ASSET FORFEITURE SPECIALIST


Vacancy ID: 781365   Announcement Number: DAL-INV-781365-MP-JP   USAJOBS Control Number: 331119500

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ASSET FORFEITURE SPECIALIST
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Lowest Grade


11
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001 Asset Forfeiture Specialist

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110010001 Washington DC, DC

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 current Federal employee with competitive status, a current Federal employee serving under a VRA appointment or a reinstatement eligible. I work within the local commuting area of the announced duty location and am assigned there on a permanent basis.
B. I am an unemployed reinstatement eligible who resides in the local commuting area of the announced duty location.
C. I am a current or former Federal employee eligible for a status appointment under an Interchange Agreement. I work within the local commuting area of the announced duty location and am assigned there on a permanent basis.
D. I am a former Federal employee eligible for a status appointment under an Interchange Agreement who resides within the local commuting area of the announced duty location.
E. I am not a current Federal employee with competitive status or eligible for a status appointment under an Interchange Agreement but am eligible for a VEOA appointment.
F. 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) and I work within the local commuting area of the announced duty location.
G. 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 transfer of function outside of the local commuting area (CTAP) and I reside within the local commuting area of the announced duty location.
H. I am a displaced employee from another Federal agency and eligible for selection preference based on the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) and I reside within the local commuting area of the announced duty location.
I. None of the above.

If you answered "A", “B”, "C", "D", "F", "G", or "H" you must provide your Bureau, dates of service (MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY) and your location (city and state) where you work or live.

 

If you answered “E”, 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.

2. Which of the following statements best described your education and/or experience?

A. I have at least one year of experience as an Asset Forfeiture Specialist, GS-1801-9 (or higher grade level), with the federal government.
B. I have at least one year of experience assisting in the support of an Asset Forfeiture Unit program's policies, processes, and methods; and/or law enforcement gathering techniques associated with asset forfeiture investigations; and/or identifying budget and financial documents as related to an Asset Forfeiture Program; and/or monitoring, reviewing and analyzing various financial reports for forfeited asset related accounts.
C. I have a Ph. D or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, or LL.M., if related.
D. I have a combination of successfully completed graduate education in an appropriate discipline and experience as described in B above that totals at least one year.
E. My education or experience is not reflected in the above statements.

If you answered A, B or D, you must provide the title and dates of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates this experience.

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

A. I have at least one year of experience as an Asset Forfeiture Specialist, GS-1801-11 (or higher grade level), with the federal government.
B. I have at least one year of experience supporting an Asset Forfeiture Unit program's policies, processes, and methods; and/or compiling budget and financial documents as related to an Asset Forfeiture Program; and/or processing and preparing Equitable Seizure Program packages; and/or assembling procurement documents and tracking seized asset and inventory.
C. I do not possess the education and/or experience described above.

If you answered A, or B, you must provide the title and dates of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates this experience.

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

A. I have at least one year of experience as an Asset Forfeiture Specialist, GS-1801-12 (or higher grade level), with the federal government.
B. I have at least one year of experience managing and developing Asset Forfeiture programs, policies, processes and methods; have proficient knowledge of and experience in law enforcement intelligence gathering techniques associated with asset forfeiture investigations; have the ability to recommend alternative solutions to complex problems; can conduct personal interviews, analyze information and financial records and prepare a variety of written documents; have exceptional and effective skills in budget and financial management as related to an Asset Forfeiture Program; and have a mastery of asset forfeiture strategies associated with the pursuit of illegal sources of income, narcotics investigations, and international and terrorism investigative strategies.
C. I do not possess the education and/or experience described above.

If you answered A, or B, you must provide the title and dates of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates this experience.

5. 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-9 grade level?

A. Yes, I have completed one year in a position at or above the GS-09 grade level.
B. No. I have not completed one year in a position at or above the GS-09 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-11 grade level.
D. Not Applicable. TIG does not apply to me because I am a VEOA applicant.

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.

6. 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-11 grade level?

A. Yes, I have completed one year in a position at or above the GS-11 grade level.
B. No. I have not completed one year in a position at or above the GS-11 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-12 grade level.
D. Not Applicable. TIG does not apply to me because I am a VEOA applicant.

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.

7. 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.
D. Not Applicable. TIG does not apply to me because I am a VEOA applicant.

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.

Applicants who have permanently held a position with promotion potential equivalent to GS-13 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."

8. 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

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.

9. 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.

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

10. Support an Asset Forfeiture program to ensure compliance with policies, procedures, guidelines and strategies to meet objectives.

A. I have not had training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had training in performing the 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 employee 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 review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E. I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

11. Identify data and information technology techniques in support of asset forfeiture activities.

A. I have not had training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had training in performing the 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 employee 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 review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E. I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

12. Work in collaboration with law enforcement, legal personnel including paralegals, marketers, investigators, and property forfeiture specialists to complete assignments.

A. I have not had training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had training in performing the 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 employee 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 review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E. I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

13. Monitor, review and analyze reports for forfeited asset related accounts.

A. I have not had training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had training in performing the 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 employee 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 review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E. I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

14. Track and prepare inventories and/or retrieve records for documentation.

A. I have not had training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had training in performing the 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 employee 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 review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E. I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

15. Identify documentation for the processing and preparation of Equitable Seizure program packages to ensure accuracy of regulations and procedures.

A. I have not had training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had training in performing the 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 employee 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 review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E. I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

16. Conduct personal interviews, analyze information and financial records, and prepare a variety of written documents and reports.

A. I have not had training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had training in performing the 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 employee 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 review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E. I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

17. Review and analyze various financial documents related to Asset Forfeiture programs.

A. I have not had training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had training in performing the 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 employee 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 review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E. I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.


The following statements will be used to assess and rate applicants who meet the minimum eligibility and qualification requirements. Please indicate whether or not you have experience performing the following tasks:

18. Manage, direct, and coordinate an Asset Forfeiture program by developing local policies, procedures, guidelines and strategies to meet asset forfeiture objectives and missions.

A. Yes
B. No

19. Analyze data gathering tools, techniques and information technology in support of asset forfeiture activities.

A. Yes
B. No

20. Collaborate with law enforcement, legal personnel (including paralegals), marketers, investigators, and property forfeiture specialist to complete assignments.

A. Yes
B. No

21. Monitor, review and analyze reports associated with seized/forfeited asset related accounts.

A. Yes
B. No

22. Contribute to the development, implementation and monitoring of annual Asset Forfeiture program priorities.

A. Yes
B. No

23. Develop short and long range program planning guidance that is consistent with the agency's policies, goals and objectives to ensure their successful implementation.

A. Yes
B. No

24. Develop and/or conduct asset forfeiture training for all personnel engaged in seizure and forfeiture activity.

A. Yes
B. No

25. Examine, evaluate and manage records (physical and electronic) and conduct research in order to proficiently locate, analyze, prepare, provide and present data and information in support of operations.

A. Yes
B. No

26. Manage and direct background research of targets. Locate assets and produce analytical summaries of reports. Track investigative findings and present findings when needed.

A. Yes
B. No

27. Draft changes to rules, procedures, operating instructions and policy directives relating to the seizure and forfeiture of assets.

A. Yes
B. No