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This position is located in the Department of Labor (DOL), Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) with duty at the Philadelphia Regional Office, located in Philadelphia, PA. The mission of EBSA is to protect the retirement, health, and other benefits of over 150 million participants and beneficiaries in private sector employee benefit plans.
- This position is at the full performance level.
- This position is inside of the bargaining unit.
- Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement.
As a senior investigator, the person selected will initiate, plan, coordinate, and manage extremely broad, difficult civil and criminal investigations focusing on the analysis of employee pension and welfare benefit plan operations and the business, financial, and accounting practices of a variety of related entities (e.g., major service providers, trust departments, investment managers, insurance companies, etc.). Assess the fiduciary conduct and/or criminal actions of plan officials and service providers; determine the appropriateness of financial investment of plan monies; and evaluate compliance with the ERISA reporting, disclosure, and bonding standards and related civil and criminal Federal and State laws.
The person selected will plan, lead and conduct complex and often multifaceted civil and criminal investigations of large and varied employee benefit plans, service providers, trust departments and other financial entities having relationships and conducting transactions with the plans. They will determine coverage for each investigation and general investigative approaches to be taken. They will ensure review of plan administrative operations and financial control systems, financial data and appropriate records, reports, and other documents. They will analyze and determine the impact of identified transactions or situations on plan operations and the present and future financial status of the plan.
The senior investigator will apply and interpret applicable provisions of ERISA as well as applicable provisions of related Federal and state civil and criminal statutes. They will develop and prepare comprehensive and well documented reports, work papers and analyses which present findings cite applicable ERISA violations and related statutes. They will independently investigate allegations of criminal misconduct including theft or embezzlement from employee benefits plans; false statements and concealment of facts in relation to documents required by ERISA; conspiracy; acceptance or solicitation to influence operations or employee benefit plans; unlawful payments by employers; coercive interference with any right to which the participant(s) or beneficiaries are entitled under Title 1 of ERISA or any other applicable provisions of the United States Code.
25% or less - Travel approximately 30% of the time.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
All current Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) agency employees in the Philadelphia Regional Office ONLY with competitive status. Career Transition Assistance Prog eligibles in the local commuting area. Qualified Land Management Eligibles.
Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.