To meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, you must show that you possess all of the mandatory Executive Core Qualifications and Professional/Technical Qualifications listed above. These qualifications would typically be acquired through education, experience, and training which reflect progressive development and achievement in managing a comprehensive business program in a complex organization. An individual's total experience and education must demonstrate the ability to perform the duties of the position. Applicants must meet all of the qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
Only current or previous Federal Employee applicants classified in the 1811 Criminal Investigator series will be considered for this series, all other candidates will be considered under the 1801 General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement, and Compliance series.
Qualifications for the 1811 series: This position is covered under 5 U.S.C. 8412(d), FERS or 5 U.S.C. 8336(c), CSRS, Secondary Law Enforcement and Department Administrative Order 202-958, dated June 24, 2003. In accordance with DAO-202-958 the incumbent must meet the qualifications for occupation of a Secondary position. A Secondary position is one that is clearly in the law enforcement or firefighting field; in an organization having a law enforcement or firefighting mission; and is either supervisory, meaning a position whose primary duties are those of a first-level supervisor of law enforcement officer's (LEOs) or firefighters (FFs) in primary positions; or administrative, meaning an executive, managerial, technical, semiprofessional, or professional position for which experience in a primary law enforcement or firefighting position, or equivalent outside of the Government, is a prerequisite."
Age Requirement: Applicants are subject to the maximum entry age into law enforcement positions with this agency - the date immediately preceding an individual's 37th birthday. This age restriction may not apply to those who have previously served in a Federal civilian (not military) law enforcement position covered by special hazardous duty retirement provisions.
Training Requirement: Selectee must successfully complete or have completed the eight week basic criminal investigator course at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Glynco, GA, or an equivalent course. Retention in the position is subject to successful completion of the training.
Firearm Requirement: This position requires you to be authorized to carry a firearm and maintain firearm proficiency. Therefore, it is subject to the Lautenberg Amendment, 18 U.S.C., Section 922(g)(9), and you will be required to verify that you have not been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence.
Medical Requirements: Employees are required to maintain physical fitness standards set by the Agency. Physical stamina, excellent eyesight and hearing, and emotional stability are essential. The duties of positions in this series require moderate to arduous physical exertion involving walking and standing, use of firearms, and exposure to inclement weather. Applicants must meet all of the qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
Applicants must meet all of the qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
Applicants are required to submit a narrative statement for each of the five mandatory Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and each of the mandatory Professional/Technical Qualifications (PTQs). You must address each ECQ and PTQ separately. You are required to respond to all ECQs and PTQs. Please give a complete and detailed answer for each mandatory qualification. Please keep in mind each ECQ and PTQ are unique qualifications. Therefore, duplicate responses are not sufficient in determining if you meet that specific qualification. Do not enter "Refer to Resume" to explain your answer. Applications directing the reader to search within the application or to "See Resume" are considered incomplete and WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Failure to submit a narrative statement or address any of the mandatory ECQs and/or PTQs is also considered incomplete and WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. As a result, you will be rated as "INCOMPLETE".
For detailed guidance on ECQs, applicants are strongly encouraged to review the Office of Personnel Management's Guide to Executive Qualifications at http://www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/ecq.asp
Example ECQ statements are available at http://www.opm.gov/ses/references/GuidetoSESQuals 2010.pdf
Applicants currently serving under a career Senior Executive Service (SES) appointment, eligible for reinstatement into SES, or have successfully completed a SES Candidate Development Program (CDP) approved by OPM are not required to address the ECQs but must address all mandatory PTQs.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
All applicants will be evaluated by an Executive Resources Board (ERB) rating panel of senior managers to determine the degree to which they possess the mandatory executive core and professional/technical qualifications, and best qualified candidates may undergo an interview and a reference check. The ERB rating panel will make recommendations on final selections to the appointing authority. All applicants will be evaluated on the quality and extent of their total accomplishments, experience, education, and the ECQs as follows:
EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs):
ECQ 1 - LEADING CHANGE: This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
(Competencies: creativity and innovation, external awareness, flexibility, resilience, strategic thinking, vision)
ECQ 2 - LEADING PEOPLE: This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
(Competencies: conflict management, leveraging diversity, developing others, team building)
ECQ 3 - RESULTS DRIVEN: This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.
(Competencies: accountability, customer service, decisiveness, entrepreneurship, problem solving, technical credibility)
ECQ 4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
(Competencies: financial management, human capital management, technology management)
ECQ 5 - BUILDING COALITIONS: This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.
(Competencies: partnering, political savvy, influencing/negotiating)
PROFESSIONAL TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (PTQs):
PTQ 1 - Demonstrated experience leading a large multi-disciplinary, geographically dispersed law enforcement, national security, and/or intelligence organization.
PTQ 2 - Demonstrated ability to develop, negotiate, and implement criminal and administrative enforcement and intelligence policies and procedures. To preview questions please click here.