Department: Department Of Justice
Agency: Office of Justice Programs
Hiring Organization: DOJ/Office of Justice Programs (OJP)
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The National Institute of Justice is the research, development and evaluation agency to the U. S. Department of Justice. It applies science to advance criminal justice policy and practice in the United States through a grant program that funds research in the social, physical, and forensic sciences to provide objectives knowledge and innovative tools to reduce crime and promote justice. Are you interested in working for a cutting edge agency with a mission to advance scientific through research development and evaluation to enhance the administration of justice and public safety? If so, the Department of Justice (DOJ), National Institute of Justice (NIJ), Office of Science and Technology is seeking a high performing individual to serve as a Computer Scientist.
This position is located in the Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice, Office of Science and Technology.
You are eligible to apply under merit promotion procedures as a status candidate if you meet one of the following criteria: Current Federal employees with career or career-conditional appointments in the competitive service. Former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility based on previous career or career-conditional appointments in the competitive service. Career or career-conditional employees in the excepted service that is under an OPM approved Interchange Agreement. Displaced Federal employees requesting special priority selection consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). Veterans who have Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) eligibility. (You are eligible for this appointing authority if you are a veteran who substantially completed 3 or more years of active service AND you have been separated under honorable conditions OR a preference eligible as defined in title 5 U.S.C. 2108 (3)).
Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. To obtain information about this position and TO APPLY, please click on https://www.avuecentral.com/casting/aiportal/control/toVacancy?referenceCode=PTDWU.
- 25% or Greater
- Travel is required every three months.
- U.S. Citizenship required.
- Subject to background/suitability investigation/determination.
- Submit all required documents and Online Assessment Questionnaire.
- Federal payments are required to be made by Direct Deposit.
- You must obtain and maintain a security clearance.