GS-12: You must meet the following to qualify at the GS-12 level:
Experience: One (1) year of specialized experience at the GS-11 level performing duties such as: armory operation, law enforcement administration, and use of force policies, procedures and programs to apply experimental theories and new developments to problems not susceptible to treatments by accepted methods, specialized weapons and munitions, Service Level Agreements, law enforcement equipment and accountability systems, analytical skills sufficient to apply a wide range or qualitative and quantitative methods for the assessment and improvement of program effectiveness, skill in written and oral communication to present sensitive recommendations to higher authority, to obtain compliance with policies from field offices, to articulate positions/policy of technical complexity and to represent the agency on task forces or working groups; programs and legislative history to develop and advice on policies to implement program goals.
Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Qualification claims will be subject to verification.
Requirements by Closing Date: You must meet all requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
Time in Grade: Current Federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade in the Federal service. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
Medical/Physical: Prior to appointment, the person selected for this position must be determined physically fit to perform strenuous and physically demanding duties, and also pass a medical examination (which includes vision, hearing, cardiovascular, and mobility of extremities) given by an authorized government physician.
Security Clearance: You will be required to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance.
Motor Vehicle Operation: You must possess a valid automobile driver's license.
Firearms Requirement: You may be required to carry a firearm while performing duties of this position. If required to carry a firearm, incumbent must meet prescribed firearm qualification and demonstration of proficiency requirements as identified by the current ICE Firearms Policy. Any person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence cannot lawfully possess a firearm or ammunition. A "misdemeanor crime of domestic violence" is generally defined under the statute as any offense involving the use or attempted use of physical force, or the threatened use of a deadly weapon, committed by the victim's current or former domestic partner, parent, or guardian. The term "convicted", as defined in the statute, excludes any person whose conviction has been expunged, set aside, or pardoned or any person whose civil rights have been restored unless the pardon, expungement, or restoration of civil rights expressly prohibits the possession of firearms or ammunition. Candidates who have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence within the meaning of the referenced statute are not qualified for this position. Candidates under consideration will be required to certify whether they have ever been convicted of such an offense. False or fraudulent information provided by candidates is criminally punishable by fine or imprisonment [Title 18, U.S.C., Section 1001].
Work Conditions: The Law Enforcement Program Manager must be ready, willing and physically able, at any given moment, to perform, safely and efficiently, the full range of essential duties and responsibilities, under potentially harsh environmental conditions for which those duties are required to be performed.
Travel: You will be required to travel frequently.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
We will review your resume and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your experience, education and training will be rated using an Assessment Questionnaire. The questions are related to the following fundamental competencies (or Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities) needed to perform the duties of this job: Integrity/Honesty, Interpersonal Skills, Oral Communication, Self-Management, and Teamwork.
Based on your responses, you will receive a score from the Assessment Questionnaire between 70 and 100. Applicants will be referred for selection in accordance with the terms of the agency merit promotion plan.
ICTAP/CTAP Eligibles: If you have never worked for the federal government, you are not ICTAP/CTAP eligible. Information about ICTAP or CTAP eligibility is on the OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp. To be considered well qualified under ICTAP/CTAP you must earn a score of 85 or above on the rating criteria developed for this position.
Veterans: Certain veterans are eligible to apply as status candidates. For more information, please see: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.