To qualify for the GS-15 grade level you must possess one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 grade level.
Specialized experience for this position is defined as:
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS:
- Coordination and development of highly complex and sensitive investigations; determining the initiation, direction, and termination of field investigation.
- Reviewing criminal investigative reports of other staff and providing guidance to finalize reports.
- Performing management and administrative practices and procedures required to plan and direct the work of subordinate staff.
Your online resume must demonstrate that you possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs/Competencies) (NOTE: Applicants need not prepare a written responses to these KSAs/competencies, unless asked in the online application):
1. Demonstrated experience in managing and conducting nationwide investigations that have resulted in criminal indictments and convictions.
2. Ability to write clear, concise, and comprehensive reports of highly complex and sensitive investigations.
3. Oral communication skills to effectively interact with senior level officials relative to investigative matters and operations.
4. Knowledge of Federal criminal statutes, rules of evidence, court procedures, and investigative techniques.
5. Ability to effectively manage a staff of criminal investigators and meet the full range of supervisory responsibilities. (This includes supporting EEO goals.)
For further information on qualification requirements for this position, please visit http://www.opm.gov/qualifications
Current Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of the announcement in order to be considered. Appointment to this position may be subject to successful completion of a 1-year probationary period. This is a secondary position. The position requires successful completion of a pre-employment physical. Candidates must meet medical requirement and physical standards approved for DOE criminal investigators. Upon reporting, and on an annual basis thereafter, you may be required to file a financial statement and/or a procurement integrity certification. These certifications may be subject to public disclosure. This position is subject to drug testing. The selectee must test negative prior to being appointed to this position and will be subject to random testing thereafter. Failure to pass subsequent tests could result in disciplinary action, up to and including removal from the Federal service. This position is covered under the provisions of the Lautenberg Amendment "Suitability to Possess Firearms and Ammunition." This position requires that the selectee successfully and safely qualify with a firearm; failure to do so may result in removal from the position. Criminal Investigators are subject to frequent travel and may be reassigned to a different duty location throughout the U.S. dependent upon program needs. A signed mobility agreement is required. Law Enforcement Availability Pay (LEAP):
LEAP is approved for this position to compensate employees for unscheduled duty in excess of the 40-hour workweek. Criminal Investigators must be prepared to work overtime based on the needs of the agency.
The selectee must successfully complete the 10-week Federal Law Enforcement Training Center's Basic Criminal Investigator Training Programin Glynco, GA. Applicants who have previously completed the training program are exempt.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
We will review your application to ensure you meet the job requirements.
If you meet the qualifications requirements and are found to be among the top candidates, your application will be referred to the selecting official for further review.
If your resume is incomplete or does not support the responses in your online questionnaire, or if you fail to submit required documentation before the vacancy closes, you may be rated 'ineligible', 'not qualified', or your score may be adjusted.
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