IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT AGENT


Vacancy ID: 754762   Announcement Number: LAG-FAO-754762-VTE-062   USAJOBS Control Number: 327413100

Social Security Number

Vacancy Identification Number

754762


1. Title of Job

IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT AGENT
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

05
07

11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

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15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

001 Immigration Enforcement Agent

21. Geographic Availability

485260163 Pearsall, TX

22. Transition Assistance Plan

In this section indicate if you are a surplus or displaced Federal employee requesting special selection priority under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP). 

Note:  To receive consideration for CTAP or ICTAP, you must submit the necessary supporting documentation.  Refer to the vacancy announcement for additional information and instructions.


23. Job Related Experience

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

24. Personal Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

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

A. I am a current U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) employee in the competitive service who is serving on a career or career-conditional appointment. I am serving in a position at grades GS-01 through GS-08 or WG-01 through WG-07, which does not have a career ladder promotion above GS-08 or WG-07.
B. I am NOT a current U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) employee in the competitive service who is serving on a career or career-conditional appointment.
C. None of the above.

If you answered A, you must provide your agency name and dates of service (MM/DD/YYYY to MM/DD/YYYY). If you chose any other response, indicate “not applicable.”

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 and/or education?

A. I have 3 years of progressivley responsible experience, of which includes 1 year of experience that demonstrates the ability to analyze problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data, and recognize solutions; plan and organize work; and communicate effectively orally and in writing. Such experience may have been gained in administrative, professional, technical, investigative, or other responsible work.
B. I have successfully completed a full 4-year course of study in any field leading to a bachelor's degree, in an accredited college or university. I understand that I am required to provide proof of my claim.
C. I have successfully completed a combination of post-high school education and experience, as described above, that totals at least 3 years. I understand that I am required to provide proof of my claim.
D. I do not possess the experience and/or education described above.

If you answered A or C, you must provide the position title(s) and dates of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates the experience related to your response.

3. Which of the following statements best describes your experience and/or education?

A. I have at least 1 year of specialized experience assisting in enforcement functions relating to investigation, identification, apprehension, arrest and prosecution of persons found in violation of federal, state, or local laws and regulations.
B. I have successfully completed at least 1 year of full-time graduate education in an accredited college or university.
C. I have a successfully completed all the requirements for a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and claim eligibility for superior academic achievement based on one of the following: (1) class standing in the upper third of the graduating class; (2) grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale, on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; (3) grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, on required courses completed in the major field; (4) membership in a national scholastic honor society. I understand that I am required to submit proof of my claim.
D. I have successfully completed a combination of graduate education and experience, as described in above, that totals at least 1 year. I understand that I am required to provide proof of my claim.
E. I do not possess the experience and/or education described above.

If you answered A or D, you must provide the position title(s) and dates of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates the experience related to your response.

4. 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-05 grade level?

A. Yes. I have completed one year in a position at or above the GS-05 grade level.
B. No. I have not completed one year in a position at or above the GS-05 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-07 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.

5. The date immediately preceding an applicant`s 40th birthday is the final date they are considered eligible for selection referral. Will you have reached age 40 by the closing date of this vacancy announcement?

A. Yes
B. No

6. The age restriction does not apply if you have served in a Federal civilian (not military) law enforcement position covered by Title 5 U.S.C and will have a total of 20 years of coverage prior to your 60th birthday. Are you presently or have you previously been employed in such a Federal civilian law enforcement position?

A. Yes
B. No

If you answered A, provide the dates of your Federal civilian law enforcement experience (from MM/DD/YYYY to MM/DD/YYYY).

7. The age restriction does NOT apply if you are a preference eligible veteran as defined in Title 5, U.S.C., Section 2108, item (3). Are you a preference eligible veteran?

A. Yes
B. No

If you answered A , you must include in your application package a copy of your DD214 or other proof of eligibility for veteran’s preference.

8. 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

9. Do you have a current and valid state-issued driver's license?

A. Yes
B. No

10. If you do not have a current and valid state-issued driver's license, will you be able to obtain one within the next three months (before entering this job)?

A. Yes
B. No
C. Not applicable. I have a current and valid state-issued driver's license.

Applicants who have permanently held a position with promotion potential equivalent to GS-09 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 noncompetitive eligible. If you are referred noncompetitively 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, answer “No.”

11. 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-09 or higher?

A. Yes
B. No

If you chose response A in the previous question, provide the position’s title, series, pay plan, grade level or pay band plus the grade level or pay band of its promotion potential, and the dates (MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY) you held this position.

12. 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.
D. Not applicable. I am not a Federal employee.

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.

For each task statement below, please select the response that best describes your skill level. The statements were developed based on the knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies needed to successfully perform the work of this position.
Be sure to describe your experience that supports your answers to the questions below, in your resume or application materials. It is important that your application package submitted, including a resume, clearly shows how you possess the experience and skill levels you claim in this questionnaire. If not, your score will be lowered or you will be found not qualified. The information you provide will be verified. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal information may be grounds for rating you ineligible, not hiring you, or for firing you after you begin work.

13. Ensure deportee is correct individual and deportable.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am an expert in performance of this task; and/or I have trained others in performance and am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

14. Coordinate with domestic and foreign officials, airport and airline representatives for required travel authorizations and documents.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am an expert in performance of this task; and/or I have trained others in performance and am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

15. Counsel detainees regarding detention issues and immigration processes.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am an expert in performance of this task; and/or I have trained others in performance and am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

16. Supervise and transport detainees (including medical, court, and prison pick-ups).

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am an expert in performance of this task; and/or I have trained others in performance and am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

17. Safeguard detainees' personal possessions.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am an expert in performance of this task; and/or I have trained others in performance and am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

18. Interview people to establish alienage and removabilty.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am an expert in performance of this task; and/or I have trained others in performance and am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

19. Take and issue sworn statements including the Miranda/Consulate Advisement Rights provisions.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am an expert in performance of this task; and/or I have trained others in performance and am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

You must provide the position title(s) and dates of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates the experience related to your response.

20. Process and serve post arrest documents.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am an expert in performance of this task; and/or I have trained others in performance and am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

21. Gather and review evidence collected through database inquiries, records and certifications from other federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies, forensic examination, and testimony from defendants and witnesses.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am an expert in performance of this task; and/or I have trained others in performance and am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

22. Prepare documents to initiate removal proceedings and arrests.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E. I am an expert in performance of this task; and/or I have trained others in performance and am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.