Director of Investigations

Project On Government Oversight, Washington, District of Columbia

Date Posted December 19, 2019
Industry Nonprofit
Specialty Politics
Job Status Full-time
Salary $120,000 to $140,000


Founded in 1981 in partnership with whistleblowers, the Project On Government Oversight (POGO) is a nonpartisan independent watchdog that works to expose waste, corruption, abuse of power, and other instances where the government fails to serve the public. We champion reforms to achieve a more effective, ethical, and accountable federal government that safeguards constitutional principles. POGO has an over $6 million annual budget that supports a staff of over 40 employees.

POGO’s executive team is looking for a talented Director of Investigations to take on the development, management, and leadership of POGO’s investigative priorities and team of investigators—helping to ensure the effective completion of meaningful investigations consistent with our mission. The Director of Investigations reports directly to POGO’s Editor-in-Chief.

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To Apply: Send a cover letter and resume to, subject line: Director of Investigations, or mail application to: Project On Government Oversight, 1100 G Street, NW, Suite 500Washington, DC 20005. No phone calls please. The deadline to apply is January 13th, 2020.

POGO is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce and provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. We encourage all interested and qualified individuals to apply.

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