SUPERVISORY CRIMINAL INVESTIGATOR (RESIDENT AGENT IN CHARGE)


Vacancy ID: 716656   Announcement Number: DAL-INV-716656-MP-JJT   USAJOBS Control Number: 322858800

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Title of Job

SUPERVISORY CRIMINAL INVESTIGATOR (RESIDENT AGENT IN CHARGE)
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Employment Availability

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Are you a citizen of the United States?
Lowest Grade


14

Occupational Specialties


001 Supv Criminal Investigator (Resident Agent in Charge)

Geographic Availability


480150375 Amarillo, TX

Transition Assistance Plan

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

IThe following questions require a response.  If you do not respond, your application will be considered incomplete and you will not receive further consideration.

1. Select the statement that best describes your Federal employment status.

A. I am a current U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement employee with competitive status on a career or career-conditional appointment.
B. I am a person with a disability who is employed by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
C. I am a displaced U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement employee requesting special priority selection consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP).
D. None of the above.

If you answered “A”, “B” or “C” you must provide your dates of service (MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY).

The following questions will only be used to determine whether or not you meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position. You may wish to consult the vacancy announcement for a description of those requirements.

2. Which of the following statements best describes your experience?

A. I have at least one year of experience as a Criminal Investigator, GS-1811-13 or higher grade level with the Federal government.
B. I have at least one year of GS-13 level experience directing complex criminal investigations with interregional/national/international dimensions; providing leadership and training to lower level agents; planning and conducting criminal investigation with extensive jurisdictional problems; developing criminal investigation strategies in cooperation with federal, state, and local law enforcement operations; or devising new investigative techniques.
C. I do not possess the experience described above.

If you chose response B in the previous question, you must provide the position title(s) and dates of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrate this experience.

3. There is a time-in-grade (TIG) requirement for promotion into this position. Have you completed one year in a position at or above the GS-13 grade level?

A. Yes, I have completed one year in a position at or above the GS-13 grade level.
B. No. I have not completed one year in a position at or above the GS-13 grade level.
C. Not Applicable. TIG does not apply to me because I currently occupy (or have previously occupied) a position at or above the GS-14 grade level.

Please give the title(s), series, and grade(s) of the position(s) that support(s) your claim. Also give the beginning and ending dates (month/day/year) during which you occupied the position(s) listed.

4. Conviction of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, as outlined in the vacancy announcement, is disqualifying. A misdemeanor crime of domestic violence is any offense involving the use of physical force, or the threatened use of a deadly weapon, committed by a current or former domestic partner, parent, or guardian of the victim. Have you ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence?

A. Yes
B. No

5. Have you had a felony conviction?

A. Yes
B. No

Applicants who have permanently held a position with promotion potential equivalent to GS-14 or higher in the competitive service can be referred for selection without competition under our agency merit promotion procedures. Details and temporary promotions do not count. Your response to the following question will be used to determine whether or not you can be categorized as a non-competitive eligible. If you are referred non-competitively and your claim cannot be verified, you will lose further consideration under this announcement. Therefore, if you are uncertain about the promotion potential of positions held, respond with a “No.”

6. Have you ever held (or do you currently hold) a competitive service position on a permanent basis in the federal government with promotion potential equivalent to GS-14 or higher?

A. Yes
B. No

7. If you are a Federal employee, is your most recent performance rating equivalent to a "pass," "satisfactory," or better?

A. Yes
B. No
C. I am a Federal employee but have not received a performance rating.

If you are not a current Federal employee, please provide the names and telephone numbers of three professional references (e.g., current and former supervisors, college or university professors, managers or coordinators of volunteer activities, etc.) who know your qualifications relative to this position and who we can contact to verify your credentials. Do not list personal friends or relatives.

8. Do you have a current valid State drivers' license?

A. YES
B. NO

The following questions will be used to rate applicants who meet the minimum eligibility and qualification requirements.

9. Indicate the extent of your experience in developing and overseeing contingency plans such as hazardous materials plans and continuity of operations plans.

A. I have had no experience in performing this task.
B. I have participated in contingency plan exercises, or I have assisted in the development of segments of contingency plans, such as procedures for maintaining the lines of communication within a team during emergency or special situations.
C. I have led the contingency plan exercises for my immediate team or have developed segments of plans, such as procedures for maintaining the lines of communication across teams during emergency or special situations.
D. I have had a leadership role in the development or conduct of agencywide contingency plans or exercises for emergency or special situations.

10. Select the choice which best describes your knowledge of and experience with performance appraisal systems/approaches.

A. I have a basic knowledge of performance appraisal systems and approaches.
B. I have prepared performance appraisal objectives and standards and formally rated employees' performance.
C. I have implemented, maintained, and monitored a performance appraisal system for a work unit, which included rating subordinates' performance and evaluating performance ratings assigned by other supervisors.

11. Indicate the extent of your knowledge and experience in labor and employee relations.

A. I have had no training or experience in labor and employee relations.
B. I have had some experience in dealing with labor and employee relations issues (for example, performance and conduct issues), and I am knowledgeable of relevant contract provisions and personnel regulations.
C. I have had experience in dealing with contract and/or administrative grievances, or I have participated in negotiations with the local union officials.
D. I have had extensive experience with grievances, arbitrations, negotiations, performance or conduct issues, or nonbargaining unit appeal procedures.

12. Indicate the extent of your experience in reviewing work products of subordinates and accepting, rejecting, or amending work.

A. I have had no experience in performing this task.
B. I have had some experience, gained while serving as a team leader or acting supervisor, in reviewing work products of subordinates and accepting, rejecting, or amending work.
C. I have had extensive experience, gained as a supervisor/manager, in reviewing work products of subordinates and accepting, rejecting, or amending their work.

13. Indicate the extent of your experience in monitoring or developing performance measurements to evaluate the effectiveness of operations and/or assist in program administration.

A. I have had no experience or training in performing this task.
B. I have made recommendations based on my evaluation of performance measurements used to determine the effectiveness of operations and/or program administration.
C. I have developed performance measurements used to evaluate the effectiveness of operations and/or assist in program administration, and have monitored the use of these measurements.
D. I have supervised the development of performance measurements used to evaluate the effectiveness of operations and program administration, as well as the evaluation of operations and program administration.

14. Select the choice which best describes your ability to establish and maintain effective working relations outside of the organization.

A. I have had no experience in performing this task.
B. I have provided routine information, resolved simple problems, questions, or complaints, and directed nonroutine problems, questions, or complaints to the appropriate person/office.
C. I have maintained relationships with members of the public who have diverse needs, assessed their needs, and provided moderately complex information to them. I have resolved fairly complex or nonroutine problems, questions, or complaints.
D. I have developed and maintained relationships with interest groups with diverse needs, anticipated and assessed their needs, and provided complex information to them. I have resolved complex or nonroutine problems, questions, or complaints.

15. Indicate the extent of your experience in responding to Congressional, interagency, or intra-agency inquiries/complaints.

A. I have had no experience in performing this task.
B. I have drafted portions of responses for higher-level review on Congressional, interagency, or intra-agency inquiries based on my understanding of Federal laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
C. I have written responses/testimony and represented the organization on Congressional, interagency, or intra-agency inquiries based on knowledge of Federal laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.

16. Indicate the extent to which you have identified the impact and implications of alternative decisions on your program or organization.

A. I have had no experience in performing this task.
B. I have participated in brainstorming sessions convened to identify the impact of various proposals on a specific issue.
C. I have developed and presented written analyses of the predicted impact on the organization at the national level of any of multiple alternative proposals, including justification for a recommended course of action.
D. I have led a workgroup charged with determining the most viable option for resolving a matter, and made a formal recommendation to superiors.

17. Indicate the extent of your experience in building support for ideas and initiatives with key stakeholders inside and outside the organization.

A. I have had limited experience in building support for ideas and initiatives with key stakeholders inside and outside the organization gained by seeking support for ideas or initiatives under close guidance.
B. I have sought support for ideas and initiatives from key internal and external stakeholders with the result that these ideas/initiatives have been included in major recommendations made by others.
C. I have analyzed the pros and cons of key ideas/initiatives and clearly elucidated these options for key internal and external stakeholders with the result that the ideas/initiatives were successfully implemented.

18. Indicate the extent of your experience in monitoring and evaluating work plans.

A. I have had no experience in performing this task.
B. Under the close guidance of others, I have evaluated the effectiveness of work plans.
C. I have independently evaluated the effectiveness of work plans and assessed progress toward achieving mission objectives.
D. I have supervised and approved the work of those responsible for evaluating the effectiveness of work plans and assessed progress toward achieving mission objectives.

19. Indicate the extent of your experience in supporting and implementing changes in policies, procedures, and organizational structure.

A. I have worked with my peers to implement changes in policies, procedures, and organizational structure.
B. I have disseminated information about changes in policies, procedures, and organizational structure to peers and/or subordinates and explained the impact of these changes.
C. I have disseminated information about changes in policies, procedures, and organizational structure, explained the impact of these changes to internal and external stakeholders, and ensured that the changes were implemented.

20. Indicate the extent of your experience in defusing potentially volatile/difficult situations and providing interested parties with opportunities to voice their concerns.

A. I have had no experience in performing this task.
B. I have had experience in defusing potentially volatile/difficult situations involving one or two individuals.
C. I have had experience in defusing potentially volatile/difficult situations involving a group.
D. I have had extensive experience in defusing potentially volatile/difficult situations involving multiple groups.

21. Select the choice that best describes how you have interacted with others, including all levels of employees and management and external parties (for example, media, Congress, trade community).

A. I have interacted successfully with others primarily in my own organization on tasks/projects.
B. I have interacted successfully with others at various levels both within and external to my work organization to resolve work-related problems by providing pertinent information.
C. I have provided interpretation, technical guidance, and direction to the media, congressional staff members, and/or the trade community.

22. Have you written statements or position papers concerning the impact of new or proposed legislation on existing programs and operations?

A. Yes
B. No