notifications in USAJOBS. Hard copy
notifications will not be sent to you. You may check the status of
your application for this position at any time by logging onto the
USAJOBS "My Account" tab and clicking on "Application Status." For
a more detailed update of your application status, you may click on
"more information." Please notify us if your contact information
changes after the closing date of the announcement. If your email
mailbox is full or blocked (SPAM) you may not receive important
communication that could affect your consideration for this
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