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    This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), United States Coast Guard (USCG), Vice Commandant, Coast Guard Investigative Service (CGIS), New England Region, Portland, Maine.

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    Responsibilities

    As a "rigorous/primary" position, this position is covered by the Law Enforcement Retirement System. In accordance with Public Law 100-328 and Departmental Personnel Management Letter 338-2, candidates for law enforcement positions can not have reached their 37th birthday prior to the date of referral on a Certificate of eligible for a federal civilian law enforcement position. In unusual situations, a waiver may be authorized by the USCG Commandant up to age 39. An individual who has passed the maximum entry age limit, but previously served in a covered position, may be eligible for consideration and reinstatement of coverage if he will be able to complete a total of 20 years of covered law enforcement service by the time he reaches the mandatory retirement day of 57. See OPM Retirement Handbook for further details. The Maximum Entry Age requirement may be waived for applicants eligible for veterans' preference. (See Maximum Entry-Age Requirements for Veterans' Preference Eligibles.) This position requires a mobility agreement. The selectee will be required to sign a mobility agreement indicating their willingness to accept reassignment to positions in other duty locations as determined by and based on the needs of the Coast Guard Investigative Service. The mobility agreement must be signed during pre-appointment and will remain as a condition of employment. The incumbent must carry firearms and maintain proficiency in their care and use. Therefore, the position is subject to the Lautenberg Amendment, 18 U.S.C. Section 922(g)(9) and selectee will be required to certify whether they have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence. False or fraudulent information provided by candidates is criminally punishable by fine or imprisonment (Title 18, USC., Section 1001). This position requires successful completion of a pre-employment physical which certifies that you are physically and medically qualified to perform the full duties of the position. Please see the GS-1811 Medical Requirements. Results of a recent (up to one-year old) physical examination must be provided prior to appointment. Determination as to sufficiency of medical record will be made at time of appointment.

    You will be working under the direction of the Special Agent-in-Charge (SAC), conducting complex and highly sensitive criminal investigations into matter involving felony violations to the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ); internal affairs investigations into alleged misconduct by CGIS personnel; investigations into violations of federal laws and statutes under the maritime jurisdiction of the USCG; and investigations into matters referred by the DHS, Office of Inspector General to CGIS Headquarters.

    Being a CG civilian makes you a valuable member of the CG team, typical duties include:

    • Conducting highly complex criminal investigations usually within established geographical and jurisdictional boundaries but sometimes outside these boundaries, often working with cold information and/or evidence or with highly reluctant witnesses or suspects; handling a significant volume of complex and sensitive internal affairs investigations possibly on high ranking officials.
    • Conducting highly sensitive and complex cases which may include arson assault, bribery, burglary, child abuse, criminal fraud, disclosure of classified/sensitive matter, manslaughter, narcotics violations, sabotage, rape sexual assault, subversive activity, and other violations of the UCMJ and other Federal statutes and regulations.
    • Carrying out assignments, which may include, undercover operations, surveillance; search and seizure operations; making apprehensions/arrests; interviewing witnesses; interrogating suspects; and providing armed force protection services.
    • Preparing clear and concise investigative reports and other documents in a timely manner, and presenting all indicated and developed information to supervisors, relevant commands, attorneys and courts.
    • Preparing and delivering effective oral briefings to senior military and civilian personnel of the Coast Guard and other Federal, state, and local agencies at all levels.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - This position requires travel.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

  • Job family (Series)

    1811 Criminal Investigation

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/527478300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.