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    THIS IS AN EXCEPTED SERVICE SCHEDULE B APPOINTMENT NOT TO EXCEED 3 YEARS AND 120 DAYS. AFTER COMPLETING 3 YEARS OF FULLY SATISFACTORY SERVICE, THE EMPLOYEE MAY BE CONVERTED WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION TO A PERMANENT CAREER APPOINTMENT IN THE COMPETITIVE SERVICE. NO OTHER APPOINTMENT TYPES WILL BE USED FOR THIS HIRING ACTION.

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    Responsibilities

    The career of an ATF Special Agent is unique and one of the most challenging in Federal law enforcement. Headquartered in Washington, DC, ATF has field offices throughout the United States and its territories. Highly trained special agents are responsible for investigating violations of Federal law relating to firearms, explosives, arson, and alcohol and tobacco diversion. These investigations involve surveillance, interviewing suspects and witnesses, making arrests, obtaining and executing search warrants, and searching for physical evidence. The profession of a special agent is exciting and rewarding. Special agents must be tough - both physically and mentally. They must also be able to handle rigorous training, personal risks, irregular hours, and extensive travel. Special agents are subject to reassignment to any ATF office in the United States, to include any U.S. territory or ATF overseas assignment.

    Major duties of this position include:

    • Investigating criminal violations of Federal laws within the enforcement jurisdiction of the U.S. Department of Justice.
    • Conducting investigations of violations relating to explosives, firearms, arson, and alcohol and tobacco diversion.
    • Preparing concise criminal investigative case reports.
    • Testifying for the Federal Government in court or before grand juries.
    • Gathering and analyzing evidence through investigative leads, seizures, arrests, execution of search warrants, and a variety of other means.

    Travel Required

    75% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    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/615614900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.