Criminal Investigator


Vacancy ID: 777603   Announcement Number: DAL-INV-2013-777603-MP-TEM   USAJOBS Control Number: 330354500

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Vacancy Identification Number


Title of Job

Criminal Investigator
Biographic Data

E-Mail Address


Employment Availability

Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
Lowest Grade


13

Occupational Specialties


001 Criminal Investigator

Geographic Availability


063260073 San Diego, CA

Transition Assistance Plan

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

The 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 displaced employee from another Federal agency and eligible for selection preference based on the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP). I reside in the local commuting area.
B. I am a current career or career-conditional employee of the Department of Homeland Security who has been declared surplus or displaced AND I am requesting special selection priority under the Department of Homeland Security's Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP). I reside in the local commuting area.
C. I am a former career or career-conditional employee of the Department of Homeland Security who was separated through reduction in force, or removed for declining a directed reassignment or tranfer of function outside of the local commuting area (CTAP).
D. I am eligible for a VEOA appointment (i.e., a veteran who is a preference eligible or who has been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous active service).
E. None of the above.

If you answered "A", "C", or "H", you must provide your Bureau, dates of service (MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY) and the location of (city and state) where you work.

 

If you answered "B", "D" or "G", you must provide your Bureau, dates of service (MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY) and the location of (city and state) where you live.

 

If you answered “E” or “F” you must provide 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.  NOTE:  If you answered in the affirmative and your resume doesn't reflect the experience, you will not be considered.  The experience must be indicated in your resume.

2. GS-13: Which of the following statements best describes your experience?

A. I have at least one year of experience as a Criminal Investigator, GS-1811-12 (or higher grade level), with the Federal government.
B. I have at least one year of GS-12 level experience handling criminal investigation cases involving substantial difficulty where circumstantial evidence is used/indirect perpetrators are pursued; complications because the subjects were prominent figures/operated their illegal activities under cover of legal ones; following up on the entire chain of separate investigative matters from original assignments; & multi-jurisdictional problems.
C. I do not possess the experience as described above.

If you chose response B in the previous question, you must indicate where in your resume this experience is reflected.  Also, provide the name and telephone number of a supervisor who can verify your claim. If you chose any other response, indicate "not applicable."

The following question will only be used to determine whether or not you meet the time-in-grade (TIG) requirements for this position.  You may wish to consult the vacancy announcement for the description of those requirements.

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-12 grade level?

A. Yes, I have completed one year in a position at or above the GS-12 grade level.
B. No. I have not completed one year in a position at or above the GS-12 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-13 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. 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-13 or higher?

A. Yes
B. No

Note: ICE Criminal Investigators all have full performance level of GS-13.  Therefore, you should answer YES.

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

5. Select the choice which indicates the extent of your experience in conducting criminal investigations.

A. I have had no training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have received training in criminal investigative techniques and procedures but I have had no hands-on experience in performing this task.
C. I have received training in criminal investigative techniques and procedures, and I have had experience in conducting routine criminal investigations.
D. I have independently conducted complex criminal investigations involving multiple suspects and seizures resulting in successful prosecution.
E. I have conducted complex and highly technical criminal investigations involving multiple suspects, across multi-jurisdictional lines, involving multiple agencies.

6. Have you served as a team leader for law enforcement officers outside of your agency?

A. Yes
B. No

7. Indicate the extent of your experience in coordinating investigations involving the activities of several local, county, state, and federal agencies. 

A. I have had no training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have worked as a member of a team responsible for coordinating an investigation that involved local, state, and federal agencies.
C. I have independently conducted an investigation for which I coordinated different phases of the investigation with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies.
D. I have led a team of agents or investigators from other local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies responsible for conducting numerous investigations requiring coordination between all those involved.

8. Indicate the extent of your experience in consolidating and evaluating disparate facts, events, and other types of intelligence material/information.

A. I have had some training in methods and techniques for consolidating and evaluating facts, events, and other types of information but, I have had no hands-on experience in performing this task.
B. I have assisted others by consolidating facts, events, and other types of information related to a specific case or investigation.
C. I have independently consolidated and evaluated disparate facts, events, and other types of intelligence/information related to a specific case or investigation.
D. I have independently consolidated and evaluated disparate facts, events, and other types of intelligence/information and made specific recommendations based on my evaluation of this information.

9. Indicate the extent of your experience in developing or proposing new approaches or techniques to deal with specific issues or problems.

A. I have had no experience in performing this task.
B. I have proposed new approaches/techniques for existing policies or procedures in order to effect change.
C. I have developed and proposed new approaches/techniques for existing policies or procedures which were subsequently implemented to effect change.

10. Indicate the extent of your experience in developing continuing sources of information such as informants or confidential sources.

A. I have had no training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have maintained a low-level source of information that provided routine information.
C. I have developed and documented a source of information with the assistance of a senior agent.
D. I have independently developed and documented a high level source of information whose information has resulted in seizures or arrests.
E. I have, on numerous occasions, developed and documented high level sources of information resulting in multi-jurisdictional arrests and seizures.

11. Indicate the extent of your experience interrogating suspected terrorists, other criminal suspects, or witnesses.

A. I have had no training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have received training in interrogation techniques, but I have not performed this task on-the-job.
C. I have assisted a more experienced interrogator by providing questions during the interrogation and acting as a witness to the interrogation.
D. As lead investigator, I have been personally responsible for interrogating suspected terrorists, criminal suspects, or witnesses.

12. Indicate the extent of your experience in coordinating international activities with the appropriate attaché offices.

A. I have had no training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have been responsible for coordinating activities of a routine nature with the appropriate attaché office.
C. I have been responsible for determining the appropriate attaché office(s) and coordinating international activities of sensitive/complex cases, ensuring that sensitive materials were appropriately handled.

13. Indicate the extent of your experience in conducting or coordinating controlled deliveries.

A. I have had no training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have participated in a controlled delivery involving contraband or human cargo.
C. I have led teams of agents in the controlled delivery of contraband or human cargo.

14. Indicate the extent of your work experience in establishing a plan of action for counter-terrorism or investigative work. 

A. I have had no training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have developed a plan of action for counter-terrorism or investigative work under the close guidance of others.
C. As a case agent, I have been responsible for developing a plan of action for a counter-terrorism investigation or other investigative work.
D. I have had extensive experience in developing a plan of action for numerous counter-terrorism investigations or other investigative work.
E. I have served as a team leader responsible for approving a plan of action for counter-terrorism or other investigative work.