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    Summary

    Joining the Secret Service, Office of Investigations, Forensic Services Division will allow you to utilize your expertise in document examination to support criminal investigations carried out by the Secret Service.   For more information on the Secret Service click here.

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    Responsibilities

    The selectee will serve as a Document Analyst in the Office of Investigations, Forensic Services Division. Typical work assignments include:

    • Planning and conducting empirical research in the areas of computer assisted examinations and the physical examinations of documents including, but not limited to handwriting identification and analysis, typewriter identification, and other areas requiring the use of physical tests; conducting statistical research regarding the significance of class and individual characteristics in forensic examinations.
    • Serving as a technical expert witness in federal, state and local courts regarding the scientific and technical examination conducted, providing opinion testimony regarding case findings; guiding preparation of photographic charts used to illustrate opinion testimony; testifying in court under direct and cross-examination as requested.
    • Utilizing a variety of advanced laboratory instruments and techniques, including, but not limited to Electrostatic Detection Apparatus Interpol Typewriter Classification System, Federal Bureau of Investigation Typewriter Type Styles Classification System, microscopy, infrared and ultraviolet lighting techniques.
    • Developing training programs, incorporating advanced technological infrastructure; incorporating training activities to ensure compliance with professional organizations, accreditations standards, and agency accountability; providing instruction, advice, guidance and training; and communicating with senior-level management for the purpose of obtaining resources.

    Apply for this exciting opportunity to support the agency's protective and investigative missions. This Document Analyst position starts at a salary of $87,198 (GS-12, step 1) or $103,690 (GS-13, step 1), with promotion potential to $134,798 (GS-13, step 10).

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel to include court room testimonies, training, conferences, and/or professional meetings within the United States or Overseas.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13 - Full Performance Level (FPL)

  • Job family (Series)

    1397 Document Analysis

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/602097000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.