Postal Inspector Projects Coordinator
POSTAL INSPECTOR (PROJECTS COORDINATOR), EAS-24
Oversees and coordinates some of the most complex and sensitive criminal,
civil, administrative, and audit investigations, programs, projects, and
studies; oversees task forces and teams of postal inspectors in the
accomplishment of investigative objectives; oversees and coordinates the
planning, development, implementation, and monitoring of projects, and
studies within assigned area.
Carries firearms when engaged in official business and for
self-defense; maintains established physical requirements necessary to
perform law enforcement assignments; maintains eligibility to operate a
motor vehicle when engaged in official business; and maintains mental
and emotional standards necessary to perform law enforcement
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Oversees and coordinates the most complex-and sensitive
criminal, civil, administrative, and audit investigations, programs,
projects, and studies. Investigates violations of postal laws and
apprehends and arrests postal offenders.
- Oversees and supervises the activities of task forces and teams
of postal inspectors, and a small group of technical and support
employees. Evaluates performance and takes the necessary action to
correct deficiencies, including discipline or remedial training.
Provides training for new or less experienced Postal Inspection
- Assists U. S. Attorneys and other criminal justice employees in
preparing court cases involving postal laws. Independently prepares
comprehensive case presentation letters to the U. S. Attorney.
Serves as a witness in court and administrative proceedings.
- Coordinates the development, planning, and implementation of new
programs and projects to improve methods, techniques, and skills of
Postal Inspection Service employees.
- Ensures that all regularly scheduled and standard inspections
are properly monitored and carried out by assigned personnel.
- Analyzes, reviews, and initially approves investigation reports,
correspondence, case history information, and other documentation
prepared for management review; prepares special reports and
- Maintains liaison with law enforcement agencies to coordinate
record exchanges, case development, suspect apprehension,
jurisdiction definition, security checks, and joint training.
- Provides technical guidance and advice to postal management.
Conducts conferences with postal management on the results of major
audit projects and makes recommendations for service improvements,
operational economies, and other areas included in the review.
- Recommends policies and procedures that are not covered by
established Postal Inspection Service methods or guidelines.
- Oversees and coordinates the investigation into the misconduct
of postal employees and the presentation of evidence to Postal
management for consideration in disciplinary cases.
- Represents the Postal Inspection Service by providing supporting
information or participating in the development, implementation,
and administration of technology, automation, service, operations,
and training programs.
- Reacts in emergencies to protect mail and postal assets where
use of firearms and defensive techniques may be required. May work
in undesirable neighborhoods and in adverse and hazardous
- Has frequent contact with the general public, witnesses,
victims, complainants, suspects and offenders, informants, postal
customers and contractors, federal and private attorneys, and
representatives of the business community, law enforcement agencies,
government agencies, armed services, and the courts. Represents the
Postal Inspection Service at law enforcement, security, and civic
conferences and meetings.
- Exercises normal protective care for the use of facilities and
equipment, including vehicles, weapons, and communications and
- Exercises a normal regard for the safety of self and others when
investigating criminal cases and apprehending or maintaining
surveillance of those suspected of violating postal laws. Exercises
the standard of care required by Postal Inspection Service policies
on firearms and use of reasonable force when apprehending and
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