Supervisory Investigator Whistleblower Protection Job in SEATTLE, WA

Vacancy No. MS-17-SF-OSHA-035 Department Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Salary $92,663.00 to $120,461.00 Grade 13 to 13
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/11/2017 Close Date 1/25/2017
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Status Candidates

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Supervisory Investigator (Whistleblower Protection)

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Seattle, WA
Work Schedule is Full-time - Permanent

Opened Wednesday 1/11/2017

Closes Wednesday 1/25/2017

  • Salary Range
    $92,663.00 to $120,461.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
  • Promotion Potential
  • Supervisory Status
  • Who May Apply
    Current/former Fed. employees w/ competitive/reinstatement eligibility; ICTAP/CTAP eligibles in local commuting area; Veterans' Employment Opportunity Act eligibles; persons eligible for these non-competitive authorities: Veterans' Recruitment Appointment, 30% or > compensably disabled veterans.

    Also advertised as job announcement #DE-17-SF-OSHA-022 for non-status applicants; to be considered for each, apply to BOTH jobs.
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Job Overview

Job Overview


About the Agency

DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.

This position is located in the Department of Labor, OSHA, in Seattle, WA.


Serves as the regional Supervisory Investigator (RSI) and reports to the Assistant Regional Administrator for the Whistleblower Protection Program (ARA/WPP). Supervises groups of investigators, who work out of different Area Offices within the Region. The incumbent is also responsible for personally conducting or assisting with investigations which are of a highly complex, controversial, or sensitive nature. Reviews investigative files to ensure the proper applications of investigative protocol, the reasonableness of findings and conclusions, the adequacy of documentation, and to assure that cases are legally sufficient and consistent with OSHA policy and directives. Coordinates investigations with other federal, state, local, or private investigative agencies which may be involved in simultaneous investigations. Works with the Regional Solicitor in developing cases and coordinates hearings for subordinates. As required, serves as a witness before judicial hearing and trials, providing technical expertise concerning Whistleblower investigation work. Reviews investigative case file materials requested under provisions of the Freedom of Information Act for accuracy, completeness, and appropriateness of disclosure. Participates in the Regional Audit Program by serving as a subject matter expert Team Member responsible for auditing whistleblower investigation case files during comprehensive Program and Performance audits and special studies to determine Area Office effectiveness in achieving the objectives of the OSH Act and the Regional annual Performance Plan.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel required - Frequency 25%

Relocation Authorized

  • No
Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department Of Labor

Occupational Safety and Health Administration


Pam Morgan
Phone: 415-625-2401


Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Admin
Department of Labor, OASAM
San Francisco
Fax: 000-000-0000

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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