[bizjobs-u] IRS Criminal Investigator position for post graduate students

Whatley, Daneen dwhatley at admin.usf.edu
Tue Oct 28 12:38:05 EDT 2008

Career Connections Job ID: 22962
Job Title: IRS Criminal Investigator (Special Agent)
Company: Internal Revenue Service
Hours per week: 50
Wage/Salary: $51,402 + locality pay
Job Description: 
As an IRS special agent, you will combine your accounting skills with law enforcement skills to investigate financial crimes. You will be trained to "follow the money." No matter what the source, all income, both legal and illegal, has the potential of becoming involved in crimes which fall within the investigative jurisdiction of IRS Criminal Investigation. Because of the expertise required to conduct these complex financial investigations, IRS special agents are considered the premier financial investigators for the Federal government. 
Foreign Language Proficiency Skill 
Language proficiency is required for this FCIP opportunity. Language needs include English and at least one of the following: Spanish, French, Korean, Russian, Cambodian, Vietnamese, French Creole, Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin), Hmong, Polish, Portuguese, German, Hindi, Somali, Arabic and Farsi. 

Language proficiency is another factor used to meet CI's organizational goals and business needs. These skills are necessary to enhance CI's ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population. A bilingual assessment will test your ability to converse in the foreign language, ability to translate the foreign language to English and also from English to the foreign language and the ability to write in the foreign language. 

Qualifications for a GS-9 Special Agent 
To be minimally qualified for the Special Agent Intern, GS-9, you must meet the basic requirements below. 

A. You must possess one of the following education requirements: 
1. A course of study that includes 2 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education. 
2. A Master's Degree. 
3. An equivalent graduate degree (i.e.; L.L.B. or JD). 

All of the above educational requirements must be supplemented by at least 15 semester hours (or 23 quarter hours) in accounting, AND an additional 9 semester hours (14 quarter hours) from among the following or closely related fields: finance, economics, money and banking, tax law, and business law. 


B. You must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience. Specialized experience is defined as experience in or related to investigation of criminal violations that provided the specific knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to successfully perform the duties of this position. The experience must have been acquired in investigative work related to the accounting, auditing, business, or commercial practices of subject(s) investigated. 


C. A combination of education and specialized experience may be used to meet the total qualification requirements. 

Key Requirements 
* Must be a citizen of the United States 
* Must be available for nationwide placement which includes the commonwealth of Puerto Rico 
* Meet maximum entry age: date immediately preceding an individual's 37th birthday 
* Under LEAP regulations, must work annual average of 50 hours per week 
* Be available for overtime and overnight travel 
* Attend 27 weeks FLETC training 
* Must carry and use a firearm 
* Possess a valid automobile driver's license 
* Be physically fit 
U.S. Citizen or U.S. National	

Application Instructions:
TO VIEW AND APPLY FOR THIS POSITION please log into Career Connections, the online job search database through the USF Career Center: http://HYPERLINK "http://www.career.usf.edu/"www.career.usf.edu <http://HYPERLINK> 
Please note: Only students who meet the minimum qualifications for the position will be able to view it in Career Connections. 

If you are not registered with Career Connections, please visit the web site below to complete a resume release form and pay a one time registration fee of $10. Payment can also be mailed. For instructions on Career Connections, visit: http://www.career.usf.edu/students/career_connections.htm 

If you are already registered and you have any questions about Career Connections, contact: Helena Brown: (813) 974-9714, hbrown at admin.usf.edu 

Daneen Whatley, MS
Career Counselor
University of South Florida
The Career Center, SVC2088
4202 E. Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL   33620
Phone: (813) 974-9715
Fax: (813) 974-5332
Email: dwhatley at admin.usf.edu

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