Criminal Investigator

Multiple Locations
US Army Criminal Investigation Command

Closing date

$48,667 – $172,120 per year

About the Position: Serves as criminal investigator responsible for conducting and/or overseeing investigations of suspected felony violations against the laws of the United States and the Uniformed Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) in which the U.S. Army is, or may be, a party of interest.


  • The incumbent serves as a senior journeyman criminal investigator responsible for independently planning, developing, and conducting major criminal felony investigations.
  • Directs and participates in large scale joint and task force felony criminal investigations having national or international jurisdictional or media interest.
  • Plans, leads, and participates in significant and potentially dangerous undercover functions to include undercover surveillance and ‘sting’ operations.
  • Reviews and prepares interim or final reports of felony criminal investigations detailing the multifarious, contributing cause or causes and expert recommendations to prevent similar future occurrences.
  • The incumbent maintains pertinent statistical and management data on internal investigations, programs, and functional areas in his/her area of responsibility (AOR).
  • The incumbent proactively identifies vulnerabilities, management/policy deficiencies, and other crime conducive conditions.
  • Consolidates and evaluates incoming criminal information and intelligence data, identifying necessary investigative and intelligence follow-up actions to be initiated.

Conditions of Employment

  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Must be able to satisfy the requirements of the 26JUL12 DODI 1400.25 V1230, DoD Civilian Personnel
  • Management System: Employment in Foreign Areas and Employee Return Rights. Visit
  • Applicants must comply with the Exceptional Family Member Program requirements as outlined in the DoD Instruction 1315.19.
  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • This position requires you to submit a Public Financial Disclosure Report (OGE 278) or a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE450) upon entry, and annually thereafter.
  • Must agree in writing to comply with management-directed permanent change of station (PCS) movement to meet mission requirements.
  • Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license at the time of appointment, must maintain license while employed in the position, and will be required to operate a motor vehicle.