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    The incumbent has the responsibility for developing Departmental policy in the areas of Law Enforcement, Victims Assistance Program, Internal Affairs, and the National Academy at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC); directing and coordinating law enforcement activities; providing liaison on law enforcement matters with other major Departments and agencies; oversight of Internal Affairs investigations, and participating in emergency and special law enforcement operations. The incumbent serves in a supervisory capacity as the Assistant Director for the Law Enforcement Division.

    Secondary Law Enforcement Coverage: This position is approved for Secondary Law Enforcement coverage under 5 U.S.C. 8331(20) and 8401(17). Previous experience in a primary (rigorous) law enforcement position, or equivalent outside the Federal Government is a prerequisite. Coverage is extended only if this position immediately follows service in a law enforcement position. FERS applicants for this position must have completed three (3) years of service in a rigorous position (AKS primary position) in order to continue coverage upon selection.

    Federal Law Enforcement Officer: This position is covered by the special retirement provisions for Federal Law Enforcement Officer (FLEO). Candidates without previous FLEO service must be under age 37. Employees subject to special retirement coverage for law enforcement officers must retire at 57 upon completing 20 years of law enforcement service under the special retirement provisions for law enforcement officers. If these 20 years of service are not attained at age 57, mandatory retirement is required upon completion of 20 years of service.

    This position is covered by Law Enforcement Availability Pay (LEAP). An additional compensation rate of 25% (subject to statutory limitations) will be added to the locality salary after successful completion of all mandatory training requirements.

    This is a permanent, full-time, career/career conditional appointment.

    This vacancy may be used to fill additional positions as vacancies become available.

    Salary Information
    GS-15: $128,082.00-$160,300.00 per annum. First time hires to the Federal government normally start at the lower salary range of the grade level.

    The Office of Law Enforcement and Security has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisory approval.

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    At the full performance level(GS-15)the major duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following:

    1) Serves in a supervisory position in the Office of Law Enforcement and Security and ensures coordination with other Law Enforcement Divisions and programs.
    2) Conducts reviews on the effectiveness of the law enforcement programs and practices within the Department and its bureaus.
    3) Provides leadership and develops policies, procedures, standards, and objectives for Department-wide law enforcement programs so that these programs comply with legal, regulatory, and policy requirements and reduces risk and liabilities nationwide.
    4) Supervises and/or conducts investigations of a sensitive or special nature.
    5) Maintains a close working relationship with bureau law enforcement leaders, the Solicitor, and Inspector General

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 1-5 nights per month

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Status Candidates (Merit Promotion, VEOA, Special Hiring Authorities, ICTAP/CTAP)

    Questions? This job is open to 3 groups.

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