Criminal Investigator

Lakewood, CO
United States

Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Yes Top Secret
Employment Type
Work Schedule

Job Description
  • Duties


    This position is with the Energy Investigations Unit, in Lakewood, Colorado. This office is responsible for conducting criminal, civil, and administrative investigations primarily focused on suspected fraud and potential violations impacting the Department's energy and mineral related regulatory and oversight programs, including the collection of revenues associated with the development and production of natural resources from areas within the Department's jurisdiction.

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    As a Criminal Investigator, GS-1811-13, you will perform the following major duties:

    • Plans, conducts, and/or leads extremely complex, highly visible and/or sensitive criminal investigations involving suspected or alleged violations of the Federal criminal code and other Federal laws, rules and regulations as they pertain to DOI energy and mineral-related programs or acts resulting in monetary damages and impacting DOI oil, gas, mining and renewable energy programs, to include revenue collection and disbursement activities. These investigations involve complex fraud schemes, civil false claims, DOI violations and allegations of other crimes involving all aspects of energy and mineral development under federal jurisdiction including planning, leasing, extraction, production, and public revenue and royalty calculation and payment.
    • Plans and completes search warrants, arrest warrants, and conducts surveillance and other law enforcement activities; evaluates and identifies significant findings, trends, and patterns for areas at risk of criminal or fraudulent activity.
    • Analyzes requests, complaints, and or allegations in relation to appropriate laws, regulations, etc. to identify potential violations and related evidence; establishes relationships of relevant facts supported with evidence and data; performs extensive records searches; conducts research and analysis of complex financial and accounting data.
    • Questions and interviews witnesses and other subjects as part of fact-finding and investigative work; provides management officials with briefings and presentations.
    • Writes clear and concise investigative reports documenting observations, issues and findings that are supported by evidence and data.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1811 Criminal Investigation