Criminal Investigator


Vacancy ID: 757851   Announcement Number: FDA-MP-03-13-757851   USAJOBS Control Number: 327784200

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1. Title of Job

Criminal Investigator
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

If you are a male at least 18 years of age, born after December 31, 1959, have you registered with the Selective Service System?


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

11
12

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

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16. Availability Date

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 Competitive MP
002 Non-Competitive MP

21. Geographic Availability

990000000 Location Negotiable After Selection

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Choose an answer that best describes your experience as related to the basic qualification requirements for this position.

To qualify for the GS-11, you must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the federal service.  Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position.

To qualify for the GS-12, you must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the federal service.  Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with with the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade as described above.
B. My experience is not reflected in the above statements.

2. This announcement is open to current applicants eligible under the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Inter-Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) only.  (Please refer to the "Other Information" section of the announcement for an explanation of CTAP/ICTAP and the required documentation). 

Are you a CTAP/ICTAP candidate?

A. Yes
B. No

3. This position requires frequent travel - up to 75% of the time. Are you willing to travel?

A. Yes
B. No

4. Have you successfully completed the Criminal Investigator Training Program (CITP) conducted by the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) or an equivalent program conducted by another Federal Agency?

A. Yes
B. No

The following criteria will be used to evaluate your level of knowledge, skill, or ability in certain areas required for this position. For each item, choose the statement from the list below (A-E) that best reflects your level of experience and/or training in that area.

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 have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior coworker to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without assistance from a supervisor or senior coworker.
E- I have instructed or assisted other workers in the performance of this task due to my expertise in this area.

5. Independently plan and conduct criminal, civil, and administrative investigations.

6. Conduct research, study, and analysis of cases to determine applicable laws, violations and proof required.

7. Plan and time serving of warrants and subpoenas and participate with other law enforcement agents in the execution of arrests, search for, and/or seizure of evidence.

8. Assist U.S. Attorneys in the selection of witnesses, preparation of evidence for trial, and organization and preparation for trial.

9. Develop relevant evidence in criminal investigations including interviews with suspects, witnesses, informants and other law enforcement agents.

10. Initiate contact with officials of regulated businesses and individuals related to matters under investigations.

11. Ferret out legal or administratively defensible testimony.

12. Reconstruct activities and/or records from fragments or scattered sources.

13. Prepare investigative reports for prosecutors and management officials.

14. Present investigative findings and facts to Federal, State, and local law enforcement officials and prosecutors.

15. Verify, corroborate, and establish relationships of facts and evidence to establish the accuracy and authenticity of the information.

16. Plan, coordinate, and conduct criminal investigations.

17. Serve as team leader of a criminal investigation.

18. Collaborate and coordinate with Federal, State, and local law enforcement officials in the planning/conducting of investigative and prosecution efforts.

19. Identify the need for and arrange for participation of auditors in the development of creditable financial evidence.

20. Plan and conduct surveillance of a suspect or groups of suspects.