In order for your application to be considered, you must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:Maximum entry age requirements, physical qualifications, medical qualifications, etc. For positions with a parenthetical title of (OA) for office automation, include the appropriate requirements. AND
Individuals selected for Criminal Investigator positions are covered under special law enforcement provisions. This requires that applicants not exceed the maximum age for entry. The date immediately preceding an applicant's 37th birthday is the final date for selection. The age restriction does not apply, providing the appropriate documentation is submitted, if: You are a preference eligible veteran or you have served in a Federal civilian (not military) law enforcement officer (FLEO) position covered by special civil service retirement provisions, including early or mandatory retirement, and after subtracting these covered time period(s) (years/months) of prior Federal service worked in a primary law enforcement position, you must be less than 37 years of age. The maximum entry age limit was established under the age discrimination prohibitions contained in Section 15 of the Age Discrimination and Employment Act.
All applicants must exhibit competency in each of the Technical/Professional Competencies (TPCs) and Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) listed below. Eligibility will be based on a clear demonstration that the applicant's training and experience are of the scope, quality and level of responsibility sufficient to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of this executive position.
Note: The Technical/Professional Competencies (TPCs) vacancy question in this announcement are mandatory and must be addressed. All Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) vacancy questions are also mandatory UNLESS you are a current member of the career SES, a former career SES member with reinstatement eligibility, or an OPM/QRB certified candidate.
Your application may be disqualified if you fail to address these requirements.
Technical Professional Competencies (TPCs) -The TPC questions are mandatory for all applicants.
TPC 1. Demonstrated executive level experience leading and directing a team in providing highly complex and technical guidance and analytical services to Federal law enforcement officers in an Inspector General or law enforcement organization.
TPC 2: Knowledge of and ability to apply a broad range of Federal laws including, but not limited to, the Inspector General Act, as amended, the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, the Internal Revenue Service Restructuring and Reform Act of 1993; securities and other financial related laws, criminal, civil & tax law, confidentiality provisions & whistleblower protection guidelines; Attorney General Guidelines for law enforcement, administrative, federal personnel, procurement and appropriations laws. Knowledge of the legislation and regulatory process within the Federal government.
TPC 3: Experience working for or with Inspector General (IG) organizations and a broad understanding of how they are structured and operate
Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) - All ECQs are mandatory UNLESS you are a current member of the career SES, a former career SES member with reinstatement eligibility, or an OPM/QRB certified candidate.
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.
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.
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.
ECQ 4. Business Acumen - This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
ECQ 5. Building Coalitions/Communications - 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.
OPM provides models and suggestions for writing ECQs in the Guide to Senior Executive Service Qualifications.
-Must be a U. S. citizen.
-You will need to successfully complete a background security investigation before you can be appointed into this position.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application includes your:
2. Responses to the online questions, and
3. Required supporting documents.
We use a multi-step process to evaluate and refer applicants:
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- Minimum Requirements: Your application must show that you meet all requirements, including the education and/or experience required for this position. You may be found "not qualified" if you do not possess the minimum competencies required for the position. If your application is incomplete, we may rate you as ineligible.
- Rating: Applicants will be evaluated by an Executive Resources Panel (ERB) based on the executive (ECQ) and technical (TPC) qualification requirements stated in this announcement. Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: ECQs and TPCs.
- Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application will be referred to a selecting official for consideration and possible interview.